Winn-Dixie Stores sold to Bi-Lo for $560M

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - The supermarket chain Winn-Dixie is being sold in a deal valued at $560 million to Bi-Lo LLC, the companies said Monday, creating a huge grocery operator in..
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Therapy dog takes edge off law exams

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Ella the therapy dog had never been to university before.    Judging by her smile - yes, she smiles, her owner insists - the experience suited h..
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Feds issue warning to unconventional sperm donor

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FREMONT, Calif. (AP) - Federal officials have issued a warning to a California man who has been donating cups of his sperm to women who want kids.    Trent Arsenault..
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Syria signs Arab League plan, minister says

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syria has signed an Arab League proposal aimed at ending violence between government forces and protesters, Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Moallem announced Monday.
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Fla. ministry sued over abuse allegations in Haiti

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Panhandle ministry is being sued over alleged sexual abuse at a Haitian orphanage whose finances it manages.    A lawsuit filed in E..
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Reports of North Korea firing missles

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea's Yonhap news agency says North Korea has conducted a short-range missile test on the day the country announced the death of leader Kim Jong I..
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Survivors on raft found after Russian oil rig sinks

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rescue workers have found a raft with up to 15 people aboard near an offshore Russian drilling rig that capsized in the Sea of Okhotsk -- but it was unclear if they were alive, officials said Monday.
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Il dead at 69

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Kim Jong Il, North Korea's mercurial and enigmatic longtime leader, has died. He was 69.    Kim's death was announced Monday by the state t..
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Clashes in Egypt rage for3rd day

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Clashes between pro-democracy protesters and Egypt's security forces erupted for a third consecutive day Sunday as reports of casualties escalate.
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Death toll from storm tops 650 in Philippines

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Devastation from a tropical storm that deluged the southern Philippines mounted on Sunday, with the death toll rising to 569.
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Karzai to Taliban: No peace talks until representative named

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Afghanistan's government can't hold peace talks with its Taliban insurgents until the Islamic militia identifies a representative with the authority to negotiate, Afghan President Hamid Karzai said in an interview that aired Sunday.
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Iran airs 'confessions' of alleged U.S. spy

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The semi-official Fars news agency in Iran on Sunday broadcast video showing what it called the confessions of an alleged U.S. spy.
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Israel to release another 550 Palestinian prisoners

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As many as 550 Palestinian inmates are scheduled to be released from Israeli prisons Sunday in the second phase of the deal that won the freedom of captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, a spokeswoman for the Israeli prisons authority told CNN.
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Pakistan's president expected to return home soon

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistan's president will return to the country "very soon," after having received medical treatment in Dubai, his spokesman told CNN Sunday.
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Last U.S. troops exit Iraq

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

About 500 U.S. soldiers cross into Kuwait, ending almost nine years of war in Iraq. It marks the end of the largest troop drawdown for the U.S. since Vietnam.
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'We are the 99 percent' chosen as year's top quote

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A Yale University librarian says the slogan "We are the 99 percent" by Occupy Wall Street protesters is the year's most notable quote. Fred Shapiro has rele..
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Economic recovery slow for US nonprofits

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SEATTLE (AP) - As the first signs of an economic recovery make the news, many of the nation's nonprofit organizations are digging in for another three to four years of financial di..
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Mixed emotions for Iraq vets in the White House

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Tanya Bradsher felt a rush of relief each morning when the updates came in letting her know how many U.S. troops were left in Iraq.    Each time th..
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'Velvet Revolution' leader dies

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Former Czech President Vaclav Havel, one of the leading anti-Communist dissidents of the 1970s and 1980s, has died at the age of 75, Czech Television announced Sunday.
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Israel announces construction plans in Jerusalem, West Bank

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israel's Construction and Housing Ministry announced Sunday plans to build 1,000 new homes in Jerusalem and the West Bank.
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