Uzbek man pleads guilty in plot to kill Obama

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - A man from Uzbekistan who pleaded guilty Friday to plotting to kill President Barack Obama with an automatic rifle claimed he was acting at the direction of..
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They're back: Social issues overtake US politics

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - All of a sudden, abortion, contraception and gay marriage are at the center of American political discourse, with the struggling - though improving - economy push..
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US increases travel warning to 14 Mexican states

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MEXICO CITY (AP) - The U.S. State Department recommends Americans avoid travel to all or parts of 14 of 31 Mexican states in the widest travel advisory since Mexico stepped up its ..
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Greek PM says default would lead to 'chaos'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece's future in the euro grew increasingly precarious Friday as violence erupted on the streets of Athens and dissent grew among its lawmakers after Europe..
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Santorum to conservatives: Don't settle for Romney

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Presidential candidate Rick Santorum implored conservatives Friday not to settle for Mitt Romney's more moderate record, and to instead insist on nominating an un..
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Obama: Birth control policy meets everyone's needs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says a revamped birth control policy will both protect religious liberties and protect women's access to contraception.    S..
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Nearly 1 in 20 US adults over 50 have fake knees

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - Nearly 1 in 20 Americans older than 50 have artificial knees, or more than 4 million people, according to the first national estimate showing how common these replac..
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Hacking the city for a greener future

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

City dwellers will soon be able to make greener travel choices just by looking at their smartphone.
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NATO probes report of Afghan civilian deaths

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NATO is investigating a report by Afghan authorities that an airstrike by coalition forces killed eight children in Kapisa province this week, it said Friday.
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Violence erupts as Greece ponders terms for new bailout

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hooded youths tossed stones and police fired stun grenades Friday in front of the Greek Parliament as lawmakers faced tough new conditions they must meet before euro zone finance ministers will give them billions of desperately needed euros to bail out the debt-ridden country.
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President Obama to sign last bill Giffords sponsored

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Obama is set to sign the last piece of legislation that former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords sponsored and voted on. It's the Ultralight Aircraft Smuggli..
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Groups demand new probe into Marine photo

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

SAN DIEGO (AP) - A leading Jewish organization and others outraged by a photo showing Marine snipers in Afghanistan posing with a logo resembling a notorious Nazi symbol are demand..
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19 killed in Kashmir bus accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 19 people died when a bus plunged down a gorge Friday in a mountainous region of Kashmir, authorities said.
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Singapore court: 4 suspects can be extradited to U.S.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Singapore court ruled Friday that four people can be extradited to the United States to face conspiracy charges after electronic components from a U.S. company were smuggled to Iran and ended up in explosives in Iraq.
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Human rights group calls for Iraq to end executions

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A human rights group expressed alarm Thursday at the pace of executions in Iraq and called for Iraqi authorities to abolish the practice.
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Attorney: Pakistani court gives spy agency ultimatum

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistan's Supreme Court gave the country's secretive and powerful spy agency a midnight deadline to hand over seven detainees who were allegedly arrested without due process and injured while in its custody, a lawyer representing several of the detainees told CNN Friday.
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Volcano erupts in Indonesia, hurling ash cloud into the sky

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A restless volcano in northern Indonesia erupted Friday, spewing clouds of ash as high as 2 kilometers into the sky, the country's National Disaster Management Agency said.
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Mexican army seizes 15 tons of methamphetamine

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Mexican army has seized more than 15 tons of methamphetamine from a clandestine laboratory in a remote area of the state of Jalisco, west of the capital, the country's Secretary of National Defense said Thursday.
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Challenger to Chavez showing strength in Venezuela

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

When an opposition candidate challenged Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to a debate last month, his reply was "aguila no caza mosca" -- "the eagle doesn't hunt the fly."
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Video of Chinese toddler sobbing in snow sparks outrage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A video of a toddler crying while running in the snow nearly naked has sparked a firestorm in China, but the boy's father says the exercise was meant to strengthen his son.
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