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Saturday, January 31, 2015
Argentine prosecutor buried after mysterious death
The special prosecutor whose mysterious death set off a political firestorm in Argentina was laid to rest Thursday, as an investigation tries to determine whether he died by his own hand or was murdered.
The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate on Thursday approved a bipartisan bill to construct the Keystone XL pipeline to Canada's tar sands, defying a presidential veto threat and setting up another battle with the White House over energy and the environment.
American foreign policy titan Henry Kissinger came to Capitol Hill Thursday to discuss global security challenges, but received a rude welcome from protesters who demanded his arrest for war crimes.
The U.S. military will no longer divulge facts and figures about its costly effort to assist Afghan security forces, declaring the information top secret, officials said Thursday.
A French general on Thursday described the scene of horror that unraveled in Spain when an F-16 Greek fighter jet experienced a technical failure on take-off and crashed into pilots and mechanics on the ground.
Five centuries after burning thousands of Jews at the stake, forcing them to convert to Christianity or expelling them, Portugal is granting citizenship rights to their descendants as part of an attempt to make amends.
Attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch picked up her first Republican endorsement Thursday en route to likely confirmation as the first black woman in the top U.S. law enforcement job.
Friday, January 30, 2015
Militants fired a barrage of rockets and set off a car bomb Thursday killing at least 26 people, mostly soldiers, in Egypt's North Sinai province, where security forces are battling a raging Islamist insurgency.
Gas blast wrecks Mexico children's hospital, at least 2 dead
Injured and bleeding, mothers carrying infants fled from a maternity hospital shattered by a powerful gas explosion Thursday, and rescuers swung sledgehammers to break through fallen concrete hunting for others who might be trapped.
Deadline passes, Jordan demands IS deliver proof that captured pilot is still alive
Jordan on Thursday demanded proof from Islamic State (IS) militants that a Jordanian pilot they are holding is still alive, despite purported threats by the group to kill the airman at sunset unless an al-Qaida prisoner is freed from death row in Jordan.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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