Man gets shock after poking dead bear on live wire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LIVINGSTON, Mont. (AP) - Authorities say a bow hunter suffered serious injuries from an electric shock when he poked a dead bear lying on live wires.    The Park Cou..
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NY comptroller warns of weakness on Wall Street

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Wall Street is again losing jobs because of global economic woes, threatening tax revenue for a city and state heavily reliant on the financial industry, New York C..
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Reminders of Irish 'troubles' rise to surface

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The tragedy of Ireland's violent past seemed close to the surface this week as an Irish presidential candidate was confronted about his former role as an IRA commander, and Britain's prime minister talked with a family about a Catholic victim of "the troubles."
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Syria opposition gains regional backers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

International powers put more heat on Syria\'s government Tuesday, as a new umbrella opposition group gained key backers in the Arab world and China exhorted the government to respond to people\'s demands.
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'Significant' oil leakage from ship aground off New Zealand

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A "significant" amount of oil is leaking from a container ship that ran aground on a reef off the pristine east coast of New Zealand's north island, officials said Tuesday.
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Thailand flooding leaves hundreds dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As the death toll climbed Monday from flooding in Southeast Asia, officials beefed up flood prevention measures to protect Thailand's capital from rising water.
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NBA cancels first two weeks of season

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

NEW YORK (AP) - NBA Commissioner David Stern has canceled the first two weeks of the season after owners and players were unable to reach a new labor deal and end the lockout. ..
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Death toll rises in Egypt clashes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 25 people have been killed in clashes between the army and pro-Coptic Christian protesters, with many crushed by military vehicles, an official says.
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Yemen: Thousands of women demonstrate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Just two days after prominent Yemeni human rights activist Tawakkol Karman became the first Arab woman to win the Nobel peace prize, at least 22 women were injured during a march that took place in Taiz on Sunday.
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7 boaters survive 20 hours in Fla. waters; 1 dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Seven people, including a 4-year-old girl, survived 20 hours at sea by clinging to their capsized boat and a small blue cooler after their vessel flipped during a fish..
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Dr Pepper Ten: 'No women allowed'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Dudes don't drink diet.    Or at least that's the idea behind Dr Pepper Ten, a 10-calorie soft drink Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. is rolling out on M..
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Iran's top cop offers to resign if boy-girl survey proves true

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iran's top cop has offered to quit his job if anyone verifies the results of a recent survey that says 80% of Iranian students drink alcohol and have friendships with the opposite sex, the semi-official Iranian Labour News Agency reported.
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Libyan official: Gadhafi hiding in southern desert

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - A representative of Libya's ethnic Tuareg group says he believes Moammar Gadhafi is hiding in the southwestern desert near the borders with Niger and Algeria...
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Ivory Coast prez marks more than 100 days in power

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) - Ivory Coast's president on Monday marked more than 100 days in office following a disputed election and months of turmoil that left thousands dead. ..
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String of blasts in Iraqi capital kills 10

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi officials say a string of explosions targeting security officials has killed at least 10 people in western Baghdad.    A police official says th..
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Woman gives birth after running Chicago Marathon

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - Amber Miller says she felt contractions minutes after crossing the Chicago Marathon finish line.    A few hours after completing the 26.2-mile race Su..
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Group: Deadly day in Syria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 31 people were killed during clashes in numerous Syrian cities Sunday, an opposition activist group said Monday. "It's like a war zone," a Homs resident and opposition member told CNN.
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Italian ship attacked off Somali coast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Italian ship was attacked Monday off the Somali coast, the ship's owner said.
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Aussie teen accused of pot possession in Indonesia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An attorney for a 14-year-old Australian, accused of marijuana possession in Indonesia, is hoping to avoid a prison sentence for his client and have the boy released to undergo drug rehabilitation.
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Co. finds ship full of silver in Atlantic

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A sea exploration company said Monday it has discovered a ship filled with silver 8,000 feet beneath the surface of the North Atlantic Ocean.    O..
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