North Vegas firefighters send man's ashes to Fla.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) - North Las Vegas firefighters provided a sad gift to a woman in Florida, when they chipped in funds to cremate and send to her the ashes of her 62-year-..
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NY man likens circumcision to genital mutilation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A 46-year-old New York man who's a member of an activist group against circumcision likens the routine practice to female genital mutilation.    Anth..
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'Anonymous' hackers target US security think tank

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - The loose-knit hacking movement "Anonymous" claimed Sunday to have stolen thousands of credit card numbers and other personal information belonging to clients of U.S...
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Bill in Senate would free nursing moms from juries

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan Senate is expected to consider a bill giving breast-feeding mothers an automatic exemption from jury duty, something that now depends on individu..
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Arab League observers expected in Syria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Dozens of Arab League observers are expected to arrive in Syria on Monday to monitor whether President Bashar al-Assad's government complies with an agreement to end a brutal crackdown on protesters calling for the end to his regime.
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Philippines storm casualties mount

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from the tropical storm that lashed the southern Philippines just over a week ago has risen further, the government said Monday, as hundreds of thousands of people continue to receive assistance from evacuation centers in the stricken region.
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South Korean delegation enters North

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A delegation of South Korean citizens left for North Korea on Monday morning, passing through the demilitarized zone between the two countries to express condolences over the death of the North Korean leader Kim Jong Il.
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Attacker targets Iraqi interior ministry

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A suicide car bomber struck a security checkpoint at the main entrance to Iraq's interior ministry compound in central Baghdad Monday, killing at least two people and wounding six others, police said.
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Nigeria churches bombed on Christmas

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Bomb blasts struck two churches in Nigeria on Sunday as worshippers were attending Christmas Day services, stirring memories of strikes against Nigerian churches during last year's Christmas season.
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Revolutionary blogger freed in Egypt

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Egyptian judge ordered the release Sunday of a prominent revolutionary blogger, pending further investigation.
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Suicide bomber targets Afghan funeral procession

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A suicide bomber targeted a funeral procession Sunday in the northeastern Afghan city of Taloqan, killing about 20 people, police said.
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China marriage database raises concerns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

China is launching a national online marriage database to fight bigamy, a move that has raised concerns among millions of Chinese about protection of privacy.
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First lady asked Santa to help get Obama to Hawaii

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

HONOLULU (AP) - Michelle Obama was looking for help from more than just House Republicans so her husband could make it to Hawaii in time for Christmas. "We were all praying an..
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U.S. wife 'heartbroken' over Cuba decision

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The wife of an U.S. subcontractor jailed in Cuba said Saturday she is devastated that Cuba is not including her husband among the nearly 3,000 prisoners being released on humanitarian grounds.
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10,000 doctors strike for better pay in India

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At Zenana hospital in the western Indian city of Jaipur, Nasroon Bano died after giving birth. Her family blamed it on the absence of doctors.
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Dozens killed in Nigeria fighting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Dozens of people have been killed during two days of clashes between Islamist militants and Nigerian security forces in a northeastern town, an army commander said.
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Prince Philip in 'good spirits' after surgery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The office of the British prime minister on Saturday wished 90-year-old Prince Philip, who underwent surgery, a speedy recovery.
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'War zone' emerges during Yemen protest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Security forces in Yemen's capital assaulted thousands of marchers with gunfire, water cannons, and tear gas Saturday, eyewitnesses and activists said.
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Thousands take to Moscow streets, calling for fair elections

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thousands of people took to the streets Saturday in Moscow, braving bitterly cold weather to demand for fair elections after what they claim were rigged results earlier this month that returned Vladimir Putin's party to power.
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Taliban claim suicide bombing that killed 6 in Pakistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Taliban are claiming responsibility for a suicide car bombing Saturday that struck a military housing area in northwest Pakistan, a spokesman for the group said.
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