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

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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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Central Bangkok spared worst, but more high tides to come

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The central business district of Bangkok dodged severe flooding Saturday afternoon, but surrounding areas of the bustling capital faced further inundation at the next high tide.
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China copes with promise and perils of one-child policy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The world's population is expected to hit 7 billion around October 31 and one Chinese demographer says that number would have come a lot sooner had it not been for China's "one-child policy."
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At least 14 shot dead in western Mexico

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 14 people were killed in the western Mexican state of Michoacan -- including 10 slain during a shootout with soldiers, authorities said Friday.
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Libyans want back property confiscated by Gadhafi

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - Abdullah Ahmed Belal had all but given up on the sprawling seaside villa his family lost to squatters decades ago because of a provision in Moammar Gadhafi's ..
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NATO: 30 insurgents killed in eastern Afghanistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Insurgents attacked a convoy of Afghan and international troops on Friday in eastern Afghanistan, sparking a gunbattle that left about 30 militants dead, ..
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Civil disobedience in Greece grows over austerity

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - An anti-tax rebellion is brewing in Greece, where the embattled government has announced wave after wave of new spending cuts and tax hikes urged on by intern..
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After the Arab Spring: Alcohol, bikinis, polygamy?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

It's not often that the issue of polygamy makes it to the top of the political agenda. But in the past week it's become a litmus test for the course of the Arab spring, and part of the debate about the compatibility of Islam and democracy.
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Daughters given equal rights to British throne

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Sons and daughters of British monarchs will have an equal right to the throne under changes to the United Kingdom's succession laws agreed to Friday, British Prime Minister David Cameron said.
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