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Tony Blair: Mubarak is a ‘force for good’

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak still has a few friends in high places. Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair explained Tuesday that the embattled Egyptian president was “immensely courageous and a force for good.” Appearing on CNN, Blair praised Mubarak’s role in brokering peace between Israel and Palestine. The former prime…

US could take Sudan off state terror list by July

WASHINGTON — Sudan could be removed from the US list of state sponsors of terrorism as early as July if Khartoum recognizes the results of the referendum on independence for the south, a US official said Tuesday. “Should the referendum be carried out successfully and the results are recognized by…

‘People affiliated with our organization have already been assassinated,’ Assange claims

Update (12/28/2010): Assange may have been referring to two WikiLeaks writers that were assassinated in Kenya last year In early March 2009, WikiLeaks reported that two of their writers had been killed while doing research in Kenya. “On Thursday afternoon March 5, Oscar Kamau Kingara, director of the Kenyan based…

US calls Belarus election results illegitimate, condemns crackdown on protesters

The United States said Monday it did not consider results of the elections in Belarus legitimate, as violence broke out after President Alexander Lukashenko was declared the winner by a landslide. The Obama administration also warned that treatment meted out to protesters by the authorities was “disproportionate” and warned escalating…

2010 census bad news for Obama?

The 2010 census report coming out Tuesday will include a boatload of good political news for Republicans and grim data for Democrats hoping to re-elect President Barack Obama and rebound from last month’s devastating elections. The population continues to shift from Democratic-leaning Rust Belt states to Republican-leaning Sun Belt states,…

Texas will see dramatic gain in US House seats

Texas will see dramatic gain in US House seats as Republicans eye favorable redraw Fast-growing Texas is poised to be the biggest winner of all when it comes to picking up influence in Congress in the next few years, and Republicans are salivating at the prospect of fattening the largest…

US starts human blindness trial using stem cells

Human embryonic stem cells will be tested as a treatment for blindness, a US company announced Monday in the second such clinical trial to examine how the controversial process works in people. Just 12 adult patients will take part in the trial to see how the treatment using retinal cells…

TSA sees sanitary napkins in naked body scans

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) now admits that airport scanners that can see through clothes to create images of the naked body can also detect sanitary napkins. New York Times reporter Joe Sharkey wrote that he was getting a lot of question from women who travel in a little noticed…

Obama: Israeli settlements ‘never helpful’ to peace talks

President Barack Obama led world powers on Tuesday in criticising Israel’s decision to build 1,300 settler homes in east Jerusalem, warning it risks wrecking an already fragile peace process with the Palestinians. “This kind of activity is never helpful when it comes to peace negotiations,” Obama told reporters during a…

Iran injects fuel into first nuclear reactor

Iran begins loading fuel into core of its first nuclear power plant after delays Iran began loading fuel into the core of its first atomic power plant on Tuesday, moving closer to the start up of a facility that leaders have touted as defying of international efforts to curtail the…

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