Breast implant maker's founder arrested

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The founder of a French company that makes breast implants linked to a health scare was arrested Thursday, the French national police said.
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Tainted heart medicine suspected in Pakistan deaths

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 100 people died after taking what officials suspect may have been tainted heart medicine in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore, the health ministry said Thursday.
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Tensions flare over Falkland Islands

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

It's been nearly 30 years since British and Argentinian troops fought over the Falkland Islands, but politicians from both countries are ratcheting up their rhetoric over the British-controlled territory.
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More than 100 arrested in Mexican Mafia busts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities arrested more than 100 members and associates of the street gang the Mexican Mafia in southern California as part of investigation into a wide range of offenses such as racketeering, kidnapping, attempted murder and drug trafficking, federal officials said.
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Building in Brazil partially collapses after blast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An 18-story building partially collapsed after an explosion in the historic center of Rio de Janeiro Wednesday night, state media reported.
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Merkel: Greece remains on knife-edge

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is expected Wednesday to give a stark warning to economic policymakers that Greece may yet face meltdown amid a crisis that has brought the European single currency to the brink of collapse.
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SEALs parachute, rescue aid workers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. special forces swooped into Somalia in a pair of helicopters under the cover of darkness Wednesday to rescue two kidnapped aid workers -- an American and a Dane -- in a daring raid that also killed several gunmen , an American official said Wednesday.
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Red Crescent official gunned down in Syria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Security forces and pro-government militias in Syria assaulted neighborhoods overnight in the flashpoint city of Hama, an opposition activist group reported Wednesday.
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Family: Syria releases American student

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Ohio-born student missing for three weeks after being detained by Syrian authorities has been released, his family announced Wednesday.
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Senate Democrats promise to push Obama tax agenda

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's Democratic allies in the Senate promised Wednesday to press ahead this year with legislation drawn from his plans to require millionaires..
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Turkish film highlights gay honor killing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Shortly after telling his parents he was gay, Ahmet Yildiz was gunned down inside his car by his father in Istanbul. It was Turkey's first officially recogniz..
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Palestinian leader: Talks with Israel over

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) - A low-level dialogue between Israelis and Palestinians about a future border has ended without any breakthrough, the Palestinian president said Wednesday..
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US military raid in Somalia frees American, Dane

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - U.S. Navy SEALs parachuted into Somalia under cover of darkness early Wednesday and crept up to an outdoor camp where an American woman and Danish man wer..
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Obama to protect US goods globally

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) - President Barack Obama adopted a new strategy Wednesday declaring for the first time that the United States has a national security interest in protecting..
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Iraq al-Qaida says US withdrew to save money

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BAGHDAD (AP) - The U.S. pulled its troops out of Iraq because its economy is collapsing and it needed to save money, an al-Qaida front group said in a messaged posted on its websit..
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Ex-BP employee files whistleblower suit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A former BP employee who claims he was fired for airing concerns the company wasn't following federal rules for cleaning Mississippi's shoreline after the Gulf o..
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5 voices: Egypt's 'unfinished revolution'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Protests started in Egypt a year ago, but the country still has a long way to go. CNN\'s Ben Wedeman spoke to prominent Egyptians about the \"unfinished revolution.\"
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Iraqi outrage over U.S. Marine's plea deal in Haditha killings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iraqis reacted with outrage Wednesday to news of a plea deal for a U.S. Marine squad leader charged in connection with the deaths of 24 people, in which he received a rank reduction and pay cut but avoided jail time.
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Cruise ship captain admits 'mistake' in deposition

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In his answers to prosecutors, defense attorneys and a judge, the captain of the ill-fated cruise ship Costa Concordia admitted he made a "mistake" in colliding with rocks off the Italian island of Giglio.
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In Romney's tax returns, details on Mormon tithe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Mitt Romney's newly released tax returns provide more than an accounting of the Republican presidential candidate's remarkable personal wealth. The documents also give a rare glimp..
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