Some Pakistani troops leave Afghan border posts

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistan has withdrawn several soldiers from posts along the country's border with Afghanistan following a NATO attack that killed two dozen Pakistani troops, military officials said Tuesday.
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Possible scam victim died months ago

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio coroner says a man suspected of being the third fatal victim of a deadly Craigslist robbery scheme died in August, weeks before the suspected killings..
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Source: W.Va. mine disaster yields $210M agreement

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The owner of a West Virginia coal mine where an explosion killed 29 men will pay nearly $210 million in a historic settlement arising from the worst U.S. c..
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Sentencing begins for Blagojevich

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

CHICAGO (AP) - Rod Blagojevich's days of reckoning have arrived. A federal judge convenes a two-day sentencing hearing Tuesday for the disgraced former Illinois governor on 18..
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Scientists: 'Merged' waves spurred Japan tsunami

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The devastating wall of water that struck Japan in March was the result of at least two waves that combined to create a more powerful tsunami, U.S. scientists said Monday.
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Perry phoned top donors ahead of presidential bid

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) — Time and again, Texas Gov. Rick Perry picked up his office phone in the months before he would announce his bid for the presidency. He dialed wealthy friend..
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Syrian opposition warns Iran, Hezbollah

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iran and Lebanon\'s Hezbollah movement are risking their future ties with Syria by supporting embattled Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad now, the head of a leading Syrian opposition group says.
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Authorities cancel flights as haze shrouds Beijing

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thick air shrouding Beijing forced authorities to cancel flights and close expressways, state media reported Monday.
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Karzai: Taliban could return

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Taliban could make a comeback and take over Afghanistan again, the country's President Hamid Karzai warned Monday at an international conference on Afghanistan's future.
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Actress alleges Indian magazine faked nude photo

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Veema Malik wants to sue FHM India, alleging that a nude photo of her on its December cover was doctored.
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Official: Iraqi leader under Saddam Hussein to be executed

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tariq Aziz, who served as Iraq's top diplomat under Saddam Hussein, will be executed next year, after U.S. forces have pulled out of the country, an adviser to Iraq's prime minister told CNN on Monday.
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Global Witness quits blood diamonds regulator

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - A major human rights watchdog on Monday left the international body charged with keeping blood diamonds off the market, accusing the regulatory group of refusin..
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S&P puts 15 eurozone countries on credit watch

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BRUSSELS (AP) - Standard & Poor's is threatening to downgrade the credit rating of 15 eurozone countries, saying the worsening debt crisis is affecting the bloc's strongest eco..
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RI governor gets 3,600 calls opposing holiday tree

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Thousands of people have lodged complaints over independent Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee's (CHAY'-feez) decision to call a spruce erected at the Stateho..
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Assange wins latest round in extradition fight

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will be allowed to appeal against extradition to Sweden on sex allegations, the British High Court announced Monday, sending his case to the Supreme Court.
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Scientists find monster black holes, biggest yet

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Scientists have found the biggest black holes known to exist - each one 10 billion times the size of our sun.    A team led by astronomer..
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FAA chief on leave after drunken driving arrest

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Transportation Department says Federal Aviation Administration chief Randy Babbitt is on a leave of absence and his employment is being reviewed following his..
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26,000 still without power after Calif. winds

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Southern California Edison says about 26,000 customers are still without power, nearly a week after the worst windstorm in a decade.    Spoke..
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NASA finds planet that's just about right for life

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - NASA has found a new planet outside our solar system that's eerily similar to Earth in key aspects.    Scientists say the temperature on the surfac..
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King's birthday lifts mood after Thai floods

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest-serving monarch, celebrated his 84th birthday Monday, giving the Southeast Asian country some much-needed cheer after months of devastating flooding nationwide.
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