Prison Handover Deal

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Afghan and U.S. military officials have signed a deal to transfer oversight of the main U.S. detention center in the country to the Afghan government with..
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The legal woes of bin Laden's widows

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistani authorities have started legal proceedings against the widows of former al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden for allegedly entering Pakistan illegally and alleged forgery, Pakistan's interior minister told reporters Thursday.
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Solar storm not nearly as bad as could have been

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

WASHINGTON (AP) - Our high-tech world seems to have weathered a solar storm that was still showing signs of life late Thursday. While some experts think the threat from the so..
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Al Qaeda announces death of Yemeni commander

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Al Qaeda announced the death of a regional commander in Yemen, whom the group described as one of "its sheikhs of jihad and support," according to an online terror monitoring group.
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Creditors agree to Greek bond deal

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Creditors have agreed to a plan to restructure Greek government bonds -- a move that was vital to the financial future of the country -- Greek government officials said Friday.
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Iran's nuclear program a riddle

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

There are \"red lines,\" a \"window of opportunity,\" the risk of a \"zone of immunity,\" and plenty of other cryptic terms about Iran\'s nuclear program. What does it involve? Where is it leading? How and when should it be stopped or restrained?
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Briton, Italian killed amid rescue

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The suspected killers of Italian and British hostages held in Nigeria have been arrested, an adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan said in a statement, according to the government-run Nigerian Television Authority.
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U.S., North Korea press on with food aid talks

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Talks between U.S. and North Korean officials in Beijing to thrash out the details of a plan to allow the resumption of food aid to the North continued into a second day Thursday.
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Syrian crackdown continues despite high-level defection

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Shelling and explosions rocked several Syrian cities early Thursday, leaving at least 10 dead, a day after a high-ranking official apparently resigned to join the uprising.
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Iran urged to OK access to military site

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

International powers that agreed to resume nuclear talks with Tehran reaffirmed their support for "a diplomatic solution to the Iranian nuclear issue and readiness to restart dialogue with Iran" on Thursday.
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Iran urged to grant access to military site

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

International powers that agreed to resume nuclear talks with Tehran reaffirmed their support for "a diplomatic solution to the Iranian nuclear issue and readiness to restart dialogue with Iran" on Thursday.
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Heroin horror stalks India villages

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

India's Punjab state is the birthplace of Bhangra music, home of the colorful turban and the exquisite golden temple.
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Senate approves states receiving Gulf spill fines

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate has approved using the bulk of water pollution fines stemming from the 2010 Gulf oil spill to pay for restoration in five Gulf states.   &nbs..
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Pakistan starts legal proceedings against bin Laden widows

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistani authorities have started legal proceedings against al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's widows for allegedly entering Pakistan illegally and alleged forgery, Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik told reporters Thursday in Islamabad.
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Miss. Supreme Court rules Barbour pardons valid

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled former Gov. Haley Barbour's pardons that freed several convicted killers are valid.    Unlike governors..
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Gunman sought after Pitt shooting; several injured

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Gunfire at a psychiatric clinic at the University of Pittsburgh injured several people Thursday afternoon, and police were looking for a gunman.    ..
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U.S. probes Afghan Air Force drug allegations

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States is investigating allegations that some members of the Afghan Air Force have used their planes to transport drugs, a U.S. military spokesman said Thursday.
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Wells Fargo to charge $7 monthly fee for checking

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Wells Fargo customers in six states who had free checking accounts will pay $7 a month starting in May.    Those customers can avoid the fee by keepi..
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Obama, GOP governors share many views on education

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - When it comes to education, President Barack Obama and many Republicans are finding common ground.    GOP governors are pushing some of the most ag..
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Khamenei: It's good that Obama's not thinking war

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Recent remarks by U.S. President Barack Obama that he is not thinking of military action against Iran are positive, according to Iran's supreme leader, Iran's state-run Press TV reported Thursday.
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