Japan scrambles to protect reactor from typhoon

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Workers in Japan scrambled Monday to build a protective covering over a damaged nuclear reactor ahead of an approaching powerful typhoon, an energy company spokesman said.
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Arab unrest: Libyan rebels advance, Yemen protesters' rift, more

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Countries in the Middle East and North Africa have been swept up in protests against longtime rulers since the January revolt that ousted Tunisian strongman Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. In many cases, these demonstrations and movements have been met with brute force that has escalated into seemingly unending violence. Here are the latest developments and information about the roots of the unrest.
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Venezuela's Chavez touches down in Cuba for cancer treatment

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has arrived in Cuba where he is expected to continue cancer treatment.
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Bahamas under tropical storm watch

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Bret has become the second tropical storm of the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season, according to the National Weather Service.
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London police chief resigns amid scandal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

London\'s police chief says he\'ll resign as a result of the widening phone-hacking scandal that has rocked his department. Also Sunday, former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks was arrested. FULL STORY | Brooks arrested
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Mont. crews finish pulling oil from Exxon pipeline

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - An official with the Environmental Protection Agency says workers have successfully removed about 100 barrels of oil from a broken Exxon Mobil pipeline in th..
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Egypt's Mubarak out of coma, hospital says

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hosni Mubarak, the onetime Egyptian strongman who was toppled by a popular uprising in February, has regained consciousness after lapsing into a coma Sunday, a top hospital official said.
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LA freeway reopens ahead of schedule

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Drivers honked their horns and waved from car windows as a 10-mile stretch of one of the nation's busiest freeways reopened after bridge work on the Los Angeles ..
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Souris River falls below flood stage in Minot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

MINOT, N.D. (AP) - The Souris River has dropped below flood stage for the first time since spring in the North Dakota city of Minot.  KXMC-TV reports that the river registered..
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Gunmen kill Karzai adviser, lawmaker

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A key adviser of Afghan President Hamid Karzai and a parliament member were killed Sunday in a home west of Kabul, officials said.
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New airstrikes rattle Tripoli in Libya conflict

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fighting between Libyan rebels and government troops raged around the eastern Libyan oil town of Brega throughout the weekend as NATO warplanes launched a sustained pre-dawn raid on Tripoli\'s eastern suburbs.
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Clinton praises austerity moves in Greece

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Sunday the United States \"strongly supports\" the austerity measures that Greece has taken to try to avert potential financial disaster.
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Egyptian finance, industry ministers quit amid protests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Egypt\'s finance and industry ministers have quit, amid protests calling for the interim government to quicken the pace of reform, officials said Sunday.
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In Zimbabwe, not enough money for elections

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Zimbabwe\'s electoral commission is not able to conduct the country\'s elections this year unless it gets cash injection from the government; a state-owned weekly newspaper reported Sunday.
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Fighting erupts in embattled southern Yemen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fighting flared in Yemen\'s volatile south Saturday, as security forces -- backed by armed tribesmen -- battled Islamic militants in the region, eyewitnesses said.
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Colo. woman accused of groping TSA agent

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

PHOENIX (AP) - Authorities say a Colorado woman who allegedly groped a female Transportation Security Administration agent at Phoenix's international airport is facing a felony cou..
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China slams Obama's meeting with the Dalai Lama

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

BEIJING (AP) - China has slammed President Barack Obama's meeting with the Dalai Lama as an act that has "grossly interfered in China's internal affairs" and damaged Chinese-Americ..
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LA avoids feared 'Carmageddon' traffic jam

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Motorists in Los Angeles seem to be responding well to pleas by city officials and police authorities to leave their cars at home while a portion of busy Interst..
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Obama-Dalai Lama meeting angers China

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

China spoke out strongly Sunday against a meeting between U.S. President Barack Obama and the Dalai Lama, saying it \"hurt the feelings of the Chinese people and harmed Sino-U.S. relations.\"
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Man dressed in Afghan army uniform kills NATO soldier

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NATO says it is investigating a Saturday attack by a man wearing an Afghan army uniform who opened fire on International Security Assistance Forces in southern Afghanistan, killing one.
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