ISAF: Mistaken ID led to reporter's death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A reporter was killed by a U.S. service member last July in southern Afghanistan in a case of mistaken identity, according to the results of an investigation by NATO\'s International Security Assistance Force.
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Syria pursues defectors

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The column of military vehicles rolled into the village of Ibleen shortly after dawn on Thursday. Residents said artillery fire and machine gun fire followed soon after.
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Syrian government pursuing defectors

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The column of military vehicles rolled into the village of Ibleen shortly after dawn on Thursday. Residents said artillery fire and machine gun fire followed soon after.
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Tropical Storm Nate getting stronger

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

At 4:00 p.m., the center of Tropical Storm Nate was located near Latitude 19.7 N., Longitude 92.3 W.  Nate is moving toward the south-southeast near 2 m.p.h. Very little motio..
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Denver coroner ID's woman who vanished from club

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DENVER (AP) - The Denver Coroner's office has positively identified the remains of a 19-year-old woman who went missing after leaving a downtown nightclub earlier this year. &..
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Judge: TracFone owes Ky. $4.7 million in 911 fees

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A federal judge has ruled that the largest prepaid cell phone company in the country owes Kentucky more than $4.7 million in unpaid 911 emergency fees dating..
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Nike releases famed 'Back to the Future' shoe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Nike is going back to the future.    The company said Thursday that it has created a limited-edition shoe based on the model audiences saw in t..
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La Nina climate event returning, forecasters say

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The La Nina (lah-NEEN'-yah) climate phenomenon has returned and that could be bad news for the drought-ravaged south central states.    The periodi..
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Wal-Mart brings back layaway for holiday shoppers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Wal-Mart is bringing back something its customers have been asking for since the Great Recession: layaway.    The world's largest retailer, which dit..
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ICC seeks Interpol Red Notice for Gadhafi

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

With no definite word as to Moammar Gadhafi\'s whereabouts, the International Criminal Court asked Interpol Thursday to issue Red Notice arrest warrants for the fallen Libyan leader, wanted for alleged crimes against humanity. U.S. SCRAMBLES TO SECURE WEAPONS |
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ISAF: Reporter killed in Afghanistan in case of mistaken ID

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A reporter was killed by a U.S. service member last July in southern Afghanistan in a case of mistaken identity, according to the results of an investigation by NATO\'s International Security Assistance Force.
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Quake shook more than Va. nuke plant designed for

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) - Federal officials say a 5.8-magnitude earthquake in the eastern U.S. caused the ground to shake more than a Virginia nuclear plant was designed to withstand.&..
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Tropical Storm Nate meandering off Mexico's coast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Nate is getting a little stronger as it meanders in the Bay of Campeche off Mexico's Gulf coast, where it is expected to bring rain and higher tides.&nb..
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German police arrest 2 on possible bomb plot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

German police arrested two men in Berlin on suspicion of plotting a bomb attack, police said Thursday.
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Woman sickened by fumes at Ga. McDonald's dies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

POOLER, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say an 80-year-old Florida woman has died after being sickened by fumes at a McDonald's restaurant in south Georgia.    Pooler police ..
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Google buys restaurant review service Zagat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) - Google has bought the restaurant review service Zagat as it tries to help people connect with local businesses.    The founders, Nina an..
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Russia mourns hockey players killed in plane crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A day after a plane crash outside the Russian city of Yaroslavl killed dozens of Russian and international hockey players, hundreds of residents and supporters gathered Thursday at the arena where the Yaroslavl Lokomotiv hockey club played to commemorate those lost.
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Inquiry: Troops punched, possibly kicked Iraqi to death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Iraqi hotel clerk who died in British military custody in 2003 was hooded, handcuffed, held in stress positions in extreme heat and squalor, and died in a state of exhaustion and fear after being beaten, an independent inquiry into the death reported Thursday.
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Ben & Jerry's unveils Schweddy Balls ice cream

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Ben & Jerry's is unveiling a new flavor, and it doesn't sound too tasty.    "Schweddy Balls" is an homage to an old "Saturday Night Live" ..
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Central Texas wildfires destroy nearly 1,400 homes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BASTROP, Texas (AP) - Wildfires have destroyed nearly 1,400 homes in Central Texas where firefighters have been battling to get the blazes under control for days.    ..
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