Syrian forces kill 2 as tens of thousands protest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian security forces killed at least two people as tens of thousands of anti-government protesters flooded the streets on the last Friday of the holy month of Ramad..
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Blast rocks U.N. building in Nigerian capital

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.N. building was bombed Friday in the central area of the Nigerian capital, Abuja, a U.N. official told CNN.
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Japan PM resigning as opinion sinks after tsunami

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TOKYO (AP) - Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan announced Friday he would resign after almost 15 months in office amid plunging approval ratings over his government's handling of th..
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Obama urges those in Irene's path to prepare

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) - President Barack Obama says people in Hurricane Irene's path should be prepared for the worst and take precautions now.    Says the president;..
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Colo. man could be charged for dancing on grave

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - A Clifton, Colo., man has been fired from his job as a grave digger after he was filmed gyrating and playing a simulated guitar while standing on a bur..
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Amtrak derailment in Nebraska sends 1 to hospital

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MAX, Neb. (AP) - An Amtrak spokesman says one person has been taken to a hospital after a train carrying about 175 passengers hit a vehicle and derailed in southwest Nebraska. ..
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Oil below $85 ahead of Bernanke speech, Irene

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PARIS (AP) - Oil prices fell slightly below $85 a barrel Friday as traders waited to see if a hurricane barreling up the U.S. East Coast would affect production and if the Federal ..
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Police: Teen in traffic stop was faking pregnancy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) - Idaho State Police say a teen was arrested after she apparently tried to get out of a speeding ticket by pretending to be pregnant and in labor.  ..
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Pakistan police: Son of slain governor abducted

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The son of slain Gov. Salman Taseer was kidnapped Friday afternoon in a wealthy neighborhood in the city of Lahore, police said.
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Truck hauling sewage crashes into western NY home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GAINES, N.Y. (AP) - Police say they're trying to determine what caused a septic tanker truck to crash off a western New York road and slam through the wall of a home before coming ..
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Japanese PM Kan announces resignation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan, whose approval rating tumbled following the devastating March earthquake and tsunami, announced his resignation Friday.
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Massive typhoon to miss Philippines

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Typhoon Nanmadol is not expected to make landfall in the Philippines, forecasters said Friday, a develop that may be cheered in the places that were supposed to be in the path of the powerful storm.
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Massive typhoon to miss Philippines

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Typhoon Nanmadol is not expected to make landfall in the Philippines, forecasters said Friday, a develop that may be cheered in the places that were supposed to be in the path of the powerful storm.
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U.S. accuses Syrian regime of cartoonist's attack

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. State Department got personal in its complaints against the Syrian government Thursday, accusing it of a \"targeted, brutal attack\" on a popular Syrian political cartoonist, Ali Farzat.
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Squirrel blamed for flag thefts from Ohio memorial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Police in Ohio have discovered that small flags being swiped from a police memorial were being squirreled away.    Two Toledo officers watched on..
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The hunt for Gadhafi

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The biggest question for the Libya opposition: Where\'s Gadhafi? He remains elusive despite a $1.4 million bounty posted for his capture or death. HOW LONG CAN HE HOLD OUT? | Q&A | E-MAILS WITH GADHAFI\'S SON |
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Hurricane Irene slams the Bahamas

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mandatory evacuation orders for parts of North Carolina\'s Outer Banks will take effect Thursday morning as state emergency officials prepare for the arrival of Hurricane Irene, now battering the Bahamas with sustained winds of 115 mph.
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Airlines begin canceling flights as Irene nears

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Airlines are beginning to cancel flights and get planes out of the way as Hurricane Irene barrels toward the U.S. East Coast.    The storm is likely to force hundred..
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Grandparents play a bigger role in child-rearing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - America is swiftly becoming a granny state.    Less frail and more involved, today's grandparents are shunning retirement homes and stepping in mor..
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Police: bombs drop in Nigeria, killing 12

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Police say a radical Muslim sect has killed 12 people in a brazen daylight attack in northeast Nigeria that saw members bomb a police station and rob two ..
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