Small plane crash sparks rapid brush fire in Calif

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TEHACHAPI, Calif. (AP) - Authorities now say that the plane crash that sparked a fire near a California mountain community killed two people.    One death was report..
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Taliban admits abducting 30 boys

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the abduction of 30 teenage boys who were seized from Pakistan\'s tribal region during an outing last week.
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Fleeing famine, but fearing al Qaeda-linked group

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A few weeks ago, Sengaba Ibrahim began her march through the arid wasteland of Somalia\'s famine zones, an arduous trek not just for this 60-year-old woman, but for thousands of others who chance their lives in search of food and water in the drought-stricken region.
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Black Widow eats 183 chicken wings in NY contest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - The Black Widow of eating contests has scarfed down 183 chicken wings in 12 minutes to break her own world record set last year in Buffalo, N.Y. Sonya Tho..
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Tropical storm kills 29 in Japan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from Talas, which swept across western Japan, has risen to 29, local authorities said Monday.
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Follow Tropical Depression Lee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Janet Wilson

Lee is weakening to a Tropical Depression. Flooding rains are expected to spread from the central Gulf Coast to the Appalachians. At 10:00 p.m. on Sunday eveing, the center of Trop..
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Ireland ramps up battle with Vatican over child abuse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ireland stepped up its battle with the Roman Catholic Church over child abuse Sunday, with Justice Minister Alan Shatter vowing to pass a law requiring priests to report suspicions of child abuse, even if they learn about them in confession.
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Katia could become major hurricane

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hurricane Katia intensified rapidly to become a Category 2 storm on Sunday as it spun through the Atlantic, the National Hurricane Center said.
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Mideast's first nuclear power plant is online, Iran says

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iran has connected one of its nuclear plants to the national electric grid, marking the first time a nuclear power plant in the Middle East has produced power, the Iranian government said Sunday.
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Libyan rebels close to Gadhafi stronghold

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fighters pushed Sunday to the outskirts of one of Moammar Gadhafi\'s last bastions of support, setting the stage for possible clashes ahead of this week\'s deadline for loyalists of the ousted leader to surrender.
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President Obama visiting Irene victims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

WASHINGTON (AP) - A week after Hurricane Irene caused massive flooding as it barreled up the East Coast, President Barack Obama is getting a firsthand look at the damage in New Jer..
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FBI warns of small plane threat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

WASHINGTON (AP) - The FBI and Homeland Security have issued a nationwide warning about al-Qaida threats to small airplanes, just days before the anniversary of the 2001 terrorist a..
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Red Cross leader to press Syria for prisoner access

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The president of the International Committee of the Red Cross is pressing Syria\'s leaders for access to detainees held by the government amid reports of widespread abuse in the conflict-wracked nation, the agency said.
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Netanyahu: Israel won't back down over Turkey

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday refused to give ground in an increasingly harsh diplomatic confrontation with Turkey, once his country\'s strongest ally in the region.
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Documents shed light on CIA, Gadhafi spy ties

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Documents seized at the Libyan intelligence headquarters have unearthed new insights into the CIA\'s \"surprisingly close relationship\" with their counterparts in the Gadhafi regime.
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Chilean plane crash kills 21

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

All 21 people aboard a military plane that went missing off Chile\'s Pacific coast, near the Juan Fernandez islands, are dead, Defense Minister Andres Allamand said Saturday, CNN Chile reported.
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Louisiana prepares for Tropical Storm Lee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Heavy rains from Tropical Storm Lee were falling in southern Louisiana and pelting the Gulf Coast on Saturday as the storm's center trudged slowly toward land, w..
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Yemen opposition considers using military to out Saleh

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

More than 2 million anti-government protesters gathered on Friday in Changes Squares across Yemen calling on revolutionary forces to take decisive action against President Ali Abdullah Saleh\'s regime and at any costs.
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Turkey kicks out Israeli diplomats over Gaza blockade

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Turkey ordered the expulsion of Israel\'s ambassador and other senior diplomats stationed there on Friday, a dramatic slap against its one-time close ally over its failure to apologize for a deadly raid last year on a Gaza-bound ship in a flotilla loaded with humanitarian aid.
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Witnesses: Riot police clash with Bahrain demonstrators

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Riot police clashed Friday in suburbs across Bahrain\'s capital of Manama with thousands of demonstrators enraged at the government\'s denial of responsibility in the death of a 14-year-old boy, a human rights advocate in the Arab nation said.
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