Deadly casino fire 'got out of control'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The suspects arrested in connection with a Mexico casino fire told investigators that civilians were not their target, but that the blaze \"got out of control,\" killing 52 people and injuring others, including some of the alleged perpetrators, officials said Tuesday.
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Daughter Gadhafi said was dead apparently lives

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - Since the rebel takeover of Tripoli, evidence has been mounting that Moammar Gadhafi may have lied about the death of his adopted baby daughter Hana in a 1986..
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2 arrested for selling smuggled jaguar pelts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Two Texas residents are in custody for allegedly selling jaguar skins smuggled into the U.S. from Mexico.    According to the U.S. Attorney's Office in ..
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Ugandan official: Landslide death toll rises to 40

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) - An official says the death toll has risen to 40 from landslides that buried homes in an eastern district of Uganda.    Regional information of..
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Planes collide during training in Lithuania

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A French Mirage 2000 jet fighter collided with a Lithuanian plane during a training mission Tuesday in Lithuania, the French Defense Ministry said.
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Get flu shot or get fired, hospital says

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - Some employees at a Traverse City hospital are upset over a demand that they roll up their sleeve for a flu shot.    Munson Healthcare sa..
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Floods kill at least 25 in Nigeria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 25 people were killed in flooding that hit the city of Ibadan in southwestern Nigeria over the weekend, the Nigerian Red Cross said Tuesday.
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August is deadliest month for US in Afghanistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Sixty-six U.S. troops have died in Afghanistan so far this month, making August the deadliest month for American forces in the nearly decade-long war.&nbs..
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NTSB to decide cause of gas pipeline explosion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal safety panel plans to reveal the results of a yearlong investigation into a natural gas pipeline explosion near San Francisco that killed eight people.&..
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Disaster aid shortfall

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government's main disaster aid account is running woefully short of money as the Obama administration confronts damages from Hurricane Irene that could run in..
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Japan gets new prime minister, again

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Japan\'s parliament elected Yoshihiko Noda as the country\'s new prime minister Tuesday, making him the country\'s sixth new leader in five years.
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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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