Bank of America in $8.5B mortgage settlement

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW YORK (AP) - Bank of America and its Countrywide unit will pay $8.5 billion to settle claims that the lenders sold poor-quality mortgage-backed securities that went sour when th..
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Clinton pushing human rights on 4-day Europe trip

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has begun a four-day trip to Europe to support international human rights and democracy. Clinton is en route to Hungary,..
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U.S. drone and copter, coalition snipers helped Afghans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A U.S. Predator drone flew over a Kabul, Afghanistan, hotel during Tuesday night\'s insurgent attack, providing critical video of the attackers as the situation unfolded, two coalition military officials said Wednesday.
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Q&A: What's behind Greece's riots?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Greek riot police lobbed tear gas and clashed with demonstrators in Athens on Wednesday. Why are people rioting? What is the austerity package? What happens next? Get the answers. POLICE CLASH WITH PROTESTERS | WHAT IF MEASURES FAIL? |
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Boat leaves U.S. tourist snorkeling

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

SYDNEY (AP) - Australian officials are investigating a dive boat company that accidentally left behind a U.S. tourist who was snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef. The man, who pan..
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Does Iran have nuke-capable missiles?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iran has been carrying out covert tests of missiles capable of delivering a nuclear payload, UK Foreign Secretary William Hague said Wednesday, in contravention of a U.N. resolution.
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7 indicted in taped shooting of Pakistani teen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Pakistani court has indicted six soldiers and one civilian on murder and terrorism charges in the death of an unarmed man whose fatal shooting was caught on video.
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Volcano ash disrupts air travel, again

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An ash cloud from a Chilean volcano is disrupting air travel in Australia and New Zealand once again, airlines said Wednesday.
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Attack on hotel in Kabul ends with deaths

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Seven Taliban attacked Kabul\'s Hotel Inter-Continental in a brazen, carefully orchestrated operation, ending with their deaths and those of 11 other people some six hours after it began, police said. HOTEL ON FIRE |
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Rapper stops traffic in NYC's Times Square

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A rapper staged his performance high above Times Square on Tuesday atop a light pole he climbed. The spectacle stopped traffic for hours at the end of the morning r..
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Seattle police leave rifle unattended on cruiser

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SEATTLE (AP) - A Seattle police spokesman says the department is embarrassed after officers left a police rifle unattended on a patrol car outside a busy downtown area. Spokesman S..
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Suicide bomber hits Kabul hotel, gunbattles erupt

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - At least one suicide bomber blew himself up late Tuesday night inside a Western-style hotel in Kabul, police said. Afghan police were battling the assaila..
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UN extends 19,000-strong Congo force

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Security Council has extended the mandate of the 19,000-strong U.N. peacekeeping force in Congo for a year, saying any force reduction should depend on en..
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Philip Morris Int fights Australian package rules

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SYDNEY (AP) - Tobacco giant Philip Morris International launched legal action on Monday against the Australian government over the country's plans to strip company logos from cigar..
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Gadhafi could face rape charges

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The International Criminal Court is still trying to link Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, his son and his brother-in-law to rapes but it does not yet have enough evidence to do so, prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo said Tuesday.
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Google unveils latest social networking feat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Online search leader Google is taking yet another stab at social networking, this time with a project it calls Google+. The project Google Inc. unveiled in a blog p..
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Firefighters find 339 sticks of dynamite

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FOLKSTON, Ga. (AP) - Firefighters battling a massive wildfire in south Georgia discovered 339 sticks of dynamite, and a U.S. Army bomb squad was called to detonate the explosives. ..
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Judge won't let Sierra Club join oil spill lawsuit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A federal magistrate judge won't allow the Sierra Club to join a lawsuit filed by the Justice Department against BP and other companies over last year's disas..
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Officials: Horse virus case in Wyo. isolated

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Livestock Board has determined that the risk of a potentially fatal horse virus outbreak has receded. That determination was made even though the ..
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Syrian official denies targeting peaceful protesters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An advisor to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said Tuesday that the government is not trying to attack protesters, despite reports from human rights activists that hundreds have been killed in a months-long uprising and crackdown in the country.
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