Prince William helps rescue sailors

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two sailors from a ship that capsized in the Irish Sea in gale-forced winds were rescued "in reasonable condition" Sunday while five remained missing, the British coast guard said.
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Ohio puts 200-pound 8-year-old in foster care

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CLEVELAND (AP) - An 8-year-old elementary school student who weighs more than 200 pounds has been taken from his family and placed into foster care after county social workers said..
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US to investigate deadly NATO airstrike

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. is planning its own investigation into NATO's deadly airstrikes in Pakistan, while two senior lawmakers called for tough diplomacy after Islamabad turned..
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Sixth earthquake in four days recorded in Oklahoma

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SPARKS, Okla. (AP) - Another small earthquake has been reported in Oklahoma. The U.S. Geological Survey says a 3.2 magnitude quake struck just before 6 a.m. Sunday about 27 miles n..
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Arab League votes to impose sanctions against Syria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Foreign ministers from Arab League countries will meet Sunday to discuss whether to slap economic sanctions against the Syrian regime for its part in a bloody crackdown on civilian demonstrators, a senior league official said.
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Afghanistan announces second phase of security handover

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Afghanistan's president announced Sunday a second group of areas where security operations would be handed over from NATO to Afghan troops, setting a potentially rapid timetable to put half of the country's population under Afghan control -- including some areas that until recently were undisputed insurgent hotbeds.
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Medicare's drug coverage gap shrinks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Medicare's prescription coverage gap is getting noticeably smaller and easier to manage this year for millions of older and disabled people with high drug costs. ..
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Cain says harassment claims have affected support

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain acknowledges slipping from the top tier of candidates while addressing accusations of sexual harassment and confusion ..
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Black Friday sales up 7 percent; retailers look ahead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NEW YORK (AP) - The holiday shopping season got off to a strong start on Black Friday, with retail sales up 7 percent over last year, according to the most recent survey. Now store..
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U.S. student describes his arrest in Egypt

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The last of three American college students who were arrested during Egypt's recent protests arrived back in the United States.
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American students back from Egypt

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

ST. LOUIS (AP) - One of three American students arrested during protests in Cairo says they were hit and threatened with guns, and described that first night in custody as the scar..
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Report: Iran to reduce ties with Britain

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Iranian parliament Sunday voted to expel the British ambassador and reduce diplomatic relations with the nation in retaliation for newly-imposed Western sanctions, according to Iran's official news agency.
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Medics: Militants raid Yemen town, kill dozens

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By: WINK Administrator

At least 24 people were killed early Sunday when militants raided a Sunni town in northern Yemen, medics and witnesses said.
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Pakistan: NATO attack inflames tense ties with U.S.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Pakistani foreign minister Sunday described a NATO attack that killed dozens of soldiers as "totally unacceptable," saying it plunges the nation's relationship with the U.S. into deeper crisis.
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Bahrain's king sets up commission in wake of human rights report

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Bahrain's king, Hamad al-Khalifa, on Saturday ordered that a committee be established to "follow up and implement" the recommendations contained within a highly-critical report released this week by the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry.
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Pakistan official: NATO attack kills 24 Pakistani soldiers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NATO helicopters opened fire on a Pakistani checkpoint early Saturday, killing 24 soldiers, a provincial governor said.
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Egypt divided by dueling protests; ex-PM regains role

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two days before the start of Egypt's parliamentary elections, the country remained divided Saturday over the ruling military body and news that a former prime minister from an ousted regime has regained his old role.
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Deaths mount in Syria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 11 civilians, including three children, were killed Saturday by security forces across Syria, an activist group said.
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Rival protests in Egypt

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A former prime minister under President Hosni Mubarak regained the post Friday as competing protests in Egypt drew tens of thousands in the capital.
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Canadian border city has first homicide in 26 months

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A lack of guns is one of three factors police in Windsor, Ontario, cite for a 25-year average of only 5.24 homicides a year. Across the border, Detroit has nearly one a day.
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