Eurozone calls for tighter Greek surveillance

Updated 3 yearss ago   
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

Updated 3 yearss ago   
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 3 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 3 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

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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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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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Political crisis erupts in Venezuela after primary elections

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least one person was critically injured Tuesday in Venezuela when police clashed with opponents of the government of President Hugo Chavez.
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Clashes mark anniversary of Bahrain protests

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By: WINK Administrator

Police fired tear gas at demonstrators Tuesday as hundreds of activists tried to reach the landmark Pearl Roundabout on the anniversary of last year's pro-democracy protests in Bahrain.
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GOP lawmakers: panel reaches pact on payroll tax cut ext.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - GOP lawmakers: House-Senate panel reaches tentative pact on payroll tax cut extension.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may..
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Love letters from history's tyrants

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Stalin was to the point. Napoleon went on and on. Hitler did it as if he were writing an employee's job review. A new book looks at love letters of famous people, including tyrants.
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Taliban reveals political strategy for first time

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CNN's senior international correspondent Nic Robertson explains that when the Taliban admitted to having talks with U.S. officials, it also showed, for the first time, the group's political strategy and how Taliban leaders might be hoping to get a better deal from the negotiating table than they can hope for from the battlefield.
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Israel blames Iran for Thai bombings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A series of bombs rocked the Thai capital on Tuesday and police worked to see if there were ties between these explosions and bombing attacks in India and Georgia the day before that Israel squarely blamed on Iran.
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Italy prosecutors appeal Knox acquittal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Prosecutors in Italy lodged an appeal Tuesday of the acquittal of American student Amanda Knox in the murder of British student Meredith Kercher.
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Blast in Bangkok linked to Iran, Israel says

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BANGKOK (AP) - A wounded Iranian fleeing an unintended explosion at a house threw a grenade at Bangkok police that instead blew off one of his legs in a series of blasts Tuesday th..
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