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Mexico's 'Shorty' Guzman faces new organised crime charges

<b>Courts have ordered Mexican drug baron Joaquin Guzman – known as El Chapo, or Shorty – to remain in prison awaiting trial on new organised crime charges.</b><p>He is also wanted for drug-related charges in the United States but the Mexican authorities are yet to decide on whether he should be …

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Hagel details Pentagon budget cuts

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel renewed his warning to Congress on Monday that shrinking defense budgets mean a smaller military and cuts to popular programs — but that a return to sequestration would be even worse.<p>Previewing the Pentagon’s fiscal 2015 budget being delivered to Congress next week, …

E.U. to Debate Making Buying Sex Illegal

Perched on high stools and tugging at tight uniforms of spandex, satin and lace, the women in the windows of Ghent’s red light district barely …

Pain Pill in Pregnancy May Raise Child's ADHD Risk, Study Finds

The “safest” drug for relieving aches and pains, lowering fever and treating headaches in pregnancy may not be so safe after all, according to a new report — it may raise the risk of ADHD and similar disorders in their children.<p>Researchers found that pregnant women who frequently took …

Reports: Iraq signs arms deal with Iran

Iran has signed a deal to sell Iraq arms and ammunition worth $195m, according to documents seen by Reuters news agency - a move that would break a UN embargo on weapons sales by Iran.<p>The agreement was reached at the end of November, the documents showed, just weeks after Nouri al-Maliki, Iraq's …

Uganda anti-gay law called 'abhorrent,' 'deeply offensive'

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Human rights groups and Western leaders condemned harsh anti-gay legislation signed into law Monday by Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni, calling it draconian, offensive and an affront to basic rights.<p>But Ugandan officials and parliamentarians, including David Bahati, …

Fugitive Ukraine leader wanted for murder, Russia sounds alarm

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine’s fugitive president was indicted for “mass murder” on Monday over the shooting of demonstrators as new leaders in Kiev sought urgent Western aid to make up for a loss of funding from Russia, which is angry at the overthrow of its ally.<p>Moscow said it would not deal with …

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Seen From Space: Ice Covers 80 Percent of Great Lakes

A deep freeze has settled in over the Great Lakes this winter and a new image released by NASA shows the astonishing extent of the ice cover as seen from space.<p>NASA's Aqua satellite captured this image of the lakes on the early afternoon of Feb. 19. At the time, 80.3 percent of the five lakes were …