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Remy Di Gregorio Arrested: Tour De France Rider Busted In Doping Investigation, Says Judicial Officials

Yukiya Arashiro of Japan, Remy Di Gregorio of France, and Anthony Delaplace of France, from left, ride during the fourth stage of the Tour de France, Wednesday July 4, 2012. VILLIE-MORGON, France — Cofidis rider Remy Di Gregorio of France has been arrested at his team hotel in connection with a Tour de France doping investigation and suspended by his ...

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Syrian opposition group: Death toll tops 17,000

BEIRUT — An opposition group that documents human rights violations in Syria says more than 17,000 people have been killed since the uprising against President Bashar Assad began in March 2011. The violence has grown increasingly chaotic in recent months, and it is difficult to assign blame for much of the bloodshed as the country spirals toward civil war. The ...

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UN chief congratulates South Sudan on first anniversary since independence

South Sudan’s national flag (centre) flies at UN Headquarters following its admission as the 193rd Member State. UN/E. Schneider9 July 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today extended his best wishes and congratulated the people of South Sudan on the first anniversary of their country’s independence. “I extend my warmest greetings and best wishes to the Republic of South Sudan on ...

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Egypt in crisis? Court retorts Mursi over Parliament ruling

Zeenews Bureau Cairo: Egypt seems to be heading for a new political crisis. A day after Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi reinstated the dissolved Parliament confronting the Army and the Judiciary head on, Egypt’s top court on Monday retorted by telling state institutions that all its ruling were “binding” on them. The Supreme Constitutional Court sent out a clear signal…

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U.N. envoy seeks Iranian help on Syrian crisis

BEIRUT: International envoy Kofi Annan tried to rescue his peace plan for Syria by seeking help Monday from Iran, a staunch ally and military backer of President Bashar Assad’s regime. Before flying to Tehran, Annan said he had agreed on a new approach with Assad to stop the violence, which activists say has killed more than 17,000 people since the ...

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Romania court backs President Basescu’s suspension

Romania's constitutional court has upheld a parliamentary vote suspending President Traian Basescu, allowing a referendum on his impeachment. However, the court has yet to decide if the government acted legally when it changed the rules of the referendum, making it easier to…

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DNS Changer check and Malwarebytes aid internet users for Malware on Monday

Related topics malware on mondaymalwarebytesmalwareTechInternet Advertisement The Malware on Monday threat was expected to knock over 60,000 United States internet users offline on Monday, July 9th, due to a previous malware scam. Due to this, the online DNS Changer check and the Malwarebytes software became popular tools for web surfers trying to prevent or combat any issues. According to PCWorld.com, ...

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Deadly violence rages across Afghanistan

An insurgent bomb killed six American soldiers in eastern Afghanistan, part of a surge of violence that has dealt a stark reminder that war is still raging as NATO plots an exit strategy for the end of 2014. Violence raged across the country Monday, including grisly attacks by multiple suicide bombers, a day after donor nations meeting in Tokyo to ...

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US breaks ranks, moots global carbon tax system

SHARE AND DISCUSSTweet NEW DELHI: In what could make the trade battle over EU’s carbon tax on aviation more complicated for India, the US has suggested that countries adopt a global carbon tax system under the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and adopt a worldwide cap-and-trade regime. It had earlier decided along with the BASIC group — China, Brazil, South ...

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Ratko Mladic meets ghost of his past during war crimes trial

Ratko Mladic came face to face with the legacy of his alleged war crimes, as a Bosnian man gave harrowing testimony of slaughter in his village in the summer of 1992. Ratko Mladic in the court room in The Hague, Netherlands 7:39PM BST 09 Jul 2012 Elvedin Pasic, then aged 14, sat yards away from Mladic as he recalled how ...

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