Tokyo food safety: It's personal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In the wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster a year ago, the attitude toward food safety has become a matter of personal preference for many Tokyo residents.
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Authorities find remains of 167 people in Mexico

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities have found the remains of 167 people, believed to be at least 50 years old, in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, officials said.
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Spider invasion in Australia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CNN\'s Jenny Harrison reports on the spider invasion in Australia resulting from severe flooding.
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No end in sight for Syria violence

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Violence raged across Syria on Friday, even as the United Nations tackled the humanitarian crisis with a proposed aid relief plan.
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Fla. student pleads not guilty to Obama threat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A Miami college student accused of posting threats against President Barack Obama on Facebook has pleaded not guilty.    The plea was entered Friday in ..
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Italy condemns Britain after failed raid in Nigeria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Britain's failure to consult Rome before a rescue operation that left two European hostages dead in Nigeria is "inexplicable," the Italian president said Friday, as tensions escalated following the failed attempt.
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Official: Judge hurt in attack at Wash. courthouse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MONTESANO, Wash. (AP) - An attack at a courthouse in Washington state wounded a deputy and a judge on Friday and police were looking for a suspect, according to initial reports fro..
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As criticism surfaces, 'KONY 2012' gains momentum

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

By Friday morning, more than 70 million people had viewed "KONY 2012" or clips of it. Uganda was trending on Twitter and the blogosphere teemed with attacks and defenses of Invisible Children, the San Diego-based non-profit group that produced the half-hour documentary about the notorious Ugandan warlord.
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A strong backhand slap from end of solar storm

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The solar storm that seemed to be more fizzle than fury got much stronger early Friday before fading again.    At its peak, it was the most potent ..
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Pa. zoo gives aging gorilla a bunny companion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ERIE, Pa. (AP) - An elderly gorilla that lives at a Pennsylvania zoo has a new companion: a bunny named Panda.    The Erie Zoo's gorilla, Samantha, has been without ..
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2 hostages in Nigeria lived final days in squalor

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SOKOTO, Nigeria (AP) - The two hostages from Italy and Britain found dead during a botched rescue operation spent their final days living in bare squalor under the watchful eye of ..
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GOP's Santorum draws tea party ire in Kansas

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum hoped to lock down a victory in Kansas' GOP caucuses with two rallies Friday but faced grumbling from tea party ..
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Romney's victories leave GOP leaders unimpressed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Mitt Romney's Super Tuesday victories have been met with a collective yawn from GOP leaders who could play an important role at the party's convention this summer..
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U.S. reaches deal to turn over Afghan detention center

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A U.S.-run detention center housing 3,000 people will move to Afghan control under a crucial agreement signed Friday that smooths the way toward a larger agreement on the United States' future role in the country.
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Japan disaster: The videos the world viewed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

One year ago, the world watched as a massive tsunami engulfed entire communities in northern Japan.
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Poland pulls food suspected of having road salt

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WARSAW, Poland (AP) - Polish health authorities have ordered the withdrawal from the market of more than 230,000 kilograms (500,000 pounds) of pickles, bread and other food suspect..
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Libya: Thousands protest against self-rule

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) - Thousands of Libyans are protesting a move by eastern tribal leaders and militia commanders to create a self-ruled region in the oil-rich eastern part of the..
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Solid US jobs figures boost world markets

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PARIS (AP) - News that the U.S. added a significant number of jobs last month pushed stocks higher Friday, but traders remained cautious with Europe's debt crisis still in mind.&nb..
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Egyptians protest against US funding of NGOs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAIRO (AP) - Protesters outside the U.S. Embassy in Cairo supporting the Egyptian military's crackdown on international pro-democracy groups clashed Friday with demonstrators rally..
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Killing of 4 youths horrifies central Mexico city

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MEXICO CITY (AP) - The dismemberment slayings of four youths whose bodies were left cut to pieces in plastic bags has horrified the central Mexican city of Cuernavaca.   ..
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