Anti-Gadhafi forces pull back

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Revolutionary forces attacked loyalist strongholds Friday in a failed attempt to snuff out the last remaining resistance to a post-Moammar Gadhafi Libya.
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Thomas says high court needs geographic diversity

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas says the nation's highest court would benefit from more geographic diversity among its justices.    H..
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Abbas presses for full U.N. membership

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas reaffirmed his desire Friday to pursue a full United Nations membership bid while also acknowledging the anticipated limitations of his controversial move.
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U.S. hikers in Iran: From vacation to years in prison

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In July 2009, American friends Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal and Sarah Shourd set out on an adventurous vacation. They had been pals for a long time. Bauer and Shourd, boyfriend and girlfriend and in their late 20s, had been living for about a year in the Syrian capital of Damascus, where he was working as a freelance journalist and she studied Arabic and taught English.
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Spokeswoman says no shooting at Tucson base

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - The public affairs office at an Air Force base near Tucson says no shots have been fired and no one has been hurt, but traffic into and out of the base is limi..
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2 accused of running up tab on corpse's debit card

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DENVER (AP) - Two men accused of driving around with a dead friend and using his ATM card to withdraw $400 at a strip club are charged with abusing a corpse, identity theft and cri..
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Finnish police arrest 2 on terror suspicions

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HELSINKI (AP) - Authorities in Finland have arrested two people on suspicion of financing terrorism and terror recruitment, police said Friday. The detentions were the first known ..
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British rescue workers find 4th miner dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - Rescue workers found the body of a fourth miner in a flooded coal mine in south Wales on Friday, dashing hopes that the last trapped miner would be found alive as a c..
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Palestinians seek statehood, but Gaza is forgotten

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - In the Palestinians' high-profile bid to seek statehood at the United Nations, half the future nation they envision has been all but forgotten. Residen..
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Jailed Americans in Iran: what's next?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MUSCAT, Oman (AP) - Iraq's foreign minister says he and other international envoys are "waiting for the next Iranian move" on the case of two Americans jailed in Tehran as spies, b..
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Preschool replacing processed foods

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - A food revolution is under way in Starkville.    The Emerson Family School is replacing processed foods with fresh ingredients and meals mad..
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Police: Three dead in flooded mine in Wales

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

One of four trapped miners was found dead early Friday as rescue efforts continued in the flooded mine in Wales, British authorities said.
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Kenya police hunt for kidnapped English tourist

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Kenyan and English police officers are conducting an \"active search\" for an English tourist kidnapped from a remote Kenyan resort, a local police spokesman said Friday.
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Pakistani Taliban vow: Attack enemies' weddings, funerals

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Pakistani Taliban declared Friday they will target the weddings and funerals of anyone involved in pro-government activity against them.
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Teens and the First Amendment

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

WASHINGTON (AP) - A new poll suggests that the majority of teens these days support the First Amendment. The survey of students and teachers is released to coincide with Const..
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President Obama America invents act

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will sign the America Invents Act on Friday, the first significant change in patent law since 1952. The president will travel to Thoma..
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26 die from floods in India

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 26 people have died in flooding in eastern India over the past week, but waters are now receding, authorities say.
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Latest battlefield in Mexico's drug war: Social media

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Twitter users report gunbattles and fiery road blockades. A website lists victims\' names and details of how they died. A blog posts gory photos of gruesome killings and videos of drug lords\' confessions.
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Rogue trader costs UBS $2 billion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Swiss banking giant UBS discovered that rogue trading has cost it an estimated $2 billion, it announced Thursday.
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Sarkozy, Cameron pledge aid to Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Families fleeing one of Moammar Gadhafi\'s last bastions of support ahead of a Thursday night deadline said they no longer felt safe in the besieged city ahead of an anticipated showdown.
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