Libya's disappearing dinars and funding a revolution

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

When Libya's National Transitional Council set up shop in the capital, Tripoli, it found the cupboard was bare.
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CDC: 1 in 25 adolescents take drugs for depression

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - Roughly 1 in 25 adolescents in the United States are taking antidepressants, according to a new government study billed as the first to offer such statistics on that..
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Nearly 1,000 cops fired in Mexican state

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

People in the Mexican state of Veracruz, which has witnessed a spate of violence in recent weeks, now have confirmation that any lack of confidence in the state's ability to keep them safe was justified. Nearly 1,000 police officers have been fired because they failed so-called "reliability tests," the state's Secretariat of Public Security said.
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Strikers clash with Greek police

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Strikers in Greece aimed to shut down wide sectors of the country Wednesday, a day before lawmakers vote on a new round of tough cost-cutting measures.
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Syrian resistance armed, organizing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The cell phone video stutters as it records the movement of soldiers and Syrian militia on the streets from an upstairs window. A whispered commentary describes the scene. Another video shows vehicles riddled with bullet holes, shattered apartments, glass shards and concrete lumps mixed with patches of blood. In yet another, protestors flee as heavy caliber weapons fire ricochets off buildings.
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Obama touts aid for emergency service workers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) - President Barack Obama is pressing for Congress to spend billions of dollars to help firefighters facing layoffs.    Obama said Wednes..
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Democrats opening new Georgia headquarters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - Democratic National Committee chairwoman and Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz says her party isn't conceding any corner of the country in the 2012 pres..
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Perry: no "shape-shifting nuance from me"

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he's not the candidate of the Republican establishment and is a conservative "authentically, not by convenience."    It w..
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Immigration officer arrested in pot smuggling

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona state police say a deportation officer with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has been arrested in a pot smuggling case after leading authorities on a..
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Yemenis hope video will keep spotlight on uprising

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Young anti-government activists in Yemen have launched a new online video campaign to remind people that their months-long uprising is continuing, and that they have no intention of backing down.
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Clinton arrives in Afghanistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Afghanistan on an unannounced visit Wednesday, just one day after landing in Libya.
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Violence erupts as 2-day strike shuts down Greece

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Hundreds of rioting youths smashed and looted stores in central Athens on Wednesday during a big anti-government rally against painful new austerity measures ..
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Former Afghan MP breaks hunger strike

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A former Afghan lawmaker on Wednesday ended a more than 2-week-long hunger strike over her removal from office following an appeal from one of the country..
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French hostage taken from Kenya to Somalia dies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - France said Wednesday that a cancer-stricken quadriplegic Frenchwoman kidnapped off a Kenyan resort island appears to have died in captivity in Somalia, promp..
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Tiny US phone company C Spire is getting iPhone 4S

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Apple says C Spire Wireless, the country's eighth-largest phone company, will start selling the iPhone 4S in a few weeks.    The iPhone is eagerly co..
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Doctor data back online in Illinois

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - Consumers can now check up on thousands of doctors and chiropractors in Illinois, including accessing information about malpractice cases, thanks to a public databas..
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Obama, first lady tout jobs plan for veterans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) - President Barack Obama is promoting parts of his jobs bill that could help veterans and wounded troops find jobs.    Obama said Wednesday in Virg..
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Hope ER closes to treat meth lab-contaminated man

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HOPE, Ark. (AP) - The emergency room at a hospital in Hope had to shut down for seven hours to be decontaminated after treating a man covered with anhydrous ammonia when his metham..
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4th arrest made in Philadelphia basement case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Authorities say a fourth person has been charged in a case in which four mentally disabled people were found locked up in a Philadelphia basement, allegedly so ..
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Ohio sheriff: only 3 wild animals still loose

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ZANESVILLE, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio sheriff says a mountain lion, grizzly bear and monkey are the only animals still running loose after escaping from an exotic-animal preserve. &..
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