Powerful typhoon bears down on China's east coast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

BEIJING (AP) - More than 200,000 coastal residents in eastern China have evacuated and thousands of ships were called back to shore Saturday as Typhoon Muifa bore down on the count..
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Protesters throw fruit at Chile's rescued miners

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

COPIAPO, Chile (AP) - It has been a bittersweet anniversary for Chile's rescued miners, who were honored as heroes in their hometown only to come under attack by anti-government pr..
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Sentencing phase in Jeffs trial ends for weekend

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) - Polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs won't find out his punishment this weekend after being convicted of sexually assaulting two underage girls at a Texas r..
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S&P officials defend US credit downgrade

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

WASHINGTON (AP) - Standard & Poor's says it downgraded the U.S. government's credit rating because it believes the U.S. will keep having problems getting its finances under con..
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Rebels claim victory in Libyan town

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Libyan rebel forces gained ground against ruler Moammar Gadhafi\'s forces Saturday after a massive offensive in the western town of Bir Al-Ghanam.
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NATO helicopter crashes in eastern Afghanistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A NATO helicopter crashed Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, marking the second crash in the region in less than two weeks.
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Al-Shabaab quits Somali capital

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Al-Shabaab Islamist militants have withdrawn from the war-torn Somali capital, Mogadishu, after heavy fighting Saturday with government and African Union forces, the nation\'s president says.
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Navy program aims to get its vets civilian jobs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CORRY STATION NAVY BASE, Fla. (AP) - The president and some members of Congress want tax breaks, expensive studies and even a "reverse boot camp" to tackle the unemployment rate am..
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Questions abound after agency downgrades U.S. credit rating

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A day after Standard & Poor\'s rating agency downgraded the U.S. credit rating to AA+ from its top rank of AAA, there were more questions than answers Saturday about what effects the move will have on the economy and American consumers.
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Expedition canceled after polar bear attack

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The organization that oversaw a school trip to the Norwegian Arctic where a polar bear killed a Briton has identified the victim as a 17-year-old schoolboy. Four others were wounded in the attack.
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Syria pledges elections by year's end

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syria plans to hold parliamentary elections by the end of the year, the state-run news agency reports, citing the country\'s foreign minister.
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Helicopter crash kills 31 U.S. troops

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

WASHINGTON (AP) - A senior administration official says the helicopter that crashed Saturday carrying 31 U.S. special operations forces and seven Afghan soldiers was apparently sho..
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United States credit rating downgraded

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

WASHINGTON (AP) - One of the world's three major credit rating agencies says there's too big a gulf between Republicans and Democrats when it comes to dealing with debt, so it's gi..
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Poland's former deputy prime minister dies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Poland\'s former deputy prime minister Andrzej Lepper was found dead in his apartment in the capital, Warsaw, on Thursday, his party said in a statement.
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Syrian protesters: 'God is with us'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Violence raged across the Syrian city of Hama on Friday while anti-government protesters in other cities took to the streets to speak out against the embattled regime. FULL STORY | WHAT CAN BE DONE?
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Suspected Mexican drug lords reveal their secrets on camera

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

One smiles for the camera, another appears defiant, while a third looks serene. They all look straight into the camera. Their confessions are blunt and candid -- it\'s a relatively new strategy used by Mexican authorities.
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Reports: Ukrainian court orders ex-PM arrested

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Dozens of angry supporters of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko took to the streets in the country\'s capital Kiev following a court decision to take her into custody on Friday, Ukrainian media reported.
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McCartney plans to contact police over possible hacking

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Music superstar Paul McCartney plans to ask police to investigate whether he was a victim in Britain\'s phone-hacking scandal.
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Remnants of Emily skirt Haiti, businesses reopen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Heavy rain and potential flooding threatened hundreds of thousands of Haitians living in temporary quarters early Friday as the remnants of Tropical Storm Emily made a final stand across the central Caribbean.
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Transgender inmates win appeal over treatments

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a ruling striking down a Wisconsin law banning publicly-funded hormone therapy for transgender inmates, saying denying..
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