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2 spy suspects admit using fake names

2 spy suspects admit using fake names


ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Prosecutors say two more suspects in an alleged Russian spy ring have admitted they are Russian citizens living in the U.S. under false identities. In a court filing Friday, prosecutors said the defen...

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Toyota warns: 270 000 cars faulty


LONDON – Japanese car giant Toyota has warned about potential faults with the engines of about 270 000 cars it has sold worldwide, including the luxury Lexus.It said the engines could stall while being driven, but affected...

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17 Somalis die in battle


MOGADISHU, Somalia –  An artillery shell struck a building where families had sought shelter, killing 11 people, part of a day of violent battle in the Somali capital that saw a total of 17 people killed yesterday, an emerg...

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Judges protest law


ROME – Italian judges and prosecutors shut down trials nationwide yesterday to protest government austerity measures that would slash their salaries, and many joined protests against a proposed law that would limit the use ...

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Nova Scotia visit

Nova Scotia visit


Queen Elizabeth, accompanied by Prince Philip and Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, Mayann Francis, walking on the grounds of Government House before a tree-planting ceremony in Halifax.    The Queen also visited Ottawa f...

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Circumcision deaths alarm SA


JOHANNESBURG – South African health officials are alarmed by the rise in deaths among men who have had botched traditional circumcisions, after 39 young men died in the last month after undergoing the rite of passage into m...

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Hurricane Alex heads for Mexico


MATAMOROS, Mexico – The first Atlantic hurricane of the year plowed ahead toward a collision with the Mexican Gulf coast and south Texas, whipping up high waves that frustrated oil-spill clean-up efforts and delivering tar ...

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Convict can appeal


LONDON – The first person to be convicted in Britain for the crime of directing terrorism has won the right to appeal after judges agreed to consider his claim that he was tortured.Three judges at London’s Appeal Court have...

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Russia not worried


MOSCOW – Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs says Moscow expects that a spy scandal won’t hurt Russian-United States relations.The ministry said that it agreed with White House spokesman Robert Gibbs, who said the arrests ...

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10 held on spy charges


NEW YORK – They sometimes worked in pairs and pretended to be married so they could blend in as the couple next door as they worked as spies in a throwback to the Cold War with fake identities, invisible ink, coded radio tr...