Perilous journey in and out of Syria

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Jonathan Alpeyrie has photographed 10 wars. He\'s captured violence in Somalia, Afghanistan and Libya. But his recent week in Syria was the most frightening of his career.
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Nations watch after Syria accepts peace plan

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Syrian government has accepted Kofi Annan\'s plan to forge peace in the volatile nation, Annan\'s spokesman said Tuesday, but Annan \"stressed that implementation will be key.\"
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Nigeria's poverty rate growing

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CNN\'s Nkepile Mabuse reports on social unrest in Nigeria that pits the \"haves\" against the \"have nots.\"
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Oregon fire crews pull horse from septic tank

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A 33-year-old horse that fell neck-deep into a septic tank near her owner's home in Portland was rescued by a team of firefighters who rigged a pulley system ..
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Prosecutors rest case in UK slayings trial

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - Prosecutors rested their case Tuesday in the trial of a Sarasota teen accused of killing two British tourists in April of 2011.    Defense atto..
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Gingrich pledges to support GOP rival Mitt Romney

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Under pressure to help unify his party, Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich pledged Tuesday to support Mitt Romney if the former Massachusetts gover..
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Obama says he's not 'hiding the ball' on Russia

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Speaking to the microphones intentionally this time, President Barack Obama on Tuesday assured he had no hidden agenda with Russia for a second term, seek..
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Feds: Calif. nuke plant to remain shut for probe

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Federal regulators say the San Onofre nuclear plant on the California coast will remain shut down until investigators determine the cause of unusual tube wear an..
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Passenger: Captain disrupts diverted JetBlue plane

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - The captain of a JetBlue aircraft yelled about a bomb and had to be locked out of the cockpit and restrained Tuesday as the Las Vegas-bound flight was divert..
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US alarmed by rising Sudan-South Sudan violence

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration expressed alarm Tuesday about an escalation of violence between Sudan and South Sudan and called for the leaders of the two nations to me..
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Trayvon Martin's parents go to Capitol Hill

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The parents of Trayvon Martin are going to Capitol Hill for a forum organized by Congress on racial profiling and hate crimes.    Martin's parents,..
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Ex-doc dumps abortion files in Kan. recycling bin

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) - Anti-abortion lawmakers want the Kansas Legislature to investigate after a former abortion provider discarded hundreds of patients' medical records in a ..
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Photographer's perilous Syria journey

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Jonathan Alpeyrie has photographed 10 wars. He\'s captured violence in Somalia, Afghanistan and Libya. But his recent week in Syria was the most frightening experience of his career.
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Has the pope restored Mexico's faith?

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

It happened during my taxi ride from the airport to the hotel. After giving me a quick look, the cab driver asked: \"So where can I take you, Father?\"
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Strauss-Kahn warned over alleged prostitution ring

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Lawyers for Dominique Strauss-Kahn pushed back Tuesday against allegations that he facilitated prostitution in France, saying there was \"no significant evidence\" the former International Monetary Fund chief knew young women at parties he attended were being paid for sex.
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Tighter security for SAT, ACT in wake of cheating

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) - Students taking college entrance exams this fall will have to submit photo IDs with their applications - a key security upgrade following recent allegations of..
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Swiss see steady rise in assisted suicides

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GENEVA (AP) - Five out of every 1,000 deaths in Switzerland now involve assisted suicide, with women more likely to die this way than men, according to the first official figures r..
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Romney's fundraisers are quietly amassing millions

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - A few weeks before the Republican primary in Florida in January, the billionaire owner of the NFL's Miami Dolphins hosted a fundraiser for Mitt Romney at his ocea..
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New claims cast Trayvon Martin as the aggressor

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - A slain Florida teenager and the neighborhood watch captain who shot and killed him exchanged words before the teen punched him in the nose and began banging t..
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Colombian drug lord gets 16+ years in US prison

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A Colombian cocaine kingpin has been sentenced to more than 16 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to U.S. drug trafficking charges.    A judg..
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