No joint prayer at pope's interreligious meeting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Benedict XVI has invited Hindus, Jews, Taoists and Muslims to join him next week for a peace pilgrimage to the hilltop town of Assisi - but they won't pray..
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BlackBerry maker co-CEO calls outages unfortunate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The co-CEO of BlackBerry maker Research in Motion is making only a brief reference to last week's outages as he opened a conference for software programmers in..
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Markets edgy over EU debt crisis resolution

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - Renewed doubts over Europe's ability to deliver a comprehensive solution to its debt troubles weighed on markets Tuesday, as did a warning from Moody's that it could ..
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Loughner's lawyers argue against Mo. commitment

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PHOENIX (AP) - Lawyers for the Tucson shooting rampage suspect are arguing against his continued commitment at a Missouri prison facility.    In a court filing late ..
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Cain likely in the hot seat at GOP debate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Herman Cain has risen fast. Now the question is: Will he fall?    The businessman has been facing intense scrutiny in recent weeks as his poll numbe..
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Greece uses emergency powers to end garbage strike

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece used emergency powers to order garbage crews back to work Tuesday to remove 17 days worth of rotting trash from the streets of Athens, as a campaign of..
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Filipino soldiers clash with rebels; 19 killed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Philippine troops battled Muslim guerrillas in a volatile southern province Tuesday in fierce fighting that killed at least 19 combatants and left 10 sol..
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Chile students launch strike with fiery blockades

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - Chilean students have erected fiery blockades in major streets of the capital and clashed with police on the first day of a two-day national strike to demand..
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Israeli soldier freed in swap for 1,000 prisoners

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TEL NOF AIR BASE, Israel (AP) - Looking thin, weary and dazed, Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit emerged from more than five years in Hamas captivity on Tuesday, surrounded by Gaza mil..
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Scientist to plead guilty to stealing trade secret

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A Canadian scientist is expected to plead guilty to charges he sent U.S. trade secrets worth $300 million to China and Germany.    A plea hearing..
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Colombian girl reunited with family, but questions remain

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

It was front-page news on the websites of all the major Colombian media Tuesday: Nhora Valentina Munoz, the 10-year-old daughter of a town mayor, was back home after a kidnapping that lasted 19 days.
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Tobacco dealer pleads not guilty to conspiracy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A tobacco distributor closely watched by federal agents for a decade pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges in Kentucky of using phony invoices to avoid payin..
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NJ man wanted in bank robberies arrested in Fla.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - The U.S. Marshals Service says it tracked a man accused of shooting a New Jersey bank teller during a robbery to Florida.    Officials arrested J..
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University studies crowdsourcing for intelligence

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) - Maybe you've got a hunch Kim Jong Il's regime in North Korea has seen its final days, or that the Ebola virus will re-emerge somewhere in the world in the next ..
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Philly police: Disabled victimized by theft scheme

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A woman convicted in the starvation death of a man nearly 20 years ago is facing charges of kidnapping and false imprisonment for allegedly preying on four ment..
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Kabul's 'unnoticed' child workers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

From dusk until dawn, 12-year-old Fayaz toils at his uncle's blacksmith shop in Kabul.
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Fukushima reactors may be shut down ahead of schedule

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Engineers may be able to complete the shutdown of damaged reactors at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant ahead of schedule, the plant's owner reported Monday.
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Pentagon: Troop talks with Iraq 'ongoing'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Pentagon on Monday denied claims that the United States and Iraq have been unable to come to an agreement that would allow some U.S. troops to remain in Iraq after the end of 2011, telling reporters that talks are still going on.
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Tibetan nun dies after setting self ablaze

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A nun has died after setting herself on fire in southwestern China, the first Tibetan woman known to have killed herself in this way, the London-based Free Tibet campaign group said Tuesday.
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Behind Israel-Hamas prisoner deal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israel plans to free more than 1,000 Palestinian prisoners, including hundreds serving life sentences for attacks on Israelis, in exchange for Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit who was captured by Hamas in 2006. How and why has the controversial deal come about?
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