Confidant testifies in Viktor Bout trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

It's no surprise that a movie, "Lord of War," has already been made based on the story of Viktor Bout, the alleged Russian arms trafficker currently on trial in Manhattan federal court.
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Madoff's wife: We tried suicide after Ponzi arrest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - The wife of disgraced financier Bernard Madoff says they tried to kill themselves after he admitted stealing billions of dollars in the largest Ponzi scheme in hist..
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Floodwaters force closure of Bangkok airport

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Floodwaters have forced the closure of Bangkok's Don Muang airport and the evacuation of flood victims who have taken refuge there.
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Turkish rescuers pull 2 more from quake rubble

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rescuers pulled a teen and a teacher from collapsed buildings early Wednesday, nearly three days after a massive earthquake left heaps of twisted metal and concrete chunks in eastern Turkey.
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Flash floods kill at least 9 in Italy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROME (AP) - Torrential rains lashed Italy from its northern Alps to the southern island of Sicily, causing flash floods that killed at least nine people and left six others missing..
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USVI jewelers fined for coral smuggling

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) - A high-end jewelry manufacturer in the U.S. Virgin Islands was ordered Wednesday to forfeit thousands of pounds (kilograms) of protecte..
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Yemeni women burn their veils to protest crackdown

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Hundreds of Yemeni women on Wednesday set fire to traditional female veils to protest the government's brutal crackdown against the country's popular uprising, ..
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Protesters defy calls to quit St. Paul's cathedral

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - St. Paul's Cathedral has welcomed visitors for 300 years, but for almost a week its heavy oak doors have been shut, locked because of an anti-capitalist protest camp ..
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Obama announces help for student loan borrowers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says it has never been more important for Americans to get a college education. But he says it has also never been more expensive to do so...
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Performance artist gives birth in NYC art gallery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A performance artist who said giving birth is the "highest form of art" has delivered a baby boy - inside a New York City art gallery    Marni Kotak ..
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Obama tells students: 'I need your voices'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DENVER (AP) - President Barack Obama urged thousands of enthusiastic college students Wednesday to make their voices heard, telling a boisterous crowd in Denver, "Young people, I n..
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Man thought to be Gacy victim found alive in Fla.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - Siblings who feared that their brother was one of serial killer John Wayne Gacy's eight unidentified victims were amazed and overjoyed to learn that he's been living..
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Visitors ride 3-story slide at NYC museum

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - "Museum visit" takes on a whole new meaning at the New Museum in New York where visitors can ride a three-story slide that winds through the building or jump into a..
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Kenya: Al-Shabaab did not order grenade attacks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Twin grenade attacks in Nairobi earlier this week were not the work of the Somali militant group Al-Shabaab, a Kenyan government spokesman said Wednesday.
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Yemeni women burn veils to protest regime

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Yemeni women defiantly burned their traditional veils Wednesday in protest of President Ali Abdullah Saleh's brutal crackdown on anti-government demonstrations.
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5-year-old backs car onto Ohio street, calls 911

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) - Authorities say a 5-year-old looking for her mother in Ohio backed a car out of the driveway, then called 911 for help.    Mansfield police sa..
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Romney reverses himself, supports anti-union law

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) - Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney says he is "110 percent" behind Ohio's ballot measure that would limit union rights.    Romney on Wed..
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Retribution: Warning sign for Libya?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

After months of grinding civil war, the final battle for Libya's liberation unleashed a bloodbath. Human Rights Watch says dozens of apparent reprisal killings occurred on both sides.
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U.N.: World is days away from 7 billion people

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The world is days away from officially reaching a population of 7 billion, the United Nations said in a report Wednesday.
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Secrets of long life sought in DNA of the elderly

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - George Eberhardt turned 107 last month, and scientists would love to know how he and other older folks like him made it that far. So he's going to hand over some of..
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