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Britney Spears For Chile

News Americas, SANTIAGO, Chile, Tues. Aug. 9, 2011: Pop star Britney Spears is expanding her act in South America. The singer is set to perform for the first time in Chile on Nov. 22, organizers said. Her performance is set for the National Stadium in Santiago and will be one stop on a tour promoting [...]

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Cuban-American Makes NBA History

News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Aug. 9, 2011: Cuban-American businessman Alex Meruelo has made NBA history. Meruelo has become the first Latino owner of an NBA team, after the league approved the sale of the Atlanta Hawks. The New York-born, CA resident, has built up a business empire in Southern California in real estate and [...]

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Syria unrest: Turkey to demand end to Assad’s crackdown

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu is going to Syria to demand an end to a crackdown on protests by President Bashar al-Assad's government. Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan earlier said he was running out of patience over "the...

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British riots spread on third night of violence

LONDON (Reuters) - Rioting and looting spread across and beyond London on Monday as hooded youths set fire to cars and buildings, smashed shop windows and hurled bottles and stones at police in a third night of violence in Britain's worst unrest i...

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The Absurdity of Using Atomic Bombs on Nagasaki and Hiroshima

Article by WorldNews.com Correspondent Dallas Darling. "As long as people believe in absurdities they will continue to commit atrocities." -Voltaire Before being executed, several common themes emerged among top Japanese military commanders and po...

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Police arrest over 160 in weekend London riots

LONDON (AP) — British police have arrested over 160 people after a weekend of rioting and looting across London. London police said Monday that groups of young people looted shops in some parts of London, attacked police officers and set fire to...

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Afghan crash highlights critical, dangerous role of special forces

SEALs killed were on rescue mission (CNN) -- The shooting down of a Chinook helicopter in central Afghanistan with the loss of 38 lives -- most of them U.S. Navy SEALs -- highlights two crucial aspects of the conflict in Afghanistan, as U.S. force...

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Arab states warn Syria to end the bloodshed

BEIRUT - Syrian troops fired on mourners at a funeral and raided an eastern city yesterday, killing at least 69 people in an intensifying government crackdown on protesters. Outrage was intensifying as well: Syria's Arab neighbors forcefully joine...

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More violence in British capital after riots

LONDON (Reuters) - Groups of youths attacked shops and damaged a police car in north London on Sunday as police sent in reinforcements to prevent more rioting on the scale that laid waste to another area of the British capital 24 hours earlier. Po...

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Asian stock markets dip on global economic growth fears

Asian stock markets have fallen on Monday, extending one of the worst sell offs in recent years, on concerns about the state of the global economy. Japan's main Nikkei 225 index fell 0.9%, with...

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