19 rescued from flooded mine in China

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Workers pulled to the surface 19 miners from a flooded mine in northeast China\'s Heilongjiang Province early Tuesday morning, bringing the total number of rescued miners to 22, state media said.
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U.N. warns on mutant strain of bird flu virus

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United Nations warned Monday of a possible resurgence of the deadly avian flu virus, saying there are indications a mutant strain may be spreading in Asia.
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Turkey: No confidence in Syrian government

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syrian security forces killed at least one person and seized children and seniors amid a series of raids across the country on Monday, activists said.
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Rebels give Gadhafi loyalists ultimatum

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thousands of rebels gathered on the outskirts of the fallen dictator\'s birthplace of Sirte for what many say may be the final major battle for control of Libya. INTERVIEW WITH OPPOSITION LEADER |
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Death toll rises in blast at U.N. building in Nigeria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Nigerian militant group has claimed responsibility after a car loaded with explosives rammed into the United Nations\' building in the capital, killing about 20, a government spokesman said Monday.
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Syria opposition open to Libya-style intervention?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A growing number of Syria\'s Middle Eastern neighbors, including its closest allies Iran and Hezbollah, are calling on the embattled and defiant Damascus regime to implement reforms.
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Miami man sentenced in TN baby abduction case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - An East Tennessee judge has sentenced a Miami man to more than 21 years in federal prison for carjacking and interstate car theft in a case that involved ..
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Insurers drive stocks higher after weak Irene

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - So much for Irene.    Stocks rose broadly Monday, led by insurance companies, after it became clear that the tropical storm caused far less damage th..
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In Nigeria capital, fear and soldiers fill streets

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) - After a series of bombings in Nigeria's capital, bars popular with the nation's elite now close by 10 p.m. Soldiers in flak jackets carrying assault rifles gu..
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Gov't boosts inspection at Va. reactors near quake

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is sending additional inspectors to the Virginia nuclear power plant closest to the epicenter of last week's earthquake. &n..
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Irene still affecting air travel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- As air travel gets back to normal in the Northeast, frustrated passengers here in Southwest Florida are learning they may have to wait for days, possibly the week..
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UPDATE: Where in the world ... ?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Do you know where this photo was taken?
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Mount Etna's eruption intensifies in Italy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROME (AP) - Sicily's Mount Etna volcano is stepping up its eruption, spewing out ash and shooting lava into the air.    Italy's Civil Protection agency says the nati..
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Hawaii scientists help discover cancer link

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HONOLULU (AP) - Research led by University of Hawaii Cancer Center scientists has found a genetic link to mesothelioma.    According to a joint announcement Sunday b..
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Golfer mistaken for clown charged with DWI in NY

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BATAVIA, N.Y. (AP) - A Massachusetts man whose colorful golf attire was briefly mistaken for a clown outfit has been charged in New York with driving a golf cart while drunk. ..
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Michigan man killed by grizzly in Yellowstone

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Yellowstone National Park officials say a grizzly bear killed a 59-year-old Michigan man whose body was found by hikers last week.    The vict..
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Convicted polygamist leader hospitalized in Texas

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DALLAS (AP) - A Texas prison official says polygamist leader Warren Jeffs has been hospitalized after not eating or drinking enough since his recent conviction on child sexual assa..
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Sheriff: Facebook boast leads to arrest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - A suspected reckless motorcycle rider has discovered the law's long arm now reaches into cyberspace.    The Yakima County Sheriff's office says ..
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NASA: Space station may be evacuated by late Nov.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA says astronauts may need to abandon the International Space Station this fall.    If Russian Soyuz rockets remain grounded beyond mi..
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Rare sea turtle spared in Egypt before slaughter

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAIRO (AP) - Health and food inspectors in the Egyptian coastal city of Alexandria found a vendor offering to slaughter a rare sea turtle more than 90 years old.    ..
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