Ahmadinejad: Iran is a model for the world

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

On the eve of his address at the U.N. General Assembly Thursday, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad declared his country to be "a new model for life to the world."
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Death toll climbs as typhoon leaves Japan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll climbed to 10 in Japan as the remnants of former Typhoon Roke raced into the northern Pacific on Thursday, government officials said.
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NTC lays out timeline to form new government

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Despite not yet having complete control over the entire country, Libya's National Transitional Council is already looking to the future and the logistics of setting up a new government.
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35 bodies found in Mexican roadway

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Investigators say they have a video that may hold clues to how unidentified men managed to drive two open-back trucks filled with 35 bodies through rush-hour traffic and then abandon them, blocking traffic and leaving bodies on the highway.
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Typhoon hits Japan, kills 4

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A powerful typhoon made landfall in Japan on Wednesday, killing four people, lashing some areas with heavy rainfall and bringing more woe to a nation already trying to recover from a natural disaster.
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Freed hiker: 'So relieved we are free'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

After more than two years in an Iranian prison, American hikers Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer are free.
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U.S. hikers in Iran freed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

American hikers Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer were freed from prison in Iran Wednesday, more than two years after they were arrested as spies.
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Death toll in cantaloupe outbreak rises to 8

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal health officials say the death toll has risen to eight in an outbreak of listeria traced to Colorado cantaloupes.    The Centers for Diseas..
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Tropical Storm Ophelia gathers over Atlantic

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tropical Storm Ophelia was moving west over the Atlantic early Wednesday, but there are no coastal watches or warnings in effect, forecasters said.
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Political tightrope for Obama's UNGA speech

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

President Barack Obama will lay out the U.S. view of the "seismic change" seen around the world in the past year, particularly in the Arab world, when he speaks to the United Nations on Wednesday, aides said.
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Google head disputes that company thwarts rivals

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Google Inc. Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt says the company operates in a tough competitive arena and isn't using its dominance in Internet search to stifle comp..
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Swedish daycare centers use GPS to track children

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

STOCKHOLM (AP) - Daycare centers in Sweden have started using GPS systems and other electronic tracking devices to keep tabs on children during excursions - a practice that has rai..
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Yemeni truce breached by shelling, 3 killed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Yemeni government forces on Wednesday fired mortars at tens of thousands of mourners at funerals held for protesters killed in clashes, shattering a cease-fire ..
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Families of 2 men freed from Iran prison overjoyed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The families of two Americans freed from an Iranian prison are calling today the best day of their lives.    Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal (fuh-TAHL..
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CA police officer charged with murder

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A defense lawyer says a police officer has been charged with murder in the death of a mentally ill homeless man in Southern California.    A..
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Sexual violence: Invisible casualties in Colombia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In Colombia's decades-old war between the state, guerrillas and paramilitaries, one nearly invisible group of casualties has stacked up.
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Gov. orders new talks in Tacoma teachers strike

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire (GREG'-wahr) has told both sides in the Tacoma teachers strike she wants them back at the bargaining table at 10 a.m. Wednesday..
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Funeral Mass under way for Ted Kennedy's daughter

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Kara Kennedy, the oldest of three children of the late Sen. Ted Kennedy, was being remembered at funeral services as a thoughtful friend and devoted mother who al..
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Blast damages Amsterdam court building

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An explosion blew out windows at a court in the Netherlands early Wednesday, police in Amsterdam confirmed.
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Yemen tense as protester funerals loom

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Yemen was tense but largely peaceful Wednesday, as relatives of people killed in clashes over the past three days prepared to bury their loved ones.
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