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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Who is Anonymous?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

There's been a lot of news over the past few days about the hacker collective Anonymous. Last Friday, the group claimed to have posted an internal FBI conference call discussing investigations into Anonymous and the FBI acknowledged the call was intended to be private. This week, Anonymous posted e-mails that it claims are from an adviser to the Syrian president, suggesting how Bashar al-Assad could downplay violence in the country when he was interviewed by Barbara Walters last summer.
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Bill renames Gulf of Mexico as Gulf of America

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - State Rep. Steve Holland wants to rename the Gulf of Mexico as the Gulf of America for "official purposes within the state of Mississippi."    ..
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States, banks reach foreclosure-abuse settlement

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. states have reached a $25 billion deal with the nation's biggest mortgage lenders over foreclosure abuses that occurred after the housing bubble burst. ..
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Freeze strains Ukrainian EMS

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As Ukraine suffers in the grip of a brutal winter, the country's ambulance service is inundated with calls for help.
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Court suspends Spain's most famous judge

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Spain's best-known judge will be suspended for 11 years from the bench after his conviction Thursday for improperly ordering wiretaps while investigating a financial corruption case, the nation's Supreme Court ruled.
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Bet on Olympics? This way, it's OK

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

There are few topics in sport more taboo than betting. Ask baseball's Pete Rose.
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Spy agency called before Pakistani high court

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Long thought to be untouchable, Pakistan's secretive and powerful spy agency found itself in the nation's Supreme Court Thursday, charged with producing eight men it's accused of holding since 2010 and explaining the deaths of four other detainees.
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Asylum or 'medical leave' for Chinese crime buster?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Reports that the crime-busting deputy major of a Chinese city had gone on "medical leave" sparks speculation that he had sought asylum.
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Deposed president faces arrest in the Maldives

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A tense calm reigned Thursday morning in the streets of Male, the capital of the Maldives, a day after the country's former president and his supporters clashed with the police.
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More than 700 suffer food poisoning after Mexico rally

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities treated more than 700 people for food poisoning after a political rally in southern Mexico this week, officials said.
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