Report: Plane shot down in Yemen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A government warplane crashed north of the capital city of Yemen on Wednesday morning, state television reported.
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PETA taking action against 'gator hugging'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has posted an "action alert" on its website in an effort to urge Naples City Council to reverse its decision to allow an a..
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Health care law definition of "affordable" vague

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - Researchers at Indiana and Cornell universities say that how the federal government defines "affordable" could leave millions of dependents of low and mode..
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E. coli scare prompts Tyson to recall ground beef

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CINCINNATI (AP) - Tyson Fresh Meats Inc. is recalling about 131,300 pounds of ground beef because a family in Ohio fell ill after eating meat produced by the company that was conta..
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Engineers to rappel down Washington Monument

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Structural engineers are expected to begin rappelling down the Washington Monument to check on damage caused by last month's earthquake.    Carol J..
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Libyans claim Gadhafi is hiding in western border area

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ousted Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi is believed to be hiding out near the town of Ghadamis under the protection of the Tuareg tribe, an interim government military spokesman told CNN Tuesday.
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Jurors hear tales of Jackson's pain

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 LOS ANGELES (AP) - Defense attorneys for Dr. Conrad Murray say nothing he could have done would have saved Michael Jackson's life because the pop star was desperate to regain..
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Thai school's Nazi-themed parade sparks outrage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Jewish human rights organization on Monday called for Thailand's Christian leaders to condemn a parade at the Sacred Heart School in Chiang Mai, Thailand, in which participating students wearing Nazi uniforms performed "Sieg Heil" salutes.
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Australia lifts restrictions for women in combat roles

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Australian women will soon be able to serve alongside their male counterparts in front-line combat roles -- a notable shift in the push for gender equality in professions historically dominated by men.
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Obama to Congress: Give me back my jobs bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DENVER (AP) - President Barack Obama is telling Congress to give him back his jobs bill.    Lobbying for his economic agenda, Obama said Tuesday it has been two week..
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Cantaloupe outbreak could be deadliest in a decade

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - As many as 14 people have died from possible listeria illnesses traced to Colorado cantaloupes, health officials say - a death toll that would make the food outbr..
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2 Maine men found dead in motel sewage tank

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) - Two men who worked for a pump-repair company have been found dead in a sewage tank at a Maine motel.    Kennebunkport Police Chief Craig ..
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Man charged after 4,000 pounds of explosives found

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - A federal agent says a Michigan man charged with possessing more than 4,000 pounds of explosives and detonation equipment told an informant "when the go..
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Shakespeare's plays in 37 languages

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

It will be Shakespeare as nobody has seen it before. Over six weeks next spring, London's Globe Theatre will present all 37 of the Bard's plays in 37 languages, performed by companies from as many countries.
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Saudi woman sentenced to 10 lashes for driving car

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAIRO (AP) - A Saudi woman was sentenced Tuesday to be lashed 10 times with a whip for defying the kingdom's prohibition on female drivers, the first time a legal punishment has be..
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Egypt's 1st post-Mubarak election to begin Nov. 28

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's ruling military decreed Tuesday that the country's first parliamentary elections since Hosni Mubarak's ouster will begin Nov. 28, ending months of speculation ..
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ITV admits using video-game footage in IRA program

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DUBLIN (AP) - Britain's television network ITV admits that a documentary about the Irish Republican Army mistakenly used a scene from a video game and claimed it was a real IRA att..
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Hackers hijack Twitter accounts of Chavez critics

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Over months, Venezuelan TV soap opera writer Leonardo Padron built a Twitter following of about 250,000 people by posting more than a dozen messages a day..
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Smugglers hand off drugs through new border fence

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) - A new type of border fence is apparently forcing drug smugglers to change the way they move their cargo from Mexico to the U.S.    The Nogales ..
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OnStar changes over privacy concerns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The OnStar automobile communication service used by 6 million Americans is changing its policies after privacy issues were raised over keeping former customers ..
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