'Horrific massacres' cry Syrian opposition

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syria's major opposition group condemned the Bashar al-Assad regime Wednesday for "horrific massacres" this week and called on the the Arab League and the U.N. Security Council to take "necessary measures" to protect civilians.
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Deadline for tax cut extension looms

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

With less than two weeks remaining until a potential payroll tax increase, more than 160 million Americans are left wondering what their next paycheck will look like. In recent wee..
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Kansas drug prescription firm to add 620 jobs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) - A mail-service drug prescription company in Overland Park has announced an expansion that will include adding 620 jobs to its current round of hiring, ma..
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No votes, but things seem to be going Romney's way

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KEENE, N.H. (AP) - The political stars seem to be aligning for Mitt Romney, and at just the right time.    The former Massachusetts governor's strategy for the Repub..
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ECB lends banks $639 billion over 3 years

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Struggling banks snapped up €489 billion ($639 billion) in cheap loans from the European Central Bank on Wednesday, a sign of just how h..
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Mexico disbands entire police force in top port

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

VERACRUZ, Mexico (AP) - The entire police force in the major Gulf coast port city of Veracruz was dissolved on Wednesday and Mexican officials sent the Navy in to patrol. &nbs..
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Facebook agrees to changes to improve transparency

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BERLIN (AP) - Facebook Inc. has agreed to make several changes to its services to improve transparency and better protect the personal data of its millions of users outside of the ..
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France will pay for breast implant removal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The French government will pay for tens of thousands of women to have breast implants removed over concerns about a possible link to a rare form of cancer, the Ministry of Health said Wednesday.
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Finland investigating Patriot missiles aboard China-bound ship

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Finnish authorities have launched an investigation after impounding 69 Patriot missiles from a ship bound for China.
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Obesity rise prompts Wash. ferries capacity change

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SEATTLE (AP) - The Washington state ferry service isn't going to start turning away hefty passengers, but it has had to reduce the capacity of the nation's largest ferry system bec..
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Accused Mexico cartel killer sent to U.S.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An alleged Mexican drug cartel operative has been extradited to the United States to face charges in the death of one U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent and the attempted murder of a second, authorities said Wednesday.
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Inges release statement regarding McCready custody battle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The saga surrounding Mindy McCready's custody battle over her son, Zander McCready, continues. Mindy McCready's mother and stepfather, Gayle and Michael Inge, hav..
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Havel's body at Prague Castle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Admirers of the late Czech President Vaclav Havel lined Prague's famous Charles Bridge Wednesday as his coffin was moved to Prague Castle ahead of his state funeral Friday.
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Christmas package arrives 1 year and 6 days later

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WINTER BEACH, Fla. (AP) - An Arkansas woman finally has proof that she bought her mother a Christmas gift last year.    The package Mary Beth Mauldin sent via the Un..
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More young people see opportunity in farming

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MILWAUKEE (AP) - A Wisconsin factory worker worried about layoffs became a dairy farmer. An employee at a Minnesota nonprofit found an escape from her cubicle by buying a vegetable..
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Autism-friendly Santas a hit at malls, parties

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Visiting the mall to share Christmas wishes with Santa has never been part of Ben Borre's childhood, a sad but necessary concession to the autism that would ..
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Iran: U.S.-Iranian man must be tried for spying

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Iranian-American man held on spying charges in Iran must be tried there, the spokesman for a key parliamentary committee said Wednesday, according to the semi-official Mehr news agency.
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Egyptian medics risk everything

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Egyptian doctors running makeshift hospitals close to Cairo's Tahrir Square say have been surrounded by armed forces, threatened and had drugs seized and burned during recent clashes.
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Family: Captive Iranian-American no spy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The family of an Iranian-American man held in Iran on spying charges says he was there to visit relatives and called the purported confession aired by Tehran "forced."
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Police officer in Juarez burned alive

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A policeman in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, was burned alive Tuesday by unknown attackers in front of several witnesses who saw him writhing in agony as he died.
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