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70-day journey of more than 1,000 miles would be longest solo polar expedition by female

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Reaching the end of the Earth has become almost routine these days: One hundred years after Norway's Roald Amundsen beat Britain's R.F. Scott to the South Pole, more than 30 teams are trying for it this year.



Country eyes public meetings, other solutions in wake of this summer's riots

LONDON (AP) -- Britain will roll out programs pioneered in the United States to tackle gang violence as part of the country's response to summer riots in which hundreds of young people committed arson, looting and attacks on police officers, the government said Tuesday.



We may not be able to feed ourselves

Fear that the world may not be able to feed us all. Population growth is adding to drought and famine.



No timetable given for effort to end threat of Lord's Resistance Army

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. military operation against a ruthless guerrilla group accused of widespread atrocities is a short-term deployment with the specific goal of ending the threat of the Lord's Resistance Army in Africa, Obama administration officials insisted on Tuesday.



The death toll from Sunday's 7.2-magnitude quake climbed to at least 459 as desperate survivors fought over aid and blocked aid shipments.

With thousands of quake survivors facing a third night out in the open in near-freezing temperatures, Turkey set aside its national pride and said it would accept international aid offers, even from Israel, with which it has had strained relations.



Organization's founder points to donation-processing restrictions imposed by American companies

LONDON (AP) -- WikiLeaks - whose spectacular publication of classified data shook world capitals and exposed the inner workings of international diplomacy - may be weeks away from collapse, the organization's leader warned Monday.



Country's uprising been resilient over seven months, but has shown some recent signs of stalling

BEIRUT (AP) -- Inspired by the scenes of euphoria in Libya, Syrian protesters poured into the streets Friday and shouted that President Bashar Assad's regime will be the next to unravel now that ousted Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi is dead.



Lone-wolf plots across world are becoming bigger threats

RABAT, Morocco (AP) -- After years of promoting jihad in online forums, Muadh Irshad was ready to take his fervor to the real world.



Statement puts end to months of wrangling over whether the U.S. would remain into 2012

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama on Friday declared an end to the Iraq war, one of the longest and most divisive conflicts in U.S. history, announcing that all American troops would be withdrawn from the country by year's end.



News of the World reporters eavesdropped on voice messages of murdered 13-year-old

LONDON (AP) -- Rupert Murdoch's company said Friday it has agreed to pay 2 million pounds ($3.2 million) to the family of a murdered schoolgirl whose phone was hacked by the tabloid News of the World.


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