Government panel considers WTC cancer claims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A government panel is considering whether a multibillion-dollar aid program for people sickened by World Trade Center dust should be expanded to include people who ..
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Neighbors had reported possible abuse of Wis. girl

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Neighbors of a severely malnourished Wisconsin teenager say they rarely saw the girl leave home, and when she did emerge she would scavenge through the trash at ti..
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Jon Secada joins Hepatitis C awareness campaign

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Three-time Grammy winner Jon Secada wishes his father Jose hadn't kept his Hepatitis C diagnosis a secret.    The Cuban-American sing-songwriter's fathe..
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North Korea marks 70th anniversary of dead leader's birth

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

North Korea on Thursday marked the 70th anniversary of the birth of its late leader Kim Jong Il with an array of dedicated programming on state television.
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U.S. man wrongly imprisoned in Nicaragua?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Since last summer, a former Peace Corps volunteer from Washington state has been wasting away in a Nicaraguan prison, wrongfully convicted of international drug trafficking, money laundering and organized crime, his supporters say.
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Unemployment applications drop to a 4-year low

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Caroline Hayden

WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell to the lowest point in almost four years last week, the latest signal that the job market is steadily impr..
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Moody's warns of big bank downgrades.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

NEW YORK (AP) - Some of the world's biggest banks as well as some securities firms may face a downgrade in their credit ratings. Moody's Investors Service says it may take the acti..
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Pay-as-you-go solar lights up Africa

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

nPay-as-you-go products may be synonymous with mobile phones but a solar energy service in Africa is harnessing the popular business model to bring affordable electricity to the continent\'s remotest communities.
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Police officer in Ariz shooting has shot 6 others

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

 PHOENIX (AP) - Authorities are investigating an Arizona officer's decision to shoot a man holding a baby, as officials point out that the same policeman had been involved in ..
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Report: Libyan militias 'out of control'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Armed militias in Libya are committing human rights abuses with impunity, threatening to destabilize the country and hindering its efforts to rebuild, Amnesty International said Thursday.
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"Underwear Bomber" in Court Today

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Bibey

DETROIT (AP) - The government expects at least five passengers will speak in court at the sentencing of a Nigerian man who admits trying to blow up a Detroit-bound airliner on Chri..
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Thailand: Iranians planned to attack Israelis

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

BANGKOK (AP) - Three Iranians detained after accidentally setting off explosives in Bangkok were planning to attack Israeli diplomats, Thailand's top policeman said Thursday in the..
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Israel steps up protection for diplomats

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's Foreign Ministry says it has stepped up security for diplomats posted overseas following a string of attempted attacks on Israeli personnel in Asia...
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Thailand: Israeli diplomats targeted

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A group that set off explosions in Bangkok this week intended to strike Israeli diplomats, a Thai police official said, intensifying a heated argument between Israel and Iran about a string of bombings in different countries.
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U.S. Jewish groups urged to be vigilant

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

With tensions between Iran and the West running high, law enforcement officials are concerned Iran or its surrogates could mount attacks against Jewish targets inside the United States -- but there is no specific information that any plots are in the works, according to an intelligence bulletin obtained by CNN.
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Hundreds die in Honduras prison fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 272 people were killed in a fire at a prison in central Honduras, a local fire department said Wednesday.
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Syria vote called 'window dressing'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The embattled Syrian president announced a constitutional referendum Wednesday as his forces pummeled Homs and other towns where people cried out for his regime to end.
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Libyan militias 'out of control,' Amnesty International says

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Armed militias in Libya are committing human rights abuses with impunity, threatening to destabilize the country and hindering its efforts to rebuild, Amnesty International said Thursday.
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15-minute-old newborn gets pacemaker for heart

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The name Jaya in Hindi means victorious. And Jaya Maharaj was just that, as she became one of the smallest-ever recipients of a pacemaker when she was 15 minut..
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Romney targets auto bailout in battle for Michigan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is wooing tea partyers in his home state of Michigan with a potentially risky strategy: blasting the auto i..
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