France recalls Syria ambassador, violence grows

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BEIRUT (AP) - France recalled its ambassador to Damascus on Wednesday as Syrian President Bashar Assad came under increasing pressure from home and abroad, with army defectors kill..
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Conn. teeth-whitening rules challenged in court

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut's rules that only a dentist can provide certain teeth-whitening services are being challenged in court.    The Institute for Justi..
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GOP hopefuls challenge Obama on Iran

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential hopefuls are focusing on Iran as a weak spot in President Barack Obama's foreign policy record, and they're reviving many of the arguments..
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Dog that survived gassing finds new home in NJ

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NUTLEY, N.J. (AP) - The beagle mix that survived an Alabama dog pound's gas chamber has found a permanent home in New Jersey.    Eleventh Hour Rescue tells The Star-..
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Maine couple, ages 88 and 87, get married

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) - A Maine couple has proven that true love knows no age limits.    Eighty-eight-year-old Paul Walker married his longtime sweetheart, 87-year-ol..
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GOP says Energy Dept tried to delay solar layoffs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican investigators say the Obama administration wanted the failing solar energy company Solyndra to delay announcing employee layoffs until after the 2010 m..
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Will Syria listen to anyone?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syria has faced a chorus of criticism over its eight-month crackdown on opposition protesters. But will President Bashar Al-Assad be open to any outside influence?
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Report: China school bus crash kills 20

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Eighteen children and two adults died after an overloaded school bus collided with a coal truck Wednesday in northwest China's Gansu province, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
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Secret Service says bullet hit White House

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 WASHINGTON (AP) - The Secret Service says a bullet hit an exterior window of the White House and was stopped by ballistic glass. An additional round of ammunition was al..
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The International Space Station is a little more crowded

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

MOSCOW (AP) - The International Space Station is a little more crowded today. A Russian Soyuz TMA-22 capsule delivered three new residents, two Russians and an American. They ..
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Karzai aims to set limits on U.S. troops

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Afghan President Hamid Karzai sought to set limits on what American and NATO troops could -- and could not -- do in his country Wednesday in a speech to tribal elders at the national assembly, or loya jirga.
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Thailand: Super-canal may prevent floods

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thai authorities are considering the construction of a super-express waterway through Bangkok to prevent future floods similar to the one that has crippled the Thai capital and brought manufacturing in other parts of the country to a standstill.
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Shooting at UC Berkeley

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BERKELEY, Ca.- There has been a shooting in the Haas School of Business at the University of California Berkeley. WINK News will bring you details as they become available.
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Paterno in line for $554,000 annual pension

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - An Associated Press analysis shows former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno is in line for a pension of more than $500,000 a year.    The ..
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Judge rules against Occupy Wall Street encampment

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A New York judge has upheld the city's dismantling of the Occupy Wall Street encampment, saying that the protesters' first amendment rights don't entitle them to ca..
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Obama: Cities must make own decisions on protests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AP) - President Barack Obama's spokesman is suggesting the president believes it's up to New York and other municipalities to decide how much force to use in ..
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In Mexico, a risky job: cartel reporting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Three years after the killing of Mexican journalist Armando Rodriguez, his colleagues said they are more determined than ever to write about the nation's drug cartels despite the risks.
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Apple names Arthur Levinson chairman

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Apple has named Arthur Levinson as chairman of the board.    He replaces Steve Jobs, who died last month.    Robert Iger was tapped as..
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Colombian rebels tap new leader

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia have selected a new leader after the head of the leftist rebel group was killed in a military operation earlier this month, Colombian state media reported Tuesday.
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Italy PM-designate meets Berlusconi party leaders

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The man tapped to haul Italy out of its debt crisis is meeting leaders of outgoing Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's political party Tuesday as he tries to round up political support.
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