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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Mexico spends millions to greet pope

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

It has been a project of celestial proportions, but it\'s finally ready. Construction workers have labored nonstop for months.
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President Obama to South Korea Today

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama heads to Seoul, South Korea, later today for an international summit on keeping nuclear weapons material out of the hands of terrorists.&nb..
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Why wasn't French shooter stopped?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

French police had no grounds on which to arrest gunman Mohammed Merah before he carried out three attacks in which seven people died, Prime Minister Francois Fillon told French radio station RTL Friday.
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Renegade soldiers' Mali coup

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Renegade Malian soldiers declared Thursday that they have seized power in the nation and dissolved public institutions because of the government\'s handling of an insurgency in the north.
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Pope uses cane at airport at start of trip

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

ROME (AP) - Pope Benedict XVI on Friday used a cane - apparently for the first time in public - to help him walk up to a plane during an airport ceremony to see him off on a pilgri..
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Bales to be charged with murder in Afghan killings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales will be charged with 17 counts of murder, assault and a string of other offenses in the massacre of Afghan villagers as they slept, a..
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Argentina to stock markets: Falklands oil illegal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Argentina has asked stock markets in New York and London to warn investors of its claim that five oil exploration companies are working illegally off..
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Suspect in French terror attacks dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mohammed Merah opened fire on police as they raided an apartment where he was holed up, a French official said Thursday. Merah jumped from a window while shooting and was found dead outside.
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'Harry Potter' actor jailed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An actor in the Harry Potter movies was jailed for two years Tuesday for his role in riots that swept London last summer.
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'New' Van Gogh painting discovered

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A painting dismissed for years as the work of an unknown artist has been identified as a piece by Vincent Van Gogh, after x-rays revealed an image of two wrestlers fighting underneath the floral still life.
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Museum discovers 'new' Van Gogh painting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A painting dismissed for years as the work of an unknown artist has been identified as a piece by Vincent Van Gogh, after x-rays revealed an image of two wrestlers fighting underneath the floral still life.
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Al Qaeda leader to Afghans: Rise up against Western troops

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri calls on Afghans to rise up against Western troops -- especially American forces -- in their country and back the Taliban, according to a recent audio message posted on jihadist web forums Wednesday.
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