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  • U.S. soldiers on patrol in eastern Afghanistan November 28, 2011.

    A video showing what appears to be American forces urinating on dead Taliban fighters prompted anger in Afghanistan and promises of a U.S. investigation on Thursday but the insurgent group said it would not harm nascent efforts to broker peace talks.

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    12 Jan 12
  • Greece claims magnate stole from his own bank

    With the money tight all over Europe, one high-flying Greek businessman allegedly found a novel way of getting easy credit: two years ago he bought a controlling share in a bank, installed his own managers and then loaned himself and his associates nearly 600 million euros ($760 million).

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    12 Jan 12
  • Some Arab monitors quit Syria over persisting violence

    Several Arab League monitors have left Syria or may do so soon because the mission has failed to halt President Bashar al-Assad’s violent crackdown on a popular revolt against his rule, an Algerian former monitor said on Thursday.

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    12 Jan 12
  • Sweden gives digital piracy advocate religion status

    Sweden dealt a symbolic blow to the global fight against digital music and film piracy by recognizing a group that promotes file-sharing across the Internet as a religion.

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    12 Jan 12
  • Half-naked South Korean soldiers train for winter war

    Cool under fire took on new meaning for more than 200 South Korean soldiers this week as they stripped off their shirts, flung snow on each other and walked through an ice-encrusted stream — all part of drills to hone endurance.

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    12 Jan 12
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    The New Ulm Eagles celebrate Brook Schugel’s third of four goals during the Eagle’s 6 to 0 win over the Marshall Tigers. Erika Ries had two goals and an assist for New Ulm, which improve …

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    12 Jan 12
  • Preview: Gophers @ Hoosiers

    THE STORY: Still in search of its first Big Ten win, a struggling Minnesota team looks to score a major upset when it travels to face eighth-ranked Indiana on Thursday night. The Golden Gophers have …

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    12 Jan 12
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    G Ricky Rubio reached double-digit assists for the fourth time in his first 10 NBA games with Tuesday’s 13-point, 12-assist, five-turnover, four-rebound game against the Bulls and Derrick Rose for the first time. “He is …

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    12 Jan 12