India's anti-corruption movement gains momentum

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

India\'s anti-corruption movement may be basking in the warm afterglow of success after getting the undivided attention of the country -- and its parliamentarians -- on the question of an independent watchdog body to deal with dishonest politicians and government employees.
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Ex-jihadist at heart of Libya's revolution

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Abdul Hakeem Belhaj is one of the most effective commanders among anti-Gadhafi forces in Libya. He also fought alongside al Qaeda in the dying days of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan.
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Mother of 9/11 plotter: I was naive

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In hindsight, Aicha el-Wafi can see that the warning signs about her son Zacarias Moussaoui were present as he was growing up in southern France.
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US, Mexico seek deal on oil below maritime border

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. and Mexico are working toward a deal on how to share and regulate oil in reservoirs crossing their maritime border.    The State Departmen..
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Storm closes near half of Gulf oil production

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Tropical Storm Lee has cut off just under half of the normal oil production from the Gulf of Mexico's U.S. waters.    That's the word from the fed..
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Katia gains strength, tropical rains brew in Gulf

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Katia has regained hurricane strength far out in the Atlantic and forecasters say it is expected to continue getting stronger.    Katia (KAH'-tee-yah) w..
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Officials: Taliban abducted around 20 youth

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities in Pakistan\'s tribal region believe the Taliban have abducted around 30 young people on an outing there.
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Tsunami warning for Alaska's Aleutians after quake

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A tsunami warning is in effect for parts of the Aleutian Islands of Alaska after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake was recorded in the Pacific Ocean. The USG..
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Index: Which countries are perceived to be the most corrupt?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Somalia, Myanmar and Afghanistan have the lowest scores on Transparency International\'s Corruption Perceptions Index, which measures how people in 178 countries and territories view corruption in their public sectors.
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Remains of famous Australian outlaw identified

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Edward \"Ned\" Kelly packed a lot of living, stealing and killing in his scant 25 years.
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A glimpse into the Gadhafi family

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

There\'s a bounty on the head of Moammar Gadhafi, three of his children have fled the country, at least one is dead, and two of his sons seem to be having a public argument over whether to keep fighting or surrender to rebels.
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Juarez: 49th officer dead in less than year

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A municipal police captain was fatally shot while driving to work on Thursday in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, becoming the 49th municipal police officer killed since October 2010, authorities told CNN.
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UK police arrest 2 in hacking probe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Police in London said Thursday they have arrested two men as part of an international investigation into computer hacking groups Anonymous and LulzSec.
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Van der Sloot charged with murder in Peru

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Once a prime suspect in Natalee Holloway\'s 2005 disappearance in Aruba, Joran van der Sloot has been charged with murder in the death of a Peruvian woman last year.
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Peruvian authorities charge Van der Sloot with murder

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Once a prime suspect in Natalee Holloway\'s 2005 disappearance in Aruba, Joran van der Sloot has been charged with murder in the death of a Peruvian woman last year.
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Katia weakens in the Atlantic

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Less than a week after Irene ravaged much of the East Coast, Hurricane Katia roared to life in central Atlantic with winds of 75 mph, forecasters said.
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Katia weakens to tropical storm, to strengthen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Hurricane Katia has weakened to a tropical storm as it moves across the Atlantic but forecasters say they expect it to strengthen again over the next two days. &n..
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Ariz. bride arrested at reception gets probation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PHOENIX (AP) - An Arizona bride arrested at her own wedding reception after kicking a police officer will not have to serve time behind bars.    A judge sentenced 28..
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Kurdish activists clash with police in Istanbul

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mounting tensions between the government and members of Turkey\'s Kurdish ethnic minority erupted on the streets of the country\'s largest city Thursday, after Kurdish activists clashed with riot police at a protest organized by the main Kurdish nationalist political party.
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Vehicle in 'Brotherhood Ride' involved in NC crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- A Naples Fire and Rescue truck taking part in a September 11th tribute ride was involved in a serious wreck in North Carolina. The crash happened as a group of firefi..
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