JetBlue plane stranded on tarmac for 7 hours

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By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NEW YORK (AP) - Passengers on a JetBlue plane were stranded on the tarmac in Connecticut for more than seven hours Saturday.    A passenger on a plane diverted to Br..
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9 Americans reportedly among Kabul suicide blast victims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nine American, including four U.S. troops, were among those killed in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan's capital yesterday, a western diplomat told CNN Sunday. The blast also claimed the lives of two British civilians, a Kosovo naitonal and a Canadian soldier.
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Relief agencies fear disease in flooded Thailand

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A humanitarian crisis looms in Thailand after the worst floods in decades left parts of Bangkok and other areas of the country submerged, relief agencies warned Sunday.
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American carried out Somalia suicide bombing, Islamists claim

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By: WINK Administrator

A suicide bomber who carried out an attack in Somalia this weekend was an American citizen of Somali descent, a website associated with the Al-Shabaab Islamist movement claimed Sunday.
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Afghanistan bombing kills 17, including Americans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Britain's Foreign Office says two British civilians working for a building contractor were among the victims of a weekend suicide bombing of a NATO convoy..
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Don't call our satellite 'space junk'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

For thousands of astrophysicists around the world, the German Roentgen satellite ("ROSAT") was no mere rubbish; it was an old and important friend.
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Mubarak trial put on hold in Egypt

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The trial of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was put on hold for two months pending a decision on whether to replace the judge, his lawyer told CNN on Sunday.
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South Sudan rebels warn U.N., residents to leave before attacks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A South Sudan rebel group warned the United Nations and residents to leave a remote border state within three days or risk coming under fire as it launches an attack on the local government.
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Syrian forces pound Homs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syrian forces pounded the western city of Homs Saturday with jets and tanks, sustaining fire with machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades, activists told CNN.
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1.7 million lose power in East Coast snowstorm

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The unusually early snowstorm bringing heavy, wet snow to the East Coast has knocked out power to more than 1.7 million customers. More than 540,000 people are without power i..
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Islamic Jihad: Israel hits training camp

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two Islamic Jihad commanders were among seven militants killed Saturday by Israeli strikes targeting a training camp in Rafah, Gaza, according to the militant group and medical sources.
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NATO troops, workers among 17 killed in Kabul attack

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Five troops and eight civilians were killed in central Kabul when a suicide bomber struck a vehicle in a military convoy, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said Saturday.
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Former Brazilian president to undergo chemotherapy

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By: WINK Administrator

Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will begin chemotherapy in the coming days to treat a tumor in his larynx, a hospital official said Saturday.
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Higgins wins Irish presidential election

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By: WINK Administrator

Michael D. Higgins, a 70-year-old poet and politician, was elected Ireland's new president on Saturday.
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Rebel attack in South Sudan kills 39

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South Sudanese rebels launched an attack in oil-rich Unity state that killed 39 people, a spokesman for that fledgling government said Saturday.
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Suicide bomber kills 12 Americans in Afghanistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A Taliban suicide bomber rammed a vehicle into an armored NATO bus Saturday, killing 17 people, including 12 Americans and a Canadian in the deadliest att..
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Turkey quake toll rises as leaders mull moving homes at risk

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The number killed in a huge earthquake that rocked eastern Turkey last weekend climbed to 582 Saturday, Turkish state-run Anatolia news agency said, as the government drew up a new law that would move homes from high-risk areas.
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Herman Cain's unusual campaign

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

HOMEWOOD, Ala. (AP) - Herman Cain's rise in the polls appears to be no fluke. Unlike some other Republican presidential contenders who have flamed out fast after auditioning a..
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Debit card fees scaled back at some banks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

NEW YORK (AP) - Chase is joining the list of banks that won't be charging customers to use their debit cards, as the backlash over Bank of America's planned $5 monthly fee continue..
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Sugarland returns to Indianapolis

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A packed house watched country duo Sugarland deliver an emotionally-charged free concert meant to "celebrate" healing, life and music while serving as a tribute..
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