Poaching blamed for loss of Western Black Rhino

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GENEVA (AP) - Conservationists blame lax anti-poaching efforts for the loss of the last wild specimens of West Africa's Black Rhino.    Craig Hilton-Taylor of the In..
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France lashes out at S&P's 'shocking' error

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PARIS (AP) - France reacted with outrage after the Standard & Poor's ratings agency accidentally sent out a message saying it was downgrading France's prized "AAA" credit ratin..
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Turkish quake death toll rises to 22

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

VAN, Turkey (AP) - The death toll from the second earthquake to hit eastern Turkey in about two weeks rose to 22 on Friday as several rescue teams clawed through heaps of concrete ..
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NATO ambassadors discuss possible Libya review

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BRUSSELS (AP) - Members of NATO's governing body are discussing informally whether to direct alliance staff members to perform an internal legal review of its Libya operations to a..
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Obama observes Veterans Day with Arlington rites

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - President Barack Obama is marking Veterans Day at Arlington National Cemetery by helping to place a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns.    The ..
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Sheriff: Amish man's beard cut in new Ohio attack

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) - Authorities in Ohio report another attack on an Amish man whose hair and beard were cut.    Jefferson County Sheriff Fred Abdalla says the ..
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Start your engines: Michelle Obama going to NASCAR

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - It will be Michelle Obama and Jill Biden instructing NASCAR's best to start their engines as the racing season comes to a close in Florida.    The ..
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EMI sold to Universal for $2.2B in two-part deal

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - EMI Group Ltd., home of The Beatles and Coldplay, has been sold in two parts for $4.1 billion.    Vivendi SA's Universal Music Group said Friday t..
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11-11-11 brings hopes of good luck

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

From China to New York, people placed bets, tied the knot, made a wish and some were even extra cautious.    Friday marked the 11th day of the 11th month of 2011. Ar..
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Italy's Senate approves austerity plans

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Italian Senate passed a series of austerity measures Friday demanded by Europe, as it seeks to ward off fears of a debt-driven crisis.
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Report: 10 killed in Yemen clashes

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Government forces shelled southwestern Yemen on Friday, killing 10 people and injuring 32 others, medics said.
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U.S. soldier sentenced for Afghan murders

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Calvin Gibbs has been sentenced to life in military prison with eligibility for parole after being found guilty of murdering three Afghan civilians, mutilating them for "souvenirs" and planting weapons on them.
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PSU: McQueary won't coach Saturday due to threats

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Penn State says assistant coach Mike McQueary won't coach the Nittany Lions on Saturday because "multiple threats" have been made against him.  ..
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Clashes continue in Syria

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 24 people, including six children, were killed by security forces across Syria Thursday, a network of opposition activists said.
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Eastern Turkey's quake toll rises to 12

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rescue crews worked to reach dozens trapped beneath the rubble Thursday after a strong earthquake rocked eastern Turkey, killing at least seven people, officials said.
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Is the euro tearing Europe apart?

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

When the euro became official tender, it was hailed as an economic and social savior. But now its effectiveness is coming into question.
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Vt. protesters say shooting was suicide attempt

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Witnesses say a man shot himself in an encampment of the Occupy Wall Street movement in Vermont's largest city.    Burlington police say the 3..
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Notorious Rio drug trafficker caught

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As Brazilian authorities work to "pacify" Brazil's slums ahead of two global sporting events, police in Rio de Janeiro captured one of the city's most notorious drug traffickers.
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Prince William to be deployed to Falkland Islands

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Prince William is to be deployed next year to the Falkland Islands in his role as a search and rescue pilot, the British Ministry of Defence said Thursday.
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US delays massive oil pipeline from Canada

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The State Department has ordered the developer of a pipeline that would carry oil from western Canada to Texas to reroute it from environmentally sensitive areas ..
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