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Pakistan meeting on new PM ends

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 10:07
A Pakistan People's Party meeting to discuss a new PM ends without any announcement, a day after Yousuf Raza Gilani was disqualified by the top court.
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Prominent cases of asylum-seeking at embassies

AP - World News - Wed, 2012-06-20 10:05
LONDON (AP) -- WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has entered the Ecuador Embassy in London seeking asylum. Some prominent cases of other asylum seekers taking shelter in embassies over the years:...

Media blasted over girl's death

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 10:04
A coroner criticises the fashion industry and magazines over the death of a 14-year-old girl in Somerset.
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Health boards face £230m deficit

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 10:04
Six of Wales' seven local health boards expect a combined deficit of around £230m this financial year, it is revealed.
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Attorney: Mubarak condition improving

CNN - Top Stories - Wed, 2012-06-20 10:04
Conflicting reports swirled Wednesday about the health of former President Hosni Mubarak as a power struggle looms over his successor more than a year after he was ousted in a popular uprising.
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City tram boss pay-offs revealed

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 10:00
The directors of Edinburgh's failed trams company received hundreds of thousands of pounds in severance payments, it is revealed.
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El Salvador gang truce 'working'

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 09:41
Murders in El Salvador drop from an average of 14 a day to five, police figures show, as a street gang truce passes three months.
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Bride stole £200,000 for wedding

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 09:38
A woman from Lancashire who stole £200,000 from her employers to pay for her lavish wedding is jailed.
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Samaras sworn in as new Greece PM

CNN - Top Stories - Wed, 2012-06-20 09:34
Greece is hopeful a government could be formed as early as Wednesday after the leaders of three political parties signaled that talks among them were going well.
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Row over UK's new European judge

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 09:26
The UK is to get a new judge at the European Court of Human Rights, but some Tory MPs are unhappy with the candidates put forward.
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Israeli strike kills suspect in ambush from Egypt

AP - World News - Wed, 2012-06-20 09:19
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli aircraft fired missiles Wednesday at Gaza militants involved in a deadly infiltration from Egypt earlier in the week, killing one and severely wounding the other, the military claimed. It was Israel's first official linking of the ambush to Gaza militants....

Awema worker 'harassed by boss'

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 09:07
The former chief of the All Wales Ethnic Minority Association sexually harassed a worker, it is claimed at an employment tribunal.
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Opinion: Secrecy and Sandusky trial

CNN - Top Stories - Wed, 2012-06-20 08:53
If you've survived sexual abuse, you may be watching the Sandusky trial to see how victims are treated. The news is both good and bad.
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Man killed after crane collapses

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 08:37
A man dies and another is seriously injured after a crane collapses in central Glasgow.
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Without Michael, Jackson brothers prepare to tour

AP - U.S. News - Wed, 2012-06-20 08:37
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) -- Guided by a thumping bass line from their backing band, the Jackson brothers strut forward to a row of four microphones, thrusting their pelvises along the way, before launching into "Can't Let Her Get Away," a song their superstar sibling released on his "Dangerous" album. If they had afros and matching powder blue suits, it might feel like 1977 again....
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Church-abuse victim faces trial for beating priest

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Opening statements were scheduled to begin Wednesday in the trial of a man accused of beating an aging Jesuit priest who he says molested him and his younger brother more than 35 years ago.

William Lynch has said the priest abused him and his brother during ...

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