Maine man arrested in missing firefighter's death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSON, Maine (AP) - Maine State Police say they've arrested a man in the death of a missing firefighter from Florida.    Police say they charged 24-year-old Daniel..
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Photographer escapes Syria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

British photographer Paul Conroy, who was wounded in an attack in Syria that left two other journalists dead last week, has been smuggled out of the country and is now safe in Lebanon, activist Wissam Tarif said Tuesday.
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Amnesty report rips Iranian crackdown

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

While the world's attention has been focused on tumult in the Arab world, Iran has cracked down with impunity on dissent and is feared to come down even harder as elections approach, Amnesty International said in a sweeping report.
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Romney fights to avoid home-state embarrassment

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - Mitt Romney hoped to avoid an embarrassing home-state loss in Tuesday's Michigan primary but blamed his difficulty attracting needed support from the sta..
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50 years later, JFK speech part of culture war

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

When Rick Santorum rebuked John F. Kennedy's 1960 speech on religion, he was repeating a common conservative view that the address did more harm than good.    In an ..
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Santorum defends automated anti-Romney calls to Democrats

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - Rick Santorum is defending his campaign's use of automated telephone calls encouraging Michigan Democrats to vote against Mitt Romney today in the state'..
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Gingrich targeting 'Super Tuesday' states

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DALTON, Ga. (AP) - Plotting a comeback, Newt Gingrich looked beyond Tuesday's Republican presidential primaries in Michigan and Arizona to the Southern voters he hopes will rejuven..
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Home prices fell in December in most US cities

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Home prices fell in December for a fourth straight month in most major U.S. cities, as modest sales gains in the depressed housing market have yet to lift prices...
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US military deaths in Afghanistan at 1,777

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

As of Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012, at least 1,777 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an ..
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Wounded photographer escapes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

British photographer Paul Conroy, who was wounded in an attack in Syria that left two other journalists dead last week, has been smuggled out of the country and is now safe in Lebanon, activist Wissam Tarif said Tuesday.
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Violence ripples across Iraq, leaves 8 dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A series of attacks across the Iraqi capital left seven people dead and nine wounded Tuesday, while another attack killed a local leader and wounded his guard in Fallujah.
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Death toll rises to 3 in Ohio school shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) - The death toll rose to three Tuesday in the shooting rampage in an Ohio high school cafeteria as schoolmates and townspeople grappled with the tragedy and wond..
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Dangerous fugitive from California captured in Lee County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A California fugitive, who has been on the run since 2006, was arrested in Lee County Monday. Andrew Watson was wanted in Orange County for sexual battery, sexual..
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Official: 18 dead after buses ambushed in Pakistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Assailants ambushed four passenger buses in northwest Pakistan, pulled out Shiite males and killed 18 of them Tuesday, police said.
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Student wounded in shooting declared brain-dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) - A student who was wounded in yesterday's school shooting near Cleveland has been declared brain dead -- one day after another student was killed and three othe..
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Nicaraguan to face US drug, terror charges

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A Nicaraguan national has been extradited to the U.S. to face charges of drug trafficking and attempting to provide support to a Colombian paramilitary group. &nb..
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Why Syria's Christians are angry

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In Syria, the Christians are angry. For eleven months, many of their leaders have stood firmly behind the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. However, Syria's new Constitution explicitly says in Article 3 that the president of the country has to be a Muslim, thereby barring Christians from the right to run for the top post.
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Ancient 'air-con' cools sustainably

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

How did buildings keep cool before the invention of air conditioning? As architects consider how to reduce the energy demands of new builds, some are turning to the past for simple, low-tech solutions.
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President Obama to Speak to Auto Workers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is likely to remind an auto workers convention that automakers have made a comeback and that one factor is the government bailout of the in..
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Dental Visits to the ER

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

CHICAGO (AP) - New research shows that more Americans are turning to the emergency room for routine dental problems. A study released Tuesday by the Pew Center on the States found ..
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