Senegal's scenic island exposes slave trade horrors

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A short ferry ride away from Dakar, lies the quiet and picturesque Goree Island. Three kilometers off the coast, the Senegalese island is tiny and easily accessible by foot.
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Iran threatens pre-emptive action

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iran warned Tuesday it would strike against an "enemy" threatening it if needed to protect its national interests -- even if the enemy didn't attack first.
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Greece Debt Deal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greeks have woken up to the news that their country will likely avoid defaulting on its debt mountain next month and that the euro will remain their currency...
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Glenn marks 50 years since historic orbit of Earth

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

Glenn marks 50 years since historic orbit of EarthEds: Links additional AP Photos. AP Video.KANTELE FRANKOAssociated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - John Glenn made his historic s..
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300 Cameroon elephants poached

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Poachers in search of ivory in northern Cameroon have slaughtered nearly 300 elephants for their tusks since mid-January, according to the country's minister of forestry and wildlife.
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Evangelicals want reversal of birth control rule

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A group of evangelical pastors is joining Roman Catholic leaders who oppose an Obama administration requirement that employees of religiously affiliated bus..
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Obama to raise cash, pitch economic agenda in Fla.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama plans to raise money in Florida this week, including a $30,000 a person event at the Windermere, Fla., home of Dallas Mavericks guard Vince..
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Utah health data shows high suicide rate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - New data from Utah's Office of Vital Records shows the state has one of the nation's highest rates of suicide.    The Salt Lake Tribune reports..
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U.S. senators to meet with Egypt over accused NGO workers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A delegation of three U.S. senators, including Arizona Sen. John McCain, were in Egypt on Monday to meet with the country's military leaders and discuss the case of 19 American workers who face charges as part of an Egyptian crackdown on nongovernmental organizations.
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Rebels hold 3 peacekeepers in Sudan's Darfur

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) - The spokeswoman for a joint United Nations/African Union peacekeeping force says three of its members are being held by rebels in Sudan's Darfur.  ..
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U.N. nuclear watchdog agency in Iran for more talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Officials with the U.N. nuclear watchdog agency begin a second round of talks Monday with Iranian officials over the country's nuclear program, a day after Tehran cut off crude exports to British and French companies in retaliation for a new round of sanctions imposed on the regime.
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US, Mexico agree to cooperate on energy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAS CABOS, Mexico (AP) - The United States and Mexico agreed Monday to work together when drilling for oil and gas below their maritime border in the Gulf of Mexico.   &n..
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Israel top court takes Palestinian detainee appeal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's Supreme Court has brought forward a hearing this week on the appeal of a Palestinian prisoner waging an unprecedented two-month hunger strike, court offic..
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UN nuclear inspectors to press Iran on weapons

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - U.N. nuclear inspectors starting a two-day visit to Tehran on Monday sought to meet Iranian nuclear scientists and visit a key military facility as they try to ..
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Polish folk art society defends its 'Oskar' award

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WARSAW, Poland (AP) - Few would confuse the glitz of the Academy Awards with a ceremony held by a folk arts society in Poland, but Hollywood doesn't want anyone else handing out Os..
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Misrata holds first Libyan elections post-Gadhafi

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MISRATA, Libya (AP) - Four months after the death of Moammar Gadhafi, the people of Misrata were frustrated by stalled reforms. They played a key role in overthrowing the Libyan di..
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Fighting for survival inside Syrian shelter

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CNN\'s Arwa Damon and her crew find desperate, fearful Syrians struggling to stay alive in a bunker in Homs.
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Santorum questions Obama's 'world view,' not faith

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CUMMING, Ga. (AP) - Rick Santorum on Sunday condemned what he called President Barack Obama's world view that "elevates the Earth above man," discouraging increased use of natural ..
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Dog gets stem cell injection for arthritis

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) - A 12-year-old yellow Labrador retriever named Jake is recovering as his family waits to see if a stem cell injection will regenerate his limbs and help h..
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For boomers, it's a new era of 'work til you drop'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - When Paula Symons joined the U.S. workforce in 1972, typewriters in her office clacked nonstop, people answered the telephones and the hot new technology revolut..
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