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Tuesday  December 29, 2009

Obama moves to curb federal secrets 12/29/2009, 3:53 p.m. PST
(AP) WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Tuesday ordered the federal government to rethink how it protects the nation's secrets, in a move that was expected to declassify more than 400 million pages of Cold War-era documents and curb the number of government records hidden from the public.
Haqqani network challenges US-Pakistan relations 12/29/2009, 12:16 p.m. PST
(AP) ISLAMABAD - The bodies kept surfacing-hanged, shot, beheaded-and always with a note alleging the victims were anti-Taliban spies. "Learn a lesson from the fate of this man," warned one message found on a corpse in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal region.
Facebook fugitive taunts UK police, builds fanbase 12/29/2009, 11:31 a.m. PST
(AP) LONDON - An escaped British prisoner is taunting police and attracting a growing Internet fan base from his Facebook profile, mocking authorities for failing to find him and openly musing about moving across the Atlantic.
US congressmen press Afghanistan to delay election 12/29/2009, 10:53 a.m. PST
(AP) KABUL - U.S. Congressmen said Tuesday they are urging Afghan President Hamid Karzai to delay the next parliamentary ballot until electoral reforms are in place or risk American financial support for his government.
Intel report: Iran seeking to smuggle raw uranium 12/29/2009, 10:32 a.m. PST
(AP) VIENNA - Iran is close to clinching a deal to clandestinely import 1,350 tons of purified uranium ore from Kazakhstan, according to an intelligence report obtained by The Associated Press. Diplomats said the assessment was heightening international concern about Tehran's nuclear activities.
Turkish court sentences Kurdish bomber to life 12/29/2009, 9:32 a.m. PST
(AP) ANKARA, Turkey - A court has convicted a man of blowing up a minibus that killed five people, including a British and an Irish tourist, and sentenced him to life in prison.
Nigeria: At least 38 dead in Islamic sect violence 12/29/2009, 9:04 a.m. PST
(AP) BAUCHI, Nigeria - Fighting between Islamic militants and security forces in northern Nigeria left at least 38 people dead as sect members armed with spears, knives, assault rifles and arrows ransacked a neighborhood and set homes ablaze, police officials said Tuesday.
Nigeria president signs budget from Saudi hospital 12/29/2009, 6:18 a.m. PST
(AP) ABUJA, Nigeria - A Nigerian official says President Umaru Yar'Adua has signed a government bill for the first time since he entering a Saudi Arabia hospital last for a serious heart condition.
Officials: Gunmen kill 5 Sunni guards in Iraq 12/29/2009, 5:17 a.m. PST
(AP) BAGHDAD - Gunmen killed five Sunni security guards-including one by beheading-in a gruesome pre-dawn slaying Tuesday at a village checkpoint in central Iraq, officials said.
GOP lawmaker: Threat from terrorism not going away 12/29/2009, 4:34 a.m. PST
(AP) WASHINGTON - The top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee says the government needs to do a better job of telling Americans about the threat from terrorism.
Officials: Gunmen kill 5 Sunni guards in Iraq 12/29/2009, 2:57 a.m. PST
(AP) BAGHDAD - Gunmen killed five Sunni security guards-including one by beheading-in a gruesome pre-dawn slaying Tuesday at a village checkpoint in central Iraq, officials said.
Iraq inks oil deal with Lukoil 12/29/2009, 2:33 a.m. PST
(AP) BAGHDAD - A consortium led by Russia's private oil giant Lukoil on Tuesday signed an initial deal with Iraq to develop one of its biggest oil fields, an agreement key to the war-ravaged nation's efforts to boost the output of a resource crucial to its postwar reconstruction efforts.
Internet resumes 6 months after riot in west China 12/29/2009, 1:55 a.m. PST
(AP) BEIJING - Limited Internet services slowly began to return to far western China on Tuesday, almost six months after ethnic rioting led the government to shut down Web and phone links to the outside world
Iran limits movements of an opposition leader 12/29/2009, 12:55 a.m. PST
(AP) TEHRAN, Iran - The son of leading opposition figure Mahdi Karroubi says Iranian security forces are limiting his father's movements by refusing to protect him when he leaves his home.
Somali pirates seize tanker, cargo ship 12/29/2009, 12:47 a.m. PST
(AP) NAIROBI, Kenya - Somali pirates seized a ship carrying fertilizer from the U.S. in the Indian Ocean and a British-flagged chemical tanker in the heavily patrolled Gulf of Aden-the first merchant vessel to be hijacked in the gulf in nearly six months, officials said Tuesday.

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