A parent's nightmare in shelled Homs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The shrapnel wound is in the toddler's left side. The boy needs "a proper hospital," the doctor says, not the makeshift clinic in the Syrian city of Homs where he's being treated.
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Saving Syria's wounded kids

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The shrapnel wound is in the toddler's left side. The boy needs "a proper hospital," the doctor says, not the makeshift clinic in the Syrian city of Homs where he's being treated.
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Police subdue rioting inmates in Bali

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hundreds of Indonesian police officers charged into a prison in Bali on Wednesday to subdue rioting inmates who had set a building on fire and thrown stones at firefighters.
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Megaupload founder Dotcom released on bail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A New Zealand court on Wednesday released on bail Kim Dotcom, the millionaire founder of the file-sharing website Megaupload, after a judge said Dotcom did not appear to have funds available to flee.
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Yemen election: Short on candidates, long on hope

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

There is only one name on the ballot Tuesday as Yemen goes to the polls to replace longtime ruler Ali Abdullah Saleh. And yet, the election is a historic one because it signifies the formal end of Saleh's 33-year reign.
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Mexico: American likely hit by Juarez bullet

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A bullet thought to have been from a shootout between carjackers and municipal police in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, struck a woman walking in neighboring El Paso, Texas, Tuesday morning, El Paso's mayor told CNN.
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More child soldiers in Somalia fighting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Children as young as 10 years old increasingly face horrific abuse in war-torn Somalia as the Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab has targeted them to replenish its diminishing ranks of fighters, according to a Human Rights Watch report released Tuesday.
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IAEA experts leave Iran without agreement

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two days of talks with Iran have failed to produce agreement on how to verify that Iran's nuclear program remains peaceful, the International Atomic Energy Agency announced Tuesday.
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Official: Burned Qurans had 'extremist inscriptions'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside the Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan on Tuesday, spurred by reports that soldiers had burned a copy of the Quran at the base.
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Chavez says he will undergo surgery for lesion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Tuesday that he will need to undergo surgery to remove a lesion found in the same area where doctors removed a cancerous tumor from his body last year.
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Johnson & Johnson CEO Bill Weldon retires in April

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Johnson & Johnson's longtime CEO, Bill Weldon, is retiring this April, following an embarrassing string of product recalls over more than 2 years that has ..
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Ex-judge in Mass. defends forced abortion ruling

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOSTON (AP) - A retired Massachusetts judge on Tuesday defended her decision to order a mentally ill woman to have an abortion and be sterilized against her wishes, and she blasted..
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Sugarland lawyer blames fans for Indiana injuries

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Fans who were killed and injured when stage rigging and sound equipment collapsed onto them as they awaited a Sugarland concert at the Indiana State Fair failed..
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Strauss-Kahn questioned over alleged prostitution ring

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Dominique Strauss Khan, the former International Monetary Fund chief, is scheduled to be questioned Tuesday by authorities investigating an alleged prostitution ring operating out of two hotels in France.
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Gov't seeks smaller role for Fannie, Freddie

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government regulator for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac has submitted a plan to Congress that would shrink the mortgage giants' role in the housing market. &..
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The battle over Zander McCready continues in Lee Co.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Our cameras are inside a Lee County courtroom for a custody hearing for Zander McCready, the son of country singer Mindy McCready. In November, WINK News broke th..
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Southern Baptist panel recommends add-on to name

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Southern Baptists first considered changing their name in 1903. Leaders have seriously proposed it at least 13 times since then.    Now, Sout..
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Gun found inside piano donated to nursing home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PITTSFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Police say an unloaded gun has been found inside a piano that was donated to a southeast Michigan nursing home years ago.    AnnArb..
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Pakistan vows to arrest Musharraf for Bhutto assassination

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistani authorities vowed Tuesday to use the international police agency Interpol to arrest former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf in connection with the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.
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Mardi Gras revelry, parades take over New Orleans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Revelers hit the streets Tuesday to celebrate Mardi Gras, lured to the French Quarter and stately oak-lined avenues by the chance to snag beads and baubles from ..
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