Europe defers major debt decisions for 10 days

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BRUSSELS (AP) - European finance ministers deferred action on the outlines of a plan to shore up the euro Wednesday, delaying the big decisions until their bosses meet next week.&n..
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Study shows deeper meltdown at Japan nuke reactor

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TOKYO (AP) - Radioactive debris from melted fuel rods may have seeped deeper into the floor of a Japan's tsunami-hit nuclear reactor than previously thought, to within a foot from ..
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UN scientist: fighting climate change saves costs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DURBAN, South Africa (AP) - The U.N.'s top climate scientist cautioned climate negotiators Wednesday that global warming is leading to human dangers and soaring financial costs, bu..
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Israel to release withheld funds to Palestinians

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel announced Wednesday that it would release tens of millions of dollars of tax funds owed to the Palestinians, ending a standoff that the Palestinians say has..
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Britain withdrawing all embassy staff from Iran

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - Britain ordered Iran on Wednesday to remove all its diplomats from the U.K. within 48 hours following attacks on its embassy and a residential compound in Tehran - on..
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Rich nations, keep fighting AIDS

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Julio Montaner says significant inroads against HIV/AIDS have been made, but many wealthy countries are breaking their pledges to give funds to keep up the fight.
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Better information needed to prevent tarmac delays

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal officials say they are considering ways to better share information among airlines, airports and air traffic controllers to prevent passengers from becomi..
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American students abroad told to avoid protests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - American universities send tens of thousands of students to study abroad every year, thrusting them into one of the most exciting periods of their lives with a h..
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Police: 2 upstate NY kids call 911, ask for Santa

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KINGSTON, N.Y. (AP) - No, Virginia, you can't call 911 and ask for Santa Claus.    That's what two young children in New York's Hudson Valley have learned. &nbs..
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200+ arrested at Occupy Los Angeles, 50 in Philly

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - More than 1,400 police officers, some in riot gear, cleared the Occupy Los Angeles camp early Wednesday, driving protesters from a park around City Hall and arre..
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Small town spruce to get chance to shine in NYC

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - The small town spruce from Pennsylvania that came to make it big in New York City is set to get its chance to shine.    The 74-foot Norway spruce wil..
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Flying squirrel invades New Jersey emergency room

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RAHWAY, N.J. (AP) - Firefighters were needed stat after a flying squirrel went nuts in a New Jersey hospital's emergency room.    The squirrel kept launching itself ..
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Horses could soon be slaughtered for meat in US

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Horses could soon be butchered in the U.S. for human consumption after Congress quietly lifted a 5-year-old ban on funding horse meat inspections, and activists..
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Dr. Conrad Murray to Serve Less than Two Years

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Bibey

LOS ANGELES, Ca (AP) -  Dr. Conrad Murray received the maximum four year punishment for causing Michael Jackson's death. However, his actual time behind bars wi..
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Nigerian senate passes anti-gay bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Nigerian senate has passed a bill banning same-sex marriages, defying a threat from Britain to withhold aid from nations violating gays rights.
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Aruba Suspect May Go Back to Jail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

ORANJESTAD, Aruba - Prosecutors in Aruba are hoping to persuade an appeals court to put an American man back behind bars as early as Wednesday morning. Businessman Gary Giordano le..
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Clinton in Myanmar

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

 NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar (AP) - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has arrived in Myanmar on a historic visit to the long-isolated Southeast Asian nation to test the new gov..
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Police: Anti-Taliban leader killed in car bomb attack

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hashim Khan, an anti-Taliban tribal leader, was killed in northwest Pakistan on Wednesday when a bomb hidden in his car detonated, police said.
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Man held in Aruba disappearance freed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Gary Giordano, a U.S. citizen held in Aruba in connection with the disappearance of a Maryland woman, is expected to be set free Tuesday after weeks in detention.
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Battles wound dozens after Egypt vote

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Reveling in their opportunity to vote in a post-Mubarak era, Egyptians headed to the polls Tuesday for the second day of the country's parliamentary elections.
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