Gulf spill blamed on poor management decisions

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

A key federal report blames poor management, key missteps and a faulty cement job by BP and others for the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history and the deaths of 11 rig workers..
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Israel warns against unilateral Palestinian move

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The unilateral declaration of a Palestinian state would have \"dire consequences,\" Israel\'s foreign minister warned Wednesday, a day after Palestinians said they would take the proposal to the United Nations.
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Neck-bomb suspect headed to Australia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A man accused of strapping a fake bomb around an 18-year-old Australian girl\'s neck in an attempt to extort money from her family is scheduled to appear at an extradition hearing Wednesday afternoon, prosecutors said.
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Tension in Kabul amid Taliban assault

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fighting that raged for hours in Kabul after a dramatic Taliban attack on the U.S. Embassy and NATO\'s command calmed down greatly during the evening hours, a military spokesman told CNN. PAST ATTACKS |
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Possible N. Korean defectors sail to Japan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Japanese Coast Guards found a small wooden boat Tuesday morning drifting off Japan\'s western coast with nine men, women and children on board claiming they are from North Korea, a Coast Guard spokesman said.
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Floods kill more than 200 in Pakistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Heavy rains and flooding in Pakistan\'s southeastern Sindh province has killed some 226 people over the past month, the National Disaster Management Authority said Tuesday.
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Anthony lawyer to defend Aruba case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Attorney Jose Baez, best known for his defense of Casey Anthony, said Tuesday he has been hired by a man suspected in the disappearance of an American woman in Aruba.
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Former Argentinian president absolved

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Argentinian court absolved former President Carlos Menem on Tuesday of charges that he violated international weapons embargoes.
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U.S. hikers jailed in Iran may be released

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer, two American hikers accused of being spies in Iran, will be released from an Iranian prison after a $500,000 bail is paid for each of them, their attorney said Tuesday.
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New al Qaeda leader releases 9/11 message

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri has apparently released a new message to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, in which he praises the Arab Spring as a \"devastating blow\" to the United States.
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Turkey positions itself as heart of the Arab world

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Turkey\'s prime minister positioned to plant himself at the heart of the Arab world\'s turbulent politics on Tuesday, when he declared himself a champion of the Palestinian cause during a speech at the headquarters of the League of Arab States.
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Bus rolls into Kashmir gorge; 20 dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 20 bus passengers were killed and a dozen others injured in a traffic accident Tuesday in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Former MVP Manny Ramirez Arrested

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Former World Series MVP Manny Ramirez was released from jail Tuesday after authorities arrested him for allegedly slapping his wife during a dispute at..
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Report: War crimes from both sides in Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The regime of ousted leader Moammar Gadhafi and the rebel government -- the National Transitional Council -- have both committed war crimes during the conflict in Libya and someone needs to take control to stop abuses from continuing, Amnesty International said in a report released Tuesday.
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Rockets Fired at US Embassy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Police say insurgents are firing rockets at the U.S. Embassy as gunbattles shake downtown Kabul and its diplomatic quarter. Police official Mohammed ..
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Bail set for Americans jailed in Iran

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - A defense attorney says Iran has set bail of $500,000 each for two American men arrested more than two years ago and convicted on spy-related charges. Lawy..
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Fire-hit Indonesia tries to trigger rain

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Indonesia began cloud-seeding operations over the island of Sumatra on Monday in an attempt to trigger rain to put out fires creating thick blankets of haze over parts of Sumatra and neighboring Singapore and Malaysia.
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Rescued Gulf of Mexico oil worker dies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

One of the seven missing oil workers found alive in the Gulf of Mexico over the weekend has died, Geokinetics, a Texas-based geophysical service company, said on Monday.
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Retired general leads Guatemala's presidential race

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A retired army general who pledged to take a tough stand on crime was leading in Guatemala\'s presidential elections as authorities continued tallying votes Monday.
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Turkish PM in Egypt visit amid crisis

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Turkey\'s prime minister is poised to visit Egypt, as twin diplomatic crises are shaking the foundations of several critical Middle Eastern alliances.
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