Arab League monitor views tiny 'martyr'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Arab League observer steps into a mosque in the city of Homs and is shown the tiny "martyr," one of thousands of people killed in Syria during the past nine months.
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US teen killed in Mexico heading to see girlfriend

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MORELIA, Mexico (AP) - Mexican prosecutors say teeth and clothing remnants were used to identify a suburban Chicago teenager whose charred remains were found on Christmas Eve in we..
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NJ's child health care efforts earn it $17M bonus

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey's efforts to ensure more children have health coverage have earned it a nearly $17 million performance bonus from the U.S. Health Department. &..
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US police fatalities up 13 percent in 2011 to 173

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

One Oregon police chief was killed when a man allegedly took the officer's gun and shot him in the head. A policeman in Arizona was fatally shot when he went to a suburban Phoenix ..
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Oklahoma baby is 3rd sickened by rare bacteria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - An Oklahoma baby is the third infant this month sickened by bacteria sometimes associated with tainted infant formula.    The child, from Tulsa County..
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6 years later, Katrina victims fight FEMA debts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - When the Federal Emergency Management Agency mailed out 83,000 debt notices this year to victims of Hurricane Katrina and other 2005 storms, one of the letters s..
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Johnson says he's leaving GOP for Libertarians

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson, a longshot candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, said Wednesday he is leaving the GOP in favor of running..
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In Iowa, Obama toils while GOP roars, then departs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - One presidential campaign claims an impressive effort in Iowa this year: eight offices opened, 350,000 phone calls to potential supporters and 1,280 events ..
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Gingrich says Greek cruise gave him time to think

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) - Newt Gingrich says a luxury cruise he took through the Greek Isles earlier this year that prompted top aides to quit his campaign was designed to show he's ..
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Cuba makes good on pledge to free prisoners

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HAVANA (AP) - Cuba appears to be making quick progress in meeting a pledge to free 2,900 pardoned prisoners, most of them convicted of minor crimes.    Human rights ..
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NKoreans salute, cry for late leader Kim Jong Il

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - A two and a-half-hour funeral procession for North Korean leader Kim Jong Ill has ended with a 21-gun salute.    His son and successor,..
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US warns Iran not to disrupt oil route

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - A spokeswoman for the U.S. Navy's 5th fleet is warning Iran that any disruption of traffic flowing though the Strait of Hormuz, a vital oil route..
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Saudi women to run, vote without male approval

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - A Saudi official says for the first time, women in the conservative kingdom will not need a male guardian's approval to run or vote in municipal electio..
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Russia slams US for its human rights record

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MOSCOW (AP) - Russia's Foreign Ministry has attacked America's human rights record in its first report on injustice elsewhere in the world, offering examples such as the Guantanamo..
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Syrian troops kill protesters despite monitors

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian security forces opened fire on thousands of anti-government protesters in the central city of Hama Wednesday and killed at least six people, according to activ..
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Cops: Man with AIDS virus may have exposed others

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - A Grand Rapids-area man has been charged with failing to inform a sex partner that he has the AIDS virus.    Grand Rapids police say David..
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Ex-Egyptian leader's murder trial resumes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

After a months-long break, the trial of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak resumes Wednesday after an appeals court dismissed a motion to disqualify the presiding judge, state-owned media said.
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FARC to release six hostages

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Colombia's main leftist rebel group says it plans to release six hostages, including three who have been in captivity for more than 12 years.
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Taliban claiming responsibility for killing 3 NATO members

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The Taliban is claiming responsibility for an attack in Afghanistan that killed three NATO service members. The three were killed Tuesday by a roadside bo..
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North Koreans line the street for Kim Jong Il

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - Tomorrow, a national memorial service will be held for North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, who died Dec. 17 of a heart attack. Today, tens of ..
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