August is deadliest month for US in Afghanistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Sixty-six U.S. troops have died in Afghanistan so far this month, making August the deadliest month for American forces in the nearly decade-long war.&nbs..
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NTSB to decide cause of gas pipeline explosion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal safety panel plans to reveal the results of a yearlong investigation into a natural gas pipeline explosion near San Francisco that killed eight people.&..
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Disaster aid shortfall

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government's main disaster aid account is running woefully short of money as the Obama administration confronts damages from Hurricane Irene that could run in..
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Japan gets new prime minister, again

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Japan\'s parliament elected Yoshihiko Noda as the country\'s new prime minister Tuesday, making him the country\'s sixth new leader in five years.
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19 rescued from flooded mine in China

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Workers pulled to the surface 19 miners from a flooded mine in northeast China\'s Heilongjiang Province early Tuesday morning, bringing the total number of rescued miners to 22, state media said.
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U.N. warns on mutant strain of bird flu virus

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United Nations warned Monday of a possible resurgence of the deadly avian flu virus, saying there are indications a mutant strain may be spreading in Asia.
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Turkey: No confidence in Syrian government

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syrian security forces killed at least one person and seized children and seniors amid a series of raids across the country on Monday, activists said.
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Rebels give Gadhafi loyalists ultimatum

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thousands of rebels gathered on the outskirts of the fallen dictator\'s birthplace of Sirte for what many say may be the final major battle for control of Libya. INTERVIEW WITH OPPOSITION LEADER |
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Death toll rises in blast at U.N. building in Nigeria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Nigerian militant group has claimed responsibility after a car loaded with explosives rammed into the United Nations\' building in the capital, killing about 20, a government spokesman said Monday.
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Syria opposition open to Libya-style intervention?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A growing number of Syria\'s Middle Eastern neighbors, including its closest allies Iran and Hezbollah, are calling on the embattled and defiant Damascus regime to implement reforms.
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Miami man sentenced in TN baby abduction case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - An East Tennessee judge has sentenced a Miami man to more than 21 years in federal prison for carjacking and interstate car theft in a case that involved ..
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Insurers drive stocks higher after weak Irene

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - So much for Irene.    Stocks rose broadly Monday, led by insurance companies, after it became clear that the tropical storm caused far less damage th..
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In Nigeria capital, fear and soldiers fill streets

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) - After a series of bombings in Nigeria's capital, bars popular with the nation's elite now close by 10 p.m. Soldiers in flak jackets carrying assault rifles gu..
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Gov't boosts inspection at Va. reactors near quake

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is sending additional inspectors to the Virginia nuclear power plant closest to the epicenter of last week's earthquake. &n..
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Irene still affecting air travel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- As air travel gets back to normal in the Northeast, frustrated passengers here in Southwest Florida are learning they may have to wait for days, possibly the week..
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UPDATE: Where in the world ... ?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Do you know where this photo was taken?
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Mount Etna's eruption intensifies in Italy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROME (AP) - Sicily's Mount Etna volcano is stepping up its eruption, spewing out ash and shooting lava into the air.    Italy's Civil Protection agency says the nati..
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Hawaii scientists help discover cancer link

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HONOLULU (AP) - Research led by University of Hawaii Cancer Center scientists has found a genetic link to mesothelioma.    According to a joint announcement Sunday b..
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Golfer mistaken for clown charged with DWI in NY

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BATAVIA, N.Y. (AP) - A Massachusetts man whose colorful golf attire was briefly mistaken for a clown outfit has been charged in New York with driving a golf cart while drunk. ..
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Michigan man killed by grizzly in Yellowstone

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Yellowstone National Park officials say a grizzly bear killed a 59-year-old Michigan man whose body was found by hikers last week.    The vict..
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