Advocates demand protection for Iraqi Emos

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BAGHDAD (AP) - Advocates demanded a government investigation Friday into the recent "Emo" killings of young Iraqis, many of whom are suspected of being gay, in what one lawmaker ca..
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Fans, entrepreneurs among first buyers of new iPad

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Apple's latest iPad drew the customary lines of die-hard fans looking to be first and entrepreneurs looking to make a quick profit.    Many buye..
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French authorities link soldiers' fatal shootings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

This week\'s shooting of three soldiers in the southwestern French city of Montauban has been linked to Sunday\'s similar attack in Toulouse, 31 miles away, a prosecutor said Friday.
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US: Food aid unlikely if NKorea launches rocket

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States says it is "very hard to imagine" it can go ahead with an offer of food aid if North Korea goes ahead with a planned rocket launch.   ..
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Penn State: AG subpoenaed 'a number' of employees

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Penn State's in-house lawyer says state prosecutors have served subpoenas on "a number of other university employees," but she isn't elaborating.  ..
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Breast-feeding passenger settles airline lawsuit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - A woman who was asked to leave an airplane in Vermont for breast-feeding her child has reached a settlement with the Delta Airlines and two other airline com..
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Belgium mourns bus crash victims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Belgium observed a minute\'s silence Friday as the country holds a national day of mourning for 28 people, most of them children, killed in a horrific bus crash in Switzerland.
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Putting African designers on the map

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

If New York, London, Paris and Milan have been the traditional compass points of world fashion, Lagos has typically not even figured on the map.
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Fla man owned plane that crashed in NC, killing 5

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FRANKLIN, N.C. (AP) - A private jet owned by a Florida businessman that crashed in western North Carolina struck the ground, flipped and burst into flames, killing the five on boar..
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Spain wants rest of shipwreck treasure

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The Spanish government is asking a judge to force Florida deep-sea explorers to hand over the last of the treasure they recovered from a 200-year-old shipwreck.&..
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Turning trash into treasure

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Artists from around the world are increasingly reflecting the issues surrounding climate change in their work. But what good can they do? Six artists tell us why they think art can make a difference.
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Gabon: A rapper's delight

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Deep and heavy beats vibrate large subwoofer speakers, hip hop artists grab the mic with one hand and gesture passionately with the other as thousands of fans rap along and dance in unison. You would be forgiven for thinking this was a typical urban concert in the U.S. -- but it\'s thousands of miles away in the tiny African nation of Gabon.
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US stocks rise, fall, rise again

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - The market is struggling for direction, signaling what could be a disappointing end to an electrifying week.    The Dow Jones industrial average and ..
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Former Rutgers student convicted in webcam case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - There was a split verdict Friday in the trial of a former Rutgers University student accused of spying on and intimidating his gay roommate. Dharun Ravi ..
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New details emerge about soldier accused in Afghan killings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The American staff sergeant accused of a house-to-house rampage that left 16 Afghan civilians dead was deployed to a small outpost where someone was wounded the day before the shootings, an attorney for the soldier said.
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Cuban dissidents removed from church

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thirteen Cubans who occupied a church in Havana in the hopes of meeting with the pope instead were escorted from the building late Thursday by police, the Havana Archdiocese said.
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Barca to face Milan in quarters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An \'El Clasico\' European Champions League final between Spanish giants Real Madrid and Barcelona remains a mouthwatering prospect after the teams were kept apart in the quarterfinal draw.
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Kids in prison, living with parents

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pushpa Basnet doesn\'t need an alarm clock. Every morning, the sounds of 40 children wake her up in the two-story home she shares with them.
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George Clooney arrested during protest at Sudanese Embassy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON D.C.- Actor George Clooney was arrested Friday morning during a protest in front of the Sudanese Embassy in Washington. He was there to bring awareness to alleged war cr..
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Helicopter crash in Kabul kills 12

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A NATO-led International Security Assistance Force helicopter crashed Friday in Afghanistan\'s capital city of Kabul, killing five people, an Afghan police chief said.
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