Storms demolish small towns in Indiana, Kentucky

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

JIM SUHR/Associated Press HENRYVILLE, Ind. (AP) - A string of violent storms demolished small towns in Indiana and cut off rural communities in Kentucky as an early season tornado ..
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3 dead after tornadoes hit southern Indiana

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATHENS, Ala. (AP) - Powerful storms stretching from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes wrecked two small Indiana towns, killed at least three people and bred anxiety across a wide s..
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Heavy damage in Indiana from latest storms

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MARYSVILLE, Ind. (AP) - Two Indiana towns have been heavily damaged today by powerful storms stretching from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes.    A sheriff's offici..
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Opinion: Libya's rich history provides hope for future

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Libya today is a free Libya, but also a Libya plagued by a sad and violent history, a Libya that has not been able to progress for 42 years. Basic education, health care and infrastructure are integral to Libya's success and its future. But art and culture can be and should be a huge part of the healing process as well as future development.
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Authorities: 'Extreme' tornado damage in Indiana

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) - Authorities say tornadoes have left widespread damage in southern Indiana and a sheriff's official says at least one town is "completely gone." &nb..
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Powerful storms cause damage across several states

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATHENS, Ala. (AP) - Apparent tornadoes destroyed houses, sent people to hospitals and tore up the roof of a maximum security prison in northern Alabama as bad weather threatened mo..
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North Korea, U.S. to set final food aid details

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. and North Korean officials will meet in Beijing next week for "face-to-face technical discussions" to finalize details allowing the resumption of food aid to the North, the State Department said Friday.
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Iran votes in first nationwide poll since 2009 protests

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iranians head to the polls Friday in a parliamentary election marking the first nationwide balloting since a disputed vote triggered massive protests nearly three years ago.
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Race to save the leatherback turtle from extinction

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The leatherback turtle is one of the ocean's titans. The largest member of the turtle family, it is also one of the world's biggest reptiles, outsized only by some species of crocodile. Adults can weigh more than 900 kilograms and reach more than 2 meters in length, with the largest ever discovered measuring about 3 meters from bill to tail.
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Boy who lost Army dad inspires help for other kids

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Last August, a 10-year-old boy from Missouri wrote an iReport to CNN. Braydon Nichols asked that the world not forget his father, an Army officer who died when the helicopter he and other soldiers were in was downed in Afghanistan.
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Tornado wrecks homes in Ala.; no word if injuries

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - A reported tornado destroyed several houses in northern Alabama as storms threatened more twisters across the region Friday, two days after a storm system k..
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Fla. man gets prison for swindling 2 NY women

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for swindling two New York women, each of whom he promised to marry, out of roughly $400,000.&nb..
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Muslim scholars: Apology for Quran burning not enough

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The burning of the Muslim holy book by U.S. forces at an Afghan prison is unforgivable, a powerful council of Muslim scholars said Friday. It demanded that foreign forces turn over control of prisoners to Afghanistan's government.
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Hope for marine life, dying coral reefs

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By: WINK Administrator

It was more than 40 years ago, but Ken Nedimyer still remembers the first time he went diving in the Florida Keys.
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Classes resume at Ohio high school after shooting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Caroline Hayden

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) - Students mourning the deaths of three teens in a shooting at an Ohio high school returned to class Friday, a day after charges were filed in juvenile court aga..
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NGO workers post bail, leave Egypt

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A group of American, European and Palestinian pro-democracy activists accused of fomenting unrest in Egypt left Cairo on a plane after being allowed to post bail, U.S. and Egyptian authorities said.
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France announces it's closing embassy in Syria.

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

BRUSSELS (AP) - French President Nicolas Sarkozy says his country is closing its embassy in Syria. Sarkozy made the announcement in Brussels on Friday, a day after two French ..
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Homecoming Marine wanted to show partner his love

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

HONOLULU (AP) - Sgt. Brandon Morgan didn't expect to become a global phenomenon when he kissed his partner upon returning from a six-month deployment to Afghanistan. But then ..
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Journalist: Harrowing escape from Syria

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Spanish photographer Javier Espinosa painted a harrowing picture of life inside the shattered center of Syrian resistance in Homs in the days before a full-scale assault by President Bashar al-Assad's forces.
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Q&A: Russian presidential election explained

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Russians go to the polls on Sunday March 4 to elect a new president. Current Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is attempting to regain the post he held between 1999 and 2008. He has been a dominant force in Russian politics for more than a decade but his popularity has suffered recent setbacks. So who is challenging him and what will the poll mean for Russia? CNN examines some of the key questions.
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