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IOC Announces 2022 Winter Olympic Finalists

Tony Duffy/Getty Images(LAUSANNE, Switzerland) — Faced with a slim list of choices, the International Olympic Committee announced on Monday that Beijing, Oslo, Norway, and Almaty, Kazakhstan, are the three finalists to host the 2022 Winter Olympics. “The Read More

Oscar Pistorius Prosecutors Ignore Leaked Video

Ihsaan Haffejee/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(PRETORIA, South Africa) — Oscar Pistorius’ prosecutors said on Monday they “have nothing to do” with a leaked video showing him reenacting the shooting of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, indicating they Read More

Preliminary Results Due in Afghanistan Election

iStock/Thinkstock(KABUL, Afghanistan) — Preliminary results of Afghanistan’s presidential election are due Monday but it’s doubtful they will be accepted by the candidate who trails the frontrunner. Both Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani have accused Read More

Ukraine Retakes Important City from Separatists

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Pro-Russian separatists who lost control of one of their strongholds in eastern Ukraine are determined to hold onto the cities they’ve occupied for the past three months. A day after Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko praised Read More

Cell Phones to Be Scrutinized by TSA

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — If some overseas passengers flying to the United States want to bring cell phones and other electronics onboard with them, they’re going to have to show that the devices can turn on, the Transportation Security Administration Read More