More young people see opportunity in farming

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MILWAUKEE (AP) - A Wisconsin factory worker worried about layoffs became a dairy farmer. An employee at a Minnesota nonprofit found an escape from her cubicle by buying a vegetable..
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Autism-friendly Santas a hit at malls, parties

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Visiting the mall to share Christmas wishes with Santa has never been part of Ben Borre's childhood, a sad but necessary concession to the autism that would ..
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Iran: U.S.-Iranian man must be tried for spying

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Iranian-American man held on spying charges in Iran must be tried there, the spokesman for a key parliamentary committee said Wednesday, according to the semi-official Mehr news agency.
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Egyptian medics risk everything

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Egyptian doctors running makeshift hospitals close to Cairo's Tahrir Square say have been surrounded by armed forces, threatened and had drugs seized and burned during recent clashes.
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Family: Captive Iranian-American no spy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The family of an Iranian-American man held in Iran on spying charges says he was there to visit relatives and called the purported confession aired by Tehran "forced."
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Police officer in Juarez burned alive

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A policeman in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, was burned alive Tuesday by unknown attackers in front of several witnesses who saw him writhing in agony as he died.
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Turkey arrests journalists in alleged terror plot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Turkish police detained dozens of people in a wave of raids targeting suspected members of the "press and propaganda wing" of a banned Kurdish separatist group accused of committing acts of terrorism, the semi-official Anatolian Agency reported Tuesday.
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British PM visits troops in Afghanistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Prime Minister David Cameron met with British troops in Afghanistan in a previously unannounced visit to Kandahar, his office announced late Tuesday.
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State TV warns: Syria will execute 'terrorists'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syria will execute anyone who participates in terrorist acts or distributes weapons, state television announced Tuesday, in the latest escalation against an uprising which the United Nations estimates has claimed about 5,000 lives since March.
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U.S. general brings Baghdad flag home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. general who oversaw the withdrawal of American troops from Iraq returned home Tuesday with the flag that flew over Baghdad at the end of the war.
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Ohio State's NCAA penalties

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

In a ruling by the NCAA's Division I Committee on Infractions on Tuesday, Ohio State was cited for failure to monitor, preferential treatment and extra benefit violations in its fo..
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Super Bowl to be streamed online, to mobile phones

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - The biggest draw in television is going mobile.    The Super Bowl will be streamed online and to phones for the first time, the NFL said Tuesday. NBC..
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Mexico Mayan region launches apocalypse countdown

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Seize the day.    Only a year is left before Dec. 21, 2012, when some believe the Maya predicted the end of the world.    While som..
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Iraq VP denies charges of running death squads

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq's Sunni vice president denied Shiite accusations that he organized death squads, describing the charges Tuesday as a trumped-up case brought only after the depa..
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UN: Libya can handle Gadhafi death probe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.N. war-crimes prosecutors are leaving an investigation into the death of ousted Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi to Libyan authorities for now, they said Tuesday.
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Egypt's volunteer medics risk everything

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Egyptian doctors running makeshift hospitals close to Cairo\'s Tahrir Square say have been surrounded by armed forces, threatened and had drugs seized and burned during recent clashes.
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Mass. man guilty of conspiring to help al-Qaida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOSTON (AP) - A Massachusetts man has been convicted of conspiring to help al-Qaida and plotting to kill US soldiers in Iraq.    Tarek Mehanna, of Sudbury, faced fou..
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Fla. nudist campaign targets European tourists

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAND O'LAKES, Fla. (AP) - Pasco County Commissioners are considering whether to spend tourist tax dollars to promote the county as a destination for international nudists. &nb..
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Alabama tornado survivors sought for interviews

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Public health agencies are looking to interview survivors of the killer tornadoes that hit north and central Alabama on April 27.    State He..
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Death of Kim Jong Il: View from the south

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ordinary South Koreans seem calm after the passing of Jong Il, perhaps viewing the grieving North Koreans as people they should help rather than fight.
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