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No Easy End in Sight for Honduras Coup Crisis

Posted: 07/11/2009 - Delegates representing the ousted and interim governments of Honduras failed to forge an agreement during a second day of talks and no fixed date was set for future negotiations.

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In Personal Terms, Obama Hails Africa's Promise

Posted: 07/11/2009 - America's president and Africa's son, Barack Obama dashed with pride onto the continent of his ancestors Saturday, challenging its people to shed corruption and conflict in favor of peace. Campaigning to all of Africa, he said "Yes you can."

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Pope Presses Obama On Abortion, Stem Cells

Posted: 07/10/2009 - Pope Benedict XVI stressed the church's opposition to abortion and stem cell research in his first meeting with President Barack Obama on Friday, pressing the Vatican's case with the U.S. leader who is already under fire on those issues from some conservative Catholics and bishops back home.

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Bomb Attacks Kill 50 in Iraq

Posted: 07/09/2009 - Today was the worst day of bloodshed by bombing since U.S. troops pulled out of Iraq's major cities last week.

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Worst Violence Since US Pullback Hits Iraq

Posted: 07/09/2009 - Bombs killed nearly 60 people in Iraq on Thursday in the worst violence since U.S. combat troops withdrew from urban areas last week, and American forces released five Iranian officials suspected of aiding Shiite insurgents.

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More Than 300 Injured By Strong Quake In China

Posted: 07/09/2009 - A moderate earthquake rocked southwest China Thursday evening, injuring at least 336 people and collapsing 10,000 homes, state media said. The magnitude-6.0 temblor, centered in Yunnan province's Yao'an county, damaged another 30,000 homes, the Xinhua News Agency said.

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Hundreds Protest In Iran, Defying Crackdown Vow

Posted: 07/09/2009 - Thousands of protesters streamed down avenues of the capital Thursday, chanting "death to the dictator" and defying security forces who fired tear gas and charged with batons, witnesses said.

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World Leaders Want Deal In Trade Talks

Posted: 07/09/2009 - Leaders of rich and developing nations want to finish a long-delayed world trade deal in 2010 and head off trade wars that could hit world economies as they struggle to emerge from the recession, according to a draft of a joint declaration obtained by The Associated Press.

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Bomb Attacks Kill Over 40 In Iraq

Posted: 07/09/2009 - Bombs in Baghdad and northern Iraq killed at least 41 people on Thursday, police said, underscoring doubts about local forces' ability to keep Iraqis safe after U.S. troops pulled out of city centers.

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Retailers Report Weak June Sales

Posted: 07/09/2009 - Escalating job worries and rainy weather dampened shoppers' appetite for buying summer staples like shorts and dresses, resulting in sharper-than-expected sales declines for many merchants in June and increasing concerns about the back-to-school shopping season.

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World Leaders Want Deal In Trade Talks

Posted: 07/09/2009 - Leaders of rich and developing nations want to finish a long-delayed world trade deal in 2010 and head off trade wars that could hit world economies as they struggle to emerge from the recession, according to a draft of a joint declaration obtained by The Associated Press.

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New Round of Cyber Attacks Expected in South Korea

Posted: 07/08/2009 - Federal sites were knocked out by this week's cyber attack, with strong indications the attacks were launched in North Korea. A computer security company is predicting another wave of paralyzed sites this week.

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North Korea A Suspect In Cyber Attacks In US

Posted: 07/08/2009 - North Korea, which has been firing missiles and spewing threats against the United States, has been identified by South Korea's main spy agency as a suspect in the cyber attacks targeting government and other Web sites in the U.S. and South Korea.

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Chinese Troops Flood Streets After Riots

Posted: 07/08/2009 - Thousands of Chinese troops flooded into this city Wednesday to separate feuding ethnic groups after three days of communal violence left 156 people dead, and a senior Communist Party official vowed to execute those guilty of murder in the rioting in western China.

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Adam Hamilton: A Trip to the Holy Land

Updated: 07/08/2009 - The Leawood minister of Church of Resurrection taped some of his sermon material in the Holy Land last spring. Adam Hamilton talked about a huge dividing wall separating Israelis and Palestinians, on "13 News at 4" Tuesday.

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G-8 Leaders Push for Huge Emission Cuts

Posted: 07/08/2009 - World leaders are promising to slash global greenhouse gas emissions, after meeting in the heart of the city ravaged by an earthquake that killed more than 300 people.

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Obama Plans Nuclear Summit

Posted: 07/08/2009 - L’AQUILA, Italy (CNN) — President Barack Obama revealed to G-8 colleagues at a dinner Wednesday that he’s planning a nuclear security summit in Washington for next March, according to senior administration officials.

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G-8 Leaders Meet On Economy, Climate

Posted: 07/08/2009 - World leaders agreed that the global economy is too unstable to begin rolling back massive fiscal stimulus plans in the near future, according to a draft of the Group of Eight statement on the world economy obtained by The Associated Press.

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Iran President Declares New Era For Country

Posted: 07/07/2009 - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Tuesday sought to put the turmoil over the disputed presidential elections behind him and declared on national television that the contests were clean, fair and marked the start of a new era.

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Analysis: Obama Appeals To Skeptical Russians

Posted: 07/07/2009 - After reaching out to the Islamic world in speeches in Turkey and Egypt, President Barack Obama sought once more to speak directly to the hearts and minds of another audience that has been hostile to the United States: the Russian public.

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Pope Proposes New Financial Order Guided By Ethics

Posted: 07/07/2009 - Pope Benedict XVI called Tuesday for a new world financial order guided by ethics and the search for the common good, denouncing the profit-at-all-cost mentality blamed for bringing about the global financial meltdown.

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Zelaya Supporters Escalate Their Fight In Honduras

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Posted: 07/06/2009 - Supporters of ousted President Manuel Zelaya vowed Monday to widen protests and block trade nationwide as the deposed leader headed to Washington for a meeting with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

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China Arrests 1,434 After Deadly Xinjiang Riots

Posted: 07/06/2009 - Police have arrested 1,434 suspects in connection with the worst ethnic violence in decades in China's western Xinjiang region, which killed at least 156 people, state media reported Tuesday.

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156 Dead in China Riots

Posted: 07/06/2009 - Reports say more than 800 are injured, with police detaining nearly 1,500 suspects in riots at Urumqi.

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Obama, Medvedev Agree To Deal To Cut Nuke Weapons

Posted: 07/06/2009 - Presidents Barack Obama and Dmitry Medvedev confidently committed to a year-end deal to slash nuclear stockpiles by about a third on Monday, but the U.S. leader failed to crack stubborn Kremlin objections to America's missile defense plans - a major stumbling block to such an agreement.

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