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Benghazi, Cradle of Revolt, Condemns Gaddafi

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) – The eastern city of Benghazi, the cradle of revolt against Muammar Gaddafi, was alive with celebration on Wednesday with thousands out on the streets, setting off fireworks and condemning the Libyan leader.

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February 24, 2011

Two CIA Contractors Spirited Out of Pakistan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two U.S. citizens with diplomatic status were quietly withdrawn from Pakistan after being involved in a fatal car accident last month while trying to help Raymond Davis, a CIA contractor being held by Pakistani authorities on murder charges.

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February 24, 2011

The Trapped Monkey That Can’t Let Go

Tribesmen somewhere craft a heavy pot with a hole in it large enough that a monkey could insert an open hand, but not withdraw a closed fist. They then put monkey food in the pot. The monkey reaches in, grabs the food and, refusing to let go when the hunters approach, is caught and eaten. Here we have our politics in a paragraph.

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February 24, 2011

Brutal Crackdown in Moderate Bahrain

MANAMA, Bahrain–As a reporter, you sometimes become numbed to sadness. But it is just plain heartbreaking to be in modern, moderate Bahrain today and watch as a critical American ally uses tanks, troops, guns and clubs to crush a peaceful democracy movement and then lie about it.

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February 24, 2011

Landfill

Landfills explained, for kids

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February 24, 2011

Sixth Annual Flint Islamic Center Seerah Competition

6th Annual Seerah Competition

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February 24, 2011

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