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Suspected US missile destroys vehicle in Pakistan (AP) PDF Print E-mail

A family mourn over the death of their relative in the plane crash, after receiving their body at a local hospital in Karachi, Pakistan Sunday, Nov. 28, 2010. A cargo plane crashed in flames into a residential area in Pakistan's largest city soon after takeoff Sunday, killing all eight Russian crew and at least one person on the ground, officials said. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)AP - Local officials say a suspected U.S. missile destroyed a vehicle in Pakistan's militant-controlled region near the Afghan border. It was unclear if anyone died.


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EU ministers to OK Ireland's euro85B ($113B) bailout (AP) PDF Print E-mail

A poster of Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen is set alight outside Leinster house after thousands of people marched through Dublin City center in protest against the Irish government's austerity measures Saturday Nov. 27, 2010. An Irish government minister says he expects an agreement Sunday with International Monetary Fund and European banking experts on an euro85 billion ($115 billion) loan for Ireland, but rejects reports that the deal could involve interest rates of 6.7 percent. Ryan spoke Saturday as approximately 15,000 people attended a peaceful protest march in central Dublin denouncing the government's plans to slash spending and accept an EU-IMF rescue. (AP Photo/Niall Carson/PA Wire UNITED KINGDOM OUTAP - European Union nations planned to sign off on a proposed euro85 billion ($113 billion) emergency loan for Ireland Sunday after a two-week effort designed to prevent the spread of bankruptcy risks to other eurozone countries, officials said.


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U.S. forces kill Iraqi civilian (Reuters) PDF Print E-mail
Reuters - An Iraqi civilian died after U.S. forces opened fire on his car on Sunday as it approached a military convoy near Baghdad's airport, the U.S. military said.
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Election in Haiti beset by cholera, confusion (AP) PDF Print E-mail

A UN peacekeeper from Brazil talks with children at the slum of Cite Soleil in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010. Haiti will hold elections on Nov. 28 in the midst of a cholera epidemic that has killed more than 1,400 people and hospitalized thousands.(AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)AP - The ballot is as crowded as the earthquake-ravaged capital itself, and a collapsed presidential palace is the prize. The voter rolls are filled with the dead, and living citizens are still struggling to figure out if and where they can vote while worrying about political violence and a spreading cholera epidemic.


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Opposition cries foul in Egyptian election (Reuters) PDF Print E-mail
Reuters - Opposition charges of ballot stuffing, bullying and dirty tricks clouded a parliamentary election in Egypt on Sunday in which the ruling party wants to prevent its Islamist rivals from repeating their 2005 success.
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