Ex-soldiers get 6,000 years for Guatemalan massacre

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Guatemalan court convicted and sentenced four former soldiers Tuesday to more than 6,000 years each in prison for their role in a massacre of 250 people during the country\'s civil war, state media reported.
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Video shows Nancy Garrido luring girl into van

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A California district attorney has released two new videos in the case of Jaycee Dugard's convicted kidnapper Phillip Garrido, one showing Garrido's wife ..
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NJ pol resigns after nude photos appear online

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey politician who emailed a woman nude photos of himself that were posted on a GOP activist's website says he's resigning and that he'll consider all..
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Illinois has 7 cases linked to turkey salmonella

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - Seven people in Illinois have been sickened with salmonella poisoning in a national outbreak authorities say is likely linked to ground turkey.    Ove..
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Jury hears tape of polygamist head discussing sex

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) - Texas prosecutors have played an audio recording of a polygamist religious leader instructing his 14-year-old "spiritual wife" on how to please him sexuall..
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Somali militia bleeds guns across Kenya border

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DHOBLEY, Somalia (AP) - Somalis with new uniforms and guns, reportedly purchased by Kenya's government, are supposed to be guarding the Kenya-Somalia border against Islamist insurg..
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Italian parliament commission approves burqa ban

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROME (AP) - An Italian parliamentary commission on Tuesday approved a draft law banning women from wearing veils that cover their faces in public.    The draft passe..
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Afghan minister: Peace depends on Pakistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ISLAMABAD (AP) - Afghanistan's deputy foreign minister says Kabul has yet to contact the insurgent leaders it needs to for meaningful peace talks to begin.    Jawed ..
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Obama urges Congress to end partial FAA shutdown.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is telling Congress to settle a dispute and end a partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration before lawmakers leave Washington..
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Obama to attend 9/11 anniversary events

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama in will attend events in New York City, Pennsylvania and Washington in September to mark..
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Video shows bodies tossed like trash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

\"Brother of a whore,\" men shout, as they hurl corpses into a river. \"Animals.\" \"Dogs.\" This scene, said to be shot in Syria, surfaced in a video on YouTube, where images of violence have emerged consistently since unrest started in March. PRESSURE MOUNTS | HOTBED OF REBELLIOUSNESS |
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Debt deal passes at the last minute

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON- The Senate has passed the debt deal, avoiding default. The bill was approved in a 76-24 vote. The bill needed 60 votes to pass. The debt ceiling has been raised by at l..
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Giffords' political future still uncertain

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Aides to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords say she wants to return to her job in Washington if her physical and mental recovery allows it.    A day after she..
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1 dead, 2 dozen sick from salmonella poisoning

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal officials say one person has died from salmonella poisoning that appears to be linked to eating ground turkey, but the government so far has declined to s..
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Debt deal developing Tuesday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

The crucial senate vote is underway right now. So will Florida senate leaders support the measure? The majority Democratic senate needs 60 votes to pass the debt compromise, which ..
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Workers find ultra-high radiation levels at Fukushima

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The operator of Japan\'s crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has detected the highest radiation levels at the facility since the initial earthquake and tsunami five months ago, a company spokesman said Tuesday.
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Emily storms the eastern Caribbean

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tropical Storm Emily was not well organized Tuesday but could gain strength as it moves across the northeastern Caribbean towards the Dominican Republic and Haiti, the National Hurricane Center said.
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Al Qaeda affiliate threatens Somalia's starving

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Ramadan offensive has begun here, an obvious date to rally supporters of the al Qaeda affiliated Al-Shabaab militant group, but this year feels a little different.
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Man arrested in UK phone-hacking probe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 71-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an investigation into phone hacking, London\'s Metropolitan Police said Tuesday.
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21 Mexican prosecutors resign

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 21 federal prosecutors in Mexico have resigned in the past four days, an announcement that comes on the heels of a purge of agents and investigators in the attorney general\'s office.
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