Police: Pa. couple stole copper to pay for wedding

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ELLWOOD CITY, Pa. (AP) - Police say a western Pennsylvania couple cut down copper wire from 18 utility poles because they needed money to pay for their wedding.    O..
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'Miracle doctor' brings gift of sight

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A mother who had never set her eyes on her baby, a poor villager who hadn't worked for years, an old man who had never seen his pension money -- these are just some of the thousands of blind Namibians whose lives have genuinely been transformed by the treatment of a woman who they call their "miracle doctor."
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Court to review rules for some deportations

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has agreed to hear the Obama administration's appeal of lower court rulings in favor of immigrants who were seeking to avoid being deported.&nbs..
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7 die in Philippines typhoon

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Typhoon Nesat struck the northern Philippine island of Luzon with top winds of 140 kph (87 mph) early Tuesday, the Philippine national weather agency reported.
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Florida couple among Nepal plane crash victims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A University of Miami surgeon and his fiance were among the victims of a tourist plane crash in Nepal.    Dr. Jagajan "JJ" Karmacharya was a professor o..
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Lockerbie bomber case closed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The case of Lockerbie bomber Abdel Basset al-Megrahi is "closed," Libya's transitional justice minister told reporters.
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'Bentley Bandit' enters guilty plea

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CALCASIEU PARISH, La.- On September 16, 2011, Justin Durbin, known by the local media as the "Bentley Bandit," entered a guilty plea to Aggravated Flight from an Officer and Illega..
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Witnessing a battle for a Libyan city

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CNN\'s Ben Wedeman has been following Libyan fighters as they battle for the last of the country\'s pro-Gadhafi strongholds. Here, he describes the scene before, during and after a recent assault on Sabha.
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Apparent pro-Syria group hacks Harvard website

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOSTON (AP) - Hackers have briefly defaced Harvard University's website, replacing the home page with an image of Syria's President Bashar Assad together with a message accusing th..
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Researchers win in lawsuit over brain collection

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ALFRED, Maine (AP) - A Maine woman who contends her late husband's brain was removed without her consent by researchers has lost her lawsuit.    A jury in York Count..
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Obama defends push to raise taxes on rich

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) - Inviting questions, President Barack Obama got one he was happy to answer.    "Would you please raise my taxes?" one man asked the presi..
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Senior finance official assassinated in Iraq

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BAGHDAD (AP) - Baghdad gunmen assassinated a senior finance ministry official and wounded a senior judge, while a roadside bomb in northern Iraq killed three people Monday, officia..
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Mexico City blind photographer share their world

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Rodrigo Telon Yucute focuses on the sound of the voices, raises a camera and snaps off a shot, capturing an image of a couple laughing as they sit on a yellow pa..
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Libyan justice minister says Lockerbie case closed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - Libya's transitional justice minister says the case is closed on the 1988 Lockerbie airplane bombing.    Mohammed al-Alagi noted that the only ..
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2,000-year-old Dead Sea Scrolls go online

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JERUSALEM (AP) - Two thousand years after they were written and decades after they were found in desert caves, some of the world-famous Dead Sea Scrolls went online for the first t..
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Puerto Rico man gets 198 years in torch attack

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - A man in Puerto Rico who set fire to his family's New Year's Day gathering has been sentenced to 198 years in prison for killing six people.  ..
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Obama rejects GOP calls to scrap regulation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) - President Barack Obama says he makes no apologies for Wall Street regulation and environmental rules and doesn't buy the GOP charge they're costing job..
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2 killed in shooting at U.S. Embassy in Kabul

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Afghan employee of the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan opened fire Sunday evening in a CIA annex at the embassy, killing a U.S. citizen, a U.S. government official said.
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2 injured in natural gas explosion in Seattle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SEATTLE (AP) - The Seattle Fire Department says a natural gas leak caused an explosion and fire at a north Seattle home.    Spokesman Kyle Moore says a couple who li..
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Feds returning funds to online Ponzi scam victims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal authorities say they are returning $55 million to people ripped off by an Internet-based Ponzi sheme.    The Justice Department and Secret ..
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