OnStar changes over privacy concerns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The OnStar automobile communication service used by 6 million Americans is changing its policies after privacy issues were raised over keeping former customers ..
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Lawyer: Knox is no femme fatale

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The defense will begin presenting its final arguments Tuesday as American Amanda Knox fights to have her murder conviction overturned.
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Opening statements begin in Jackson doc's trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Opening statements have begun in the trial of the doctor accused of killing Michael Jackson with an overdose of the powerful anesthetic propofol.   &nb..
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Rappelling scrutiny of Washington Monument begins

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Engineers have begun attaching ropes to the top of the Washington Monument that they will use to rappel up and down the structure to check for cracks and other da..
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Alleged UK cell charged with terror training in Pakistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Six men appeared in a London court Monday charged in connection with an alleged planned terrorist bombing campaign in the United Kingdom. The six were arrested last week in Birmingham as part of what authorities called a "major operation."
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Police: Pa. couple stole copper to pay for wedding

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ELLWOOD CITY, Pa. (AP) - Police say a western Pennsylvania couple cut down copper wire from 18 utility poles because they needed money to pay for their wedding.    O..
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'Miracle doctor' brings gift of sight

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A mother who had never set her eyes on her baby, a poor villager who hadn't worked for years, an old man who had never seen his pension money -- these are just some of the thousands of blind Namibians whose lives have genuinely been transformed by the treatment of a woman who they call their "miracle doctor."
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Court to review rules for some deportations

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has agreed to hear the Obama administration's appeal of lower court rulings in favor of immigrants who were seeking to avoid being deported.&nbs..
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7 die in Philippines typhoon

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Typhoon Nesat struck the northern Philippine island of Luzon with top winds of 140 kph (87 mph) early Tuesday, the Philippine national weather agency reported.
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Florida couple among Nepal plane crash victims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A University of Miami surgeon and his fiance were among the victims of a tourist plane crash in Nepal.    Dr. Jagajan "JJ" Karmacharya was a professor o..
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Lockerbie bomber case closed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The case of Lockerbie bomber Abdel Basset al-Megrahi is "closed," Libya's transitional justice minister told reporters.
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'Bentley Bandit' enters guilty plea

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CALCASIEU PARISH, La.- On September 16, 2011, Justin Durbin, known by the local media as the "Bentley Bandit," entered a guilty plea to Aggravated Flight from an Officer and Illega..
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Witnessing a battle for a Libyan city

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CNN\'s Ben Wedeman has been following Libyan fighters as they battle for the last of the country\'s pro-Gadhafi strongholds. Here, he describes the scene before, during and after a recent assault on Sabha.
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Apparent pro-Syria group hacks Harvard website

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOSTON (AP) - Hackers have briefly defaced Harvard University's website, replacing the home page with an image of Syria's President Bashar Assad together with a message accusing th..
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Researchers win in lawsuit over brain collection

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ALFRED, Maine (AP) - A Maine woman who contends her late husband's brain was removed without her consent by researchers has lost her lawsuit.    A jury in York Count..
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Obama defends push to raise taxes on rich

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) - Inviting questions, President Barack Obama got one he was happy to answer.    "Would you please raise my taxes?" one man asked the presi..
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Senior finance official assassinated in Iraq

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BAGHDAD (AP) - Baghdad gunmen assassinated a senior finance ministry official and wounded a senior judge, while a roadside bomb in northern Iraq killed three people Monday, officia..
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Mexico City blind photographer share their world

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Rodrigo Telon Yucute focuses on the sound of the voices, raises a camera and snaps off a shot, capturing an image of a couple laughing as they sit on a yellow pa..
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Libyan justice minister says Lockerbie case closed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - Libya's transitional justice minister says the case is closed on the 1988 Lockerbie airplane bombing.    Mohammed al-Alagi noted that the only ..
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2,000-year-old Dead Sea Scrolls go online

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JERUSALEM (AP) - Two thousand years after they were written and decades after they were found in desert caves, some of the world-famous Dead Sea Scrolls went online for the first t..
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