Judge gives Bonds house arrest, then delays it

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Barry Bonds will remain free and unpunished while he appeals his conviction for giving misleading testimony before a grand jury.    A federal ju..
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Japan PM says tsunami-hit nuclear plant is stable

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TOKYO (AP) - Japan's prime minister announced Friday that the country's tsunami-damaged nuclear plant has achieved a stable state of "cold shutdown," a crucial step toward the even..
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Thousands abused in Dutch Catholic institutions

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Thousands of children suffered sexual abuse in Dutch Catholic institutions over the past 65 years, and church officials knew about the abuse but faile..
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World trade body agrees to Russia becoming member

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GENEVA (AP) - The World Trade Organization agreed Friday to allow Russia to become its newest member, giving a critical boost to the ailing economy of its biggest trading partner, ..
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Myanmar seeks final peace pacts with ethnic rebels

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - Myanmar is negotiating peace with major ethnic rebel groups and is determined to achieve a permanent peace with them in three to four years, the government's..
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'Carlos the Jackal' is sentenced to life, again

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

"Carlos the Jackal," once among the world's most wanted fugitives, has been sentenced to life in prison for his role in a series of fatal bombings in the 1980s, a French court said.
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SEC charges ex-Fannie, Freddie CEOs with fraud

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged six former top executives at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac with civil fraud, saying they misled the government and..
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3 collect cash from Indiana for quitting smoking

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Three ex-smokers from Elkhart, Indianapolis and Markelville have collected a total of $5,000 in cash prizes from the state of Indiana for kicking the habit.&nbs..
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A fruit seller's legacy to the Arab people

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A year after a Tunisian fruit seller self-immolated, setting in motion the Arab Spring, a democratic political culture is developing in the region, Salman Shaikh writes.
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Inquiry: Massive child abuse in Dutch churches

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thousands and thousands of children suffered from sexual abuse in the Dutch Roman Catholic Church over more than six decades, and about 800 "possible perpetrators" have been identified, an independent Commission of Inquiry said Friday.
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Death toll rises from toxic moonshine in India

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Police have arrested 10 suspects in the sale of toxic, illegally brewed liquor that has left at least 168 people dead in the Indian state of West Bengal, an official said Friday.
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Bahrain activist arrested, sister says

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Bahraini pro-democracy activist Zainab Alkhawaja has been arrested, her sister told CNN.
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Bloody winter in Syria's revolution capital

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Arab Spring has turned to bloody winter in Homs, the city that has suffered the most from the Syrian president's deadly nationwide crackdown on anti-government protesters.
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Japan marks nuclear reactors milestone

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Japan's Prime Minister said Friday that a "cold shutdown" has been achieved at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, a symbolic milestone that means the plant's crippled reactors have stayed at temperatures below the boiling point for some time.
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BP settles with maker of failed blowout preventer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 NEW ORLEANS (AP) - BP PLC says it will be paid $250 million by the maker of the blowout preventer that failed to halt oil spewing from BP's busted well in the Gulf of Mexico...
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Full ban on driver calls could be tough to enforce

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A driver in the next lane is moving his lips. Is he on a hands-free cell phone or just talking to himself? If lawmakers follow the advice of a federal ..
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Doctors can't reattach ear in Wash. hacking attack

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SEATTLE (AP) - Doctors were unable to reattach a Washington state security guard's ear after a shoplifter attacked him with a hatchet, his brother said Thursday.    ..
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Report says western states edging toward recovery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The West is recovering faster than the nation as a whole, but employment across the region remained far below pre-recession levels and the housing market showed fe..
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Amanda Knox judge explains murder acquittal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The jury that cleared American student of Amanda Knox of murder did so for lack of evidence proving she was guilty, the judge in the case said in legal paperwork published Thursday.
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Report ties Victoria's Secret, child labor

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The company that owns Victoria's Secret vowed a full investigation Thursday after a report said cotton used in some of its products is grown using child labor.
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