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Taliban Militants Attack Pakistani Army Base

Armed with rocket-propelled grenades and automatic weapons, militants attacked an army camp in Northwestern Pakistan early Saturday.
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Where's The Beef? Burger King Finds Horsemeat In Its U.K. Patties

The fast food giant said this week that some of its burgers in Britain and Ireland were found to contain horsemeat. That's prompted a Twitter campaign and threats of a boycott.
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Spain's Prime Minister May Have Received 'Black Money' For Years

The Spanish newspaper El Pais has published excerpts of accounting logs that allegedly belonged to the former treasurer of Spain's ruling party. Luis Barcenas is accused of handing out envelopes stuffed with cash at party headquarters for years. His notebooks reveal payments to most top Spanish politicians — including Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, who was a deputy party secretary at the time. If the documents are authentic, they are evidence that Rajoy received "black money" for years. The ruling party has denied all charges.
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As Clinton Bows Out, Analysts Debate Her Influence On Foreign Policy

Friday was Hillary Clinton's final day at the State Department. As her staff bid farewell, many analysts are wondering what kind of lasting impact she's had on U.S. foreign policy. In an interview, Clinton says it was important for the U.S. to "again assume a leadership position that was in concert with our values." She says she helped repair frayed alliances and brought some longer term issues to the forefront including the role of women, climate change and Internet freedoms. "There is nothing fast or easy about diplomacy," she says.
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Suicide Bombing At U.S. Embassy In Turkey Kills Security Guard

A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to the U.S. embassy in Ankara, Turkey, on Friday. One embassy guard was killed and several other people were wounded. No party has claimed responsibility.

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