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A Box Of Human Heads Was Shipped From Rome To Chicago’s O’Hare Airport

How Chicago Became The Deadliest City In America A ‘Legally Insane’ Chicago Woman Got Elected Again To Be A Judge Chicago Cops Investigating Rogue Officers Are Suing The Department A box of 18 human heads designated for a potentially suspicious research facility in suburban Chicago has been detained at O’Hare Airport. The heads, shipped from Rome, were meant for a ...

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UN experts to Tehran, hope to restart nuke probe

VIENNA — A senior U.N. team is embarking on a new try to restart its probe into suspicions that Iran secretly worked on nuclear arms. The International Atomic Energy Agency team is flying to Tehran and meeting with senior officials there. Team leader Herman Nackaerts says the IAEA hopes to `’finalize the structured approach” that would outline what the agency ...

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NY State enacts toughest gun control bill

NEW YORK – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday signed into law one of the nation’s toughest gun-control measures and the first to be enacted since the mass shooting last month at an elementary school in neighboring Connecticut. The bill passed the Democratic-led Assembly on Tuesday afternoon, a day after sprinting through the Republican-majority Senate. State lawmakers have been ...

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Washington Dismisses Report on Chemical Attack in Syria

WASHINGTON, January 15 (RIA Novosti) – The White House downplayed on Tuesday media speculations that chemical weapons had been used by President Bashar al-Assad’s regime against the Syrian rebels. According to a recent report in the Foreign Policy magazine, a secret American investigation revealed that Assad…

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Kashmir Conflict: Pakistani Soldier Dies In Latest Attack

NEW DELHI — Pakistan on Wednesday blamed Indian troops for killing one of its soldiers along the disputed Kashmir border, the latest in a series of tit-for-tat attacks that threaten to ratchet up tensions between the two nuclear-armed neighbors. In New Delhi, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday that his country’s relations with archrival Pakistan “cannot be business as ...

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Pakistan Supreme Court Orders Arrest of Prime Minister

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistan’s Supreme Court ordered the arrest of Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf in a corruption case on Tuesday afternoon, in a drastic intensification of hostilities between the country’s embattled government and its opponents. The court order came as an enigmatic preacher turned politician, Muhammad Tahir-ul Qadri, addressed thousands of supporters outside parliament and repeated calls for the ...

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Blasts at Syrian university kill more than 80

BEIRUT: Twin blasts inside a university campus in Syria’s largest city on Tuesday set cars ablaze, blew the walls off dormitory rooms and left more than 80 people dead, anti-regime activists said. What caused the blasts remained unclear. Anti-regime activists trying to topple President Bashar Assad’s regime said his forces carried out two airstrikes. Syrian state media, for its part, ...

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France to the Rescue

PARIS — On Jan. 11, French military forces entered Mali, taking and inflicting casualties in a war as sudden as it is important. Even at this early stage, broadly applicable lessons can be drawn from the conflict. Although the future course of the fighting is laden with risks, skillful diplomacy can turn it into a major opportunity in the struggle ...

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  Doomsday Clock Set At 5 Minutes To Midnight

Posted: January 15, 2013 The world may have avoided the apocalypse on December 21, 2012 but the end may still be near. The Doomsday Clock is currently sitting at five minutes to midnight to symbolize how close humanity has come to destroying the world. The doomsday clock started in 1947 as a way to warn against nuclear weapons. Midnight represents ...

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US to chase al Qaeda in any nook and corner: Panetta

Washington: American troops are determined to go to any nook and corner of the earth to destroy al Qaeda, Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has said, asserting that Washington was considering providing logistic, surveillance and airlift assistance to French battling militants in Mali. Claiming that the beleaguered outfit had expanded its base from Af-Pak region to other parts of the world, ...

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