France will pay for breast implant removal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The French government will pay for tens of thousands of women to have breast implants removed over concerns about a possible link to a rare form of cancer, the Ministry of Health said Wednesday.
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Finland investigating Patriot missiles aboard China-bound ship

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Finnish authorities have launched an investigation after impounding 69 Patriot missiles from a ship bound for China.
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Obesity rise prompts Wash. ferries capacity change

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SEATTLE (AP) - The Washington state ferry service isn't going to start turning away hefty passengers, but it has had to reduce the capacity of the nation's largest ferry system bec..
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Accused Mexico cartel killer sent to U.S.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An alleged Mexican drug cartel operative has been extradited to the United States to face charges in the death of one U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent and the attempted murder of a second, authorities said Wednesday.
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Inges release statement regarding McCready custody battle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The saga surrounding Mindy McCready's custody battle over her son, Zander McCready, continues. Mindy McCready's mother and stepfather, Gayle and Michael Inge, hav..
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Havel's body at Prague Castle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Admirers of the late Czech President Vaclav Havel lined Prague's famous Charles Bridge Wednesday as his coffin was moved to Prague Castle ahead of his state funeral Friday.
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Christmas package arrives 1 year and 6 days later

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WINTER BEACH, Fla. (AP) - An Arkansas woman finally has proof that she bought her mother a Christmas gift last year.    The package Mary Beth Mauldin sent via the Un..
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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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