Fla. group in Lowe's flap has history of protests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The conservative group that got Lowe's to pull its ads from a reality TV show about American Muslims has been fighting for more than two decades against gay righ..
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NH gay bishop responds to Perry ad

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The Episcopal Church's first openly gay bishop, Gene Robinson of New Hampshire, says GOP presidential hopeful Rick Perry has hit a new low with a campaign ad a..
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Driver sent 11 texts in 11 minutes before crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal safety official says the 19-year-old pickup truck driver who caused a deadly highway pickup in Missouri last year sent 11 texts in the 11 minutes immedi..
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Report: Iran says it can control drone

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Tuesday his country can "control" the U.S. drone aircraft that Iran claims it recently brought down, Venezuelan state TV reported.
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Jerry Sandusky in court today

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

  BELLEFONTE, Penn,  Today we will get a first glimpse inside the prosecution's case against Jerry Sandusky. The former Penn State football coach is heading to court..
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Homelessness among Veterans drops

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration estimates that homelessness among the nation's veterans declined by about 12 percent during a one-year period ending January 2011.&..
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15 children killed in China bus crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A school bus accident in eastern China left 15 elementary students dead and eight others hurt, the latest in a series of deadly crashes involving children, local government officials said Tuesday.
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U.N. estimates 5,000 killed in Syria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Amid explosions and gunfire in Syria, the U.N. high commissioner for human rights raised the death toll from the Assad government\'s crackdown on activists to close to 5,000 people.
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Lawyer: Suu Kyi's party approved to re-enter politics

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The political party of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been granted permission to register for future elections in Myanmar, according to Suu Kyi's lawyer.
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Canada quits Kyoto climate pact

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Canada officially renounced the expiring Kyoto Protocol on Monday, a day after international negotiators agreed to extend the treaty's limits on carbon emissions blamed for a warming climate.
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U.S. lawmakers tackle Pakistan, Iran

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

House and Senate negotiators Monday announced an agreement on a giant $662 billion defense authorization bill, including modifications to its detainee language they hope will address White House concerns about that section and avoid a possible veto by President Barack Obama.
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Obama, Iraqi prime minister meet

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

President Barack Obama will meet with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Monday as the United States prepares to withdraw virtually all of its troops from Iraq by December 31.
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Iranian president targeted by shoe thrower

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 45-year-old textile worker who has been out of work for a year threw his shoes Monday at Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to protest not having received unemployment benefits, an Iranian website reported.
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Teen freed in Philippines

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 14-year-old Filipino-American boy abducted in July by suspected Islamic militants in the Philippines is free, officials said.
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Italian markets nervous as unions strike over cuts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROME (AP) - Italian financial market jitters worsened on Monday, as workers angry about government austerity reforms went on strike and held nationwide rallies while investors turn..
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Canada pulls out of Kyoto Protocol

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TORONTO (AP) - Canada's environment minister said Monday his country is pulling out of the Kyoto Protocol on climate change.    Peter Kent said that Canada is invoki..
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UN rights chief says 5,000 dead in Syria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - More than 5,000 people have died in the nine-month-long Syrian uprising, U.N. human rights chief Navi Pillay said Monday.    Pillay, the U.N. H..
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Russian billionaire to run against Putin

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov -- the owner of the New Jersey Nets basketball team and one of the world's richest men -- said Monday that he will run for president of Russia next year.
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Lohan says she should have listened to advisers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Lindsay Lohan says she should have listened to her advisers, but her stubbornness led to many of her well-documented legal problems.    Lohan made..
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Justice, AT&T agree to put off anti-trust trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - AT&T Inc. and the Justice Department have agreed to put off their upcoming antitrust trial over the phone company's proposed acquisition of smaller rival T-Mo..
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