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Egypt presses crackdown as Muslim Brotherhood leader arrested

Egypt’s military-backed rulers are pressing on in their crackdown against the Muslim Brotherhood with the arrest early Tuesday of the group’s spiritual leader who had been in hiding near the huge sit-in in support of the country’s ousted Islamist president, which security forces violently dispersed a week ago, leaving hundreds dead. The arrest of Mohammed Badie — the supreme leader ...

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Fukushima nuclear plant: Radioactive water leak found

Radioactive water has leaked from a storage tank into the ground at Japan’s Fukushima plant, its operator says. Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) said the leak of at least 300 tonnes of the highly radioactive water was discovered on Monday. The plant,…

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Fukushima nuclear plant: Radioactive water leak found

Radioactive water has leaked from a storage tank into the ground at Japan’s Fukushima plant, its operator says. Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) said the leak of at least 300 tonnes of the highly radioactive water was discovered on Monday. The plant,…

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Floods cover more than half of Philippine capital

MANILA, Philippines — Flooding caused by some of the Philippines’ heaviest rains on record submerged more than half the capital Tuesday, turning roads into rivers and trapping tens of thousands of people in homes and shelters. The government suspended all work except rescues and disaster response for a second day. At least seven people have died, including four who drowned ...

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Floods cover more than half of Philippine capital

MANILA, Philippines — Flooding caused by some of the Philippines’ heaviest rains on record submerged more than half the capital Tuesday, turning roads into rivers and trapping tens of thousands of people in homes and shelters. The government suspended all work except rescues and disaster response for a second day. At least seven people have died, including four who drowned ...

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Prince William Talks Newborn Son, Admits He’s A Rascal

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge spent a few quiet weeks with Prince George out of the limelight. With the whole world waiting to hear what the newborn is like, however, Prince William couldn’t stay silent forever. On Monday, he gave his first interview since George was born, and in it, the Prince talked babies and fatherhood before admitting his ...

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Prince William Talks Newborn Son, Admits He’s A Rascal

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge spent a few quiet weeks with Prince George out of the limelight. With the whole world waiting to hear what the newborn is like, however, Prince William couldn’t stay silent forever. On Monday, he gave his first interview since George was born, and in it, the Prince talked babies and fatherhood before admitting his ...

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Egyptian Authorities Arrest Muslim Brotherhood Chief

Egyptian authorities have arrested Muslim Brotherhood chief Mohammed Badie, escalating a crackdown on the group following the military’s ouster of president Mohamed Morsi. The 70-year-old Badie was taken into custody early Tuesday in a neighborhood of eastern Cairo…

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Egyptian Authorities Arrest Muslim Brotherhood Chief

Egyptian authorities have arrested Muslim Brotherhood chief Mohammed Badie, escalating a crackdown on the group following the military’s ouster of president Mohamed Morsi. The 70-year-old Badie was taken into custody early Tuesday in a neighborhood of eastern Cairo…

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Paul LePage Says Obama ‘Hates White People,’ GOP Lawmakers Report

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) speaks to reporters shortly after the Maine House and Senate both voted to override his veto of the state budget on June 26. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty) Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) told a group of Republicans last week that President Barack Obama “hates white people,” according to two state GOP lawmakers who said they ...

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