Army aviators in high demand on the battlefront

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - The Afghanistan conflict, marking its 10th anniversary, is in many ways a helicopter war.    Army aviators fly attack missions, ferry troops ..
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1st of 'Cuban 5' spy ring out of US prison

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MARIANNA, Fla. (AP) - The first member of a Cuban spy ring to complete his U.S. prison sentence was greeted Friday by his daughters as news of his release bombarded the airwaves hu..
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Dutch classify high-potency marijuana as hard drug

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

AMSTERDAM (AP) - The Dutch government said Friday it would move to classify high-potency marijuana alongside hard drugs such as cocaine and ecstasy, the latest step in the country'..
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Chile: 250 arrests, unions call nationwide strike

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - Chile's union and student leaders called Friday for shutting down the nation's economy for a day in response to a police crackdown on education reform demons..
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EU approves Microsoft acquisition of Skype

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Commission has approved Microsoft Corporation's proposed $8.5 billion acquisition of the Internet voice and video communication provider Skype, saying ..
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Liberian Nobel winners confronted thugs, killers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) - Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Leymah Gbowee used different tactics to confront thugs and killers in war-ravaged Liberia, with one challenging a feared warlord ..
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Syria troops fire on protesters, killing 8

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian security forces opened fire on protesters in several parts of the country on Friday, killing at least eight people and wounding scores, while masked gunmen bur..
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Doctor faces treason charges after bin Laden raid

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The doctor who is suspected of helping the CIA target Osama bin Laden will be charged with treason, Pakistan's information ministry said Thursday.
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Obama's handling of economy effects election day

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

From Campaign Central: While we're still more than a year away from the Presidential election, the latest polls show that Americans question whether the President is doing a good j..
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Romney: century of American dominance ahead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney pledged Friday to boost the number of Navy ships and pour more money into defense, outlining proposals to stre..
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FAA: We'll be ready for Arkansas turkey drop

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - No one in Yellville will say if they expect wild turkeys to fall from planes for this year's Turkey Trot Festival. But the Federal Aviation Administration ..
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King: Feds happened upon American al-Qaida member

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (AP) - A New York congressman says federal and local law enforcement authorities became aware of an al-Qaida propagandist killed last week in Yemen when he contac..
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US asks appeals court to halt Ala. immigration law

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - The Department of Justice has asked a federal appeals court to block enforcement of Alabama's new immigration law.    The federal government filed the..
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Busch takes steps to remove squirrel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The Busch Stadium "Rally Squirrel" may need to find a new home.    A squirrel ran onto the field during both games of the National League Division S..
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New Zealand battles to contain oil spill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Response teams battled Friday to contain a spill of oil from a large cargo ship stranded off the New Zealand coast.
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Pakistan may repatriate bin Laden's wives

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistan has contacted the governments of Saudi Arabia and Yemen to arrange repatriation of Osama bin Laden's three wives, Pakistani security officials told CNN Friday.
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Afghanistan war marks 10 years

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S.-led war in Afghanistan marked its 10th year Friday but there was little observance by U.S. troops there.
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Police interview played in Dr. Conrad Murray trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Prosecutors are expected Friday to play a police interview conducted with the doctor charged in Michael Jackson's death In it, Dr. Conrad Murray lays out hi..
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September unemployment numbers out today

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Caroline Hayden

The U.S. economy will likely show its fifth straight month of slight or no job creation when the government issues its September employment report Friday. Another weak month w..
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U.S. military starts curfew after rape claims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States military has re-instituted a curfew on service members in South Korea after two soldiers have been accused of raping local girls.
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