Hundreds die in Honduras prison fire

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By: WINK Administrator

At least 272 people were killed in a fire at a prison in central Honduras, a local fire department said Wednesday.
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Syria vote called 'window dressing'

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By: WINK Administrator

The embattled Syrian president announced a constitutional referendum Wednesday as his forces pummeled Homs and other towns where people cried out for his regime to end.
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Libyan militias 'out of control,' Amnesty International says

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By: WINK Administrator

Armed militias in Libya are committing human rights abuses with impunity, threatening to destabilize the country and hindering its efforts to rebuild, Amnesty International said Thursday.
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15-minute-old newborn gets pacemaker for heart

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By: Chel Bell

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The name Jaya in Hindi means victorious. And Jaya Maharaj was just that, as she became one of the smallest-ever recipients of a pacemaker when she was 15 minut..
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Romney targets auto bailout in battle for Michigan

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By: Chel Bell

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is wooing tea partyers in his home state of Michigan with a potentially risky strategy: blasting the auto i..
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Iran boasts nuclear progress

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iran will install domestically-produced nuclear fuel rods into a research reactor Wednesday with the president in attendance, the official news agency reported.
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Doctor uses shoulder blade to rebuild voice box

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - A doctor at University Hospital in Ann Arbor has used part of a woman's shoulder blade to reconstruct her voice box.    The Detroit Free Pres..
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Human and humanoid robot shake hands in space 1st

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By: Chel Bell

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Astronauts and robots have united in space with a healthy handshake.    The commander of the International Space Station, Daniel Burbank,..
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Eurozone calls for tighter Greek surveillance

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By: Chel Bell

BRUSSELS (AP) - The chairman of the Eurogroup says Greece has made progress convincing the rest of the eurozone that it should get a €130 billion ($170 billion) b..
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Wis. man says he mistook malnourished teen for 8

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By: Chel Bell

MILWAUKEE (AP) - A Wisconsin man who found a severely malnourished 15-year-old girl walking barefoot outside in pajamas says she was bleeding from a gash on her nose and crying.&nb..
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China's next leader makes nostalgic trip to Iowa

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

When the man destined to become China's next leader enters a circa 1866 Victorian house in Muscatine, Iowa, on Wednesday, things will feel familiar. It was here in the town's historic district that Xi Jinping first feasted on Iowa beef and corn during a visit more than two decades ago.
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China's next leader visits Iowa, a place he remembers well

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

When the man destined to become China's next leader enters a circa 1866 Victorian house in Muscatine, Iowa, on Wednesday, things will feel familiar. It was here in the town's historic district that Xi Jinping first feasted on Iowa beef and corn during a visit more than two decades ago.
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Prosecutors seek jail time for Berlusconi

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Italian prosecutors Wednesday asked a court to sentence former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to five years in prison if he is found guilty of corruption charges.
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Group: Afghan youths killed were mistaken for attackers

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By: WINK Administrator

Eight Afghan youths killed in a coalition airstrike last week were mistaken for potential attackers, the International Security Assistance Force said Wednesday.
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Iran loads own fuel rods into research reactor

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran says it has begun loading domestically made nuclear fuel rods into its Tehran research reactor, a defiant move in response to toughening Western sanc..
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President Obama touting manufacturing

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is kicking off a three-day trip with a stop in Milwaukee, where he will discuss efforts to help manufacturers bring jobs back to the U.S.&n..
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Inmate death count from prison fire reaches at least 272.

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) - Authorities say fire has swept through a prison in Honduras, killing at least 272  inmates . Comayagua fire department spokesman Josue Garcia..
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Ohio justice rejects death penalty law he wrote

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - As a young state senator 30 years ago, Paul Pfeifer helped write Ohio's death penalty law. Today, as the senior member of the state Supreme Court, he's trying..
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Apple 'determined' to improve conditions at China plants

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Tuesday said that the world's most valuable tech company is doing everything it can to address growing concerns over working conditions at its Chinese manufacturing plants.
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China's next leader to meet with Obama

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping, the man set to become the country's next paramount leader, is scheduled to meet with President Barack Obama and other officials at the White House on Tuesday during a U.S. visit that is likely to help burnish Xi's statesmanly credentials at home and abroad.
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