Why Wikipedia's dark protest?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Go to Wikipedia at midnight, and you won't find any of the usual encyclopedia articles.
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Stocks edge higher on hopes for IMF cash boost

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Stock indexes are edging higher in midday trading following reports that the International Monetary Fund could get more cash to help countries struggling to manage ..
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Wikipedia, Google protest US antipiracy proposals

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - January 18 is a date that will live in ignorance, as Wikipedia started a 24-hour blackout of its English-language articles, joining other sites in a protest of pend..
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Bedbugs found in Nebraska university dorm room

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Bedbugs have been sharing space with two students who live in a dorm room at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.    Ashleigh Auman told Lincoln ..
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Sudan faces potential famine, U.S. envoy warns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Half a million people will face an emergency bordering on famine by March if international humanitarian organizations are not allowed into areas of Sudan that are mired in conflict, United States envoy to Sudan Princeton Lyman warned Wednesday.
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Why Wikipedia is going down in protest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Go to Wikipedia at midnight, and you won't find any of the usual encyclopedia articles.
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More bodies recovered from ship

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Italian rescuers and divers located a second \"black box\" and the remains of five people in the wreckage of the Costa Concordia cruise ship.
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U.S. Peace Corps pulls out of Honduras

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. Peace Corps has pulled more than 150 volunteers out of Honduras while the organization reviews security in the Central American country, a spokeswoman said Tuesday.
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Syrian official defects, says regime will fight at all costs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

While the Syrian government's fierce crackdown on dissidents shows no sign of letting up, cracks are emerging in the regime's armor.
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Jordan's king: 'Baby steps' to Mideast peace talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

With a goal toward advancing peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians, Jordan's King Abdullah will meet with U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday.
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Uncertainty troubles Nigeria after oil strike is halted

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An uneasy calm returned to Nigeria's cities Tuesday, a day after two Nigerian labor groups suspended their nationwide strike over the elimination of the country's fuel subsidy.
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Italian captain being placed under house arrest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROME (AP) - A lawyer says the captain who allegedly abandoned the crippled Costa Concordia cruise liner will be released from jail and placed under house arrest.    ..
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5 tourists killed in Ethiopia: report

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - Five foreign tourists were killed by unknown armed rebels in Ethiopia's restive Afar region in the country's north, Ethiopian state television reported..
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Turkey reacts to Rick Perry's terrorist accusation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry drew Turkey's ire on Tuesday after suggesting the country is ruled by Islamic terrorists and questioning its..
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Fliers panic over false crash alarm

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

British Airways is apologizing to passengers on board a trans-Atlantic flight after a recorded message announcing the plane was about to make an emergency landing was mistakenly played over the intercom.
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Romney says he pays about 15 percent in income tax

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) - Mitt Romney says he will release his tax returns in April and they will show he pays close to 15 percent of his income in taxes.    The multimi..
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Is Mexico City safe from drug war?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Once dogged by a crime-ridden reputation, Mexico City has become a refuge. But in a drug war that has claimed more than 47,000 lives, are there any sanctuaries?
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Obama to visit Disney World

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - President Obama will announce a strategy for promoting tourism during a visit to Walt Disney World in Orlando later this week.    White House of..
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Romanian health minister reappointed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Romania's deputy health minister, whose resignation last week triggered ongoing protests across the nation, was reappointed to his post on Tuesday after meeting with the prime minister.
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Muslim Brotherhood picks Egypt's new parliament speaker

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Egypt's top political parties have agreed to nominate a member of the Muslim Brotherhood as the nation's next parliament speaker, the first time in decades that an Islamist would hold that post.
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