A mayor, a mural, a stereotype

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Julian Castro is not cooperating. The mayor of San Antonio knows full well what I want to talk about, and yet he is determined to change the subject to what he believes is a much more pressing story. Where I want to drag him, my friend refuses to go.
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Bad romance between regime, media

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The foreign press first praised the Western-educated Bashar al-Assad and his wife for their attempts to reform Syria. These days, not so much.
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CA woman gets life term for killing ill husband

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A woman was sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for having her ailing husband murdered to avoid paying for his cancer trea..
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Santorum's rural edge keeps him in GOP contest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST MONROE, La. (AP) - Republican presidential nominating contests often reveal a rural-urban split in the party, but a distinguishing feature this year is the emphasis Rick Santo..
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Tibetan hunger strikes ends

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A month on the sidewalks of New York for three Tibetan hunger strikers finally ends. CNN\'s Richard Roth reports.
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Warnings missed on France shooter?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Did French intelligence services miss vital clues as Mohammed Merah showed signs of growing radicalization? In the words of the French newspaper, L\'Express, on Thursday: \"Did the security services fail in their surveillance?\"
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Fox's Rivera: Fla. teen's hoodie had role in death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Fox News Channel commentator Geraldo Rivera said Friday that the hoodie an unarmed black teenager wore when he was killed in Florida is as much responsible for his ..
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Dolphins from oiled bay show health problems

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Scientists say 32 dolphins taken from Louisiana's Barataria Bay were in overall poor health, though they say their studies don't yet definitely tie the illnesses..
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Coal report angers Indian government

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

India\'s scandal-tainted government has come under fresh attack from opposition parties after a leading newspaper ran a front-page report alleging that auditors had found that the awarding of coal fields to private companies had deprived taxpayers of $211 billion.
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Cell phones help clean water bid

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The recent announcement by the United Nations that 89% of the world\'s population (6.1 billion people) now has \"sustainable access to safe drinking water\" was described by Secretary General Ban Ki-moon as a \"great achievement for the people of the world.\"
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How to rebel, Saudi style

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At first glance, it looks like a standard road sign to Mecca, the Saudi Arabian pilgrimage site for millions of Muslims every year.
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Outrage over Shell South Africa fracking

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South Africa has an energy deficit on its hands. To help ease this crisis, the big companies want to start drilling for natural gas using a controversial drilling technique called fracking in one of the most remote and beautiful places in South Africa, the Karoo.
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A Texas mayor, a mural and a Mexican stereotype

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Julian Castro is not cooperating. The mayor of San Antonio knows full well what I want to talk about, and yet he is determined to change the subject to what he believes is a much more pressing story. Where I want to drag him, my friend refuses to go.
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Bank of America starts foreclosure rental program

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Bank of America has launched a pilot program that will allow some homeowners at risk of foreclosure to become renters and stay in their homes.    F..
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Boston Red Sox pitcher arrested in Lee Co.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Boston Red Sox pitcher Bobby Jenks was arrested in Lee County on Friday for suspicion of driving under the influence, damaging property and leaving the scene of t..
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Army: PTSD treatable; some diagnosed return to war

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN DIEGO (AP) - It is still not known if the soldier accused of killing 17 Afghans was ever diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder - but even if he had been, that alone wou..
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Will Earhart mystery be solved?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

It would be wonderful to finally solve the mystery of the disappearance of American icon Amelia Earhart, but Susan Butler thinks Amelia will elude this latest effort
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Arrest demand grows in Fla teen's shooting death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - The investigation into last month's shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in an Orlando suburb is out of the hands of the beleaguered police chief and th..
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PTSD leads to predatory action?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Anderson Cooper talks to Dr. Gupta and Jeffrey Toobin about the soldier accused of murdering civilians in Afghanistan.
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France asks: Were warnings missed on Toulouse killer?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Did French intelligence services miss vital clues as Mohammed Merah showed signs of growing radicalization? In the words of the French newspaper, L\'Express, on Thursday: \"Did the security services fail in their surveillance?\"
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