US report: HIV rate down in needle-drug users

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - There's some good news from the AIDS front: Fewer needle drug users are testing positive for HIV.    U.S. health officials said Thursday the rate has ..
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More violent weather ahead for damaged communities

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HARRISBURG, Ill. (AP) - Crews cleared splintered plywood and smashed appliances from small-town neighborhoods Thursday, a day after tornadoes killed 13 people in the Midwest and So..
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Opposition withdraws from Baba Amr

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Aid groups got the green light to enter the besieged Syrian enclave of Baba Amr on Thursday as government forces moved in.
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American teacher killed by student in Iraq

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Kurdish student shot and killed his American teacher at a Christian school in the northern Iraqi city of Sulaimaniya, then turned the gun on himself, the local mayor said Thursday.
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Gunmen kill NATO service members in Afghanistan

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A gunman in an Afghan National Army uniform and another man shot and killed two service members with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, authorities said.
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Syria to allow Red Cross to enter Homs district

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GENEVA (AP) - The International Committee of the Red Cross says it has received permission from Syrian authorities to enter the besieged Homs neighborhood of Baba Amr on Friday.&nb..
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US teacher dies in north Iraq school shooting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SULAIMANIYAH, Iraq (AP) - An American gym teacher at a Christian school in the northern Iraqi Kurdish region was killed Thursday when a student in a crowded classroom pulled out a ..
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Tales of chaos after deadly pre-dawn storms

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HARRISBURG, Ill. (AP) - Jeff Rann had ample warning that terrible weather was approaching before dawn. A frantic call to his wife from his mother-in-law alerted them to reports tha..
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Canadian woman missing from Bahamas cruise

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A cruise line says the FBI is investigating the disappearance of a Canadian woman aboard a Bahamas cruise.    Celebration Cruise Line spok..
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Pakistan plans to move forward on pipeline to Iran

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistan announced plans Thursday to proceed with the construction of a natural gas pipeline to Iran in an apparent rebuff to warnings from Washington to call off the project.
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Military widow given free home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CNN Hero Dan Wallrath is ramping up his efforts to build mortgage-free homes for U.S. troops wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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Deadline looms for charges in Ohio school shooting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) - Prosecutors are nearing the deadline to file charges against the 17-year-old suspect in the fatal Ohio high school shootings. They have until today to fil..
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2 Americans Killed in Afghanistan.

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

WASHINGTON (AP) - A U.S. official says two more American troops have been killed in Afghanistan, the latest in a series of attacks following protests over the burning of the Quran...
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What's changed a year on?

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Photographs from Fukushima Prefecture in northeastern Japan before and after last year\'s devastating earthquake and tsunami are the most telling. A year later, there\'s not one power pole, wall-mounted gas meter or roadside curb that hasn\'t been meticulously attended to.
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First vote looms on Obama birth control policy

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate is considering GOP legislation aimed at rolling back President Barack Obama's policy on birth control coverage. At issue is a measure sponsored by..
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Charges filed over kidney sales in China

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Beijing court has prosecuted more than a dozen people for organizing the illegal sale of 51 human kidneys worth about 10 million yuan (US$1.6 million) in one of China's biggest organ trafficking cases.
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Iran eyes first vote since 2009 demonstrations

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Campaign workers distributed campaign leaflets and plastered candidate posters along the Iranian capital's tree-lined streets in the final days before Friday's parliamentary elections.
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'Punks' rage against Fukushima

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

You wouldn't know the punk band was Japanese, a culture self-programmed for propriety.
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North Korea agrees to halt nuclear activity

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

North Korea has agreed to halt nuclear tests, long-range missile launches and enrichment activities at its Yongbyon nuclear complex in exchange for food aid from the United States, the U.S. said Wednesday.
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N. Korea to halt nuke activities for food

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

North Korea has agreed to halt nuclear tests, long-range missile launches and enrichment activities at its Yongbyon nuclear complex in exchange for food aid from the United States, the U.S. said Wednesday.
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