Pakistanis strike back at U.S. accusations of ties to Haqqani network

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistani officials hit back Friday at accusations from senior U.S. officials that Pakistan's intelligence service supports the Haqqani terrorist network, but acknowledged that the country does maintain contacts with the group.
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Jury: Muslim students guilty of disrupting speech

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Jurors have found 10 Muslim students guilty of disrupting a lecture by the Israeli ambassador at a California university in a case that stoked a spirited d..
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Ford CEO: recovery is slow but 'on right track'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - At his first press conference as CEO of Ford, Alan Mulally was asked how he could run such a complex company with no experience in the car business.   &nb..
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Palestinians take to streets to cheer on UN bid

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) - Thousands of jubilant, flag-waving Palestinians, watching on outdoor screens across the West Bank, cheered their president on Friday as he submitted his ..
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Exxon Mobil to restart Mont. pipeline

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Montana's chief environmental regulator says a failed Exxon Mobil pipeline that spilled an estimated 42,000 gallons of oil into the Yellowstone River is like..
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Many facets to Abbas' U.N. move

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mahmoud Abbas\' ambitious push to gain full U.N. membership may seem unrealistic, but analysts say the Palestinian president is making hard-nosed calculations rooted in domestic politics.
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Obama finds way around No Child Left Behind

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

A staggering 82 percent of schools next year could be labeled as failures under the No Child Left Behind law. That's why President Obama just announced a new way for states to side..
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Carl Lewis quits NJ Senate race after court ruling

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. (AP) - Nine-time Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis says he is giving up his legal fight to run for New Jersey state Senate.    His announcement com..
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Soldiers reach last of India's quake-hit villages

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MANGAN, India (AP) - Soldiers in India's northeast have reached the last villages cut off by landslides from a powerful earthquake that shook the Himalayan region last weekend and ..
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Diana Nyad mounts 2nd attempt at Florida swim

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HAVANA (AP) - Endurance athlete Diana Nyad is preparing for a second attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida and set a world record at the age of 62.    Nyad plans to s..
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Palestinians prepare to submit UN statehood bid

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Defying U.S. and Israeli opposition, Palestinians asked the United Nations on Friday to accept them as a member state, sidestepping nearly two decades of trou..
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Satellite heading for earth, where will it land?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

It's a bird, it's a plane...it's a satellite? Right now, a six-ton satellite, the size of a school bus, is heading for Earth. And it's expected to come crashing down sometime today..
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Mo. lawmakers pass revised teacher-Facebook law

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri lawmakers have approved a revision to a contentious law that limits online discussion between teachers and students.    The House..
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Independents test China's election experiment

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Elections are underway in China. Not for the country's presidency but for "Renmin Daibiao," or the National People's Representatives Congress.
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Yemeni president returns home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has returned home after undergoing treatment in Saudi Arabia, a government spokesman said Friday.
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Libya military site yields possible radioactive material

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A military site containing what appears to be radioactive material has been uncovered by revolutionary forces near the southern Libyan city of Sabha.
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Ex-prisoner's advice to freed hikers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A trip to Iran to learn more about her family's ancestry became a nightmare for American journalist Roxana Saberi. In January 2009, several men showed up at the Iranian-American's door and carted her off to Evin Prison, the notoriously brutal lockup outside Tehran where three American hikers were recently imprisoned. Like Josh Fattal, Sarah Shourd and Shane Bauer, Saberi was accused of being a spy for the U.S.
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Obama rolling back Bush-era education law

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration says it will exempt states from requirements of a Bush-era education law if they meet certain conditions the White House favors. &nb..
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Teachers in Washington state vote to end strike

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - Striking teachers in Washington state's third-largest school district have voted to accept a contract, ending a walkout that has kept students out of class for..
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CERN claims faster-than-light particle measured

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GENEVA (AP) - Scientists at the world's largest physics lab say they have clocked subatomic particles traveling faster than light, a feat that - if true - would break a fundamental..
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