Euthanasia to control shelter population unpopular

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Seven in 10 pet owners say they believe animal shelters should be allowed to euthanize animals only when they are too sick to be treated or too aggressive to be ..
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Utah officer dies following shootout

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 OGDEN, Utah (AP) - Authorities say a Utah police officer has died following a shootout that left five other officers and a suspect wounded. Ogden police say Jared Franco..
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UK report: 'Decisive action' to curb Somalia piracy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A British report issued Thursday called for "decisive action" to contain the growing problem of piracy off the coast of Somalia.
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Indonesia boy found guilty in stolen sandals case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A local court has set free a teenage boy after finding him guilty of stealing a policeman's sandals in a case that caused furor among Indonesians frustrated with perceived injustices against the poor and defenseless.
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Karzai appears to endorse U.S., Taliban talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Afghan President Hamid Karzai appeared to endorse talks between the United States and the Taliban that could lead to the opening of a Taliban liaison office in Qatar.
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Los Angeles arson suspect charged

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A German man arrested in Los Angeles early Monday after a string of 52 fires -- mostly in parked cars -- was charged Wednesday with 37 counts of arson, prosecutors said.
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Nigeria union chiefs urge strike amid fuel protests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nigeria's main trade union groups called Wednesday for a general strike and mass rallies beginning next week if a controversial government decision to take away fuel subsidies is not reversed.
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Former Mexican kingpin pleads guilty

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A former leader of Mexico's Tijuana drug cartel pleaded guilty in U.S. federal court in San Diego on Wednesday to charges of racketeering and conspiracy to launder money, according to court documents.
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Syrian rebels eye 'huge operations'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Free Syrian Army plans to operations against \"vital interests\" of President Bashar al-Assad\'s regime, the force\'s commander said. He called called the Arab League mission a \"mockery.\"
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Lower cutoff for lead poisoning urged

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - A federal panel is recommending lowering the threshold for lead poisoning in children.    If adopted by government officials, hundreds of thousands mo..
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Ailing Mubarak wheeled back into court

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ailing former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was wheeled into court Wednesday as prosecutors resumed his trial on charges he ordered protesters killed during the country's uprising last year.
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Chile navy locates solo US sailor in South Pacific

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - An 84-year American making his seventh attempt to sail alone around the tip of South America was found tired but alive by the Chilean Navy on Wednesday after..
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Some find hope in Afghan outcry over bride's abuse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Just 15 years old, Sahar Gul has become the bruised and bloodied face of women's rights in Afghanistan. The teenage bride's eyes were swollen nearly shut ..
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At least 26 killed in Congo militia attack

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) - A military official says that more than two dozen civilians have been killed in a series of attacks by a feared militia in eastern Congo.    C..
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Libya picks armed forces chief

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A former Libyan military officer who fought against ex-leader Moammar Gadhafi's troops last year was picked to head the country's armed forces, a move that comes as tensions flare among rival militias.
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Cuba criticizes Twitter for Fidel death rumor

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HAVANA (AP) - State media on Wednesday accused the social networking site Twitter of helping spread a rumor that former Cuban leader Fidel Castro had died, and criticized anti-Cast..
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UMMC to lay off 115 employees

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson will lay off 115 employees and leave 90 unfilled positions vacant.    Officials said th..
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Florida man reunites with lost kitty in Colorado

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) - A Florida cat is going home after being reunited with its owner in Colorado.    Waylon, orange-striped tabby cat, ran away from home in the Napl..
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Police kill armed 8th-grader in Texas school

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Police have shot and killed an armed 15-year-old student at a middle school in South Texas.    Brownsville police Detective J.J. Trevino sa..
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