Libyan rebel government dissolves executive board

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Libyan Transitional National Council Chairman Mustafa Abdel Jalil dismissed the rebels\' 14-member executive board on Monday..
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Record-setting Swim Attempt is Over

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

HAVANA (AP) - A Twitter feed for marathon swimmer Diana Nyad says she has ended her attempt at a record-setting swim from Cuba to Florida after 29 hours. Elaine Lafferty, who ..
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Campaign uses Marley, celebs to aid African crisis

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — A Bob Marley song and the social media power of celebrities like Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Eminem may help the crisis in East Africa. On Tuesday, the "I'm Gonna ..
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NATO: Downed chopper reportedly hit by RPG

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Coalition forces embroiled in a firefight with insurgents in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday had called for assistance, but instead had to race to the crash scene of a downed NATO helicopter carrying their reinforcements, officials said Monday.
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Gangs roam, violence spikes in London

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tensions between police and marauding gangs continued into Tuesday in areas of Great Britain, after violence initially sparked by the shooting death of a 29-year-old man in London spread to other parts of the nation.
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London violence extends into third day

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Police in London arrested more than 100 people Sunday night and early Monday in connection with violence that has afflicted London neighborhoods following riots in the city\'s Tottenham enclave over the weekend.
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Hotel housekeeper sues Strauss-Kahn

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hotel housekeeper Nafissatou Diallo filed a civil lawsuit against her alleged attacker Dominique Strauss-Kahn, former head of the International Monetary Fund.
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Asian stocks fall after U.S. rout

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tokyo\'s Nikkei fell 4.4% in morning trading Tuesday, hours after the U.S. stock market suffered its biggest one-day drop in years.
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Rebels say they retained key town near Tripoli

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Libyan rebel forces are still holding the key town of Bir al-Ghanam as of Monday night, despite the Libyan government\'s claims that it had retaken it Sunday, reporters say.
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Mother on mission to bring her son's body home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A local mother is on a mission. Her teenage son, Tyler Dobbins, was teaching in China when tragedy struck. A bacterial infection entered his blood stream, killing..
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Obama seeks to reassure faith in US credit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Eager to calm a nervous nation, President Barack Obama on Monday dismissed an unprecedented downgrade in the nation's credit rating, insisting investors will stan..
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Univ of Cincinnati seeks state probe of teen death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CINCINNATI (AP) - A university wants the death of a southwest Ohio teenager hit by a campus officer's stun gun investigated by state authorities.    The University o..
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Diver recovered from Lake Tahoe is identified

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - The body of a scuba diver recovered from Lake Tahoe has been identified as a man who disappeared 17 years ago.    The name of Donald Christo..
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Ice cream makers try to eat high ingredient costs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) - Ice cream makers are paying more for dairy products and sugar, but with the economy dragging, many say they can't pass along the costs to customers. &nb..
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Refugee agency makes emergency flight to Somalia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

For the first time in five years, a relief agency dedicated to refugees is airlifting emergency aid into the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Monday, according to a spokesman.
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Pentagon: Crash tragic, but not a trend

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The deaths of 30 U.S. troops and eight Afghans to an insurgent marksman was an unprecedented loss but does not signal a new surge in Taliban combat strength, U.S...
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Orange goo near remote Alaska village ID'd as eggs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Scientists have identified an orange-colored gunk that appeared along the shore of a remote Alaska village as millions of microscopic eggs.   &nb..
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Real Madrid signs 7-year-old soccer prodigy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MADRID (AP) - Real Madrid has signed a 7-year-old soccer prodigy from Argentina who goes by the name Leo - just like Lionel Messi.    Leonel Angel Coira signed with ..
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India coast guard cleaning oil spill off Mumbai

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW DELHI (AP) - The Indian coast guard is still working to clean up spilled oil from a merchant ship that sank off Mumbai four days ago.    The defense ministry sai..
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UK police arrest over 200 as London riots continue

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - Violence and looting spread across some of London's most impoverished neighborhoods on Monday, with youths setting fire to shops and vehicles, during a third day of r..
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