CDC: Half of Americans have a sugary drink daily

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - Half of Americans drink a soda or sugary beverage each day - and some are downing a lot.    One in 20 people drinks the equivalent of more than four c..
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Mentally ill sisters freed from chains in West Bank

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

We first met Mohedeye and Nedaa Dawabsha sitting quietly on the floor of a small room in their family\'s modest house in the dusty West Bank village of Duma. Neither of the sisters were able to leave the room.
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BMW to recall 2,120 X5 SUVs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - BMW of North America is recalling up to 2,120 of its X5 xDrive 35d sport utility vehicles because its fuel-filter heater could overload and possibly cause a fire...
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Report details death, torture in Syrian detention

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Amnesty International released a report Wednesday documenting the deaths of at least 88 detainees in Syria during this year\'s uprising against the government, including many who were apparently tortured.
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Calif. pelicans' wounds caused by sea lions

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MORRO BAY, Calif. (AP) - Game wardens say they have discovered that sea lions are responsible for the unsettling number of brown pelicans showing up along California's Central Coas..
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Lawyers: Kosovar admits shooting U.S. servicemen in Germany

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Kosovar has admitted shooting dead two American servicemen and injuring two others in an attack on a U.S. Air Force bus in Germany, his lawyers said Wednesday.
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Trapped Chilean miners get lifetime pensions

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The 33 Chilean miners who were trapped underground for more than three months after a mine collapse in northern Chile will get lifetime pensions.
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Katia strengthening; too early to determine threat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Tropical Storm Katia was gaining strength Wednesday in the Atlantic Ocean and is likely to become a hurricane, but forecasters said it was too soon to ..
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Fla. lawmaker: Carson comments 'reprehensible'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Florida Republican Allen West says he is considering quitting the Congressional Black Caucus over remarks by Indiana Rep. Andre Carson, who says the tea party w..
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Dutch probe uncovers hidden child porn sites in US

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

AMSTERDAM (AP) - Dutch police say they have uncovered huge caches of child pornography on "hidden" websites, including four based in the United States.    The discov..
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Spanish town painted red in annual tomato fight

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BUNOL, Spain (AP) - Tens of thousands of people pelted each other with 120 tons of ripe tomatoes Wednesday in an annual battle that left the eastern Spanish town of Bunol awash in ..
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At 19, she executed rebels for Gadhafi

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As a member of Moammar Gadhafi\'s all-female brigade, Nisreen, 19, says she was forced to execute 11 rebels. FULL STORY | IS SHE A WAR CRIMINAL OR A VICTIM? | LIBYANS CELEBRATE WITHOUT GADHAFI
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Jupiter-bound craft snaps pic of Earth and moon

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Earth, say cheese. A NASA spacecraft cruising toward Jupiter glanced back and snapped a rare picture of Earth and the moon. Taken last week when Juno was 6,..
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Government blocks AT&T's purchase of T-Mobile

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department is blocking AT&T's $39 billion deal to buy T-Mobile USA, saying the acquisition of the No. 4 wireless carrier in the country by No. 2 A..
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Colorado logger cuts off toes after foot is pinned

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MONTROSE, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado logger who cut off all of the toes on his right foot after he was pinned by a logging machine says he was afraid it would take hours to find him a..
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Scientists get $112M to study Gulf after BP spill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A science board overseeing $500 million in funds BP set aside to study the company's catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has awarded $112 million to ind..
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Flooding persists as East Coast reels from Irene

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEWFANE, Vt. (AP) - As emergency airlift operations brought ready-to-eat meals and water to Vermont residents left isolated and desperate, states along the Eastern Seaboard continu..
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Leaked cables identify dozens of U.S. informants

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A torrent of leaked U.S. diplomatic cables obtained by the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks has been published in the last few days, with at least 170 of them naming sources whose identity was meant to be protected, according to an analysis of the documents by CNN.
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Sarah Palin to New Hampshire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will appear at a New Hampshire tea party rally this weekend. The Tea Party Express on Tuesday announced that Palin is slated t..
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Push for Transportation Spending

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will make a push for more transportation spending today. The White House says Obama will urge Congress to pass a federal highway bill ..
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