Japanese PM Kan announces resignation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan, whose approval rating tumbled following the devastating March earthquake and tsunami, announced his resignation Friday.
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Massive typhoon to miss Philippines

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Typhoon Nanmadol is not expected to make landfall in the Philippines, forecasters said Friday, a develop that may be cheered in the places that were supposed to be in the path of the powerful storm.
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Massive typhoon to miss Philippines

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Typhoon Nanmadol is not expected to make landfall in the Philippines, forecasters said Friday, a develop that may be cheered in the places that were supposed to be in the path of the powerful storm.
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U.S. accuses Syrian regime of cartoonist's attack

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. State Department got personal in its complaints against the Syrian government Thursday, accusing it of a \"targeted, brutal attack\" on a popular Syrian political cartoonist, Ali Farzat.
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Squirrel blamed for flag thefts from Ohio memorial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Police in Ohio have discovered that small flags being swiped from a police memorial were being squirreled away.    Two Toledo officers watched on..
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The hunt for Gadhafi

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The biggest question for the Libya opposition: Where\'s Gadhafi? He remains elusive despite a $1.4 million bounty posted for his capture or death. HOW LONG CAN HE HOLD OUT? | Q&A | E-MAILS WITH GADHAFI\'S SON |
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Hurricane Irene slams the Bahamas

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mandatory evacuation orders for parts of North Carolina\'s Outer Banks will take effect Thursday morning as state emergency officials prepare for the arrival of Hurricane Irene, now battering the Bahamas with sustained winds of 115 mph.
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Airlines begin canceling flights as Irene nears

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Airlines are beginning to cancel flights and get planes out of the way as Hurricane Irene barrels toward the U.S. East Coast.    The storm is likely to force hundred..
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Grandparents play a bigger role in child-rearing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - America is swiftly becoming a granny state.    Less frail and more involved, today's grandparents are shunning retirement homes and stepping in mor..
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Police: bombs drop in Nigeria, killing 12

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Police say a radical Muslim sect has killed 12 people in a brazen daylight attack in northeast Nigeria that saw members bomb a police station and rob two ..
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American held in Libyan prison escapes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

After months of psychological torment by guards loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, when a commotion arose outside the door of his solitary confinement cell in Tripoli\'s most notorious prison, Matthew VanDyke was sure he was going to be executed.
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Case alleges man raped mentally disabled daughters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An 80-year old Austrian man has been taken into custody for allegedly sexually abusing his wife and his two mentally disabled daughters for more than 40 years, police and a prosecutor said Thursday.
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University in Ohio finds more bedbugs in dorm

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A university in Ohio has found more bedbugs in its newest residence hall and has moved a few students, including one who's staying in a hotel.   &nb..
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120-plus evacuated after Oregon hotel explosion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEWBERG, Ore. (AP) - More than 120 people evacuated an Oregon hotel following an early morning explosion, and authorities are investigating whether it was the result of a drug-maki..
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Navy orders Va. ships to move out of Irene's path

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - The U.S. Navy has ordered ships in southeastern Virginia to head out to safer waters to protect them from Hurricane Irene, which is approaching the East Coast.&..
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Summit to raise funds for famine relief

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The African Union plans to host a delayed summit Thursday to raise funds for famine victims amid mounting criticism over the continent\'s weak response to the disaster.
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Views on Economy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

WASHINGTON (AP) - A new AP-GfK poll shows Americans' outlook for the economy has dimmed since earlier this summer. It also shows confidence in President Barack Obama's handling of ..
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New Dictionary Words

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Here's something for your Twitter feed: "Tweet" has earned a spot in the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary. The term, used both as a noun and a v..
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Earthquake shows difficulty of evacuation from DC

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's capital has prepared for emergencies with sleek communication systems, intelligence fusion centers and chemical detention centers at train stations.&..
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Study: Escalade most likely to be hit by thieves

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

NEW YORK (AP) - A luxury SUV loved by the rich and the not-so-rich is also loved by thieves. The Cadillac Escalade is now the most likely vehicle to be targeted by crooks.&nbs..
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