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World News Desk

World News Desk

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Q&A: Why Fighting Has Again Plunged Libya into Chaos

CAIRO (AP) – Libya has been plunged into chaos again, with forces loyal to a polarizing military commander marching on the capital and trading fire with militias aligned with a weak UN-backed government.


Federal Government Finds “Severe” Problems in Alabama Prisons

MONTGOMERY, Alabama (AP) – The Justice Department has determined that Alabama’s prisons are violating the Constitution by failing to protect inmates from violence and sexual abuse and by housing them in unsafe and overcrowded facilities, according to a scathing report Wednesday that described the problems as “severe” and “systemic.”


December 2008
Dec 3 Economy & Personal Finance 1.82 Million Out of Work in UK
Dec 3 Health Issues Smog Threatens Food Security
Dec 3 Society & Lifestyles Same-sex Marriage Ban—What Next?
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November 2008
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October 2008
Oct 30 Science & Technology Archeological Discovery Supports Scripture?
Oct 23 Economy & Personal Finance Credit Companies Tighten Standards
Oct 8 Health Issues India Growing in HIV Infections
Oct 3 Middle East Israel’s Next PM?
Oct 3 Economy & Personal Finance Banking Crisis Tops $700 Billion
Oct 3 Economy & Personal Finance WaMu: Largest Bank Collapse in U.S. History
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September 2008
Sep 15 Weather & Environment Hurricane Ike’s Multistate Damage
Sep 11 Americas 9/11: Seven Years Later
Sep 9 Economy & Personal Finance Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Takeover: Cause and Effect
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August 2008
Aug 26 Health Issues Self-Examination…Re-examined?
Aug 21 Crime & Punishment Cybercrimes Rising to Epidemic Proportions
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July 2008
Jul 25 Economy & Personal Finance GM, Ford “On Verge of Bankruptcy”?
Jul 24 Crime & Punishment U.S. Targets North African Piracy
Jul 23 Crime & Punishment Bosnian War Criminal Captured
Jul 15 Economy & Personal Finance FDIC Allays Fears Over IndyMac’s Turmoil
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June 2008
Jun 12 Economy & Personal Finance Snapshot of the Global Food Crisis
Jun 5 Australia & South Pacific Australia Ends Combat Role in Iraq
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May 2008
May 30 Weather & Environment Twisters Tear through Midwestern U.S.
May 22 Geopolitics German Chancellor in Mexico
May 8 Economy & Personal Finance Foreign Investment Increases in Canada
May 7 Weather & Environment Cyclone Nargis Devastates Myanmar
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April 2008
Apr 29 International Update: World Food Crisis
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March 2008
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February 2008
Feb 19 Middle East Attacks in Baghdad Down 80%
Feb 14 Weather & Environment Lake Mead: Gone by 2021?
Feb 12 Terrorism & Security 25-Year Conflict Reignited in Sri Lanka
Feb 7 Weather & Environment Amazon Deforestation Rate Escalates
Feb 1 Weather & Environment Thousands Displaced by Bolivian Floods
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January 2008
Jan 25 Health Issues Meningitis Outbreak Feared in Africa
Jan 22 Economy & Personal Finance World Markets Plunge as Fears of U.S. Recession Take Hold
Jan 21 Australia & South Pacific Australian Flooding Seen as Mixed Blessing
Jan 14 Geopolitics Georgia Re-Elects President
Jan 11 Geopolitics UN Sets Agenda for 2008
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