Egyptian activist's nude blog post sparks outrage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAIRO (AP) - Both conservatives and liberals in Egypt are denouncing a female activist for posting nude pictures of herself on her blog as a protest against limits on free expressi..
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Airline passengers asked for extra cash for fuel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - Airlines have already begun charging for food, drinks, seat assignments and baggage. Now one is demanding that passengers cough up extra cash on board for fuel. ..
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Women unknowingly sterilized?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

For the last 15 years, Victoria Vigo has been trying to find the truth about her infertility. After her third child was born dead, the 49-year-old leadership skills instructor who lives in Lima, the Peruvian capital, was never able to conceive again.
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Lower birth rates for young women tied to economy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - Health officials say birth rates for the nation's youngest mothers hit new lows last year.    It was the third straight year for a drop in national bi..
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Police: Gunman kills himself at FedEx facility

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BEDFORD PARK, Ill. (AP) - Police say a gunman has killed himself inside a suburban Chicago FedEx facility.    Bedford Police Chief Daniel Godfrey says no other injur..
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Occupy's 'mass day of action' could be largest protest yet

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Police in New York say they've arrested 50 to 60 Occupy Wall Street protesters at intersections near the New York Stock Exchange, brokerage houses and banks. &..
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Chu takes responsibility for Solyndra loan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Energy Secretary Steven Chu says he made the final decisions on a half-billion-dollar loan to a California solar company that later went bankrupt.   &nb..
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NYC has 2 new enforcers: bedbug-sniffing dogs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City has enlisted a couple of hard-bitten enforcers.    The Department of Housing Preservation and Development says beagles Mickey and Nemo ..
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Reading to the dogs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TITUSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - Let it be known: Benson Memorial Library is going to the dogs.    Well, at least once a month that is.    Cynthia Kline, a four..
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Congress about to kill high-speed train program

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress is on the verge of killing funding for President Barack Obama's signature high-speed rail program, but it may have some life in it still.   &nb..
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Occupy protesters march to NYC financial district

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Police have started to arrest protesters who are sitting on the ground and blocking traffic into New York's financial district.    Police in riot hel..
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Smucker recalls jars of chunky peanut butter

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORRVILLE, Ohio (AP) - J.M. Smucker Co. is recalling thousands of 16-ounce jars of its Smucker's Natural Peanut Butter Chunky because of possible salmonella contamination. &nbs..
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New Italian premier presents plan to lawmakers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Italy's new prime minister presented his proposal for leading the country out of financial crisis Thursday.
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Obama pledges U.S. military power in Pacific

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

President Barack Obama traveled to Indonesia on Thursday after spending two days in Australia, where he declared that the United States will increase its military presence and expand its role in shaping the Asia Pacific region.
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Opponents dispute Nicaraguan election results

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nicaragua's election officials have officially declared President Daniel Ortega's victory, but opponents are protesting the results.
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Female activist: Yemen experiencing two revolutions

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Afrah Nasser is a female Yemeni journalist and blogger currently living in Sweden. She says that Yemen is experiencing two revolutions -- one trying to topple incumbent president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, the other is women fighting to enjoy the same rights as men.
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Pakistan's U.S. ambassador offers his resignation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistan's ambassador to the United States has offered to resign amid alleged links to a secret offer to Washington by Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari to oust the country's military leadership.
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Rockets fired into Kabul as national assembly continues

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two rockets were fired into the Afghan capital on Thursday as President Hamid Karzai met tribal elders to discuss the future of U.S. military presence in the nation, authorities said.
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Oil hits $100 as US economy slowly improves

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Oil prices hit $100 a barrel on Wednesday after a six-week surge that may drive gasoline prices higher in coming months and slow the fragile economic recovery. For ..
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Settlement reached in Chinese drywall case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A settlement has been reached between a major manufacturer of Chinese-made drywall and homebuilders who used the tainted product in about 1,500 Gulf Coast homes...
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