Students protest high tuition fees in London

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - Students marched through London Wednesday to protest cuts to public spending and a big increase in tuition fees.    Police said more than 2,000 people ..
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Rare yellow diamond expected to fetch up to $15M

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GENEVA (AP) - A rare yellow pear-shaped diamond is expected to fetch between $11 million and 15 million at auction next week, and the buyer will have the chance to name it, Sotheby..
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Israel urges world to halt Iranian nuclear program

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel is calling on the world to stop Iran's "pursuit of nuclear weapons" following the release of a tough report by the U.N. atomic agency.    Pri..
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Polish party wants crucifix in parliament removed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WARSAW, Poland (AP) - A new left-wing party in Poland demanded Wednesday the removal of a crucifix that hangs in parliament, a move seen by many citizens in the mainly Roman Cathol..
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Indian court convicts 31 Hindus of killing Muslims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

AHMABADAD, India (AP) - A court sentenced 31 Hindus to life imprisonment Wednesday for killing dozens of Muslims by setting a building on fire during one of India's worst rounds of..
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Hague: UK to abstain on UN Palestinian vote

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - Britain will abstain from the United Nations vote on the Palestinian bid for statehood, Foreign Secretary William Hague told Parliament Wednesday.    F..
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Garbage build-up adds to Bangkok's woes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As Thailand continues to battle its worst floods for 50 years, Bangkok residents are dealing with massive piles of garbage stacking up around the flood-stricken city, prompting worries over tainted water, disease and sanitation.
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Sean could become a hurricane by Thursday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Sean could become a hurricane by tomorrow. At 4:00 p.m., the center of Tropical Storm Sean was located near Latitude 28.7 North, Longitude 70.5 West. Sean is moving toward the nort..
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Atlanta, many Ga. cities OK Sunday alcohol sales

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - Voters in dozens of cities and towns across Georgia have struck down long-standing rules against Sunday alcohol sales, leaving just two other states in the nation wi..
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Republicans to debate in jobs-starved Michigan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) - Rampant foreclosures, high unemployment and a volatile auto industry create a grim backdrop as the Republican presidential candidates debate in a state hit ..
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Raul Castro's daughter, dissident blogger clash online

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Cuban President Raul Castro's daughter joined Twitter to set the record straight about an interview she did abroad, but ended up arguing with one of the communist island's prominent dissidents online.
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Lion tranquilized outside den at Seattle zoo

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SEATTLE (AP) - A lion got out of its den at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, but it didn't get far before it was tranquilized in a service building.    The zoo says..
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Calif. Marine beaten to death at Camp Pendleton

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) - Authorities in California have determined that a Marine who was found dead in his Camp Pendleton barracks was beaten to death by another Marine. ..
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Coast Guard OKs winding down BP spill cleanup

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Coast Guard is ready to reduce BP's responsibility for cleaning up oil that may still wash ashore on the U.S. Gulf Coast after last year's spill, a move offi..
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Yelling, cajoling during Murray jury deliberations

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A juror described some contentious moments, including yelling and cajoling, during two days of deliberations before reaching the guilty verdict in the trial of M..
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ND House says UND may drop Fighting Sioux name

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota's House has given final legislative approval to a bill that lets the University of North Dakota retire its Fighting Sioux nickname.   &..
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Holy cities face pollution threat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

This year's Hajj pilgrimage draws to a close, concerns are raised about environmental damage caused by the influx of millions of travelers.
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Orioles pitcher acquitted in Dominican death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A three-judge panel court on Tuesday acquitted Baltimore Orioles pitcher Alfredo Simon of charges in the shooting death of a man in his hometown.
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U.S. top attorney: 'Fast and Furious' unacceptable

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday that the controversial tactic that allowed illegal guns to be smuggled to Mexico "should never have happened, and it must never happen again."
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Report: Iran mastering nuclear weapons

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The International Atomic Energy Agency issued a critical report Tuesday saying that it has "serious concerns" that Iran's nuclear program is geared toward developing nuclear weapons.
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