'Despair' in Nigeria after Kano attacks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nigerian security forces say they have arrested 158 suspected members of the militant group Boko Haram, three days after attacks left more than 200 people dead in the city of Kano.
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Cruise ship cleanup will take time

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Undersea salvage experts will not start siphoning fuel off the partially sunken cruise liner Costa Concordia before Saturday, according to the man in charge of the operation, Franco Gabrielli.
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Pakistani Senate wants Musharraf tried for treason

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistan's upper house of parliament passed a resolution demanding Pervez Musharraf be arrested and tried for treason for unconstitutional acts during his regime, a senator said.
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Baghdad bombings kill at least 9, injure 72

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least six people were killed and 30 others wounded Tuesday morning when two car bombs exploded in eastern Baghdad, police officials said.
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Romney accuses Gingrich of potential wrongdoing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is launching a multipronged attack on rival Newt Gingrich, accusing the former House speaker of engaging in "potent..
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Wife of casino mogul gives to pro-Gingrich group

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A person close to a Las Vegas casino owner who helped bankroll an independent group supporting Newt Gingrich says his wife is contributing $5 million to the same or..
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Maine bishop assails Obama on birth control

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The leader of Maine's Roman Catholics is adding his voice to a chorus of condemnation by religious leaders of President Barack Obama's decision to require ch..
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Egypt's new Parliament convenes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Egypt's parliament convened Monday for the first time since former President Hosni Mubarak's ouster last year.
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Syria slams Arab League plan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The head of the Arab League's monitoring mission in Syria is expected to speak Monday about the league's plan for the violence-wracked country.
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Study: Stem cells may aid vision in blind people

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Scientists are reporting hints that embryonic stem cells can ease blindness in some people.    It's the first results from the use of embryonic st..
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Kenyan leaders to stand trial on human rights violations

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Four Kenyan officials, including Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta, will stand trial on human rights violations that are alleged to have occurred after the 2007 election, the International Criminal Court ruled Monday.
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2 more bodies found in Italy cruise crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The man in charge of search-and-rescue on the stricken cruise liner Costa Concordia is due to talk about the operation Monday, as a decision looms about when to call off the search for victims and start offloading thousands of tons of fuel from the vessel.
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Giffords leaves Congress

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords says she's leaving Congress this week. The move comes after an assassin's bullet nearly ended her life in a rampage that left six dead.  ..
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U.S. aircraft carrier goes through Strait of Hormuz

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Flanked by British and French ships, the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier, pictured, moved through the Strait of Hormuz without incident despite recent threats from Iran.
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Ind. woman wants change in school's lice policy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - A southern Indiana woman is challenging her school district's head lice policy, saying stricter rules are needed to prevent the spread of lice.  ..
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2 dead, 100 hurt in Ala. as storms pound South

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CLAY, Ala. (AP) - Severe storms and possible tornadoes pounded the South on Monday, injuring more than 100 people and killing at least two in Alabama, including a man who lived in ..
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Pot-based prescription drug looks for FDA OK

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A quarter-century after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first prescription drugs based on the main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, add..
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Romney to release taxes, Gingrich ready for Obama

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Newt Gingrich worked to capitalize Sunday on his upset victory in South Carolina's Republican presidential primary, while Mitt Romney moved quickly to cut his los..
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Environmentalists see reason for alarm in GOP race

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Four years after the GOP's rallying cry became "drill, baby, drill," environmental issues have barely registered a blip in this Republican presidential..
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Body of missing Chicago man found in Key West

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Detectives in Key West have identified a body found floating near a pier as that of a Chicago man who had been reported missing by his family.   &nb..
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