Experts: Pirates hold English tourist in Somalia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An English tourist kidnapped from a remote Kenyan resort is being held by pirates in a remote corner of Somalia, according to experts and security analysts in Nairobi.
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Reality TV taps Phoenix-area foreclosures

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PHOENIX (AP) - Alaska has a reality show about ice truckers trying to survive deadly hauls. New York has Donald Trump's cutthroat competition to be his apprentice. And Georgia has ..
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You can't reinvent the burger; you can remake it

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - When Wendy's decided to remake its 42-year-old hamburger, the chain agonized over every detail. A pickle chemist was consulted. Customers were quizzed on their lett..
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Calm chaos followed Nevada air show disaster

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Amid the horrific aftermath of the nation's deadliest air racing disaster, a crash that killed nine and sent about 70 people to Reno-area hospitals, a sort of cal..
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Netflix separates its DVD, streaming businesses

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Netflix Inc. is formally separating its online streaming and DVD-by-mail service, naming the latter "Qwikster."    In a few weeks, Netflix subscriber..
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Quake kills 21 in India, Nepal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from a magnitude 6.9 earthquake -- and its aftershocks -- along the border of India and Nepal climbed to 21 Monday, officials said.
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Dengue fever strikes thousands in Pakistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Dengue fever has killed 25 people and affected more than 6,000 over the past two months in Lahore, Pakistan, a health department spokesman said Monday.
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U.S. religious leaders seek hikers' release

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A prominent group of Muslim American and Christian leaders are scheduled to return to Washington Monday, following a six day visit to Iran where top government and clerical officials indicated to them that two American hikers would be released.
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7 held in counter-terror raids in England

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Police arrested six men in Birmingham, England overnight in what they called a pre-planned, intelligence-led counter-terror operation, they said Monday.
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Officials: Pilot error, drunk navigator caused Russian crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pilot error, slight intoxication of the navigator, and a failure of the crew to interact properly caused a plane crash that killed 47 people in June of this year, Russia\'s Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) said Monday.
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Voting rules change

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Some state legislatures now under Republican control have been tightening voting regimens perceived as beneficial to Democrats - a move that comes as next yea..
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China calls for new 6-party talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

China is calling Monday for the resumption of six party talks on North Korea's nuclear disarmament two days before planned inter-Korean talks. "We are happy to see that there have been some new, positive interactions between the parties concerned surrounding the restart of the six party talks," Foreign minister Yang Jiechi told a seminar in Beijing. "The parties must seize these opportunities."
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China calls for resumption of talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

China is calling Monday for the resumption of six party talks on North Korea's nuclear disarmament two days before planned inter-Korean talks. "We are happy to see that there have been some new, positive interactions between the parties concerned surrounding the restart of the six party talks," Foreign minister Yang Jiechi told a seminar in Beijing. "The parties must seize these opportunities."
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Relatives doubt inquiry in Medal of Honor battle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) - Relatives of several U.S. troops killed during a 2009 Afghanistan battle that led to a Medal of Honor award last week are questioning whether some Army officers g..
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Schumer: Juice needs national standard for arsenic

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A new proposal would set the first maximum standard for arsenic in apple juice as the Food and Drug Administration continues to test for the substance. &nb..
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Quake kills 18 in India, Nepal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Eleven people -- six in India and five in Nepal -- died when a magnitude-6.9 earthquake struck the northern Indian state of Sikkim near the border between the two nations Sunday night, police said.
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Israeli PM: Palestinian U.N. bid will fail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Palestinians\' quest to become a member state of the United Nations will not succeed, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday, predicting it will not be approved by the U.N. Security Council.
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Hikers' release delayed again, lawyer says

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The lawyer trying to get two American hikers freed from prison in Iran was not able to get a signature on bail paperwork because a judge is on vacation until Tuesday, he told CNN Sunday.
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Libya: Anti-Gadhafi forces head to Sirte

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Forces against ousted Libyan ruler Moammar Gadhafi entered his hometown of Sirte by the convoys on Saturday, a day after they pulled back following fierce resistance.
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UBS: Unauthorized trades lost $2.3B

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Swiss banking giant UBS lost more than previously thought due to unauthorized trading, it announced Sunday, putting losses at $2.3 billion, up from earlier estimates of $2 billion.
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