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Libyan Premier Dismissed Over Oil Port Standoff With Rebels

Libya's prime minister lost a vote of confidence and has been dismissed after his government was unable to stop a North Korean-flagged tanker from loading oil at a rebel-held port and reportedly breaking through a naval blockade.<p>Ali Zeidan was replaced temporarily by the country's defense minister, …

Cancer Will Be Leading Cause Of Death In U.S. By 2030, Report Says

Cancer will be the No. 1 cause of death in the U.S. by 2030, according to a new report from the American Society of Clinical Oncology.<p>According to the most recent data from 2010, the current leading cause of death in the U.S. is heart disease, followed by cancer and chronic lower respiratory …

Ousted Ukrainian leader warns of civil war; Russia adds to forces

MOSCOW -- Ukraine is on the verge of civil war, warned ousted President<p>Viktor Yanukovich, who reemerged in the Russian southern city of Rostov-on-the-Don to make a statement more than a week after his first news conference in Russia.<p>His statement came as Moscow reportedly reinforced its forces in …

Syria crisis: Number of children in need doubles to 5.5 million

<b>The number of Syrian children in need has more than doubled in the past year to 5.5 million, the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) says.</b><p>Up to a million are living under siege and in areas that the agency and other humanitarian organisations cannot access, according to a new report.<p>Children in …

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Oscar Pistorius clashed with police officer who took his gun, court told

Oscar Pistorius clashed angrily with a police officer who picked up his firearm, telling him, "You can't just touch another man's gun," a court heard on Tuesday.<p>Soon after, the Paralympian and Olympian fired the weapon through the roof of a car in which he was travelling and laughed about it, his …

Feinstein says CIA spied on Senate computers

The chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee accused the CIA of secretly removing classified documents from her staff's computers in the middle of an oversight investigation, while another lawmaker said Congress should "declare war" on the spy agency if it's true.<p>Sen. Dianne Feinstein said CIA …