21 deaths now linked to listeria in cantaloupe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal health authorities say a nationwide outbreak of listeria in Colorado cantaloupes is now responsible for 21 deaths and the number may continue to grow.&nbs..
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Hundreds of fighters storm Gadhafi's birthplace

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Battles raged on Friday as the new Libyan leaders sought to gain control of the coastal birthplace of ousted ruler Moammar Gadhafi.
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UMMC reports $85M in grants, contracts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A record $85 million in grants and contracts has helped the University of Mississippi Medical Center conduct research into cancer and diabetes and finance hea..
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Bahrain investigates teen protester's death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Bahraini authorities opened an investigation Friday into the death of a 16-year-old anti-government protester after conflicting reports emerged about how he died.
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Ex-astronaut pilot in downed plane

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Federal officials confirm former space shuttle pilot Bill Oefelein (OAF'-uh-line) was the pilot of a small plane that stalled and crashed last month in rur..
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Document: Navy commander drunk, abusive in Bahrain

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Documents obtained by The Associated Press show that the former commander of a Navy flight squadron hurled insults at subordinates and slapped another sailor se..
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Dozens indicted in NYC-based identity theft ring

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - More than 100 people have been indicted in an identity theft ring that New York authorities say involved bank tellers, store employees and restaurant workers skimmi..
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Mexican navy discovers 32 bodies in neighborhood

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thirty-two bodies were discovered Thursday inside three houses in Veracruz, Mexico, the Mexican navy said in a news release.
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Army aviators in high demand on the battlefront

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - The Afghanistan conflict, marking its 10th anniversary, is in many ways a helicopter war.    Army aviators fly attack missions, ferry troops ..
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1st of 'Cuban 5' spy ring out of US prison

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MARIANNA, Fla. (AP) - The first member of a Cuban spy ring to complete his U.S. prison sentence was greeted Friday by his daughters as news of his release bombarded the airwaves hu..
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Dutch classify high-potency marijuana as hard drug

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

AMSTERDAM (AP) - The Dutch government said Friday it would move to classify high-potency marijuana alongside hard drugs such as cocaine and ecstasy, the latest step in the country'..
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Chile: 250 arrests, unions call nationwide strike

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - Chile's union and student leaders called Friday for shutting down the nation's economy for a day in response to a police crackdown on education reform demons..
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EU approves Microsoft acquisition of Skype

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Commission has approved Microsoft Corporation's proposed $8.5 billion acquisition of the Internet voice and video communication provider Skype, saying ..
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Liberian Nobel winners confronted thugs, killers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) - Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Leymah Gbowee used different tactics to confront thugs and killers in war-ravaged Liberia, with one challenging a feared warlord ..
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Syria troops fire on protesters, killing 8

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian security forces opened fire on protesters in several parts of the country on Friday, killing at least eight people and wounding scores, while masked gunmen bur..
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Doctor faces treason charges after bin Laden raid

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The doctor who is suspected of helping the CIA target Osama bin Laden will be charged with treason, Pakistan's information ministry said Thursday.
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Obama's handling of economy effects election day

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

From Campaign Central: While we're still more than a year away from the Presidential election, the latest polls show that Americans question whether the President is doing a good j..
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Romney: century of American dominance ahead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney pledged Friday to boost the number of Navy ships and pour more money into defense, outlining proposals to stre..
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FAA: We'll be ready for Arkansas turkey drop

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - No one in Yellville will say if they expect wild turkeys to fall from planes for this year's Turkey Trot Festival. But the Federal Aviation Administration ..
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King: Feds happened upon American al-Qaida member

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (AP) - A New York congressman says federal and local law enforcement authorities became aware of an al-Qaida propagandist killed last week in Yemen when he contac..
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