Is the euro tearing Europe apart?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

When the euro became official tender, it was hailed as an economic and social savior. But now its effectiveness is coming into question.
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Vt. protesters say shooting was suicide attempt

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Witnesses say a man shot himself in an encampment of the Occupy Wall Street movement in Vermont's largest city.    Burlington police say the 3..
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Notorious Rio drug trafficker caught

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As Brazilian authorities work to "pacify" Brazil's slums ahead of two global sporting events, police in Rio de Janeiro captured one of the city's most notorious drug traffickers.
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Prince William to be deployed to Falkland Islands

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Prince William is to be deployed next year to the Falkland Islands in his role as a search and rescue pilot, the British Ministry of Defence said Thursday.
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US delays massive oil pipeline from Canada

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The State Department has ordered the developer of a pipeline that would carry oil from western Canada to Texas to reroute it from environmentally sensitive areas ..
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Ex-Israeli president to serve 7 years for rape

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the rape conviction of former President Moshe Katsav and ordered him to begin serving a seven-year prison term next month..
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Libya's new leaders to bet on economic diversity

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEPTIS MAGNA, Libya (AP) - The breathtaking ruins of this Roman Empire port city on the Mediterranean may well hold the key to a brighter economic future for Libya, which under Moa..
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Prospect of Monti leading Italy calms jitters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROME (AP) - Expectations that respected economist Mario Monti will lead a new interim Italian government helped calm market fears Thursday the country was heading for a Greek-style..
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Occupy Wall Street crowd disrupts Bachmann speech

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) - About 30 Occupy Wall Street protesters have interrupted a foreign policy speech by Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann in South Carolina...
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Huge Alaska storm leaves region; damage assessed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A massive storm that battered Alaska's western coast with hurricane-strength winds and towering sea surges has passed the region in a much weaker state, le..
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Administration urges new wilderness protections

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The Obama administration is calling for new wilderness and conservation area declarations in nine states.    The Secretary of the Interior relea..
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Thais celebrate water festival despite floods

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BANGKOK (AP) - Sahattaya Vitayakaseat placed a tiny crown-shaped boat made from curled banana leaves and marigold flowers into the murky brown water and let it drift toward a park ..
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Markets stabilize as Italian yields drop

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - Stock markets stabilized Thursday after Greece's political leaders finally agreed on a new prime minister and as Italy's borrowing rates eased on speculation the Euro..
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Major League catcher kidnapped in Venezuela

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Venezuelan federal authorities on Thursday dispatched their "best investigators" to track the kidnappers of Major League Baseball catcher Wilson Ramos, the country's justice minister said.
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Nixon's long-secret Watergate testimony is out

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Richard Nixon's grand jury testimony about the Watergate scandal that destroyed his presidency has finally come out.    The National Archives and t..
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NY gov's 'I am the government' quote now ringtone

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A recent soundbite from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo that's become a hit on Twittter is getting extra mileage as a ringtone.    In a radio intervie..
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Support grows in Italy for Monte

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Facing international worries about the potential global impact of the country's financial crisis, Italy gave indications Thursday that there may be growing support for former EU commissioner Mario Monti to take the helm.
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Toy Hall of Famers: Dollhouse, Hot Wheels, blanket

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - Is Linus jumping for joy?    The blanket, an all-purpose plaything as well as a comfort for generations of thumb-suckers like Charlie Brown's ..
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Bradley replaces Paterno as Penn State coach

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - New Penn State coach Tom Bradley says he is replacing Joe Paterno with "very mixed emotions."    The defensive coordinator was appointed in..
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Group: Abuses by Mexico in war on cartels

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nearly five years into its war against drug cartels, Mexico on Wednesday was rebuked by a human rights organization that found a pattern of abuses by security forces.
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