Man with gun near Obama home sentenced to five years in prison

July 10, 2009 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Man with gun near Obama home sentenced to five years in prison 

CHICAGO, July 11 — A 31-year-old man accused of carrying a handgun outside the South Side home of U.S. President Barack Obama last year was sentenced on Friday to five years in prison, local media reported.

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U.S. town struck by seventh minor quake in a month

July 10, 2009 10:54 pm· Comments Off on U.S. town struck by seventh minor quake in a month 

HOUSTON, July 11 — A town in the U.S. state of Texas was struck on Friday by a minor earthquake, which is the seventh tremor to hit the town in a month, according to officials with the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Representatives of Zelaya, Micheletti end second meeting in Costa Rica

July 10, 2009 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Representatives of Zelaya, Micheletti end second meeting in Costa Rica 

SAN JOSE, July 11 — The second meeting between the two delegations appointed respectively by ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya and Honduras' post-coup leader Roberto Micheletti just ended at Costa Rican President Oscar Arias' residence here on Friday.

After making a statement to the press about the meeting, Micheletti's delegation left for the Juan Santamaria International Airport. (PNA/Xinhua) ALM

Investigation into Jackson's death continues

July 10, 2009 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Investigation into Jackson's death continues 

LOS ANGELES, July 11 — The investigation into Michael Jackson's death continued on Friday, with the focus on painkillers the King of Pop may have used, and the doctors who gave them to him, the Los Angeles Times said on its website.

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Foreign minister of Honduras' interim government removed from office

July 10, 2009 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Foreign minister of Honduras' interim government removed from office 

TEGUCIGALPA, July 11 — The Honduran interim government on Friday removed its Foreign Minister Enrique Ortez Colindres from office, and reappointed him as Interior Minister.

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Moderate quake strikes Sumatra, Indonesia

July 10, 2009 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Moderate quake strikes Sumatra, Indonesia 

JAKARTA, July 11 — An earthquake measuring 5.5 Richter scale rocked Sumatra island in western parts of Indonesia Friday evening but no report of damage or casualties, according to the country's Meteorology and Geophysiscs Agency.

The quake jolted at 11:50 p.m. Jakarta time (12:50 a.m. in Manila) with epicenter at 26 km northwest Tanahbala of North Sumatra and at 52 km in depth, the agency said. (PNA/Xinhua) ALM

Dagupan to hold memorial on 19th year of July 16, 1990 killer quake

July 10, 2009 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Dagupan to hold memorial on 19th year of July 16, 1990 killer quake 

By Leonardo V. Micua

DAGUPAN CITY, July 11 — When the clock strikes 3:26 p.m. on July 16, 2009, the siren atop the public market in Dagupan City will wail for about 30 seconds and everybody is expected to stay motionless anywhere they are and remember the tragedy that struck the city 19 years ago.

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Muslims pray for peace in border city of China's Xinjiang

July 10, 2009 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Muslims pray for peace in border city of China's Xinjiang 

By Fu Yunwei and Li Jianmin

KASHGAR, Xinjiang, July 11 — Thousands of Muslims of Uygur ethnic group on Friday attended a weekly prayer and prayed for peace in the border city of Kashgar in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

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Most OECD economies improved: survey

July 10, 2009 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Most OECD economies improved: survey 

PARIS, July 11 — The economic outlook of most countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) improved in May with "tangible signs," said a survey issued by OECD on Friday.

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U.S. to tighten financial derivatives regulation: Geithner

July 10, 2009 10:54 pm· Comments Off on U.S. to tighten financial derivatives regulation: Geithner 

WASHINGTON, July 11 — The U.S. government plans to strengthen regulation on the financial derivatives market, according to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Friday.

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