34 dead in India bridge collapse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A bridge collapse in India's tea-producing region of Darjeeling has left at least 34 people dead, officials said.
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Pakistan: Indian helicopter violated airspace

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistani officials said they forced an Indian Army helicopter to land Sunday after the aircraft violated Pakistani airspace.
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Tunisians vote in first free election since 1956

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Barely hours after polls opened in Tunisia's landmark elections, the line of voters waiting to enter a polling station in the capital's upscale Menzah neighborhood stretched around the block and out of sight.
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Libya's leaders declare liberation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Crowds packed a central square in Benghazi Sunday as Libya\'s interim leaders declared the nation\'s liberation, ushering in a new era after the death of longtime ruler Moammar Gadhafi.
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Heir to the Saudi throne dies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The heir to the Saudi throne, Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, died in a New York hospital early Saturday, officials said, raising succession questions in the key oil-producing country at a time of regional turmoil.
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Survey: US gas prices up 5 cents in past 2 weeks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) - A survey says the average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has risen nearly five cents over the past two weeks.    The Lundberg Survey of ..
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Magnitude 7.3 quake hits Turkey

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.2 struck eastern Turkey Sunday, collapsing buildings and causing a number of deaths, officials said. A..
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Thai floods may remain for a month

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thailand's prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra said the country's worst flooding in half a century could take four to six weeks to recede in some areas, state-run media reported.
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U.S. warns of 'imminent' terror threat in Kenya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. Embassy in Kenya warned it has credible information of an imminent terror attack, days after the east African nation announced it is sending troops to Somalia to battle Islamist militants.
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La. Gov. Bobby Jindal expected to win re-election

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal faces a field of nine competitors in Saturday's election, but they had little money to mount the type of advertising campaign ne..
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Nevada moves caucus to Feb. 4 after backlash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Nevada Republicans decided Saturday to shift the date of the state's presidential caucuses to Feb. 4 and avoid penalties from the national party for meddling with ..
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American killed in shark attack off Western Australia coast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 32-year-old American was killed Saturday in a shark attack off the coast of Western Australia, police said.
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Obama: 'America's war in Iraq will be over'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

President Barack Obama on Friday announced that virtually all U.S. troops will come home from Iraq by the end of the year, at which point he can declare an end to America's long an..
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Divers trapped underwater after ship sinks in Gulf

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - A team of six Indian divers conducting underwater pipeline installation were believed trapped in a diving chamber nearly 200 feet underwater with dwindling oxyg..
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Gadhafi's death energizes Syrian, Yemeni protests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BEIRUT (AP) - Pointing to the killing of Moammar Gadhafi in Libya, protesters in Syria and in Yemen are telling their long-time rulers that they will be the next to go.  ..
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In Britain, disquiet over grisly Gadhafi coverage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - The rush to air pictures of Col. Moammar Gadhafi's final moments has disturbed many in Britain, with some arguing that pictures of his bloody demise should have been ..
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7.6 earthquake hits South Pacific

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga (AP) - A strong earthquake struck far off the South Pacific island nation of Tonga on Friday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. &nbs..
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Obama: Iraq war will be over by year's end

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

President Barack Obama on Friday announced that virtually all U.S. troops will come home from Iraq by the end of the year -- at which point he can declare an end to America's long and costly war in that Middle Eastern nation.
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Syrian, Yemen opposition buoyed by Gadhafi death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Inspired by the death of deposed Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi in Libya, demonstrators took to the streets of Syria and Yemen on Friday filled with a renewed sense of purpose to end the regimes there.
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The next chapter in the Arab Spring

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

\"In a revolution, as in a novel, the most difficult part to invent is the end,\" a historian once wrote. Gadhafi\'s death is just the latest in the Arab Spring, and the region is still in the throes of an unpredictable transformation.
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