Military killed Taliban who downed US helicopter

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 WASHINGTON (AP) - The top commander in Afghanistan says international forces killed the Taliban insurgents responsible for downing a U.S. helicopter and killing 38 U.S. and A..
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China's first aircraft carrier starts sea trials

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

China\'s first aircraft carrier sailed out of the northeastern port of Dalian for sea trials Wednesday morning, the state-run news agency Xinhua reported.
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Japan's prime minister says he'll resign after bills passed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan said Wednesday he\'ll resign once new bills related to post-earthquake reconstruction pass parliament, to avoid a political vacuum.
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Yemen opposition welcomes U.N. call for power transfer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Yemen\'s top opposition movement welcomed the U.N. Security Council\'s call for a transfer of power, an initiative that could end the political instability in the poverty-ridden Arab nation.
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Afghan special court dissolved

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A special court set up by Afghan President Hamid Karzai that had been prosecuting alleged electoral fraud by 62 parliament members has been dissolved, a presidential spokesman announced Wednesday.
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Congress Don't Get Too Comfortable

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

US lawmakers shouldn't get too comfortable in office.   That's because a CNN ORC poll released Tuesday reports 70% of voters say most members of Congress shouldn't get an..
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Swiss watchmaker Tag Heuer drops Tiger Woods

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

GENEVA (AP) - Swiss watchmaker Tag Heuer says it's ended its 10-year commercial relationship with Tiger Woods and hopes he can "overcome his difficulties." The company says in..
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E-Book about Assange on sale Wednesday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

NEW YORK (AP) - A British journalist's inside take on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is being published in the U.S. as an e-book "single." Digital publisher RosettaBooks ann..
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After 4 nights of violence, a tentative calm

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

After a fourth consecutive night of violence that convulsed Britain, the scene before dawn Wednesday was largely peaceful, a tentative calm enforced by thousands of police. FULL STORY | WHO\'S BEHIND THE RIOTS?
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Suspect held over missing American in Aruba

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities in Aruba are holding a suspect in the disappearance of an American woman there, the prosecutor\'s office said Tuesday.
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Sources: U.S. near call for Assad to quit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States is moving toward issuing an explicit call for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down, U.S. government sources told CNN Tuesday.
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Tear gas flies during Chilean student protests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Vehicles burned and tear gas flew in Chile\'s capital Tuesday as tens of thousands of demonstrators protested education policies in the South American nation.
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Boy or girl? A simple test raises ethical concerns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - Is it a boy or a girl? New research shows that a simple blood test in mothers-to-be can answer that question with surprising accuracy at about seven weeks. &nbs..
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Miami-Washington flight diverted to South Carolina

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - An American Airlines flight from Miami to Washington, D.C., has landed in Charleston after encountering what an airport official called severe turbulence.&n..
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Community fights to bring teen's body from China

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Tylar Dobbins died suddenly at an emergency room in China last week after doctors refused him treatment because he didn't have money. "He's sitting in front of th..
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Turkish envoy visits Syria, meets with al-Assad

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Heavy gunfire shattered the morning air across Syria on Tuesday as the number of casualties in the country continued to soar, activist groups said.
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Deer may be source of Ore. E. coli outbreak

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

State health officials hope to learn this week whether deer are the source of an E. coli outbreak in northwestern Oregon linked to fresh strawberries.    Dr. Paul Ci..
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Apple passes Exxon as most valuable US company

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Apple has surpassed Exxon Mobil as the most valuable company in the U.S.    Apple Inc.'s stock gained 3.2 percent to $364.60 on Tuesday afternoon, br..
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Wildlife groups boycott Sri Lankan elephant census

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) - Wildlife groups will boycott Sri Lanka's first census of elephants because they fear the count is a "smoke screen" for capturing and domesticating the ani..
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British police face public anger as riots rage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - British police began flooding London's streets with 16,000 officers Tuesday, nearly tripling their presence as resident feared a new explosion of rioting that has tur..
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