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11:33am

Tue January 22, 2013
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Bolivian President Says Venezuela's Chávez Is Working Toward Return

Originally published on Tue January 22, 2013 4:54 pm

A man walks past a mural of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez in Caracas, on Jan. 11.
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Bolivian President Evo Morales gave a positive status update on his ally Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez.

According to Bloomberg News, Morales said he was in communication with the ailing leader.

"I have good news that our brother comandante President Chavez is already in physiotherapy in order to return to his country," Morales is quoted as saying. "We hope to be alongside him at international events as we have always been."

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10:35am

Tue January 22, 2013
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Netanyahu Favored To Retain His Job As Israel Votes

Originally published on Sun January 27, 2013 7:16 am

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, accompanied by his wife and sons, casts his ballot in Jerusalem on Tuesday as part of parliamentary elections. Netanyahu is expected to remain in power.
Uriel Sinai Getty Images

Update at 4:00 p.m. ET. Netanyahu declares victory.

Less than an hour after the polls closed Tuesday night, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared victory on his Facebook page, saying:

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10:18am

Tue January 22, 2013
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Nebraska Governor OKs New Keystone Pipeline Route

Nebraska Gov. Dave Heinenman announced today that his state had completed an evaluation of TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline proposal.

In a letter to President Obama and Secretary of State Hilary Clinton, Heinenman said they were satisfied with a new route that avoids the environmentally sensitive Sand Hills so the state has approved the route.

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9:47am

Tue January 22, 2013
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Prince Harry On Killing Taliban: 'Take A Life To Save A Life'

Prince Harry, known when on duty as "Capt. Wales," in the cockpit of an Apache helicopter while he was in Afghanistan last month.
John Stillwell/PA wire/pool EPA /Landov
  • Larry Miller reports for the NPR Newscast

"We fire when we have to," and sometimes that means you "take a life to save a life."

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9:05am

Tue January 22, 2013
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India's Supreme Court To Hear Venue Appeal In Notorious Rape And Murder Case

Originally published on Tue January 22, 2013 4:55 pm

The scene at a candle light vigil earlier this month in New Delhi. Those gathered want the men accused in a brutal rape and murder to be punished, and they want violence against women in India to stop.
Harish Tyagi EPA /LANDOV

India's Supreme Court will hear a petition Wednesday on behalf of one of the defendants in the New Delhi rape and murder case that has provoked mass protests in that nation. One of the accused, Mukesh Singh, has asked to remove the case from the capital on the grounds that the atmosphere is too charged to ensure a fair trial.

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