Hurricane Rina nears Cancun

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hurricane Rina neared some of Mexico's most popular beaches Thursday, sending residents fleeing inland.
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Official: Al-Shabaab leaders contact Kenya to negotiate

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Kenyan government official said Thursday that Al-Shabaab leaders are seeking negotiations as the nation pursues the Islamist militants deeper into Somalia.
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U.N. ends mandate for NATO mission in Libya

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By: WINK Administrator

The United Nations Security Council voted unanimously Thursday to end military operations in Libya.
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100 hours in Turkey quake rubble

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A teenager was pulled alive from rubble 100 hours after an earthquake shook eastern Turkey, authorities said today. Meanwhile, the death toll has risen to 535.
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Egypt: Accused spy in Israeli custody

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ilan Grapel, a citizen of Israel and the United States who was arrested in Egypt and accused of spying for Israel, was handed over to Israeli authorities Thursday as part of a prisoner swap, Egyptian officials and state-run media said.
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Embassy: McChrystal to visit Afghanistan

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

More than a year after remarks he made in a controversial Rolling Stone article cost him his job, retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal is heading back to Afghanistan -- at the invitation of the country's presidential palace.
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GOP seeking waiver of environmental laws at border

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - A growing number of lawmakers are working to give Border Patrol agents unfettered access to all federal lands within 100 miles of the border with Mexico and Canad..
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Gay and lesbian service members sue government

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOSTON (AP) - A group of married gay current and former military personnel has sued the federal government, seeking equal recognition, benefits and the same support as married hete..
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Oil spill claims czar: Shrimpers' pain continues

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

The administrator of the $20 billion fund set up to compensate individuals and businesses hurt by last year's Gulf of Mexico oil spill says new rules are being formulated to make p..
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Does debt deal solve euro woes?

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

European leaders have hashed out a deal on debt crisis measures but what exactly does that mean?
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Study questions outsourcing traffic camera systems

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - One out of every five Americans lives in a community that pays a for-profit company to install and operate cameras that record traffic violations. A pro-consumer ..
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Game of Monopoly leads to knife attack in Santa Fe

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - A Santa Fe woman has been arrested on suspicion of repeatedly stabbing her boyfriend over a game of Monopoly.    The Santa Fe New Mexican repor..
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Israel, Palestinians agree on step toward new talks

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israel and the Palestinians have agreed to come forward with proposals on security and territory issues within the next three months, the European Union said, in a development that keeps alive hopes for renewed peace talks.
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Oakland protesters hold late-night march

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Anti-Wall Street protesters filled a street with a late-night march Wednesday and Oakland's police chief pledged a vigorous investigation into an earlier cla..
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Weakening Rina to hit Mexico as Category 1 storm

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rina was on the verge of strengthening into a major Category 3 hurricane Wednesday as it inched closer to the popular Mexican resort town of Cancun, forecasters said.
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Confidant testifies in Viktor Bout trial

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

It's no surprise that a movie, "Lord of War," has already been made based on the story of Viktor Bout, the alleged Russian arms trafficker currently on trial in Manhattan federal court.
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Madoff's wife: We tried suicide after Ponzi arrest

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - The wife of disgraced financier Bernard Madoff says they tried to kill themselves after he admitted stealing billions of dollars in the largest Ponzi scheme in hist..
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Floodwaters force closure of Bangkok airport

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Floodwaters have forced the closure of Bangkok's Don Muang airport and the evacuation of flood victims who have taken refuge there.
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Turkish rescuers pull 2 more from quake rubble

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rescuers pulled a teen and a teacher from collapsed buildings early Wednesday, nearly three days after a massive earthquake left heaps of twisted metal and concrete chunks in eastern Turkey.
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Flash floods kill at least 9 in Italy

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROME (AP) - Torrential rains lashed Italy from its northern Alps to the southern island of Sicily, causing flash floods that killed at least nine people and left six others missing..
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