Archive | December, 2011

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A new year for Iran and the West?

TEHRAN, Iran – Iran said Saturday it has proposed a new round of talks on its nuclear program with six world powers that have been trying for years to persuade Tehran to freeze aspects of its atomic work that could provide a possible pathway to weapons production. The country’s top nuclear negotiator, Saeed Jalili, said [...]

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Gay nativity scene vandalized near LA

LOS ANGELES – A Methodist Church at Claremont near Los Angeles every year sets up unusual nativity displays that usually carry a dual meaning. The Los Angeles Times reports that this year’s display of gay couples holding hands wasn’t well received by the locals who decided to deface and vandalize the scene. According to church officials [...]

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Roadside bomb kills NATO soldier in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan – A NATO service member died Friday in a roadside bombing in southern Afghanistan, while allied and Afghan forces killed three senior Taliban figures and captured 11 fighters and sympathizers, the alliance said. Also Friday, a roadside bomb killed four civilians and wounded one in the Tirin Kot district of Uruzgan province, some [...]

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Hungary approves disputed central bank law

BUDAPEST, Hungary – Hungary’s Parliament has approved a disputed central bank law, as well as other legislation which may hinder upcoming talks with the International Monetary Fund and the European Union about financial support. Earlier this month, the IMF and the EU withdrew from preliminary talks because of the insistence of the government of Prime [...]

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Ancelotti to become new PSG coach

PARIS – Paris Saint-Germain has confirmed coach Antoine Kombouare is leaving the club amid reports that Carlo Ancelotti will take over. PSG began negotiations with Kombouare last week with a view to a separation, and confirmed on its website Friday that “Kombouare is leaving Paris Saint-Germain, as from today.” Kombouare replaced Paul Le Guen in [...]

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Ball Cutter fish killing young men by castration

PORT MORESBY – The pacu fish is the cousin of the world renowned piranha fish and has as scary teeth and nightamarish jaws. The fish’s bottom row of teeth resemble human canines and should be feared by all men because he has recently killed two young men by castration, reports The Daily Telegraph. The ‘Ball [...]

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