Growing web of pressure in Iran

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iran is facing an extensive and growing international campaign aimed at destabilizing its regime.
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Pakistan to Musharraf: Come home, face arrest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistan reiterated Wednesday that it will arrest former President Pervez Musharraf should he return home after three years of self-imposed exile.
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Europe plans new Syria sanctions

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The European Union is planning further sanctions against Syria, spokesman Michael Mann said Wednesday, as Syria continued its crackdown on anti-government protesters.
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What I saw inside a drug cartel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Drug cartels, whether in Colombia or Mexico, cannot function without massive assistance from compromised officials at all levels. Corruption is the oxygen that keeps organized crime alive.
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What I saw inside Cali drug cartel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Drug cartels, whether in Colombia or Mexico, cannot function without massive assistance from compromised officials at all levels. Corruption is the oxygen that keeps organized crime alive.
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Taliban leader has lost control of insurgents, after bombing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - After a deadly bombing attack at a bazaar in Afghanistan today, the top commander of international troops there says insurgents have "declared outright wa..
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Chinese premier stresses need to keep Hormuz open

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DOHA, Qatar (AP) - China's premier, touring the oil-rich Gulf, on Wednesday stressed the importance of keeping the Strait of Hormuz open after threats by Iran to shut the strategic..
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Crucial debt talks resume in Athens

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - The Greek government resumed stalled talks with its private creditors in Athens on Wednesday in the hope of sealing a €100 billion ($128 bil..
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List of missing Italy cruise ship passengers, crew

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

A list of those missing and confirmed dead in the grounding of the cruise ship Costa Concordia off Italy. The death was confirmed by Hungarian authorities. Italian officials releas..
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NASA spaceport breaks ground for shuttle display

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA's retired space shuttle Atlantis is a step closer to completing its final journey.    The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex broke..
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Obama to visit 5 states following State of Union

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama plans to travel to five states following next week's State of the Union address, courting voters who will be critical to his re-election ca..
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Official: White House to nix US-Canada pipeline

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - A senior Obama administration official says the White House will reject a Canadian company's plan to build an oil pipeline from Canada to Texas.    ..
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India's tainted milk of gods

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In India, milk is used in holy ceremonies, it is offered to the gods, poured over deities and generally considered the healthiest of drinks.
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How U.S. can stop Syria bloodshed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

After months of deadly bloodshed in Syria, activist Ammad Abdulhamid and commentator Ken Ballen say the U.S. should help the nation's democracy movement -- with more than economic sanctions.
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Brazilians may get overtime for after-hours e-mails

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Brazilians who receive work e-mails or phone calls after office hours could be eligible for overtime, according to a new labor law.
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Trans fat ban proposed for Colorado schools

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DENVER (AP) - Junk food in school cafeterias has been under attack for years. Now Colorado is considering the nation's toughest ban on unhealthy fats in school foods, a ban that co..
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Why Wikipedia's dark protest?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Go to Wikipedia at midnight, and you won't find any of the usual encyclopedia articles.
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Stocks edge higher on hopes for IMF cash boost

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Stock indexes are edging higher in midday trading following reports that the International Monetary Fund could get more cash to help countries struggling to manage ..
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Wikipedia, Google protest US antipiracy proposals

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - January 18 is a date that will live in ignorance, as Wikipedia started a 24-hour blackout of its English-language articles, joining other sites in a protest of pend..
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Bedbugs found in Nebraska university dorm room

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Bedbugs have been sharing space with two students who live in a dorm room at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.    Ashleigh Auman told Lincoln ..
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