Two explosions hit British Council in Kabul

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By: WINK Administrator

At least two suicide bombers attacked the British Council in the Afghan capital Friday, leaving at least four people wounded, officials said.
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Colombia inquiry focuses on Alvaro

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe denied accusations Thursday that he ordered the government\'s spy agency to wiretap his political opponents.
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Aruba police quizzed suspect on finances, insurance

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Police on Aruba raised questions about Gary Giordano\'s finances early in their investigation of the disappearance of his companion, Robyn Gardner, according to an interview transcript obtained by CNN.
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Turkish warplanes bomb Kurdish rebels in Iraq

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Turkish warplanes bombed suspected Kurdish rebel targets in northern Iraq\'s rugged mountains Wednesday night, hours after an ambush on a highway in southeastern Turkey killed at least eight soldiers.
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Are Libya's rebels edging closer to victory?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The conflict in Libya has at times seemed as much a war of words as a war on the ground, with both the Gadhafi government and the rebel forces claiming to hold the upper hand. But could reports of significant rebel advances in recent days signal a decisive shift in momentum to their side, after months of apparent stalemate?
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Israeli airstrike targets Gaza after multiple attacks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thursday\'s coordinated attack on Israeli soldiers and civilians, the deadliest in more than two years, spawned reprisal, rhetoric and questions over security in neighboring Egypt.
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Indian activist addresses fellow protesters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Anna Hazare, the 74-year-old Indian activist set to begin a 15-day hunger strike at a public venue, delivered a message Thursday to the thousands who have taken to the streets in support of his anti-corruption crusade.
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Orange goo at Alaska village was fungal spores

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Scientists say an orange-colored goo that streaked the shore of a remote Alaska village turned out to be fungal spores, not millions of microscopic eggs as..
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Dow plummets to below 11,000 points

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

The Dow has plummeted to below 11,000 points this Thursday, prompting much discussion of an impending recession. The Dow Jones Industrial average dropped 423 points after falling a..
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Alaska bank employee charged with stealing $4.3M

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Federal prosecutors say a 26-year-old bank employee in Anchorage, Alaska, embezzled more than $4 million the old-fashioned way - by carrying it out of the ..
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Woman applies PTSD-like therapy to abused dog

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WALLA WALLA, Wash. (AP) - Sometimes life gives second chances - even to dogs.    To see Louie, a 6-year-old vizsla, joyously bounding around, one would be hard press..
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Israel says gunmen who came through Egypt kill 7

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JERUSALEM (AP) - Squads of gunmen armed with heavy weapons and explosives crossed into southern Israel on Thursday, killing seven in an attack on buses, cars and an army patrol in ..
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US, Chinese basketballers brawl during Biden visit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BEIJING (AP) - A bench-clearing brawl at an exhibition game between American and Chinese basketball teams Thursday marred the orchestrated harmony of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden'..
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Shell trying to stop oil spill leak in North Sea

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) - Royal Dutch Shell PLC said Thursday an operation is under way to stop the leak at its Gannet Alpha platform following the worst North Sea oil spill in mo..
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Police: Dozens of teens involved in Vt. sext ring

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MILTON, Vt. (AP) - Police in Vermont say nearly two dozen teenagers used school computers and a special email account to access indecent photos and videos taken by female classmate..
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American charged with insulting Thai monarchy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BANGKOK (AP) - A lawyer says an American citizen has been formally charged with insulting Thailand's monarchy, which carries a penalty of up to 15 years in prison.   &nbs..
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US recession fears knock stocks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MILAN (AP) - Stock markets around the world plunged Thursday as rising signs of a U.S. recession combined with renewed worries over the financial health of Europe's banks. &nb..
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Foreign students protest outside Hershey facility

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) - Chocolate maker Hershey Co. is facing questions about the working conditions of foreign students in warehouse jobs.    About 150 people picketed ..
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Oil companies investigate report of sheen in Gulf

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - A new oil sheen was spotted in the Gulf of Mexico, although energy company BP said Thursday the discovery had nothing to do with its operations and was far from the s..
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Ohio funeral home in cremation error reopens

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A judge is allowing a new owner to reopen an Ohio funeral home that cremated the wrong child's body and had its license suspended.    The state..
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