Reporter attempts to describe taste of hemp vodka

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - As a beer drinker, I knew I was out of my league when I tried to open up the bottle of Purgatory. I didn't expect a wax sheath over the stopper on the..
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Smithsonian welcomes Discovery to space collection

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) - NASA turned over space shuttle Discovery on Thursday to the Smithsonian Institution, the first in its orbiter fleet to be transferred to a U.S. museum. &..
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Floridians get $37.7M from oil spill claims errors

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - State and federal officials say about 4,450 Floridians will be paid $37.7 million because of errors in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill claims process.&nb..
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U.S. official: 4 likely killed in helicopter crash in Afghanistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Black Hawk helicopter crashed Thursday in southern Afghanistan, likely killing all four of its crew members -- all of them Americans -- a U.S. military official said.
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U.S. unemployment aid applications decline slightly

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits dipped last week but remained higher than it's been in recent weeks. The slight rise in applications in th..
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Video: Woman climbs onto Ahmadinejad's car

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A group of people surrounded the car of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, one man yelling that he is hungry, as a woman climbed up onto it and sat on the vehicle\'s roof to speak to the president.
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Rape video goes viral

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South Africans woke up on Wednesday morning to the claim that a group of Soweto youths had filmed themselves raping a 17-year-old girl believed to be mentally ill.
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High school math gets man out of traffic ticket

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Lots of high school kids ask, what good will all that math and science do? Well, a University of California San Diego scientist has beaten a traffic ticket in cour..
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1896 Olympics marathon cup auctioned

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A silver cup presented to the Greek winner of the marathon at the first modern Olympics in Athens in 1896 has sold for a record £541,000 ($860,000) at auction in London.
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Sudan leader vows to punish S. Sudan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Sudanese president Thursday vowed to \"never give up\" a disputed oil-rich region that has escalated tensions with South Sudan and sparked fears of the two neighbors\' return to war.
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India: Long-range missile test was a success

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

India said Thursday that it had successfully carried out the maiden test flight of its longest-range nuclear-capable missile, which can apparently travel more than 5,000 kilometers.
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Karzai: Photos 'disgusting'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Thursday condemned photos of U.S. soldiers posing with bodies of suspected insurgents as he called for \"an accelerated and full transition of security responsibilities to Afghan forces.\"
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Breivik wanted to decapitate Norway PM

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Anders Behring Breivik, who admits killing 77 people in Norway last summer, was trying to kill the prime minister and other government ministers by bombing a building in Oslo, he testified Thursday.
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Space shuttle officially turned over to Smithsonian

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) - NASA turned over space shuttle Discovery on Thursday to the Smithsonian Institution, the first in its orbiter fleet to be transferred to a U.S. museum. The U...
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Starbucks to stop using crushed bug dye

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW YORK (AP) - Starbucks Corp. says it will stop using a red dye in its drinks that is derived from crushed bugs. The Seattle-based coffee chain said in a blog post on its website..
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Reid: Secret Service agents were stupid

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says the 11 Secret Service employees under investigation for cavorting with prostitutes were "stupid," and there's not much Cong..
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Pilot identified in Gulf of Mexico plane crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - A pilot flying a Cessna across the Gulf of Mexico stopped responding to radio calls including those from two F-15 aviators who flew alongside and monitored t..
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Three more arrests in UK corruption probe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Media magnate Rupert Murdoch will appear next week before the independent British inquiry into journalistic ethics prompted by phone hacking at his defunct News of the World tabloid, the inquiry said Thursday.
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Explosions rock Baghdad

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A series of explosions rocked Baghdad on Thursday morning, killing at least 31 people and leaving more than 50 others injured, Iraq\'s interior ministry said.
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Museum burns art to protest cuts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A museum in Italy is burning artworks from around the world to protest harsh austerity cuts by the Italian government.
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