Official: Turkish airstrike on border kills 35

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Turkey's military launched an airstrike near the Iraqi border Thursday, an action that killed at least 31 Kurdish villagers, a local official said.
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U.S. to sell $30B worth of fighter jets to Saudi Arabia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. government has signed an agreement with Saudi Arabia to sell nearly $30 billion worth of F-15 combat jets, according to a statement released Thursday by the Obama administration.
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Fox apologizes to Jews for Facebook poll on Jesus

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Fox Latin America has apologized for a poll on whether Jews killed Jesus Christ that one of its staffers put on a Facebook page promoting the Nationa..
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Worst year in decades for endangered elephants

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Large seizures of elephant tusks make this year the worst on record since ivory sales were banned in 1989, with recent estimates suggesting as many as 3,000 ele..
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NYC mayor says work on 9/11 museum has stalled

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says work on a planned museum at the World Trade Center has ground to a halt because of a money dispute, and there is now "no chanc..
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Lawyer defends parents of infant wounded by ferret

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) - A lawyer says the public and the criminal justice system have been too quick to judge a western Missouri couple whose baby lost several fingers to a pet fe..
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How states fared on unemployment aid, at a glance

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

The number of people seeking unemployment aid rose last week for the first time in a month. But the rise comes after weekly claims fell to their lowest level in three and a half ye..
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No suspects in slaying of U.S. teen, 2 friends in Mexico

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities in the southern Mexican state of Michoacán said Thursday that no suspects have been arrested in connection with the brutal murder last week of a U.S. teen and two of his Mexican friends.
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Time runs out on India's anti-graft bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An anti-corruption bill rebuked by opposition leaders and activists as too weak faced a tough challenge Thursday in India's upper house of Parliament, where the fate of the landmark legislation hung in the balance.
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Need help avoiding hangover? Less booze, more H2O

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago attorney Colleen Gorman has a holiday ritual that doesn't involve buying presents or counting down to midnight: She goes online looking for new hangover reme..
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Verizon Wireless to charge $2 for one-time payment

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Verizon Wireless, the country's largest cellphone company, is introducing a $2 fee for every payment subscribers make over the phone or online with their credit car..
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Russian challenger urges joint currency with EU

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MOSCOW (AP) - The Russian billionaire challenging Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in March's presidential election says he will push for a common currency with the European ..
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Iran says it recorded video of US aircraft carrier

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - An Iranian surveillance plane has recorded video and photographed a U.S. aircraft carrier during Iran's ongoing navy drill near a strategic waterway in the Pers..
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Turkey: Air raids kill 35 civilians

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkish warplanes mistakenly killed 35 smugglers and other villagers in an operation targeting Kurdish rebels in Iraq, a senior official said Thursday, one of..
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2 Doctors Without Borders workers shot in Somalia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - A disgruntled former employee shot at least two international workers from the aid group Doctors Without Borders at the group's office in the Somali capit..
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Advocates: More gay-friendly senior housing needed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Elder advocates say a lack of gay-friendly affordable housing for seniors is leading many to hide their sexual orientation after years of being open about it.&n..
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Salt Lake dog poisoned by aspirin-laced meatballs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A Salt Lake City woman wants to know why someone laced meatballs with aspirin that poisoned her dog.    Teri Niccoli tells KSL-TV (http://bit.l..
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Mother of U.S. man: Iranian charges are false

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The mother of an American on trial in Iran denied allegations that her son is a spy for the CIA, saying that anything he confessed to was coerced.
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Soldier in Afghan army uniform kills 2 NATO troops

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A soldier in the Afghan National Army uniform shot dead two French soldiers serving in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, the French Defense Ministry said.
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Report: Bahrain adopts zero tolerance torture policy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Bahrain is adopting a zero tolerance policy toward "torture, inhuman treatment and degrading detention" practices toward political prisoners -- one of a number of recommendations made by an independent commission looking into claims of abuse during a crackdown on protesters earlier this year.
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