Probe into Afghan Quran burning nearly done

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Caroline Hayden

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Western officials say a joint investigation by NATO and Afghan officials into the burning of copies of the Quran that triggered riots and more than 30 dea..
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Interpol: 'Anonymous' hackers arrested

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Police in Europe and South America have arrested 25 alleged members of the "Anonymous" hacking group, Interpol said, amid a suspected attack on its own website by the group's supporters.
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340-ton rock begins rolling to LA for art's sake

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

LOS ANGELES (AP) - After months of preparation, a massive boulder has begun its 105-mile journey to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The 340-ton chunk of granite that acc..
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Iran opens space program site for first media tour

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

MAHDASHT, Iran (AP) - Iran opened a key space facility to visiting journalists for the first time Wednesday in an apparent effort to show its willingness to allow glimpses at sensi..
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1 killed, 13 injured by possible tornado in Mo.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) - At least one person has been killed in southwest Missouri as possible tornadoes whipped the Midwest, causing numerous injuries and significant damage. Lt. ..
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Fukushima's 'cold' reactors pose a constant threat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Twisted metal beams still jut from the top of Japan's Fukushima Daiichi stricken reactors, almost one year after a massive tsunami triggered nuclear meltdown.
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1 dead, 3 missing after U.S. Coast Guard Crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard says one crewmember is dead and three others remain missing following a helicopter crash in Alabama during a training mission. S..
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Captain pleads guilty over New Zealand ship disaster

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The captain and second officer of a container ship that ran aground last year resulting in New Zealand's worst maritime environmental disaster, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a range of charges.
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Fla. man charged with Obama threat on Facebook

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A Miami man is charged with using Facebook postings to threaten to harm or assassinate President Barack Obama during his visit to South Florida last we..
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Interpol says suspected Anonymous hackers arrested

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PARIS (AP) - Interpol says 25 suspected members of the loose-knit Anonymous hacker movement have been arrested in a sweep across Europe and South America.    The int..
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Tsunami debris reaches halfway across Pacific

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HONOLULU (AP) - Lumber, boats and other debris ripped from Japanese coastal towns by tsunamis last year have spread across some 3,000 miles to areas halfway across the North Pacifi..
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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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