Apple 'determined' to improve conditions at China plants

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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

Updated 3 yearss ago   
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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US weighs steep cuts in nuclear force

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Associated Press has learned that the Obama administration is weighing sharp new cuts to the U.S. nuclear force, including a possible 80 percent reduction in ..
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At least 4 dead, 28 wounded in Iraq explosion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A car bomb exploded Tuesday outside a popular restaurant in eastern Mosul killing three people and wounding 19 others, a health official said.
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Obama: Good US-China ties help the whole world

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says good ties between with United States and China are essential, and help the rest of the world.    Obama and China's next..
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Greek reform package means years of pain

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Greeks look set to pay a heavy price for the latest bailout package aimed at rescuing the debt-stricken country and preventing the crisis spreading throughout the eurozone.
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Revised Italian cruise lawsuit adds new plaintiffs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A revised lawsuit has been filed in Miami adding more plaintiffs and claims that seek millions of dollars in damages in last month's Italian cruise ship disaster. ..
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Prosecutors seek to reinstate Knox conviction

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Caroline Hayden

MILAN (AP) - Italian prosecutors have appealed to Italy's highest criminal court against the overturning of the murder convictions of American Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend ..
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5 people wounded in 3 explosions in Thai capital

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

BANGKOK (AP) - Three explosions ripped through a busy neighborhood in Bangkok on Tuesday, wounding four Thai civilians and blowing off the legs of a foreigner whom police blamed fo..
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New Vegas museum highlights mob bosses, tommy guns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

LAS VEGAS (AP) - In one room, a ghastly photo wall of bloody, uncensored images showcases the mob's greatest hits. In another, visitors are taught to load a revolver. And for ..
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Defense Spending

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

 WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says a slimmed-down, $614 billion budget plan will hit all 50 states and was carefully planned so there is little room for ch..
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Bomb-sniffing rats in Colombia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At a Colombian National Police base in the outskirts of Bogota, the nation's capital, a new recruit is being trained.
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