Report: Syrian president plans to address nation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syria\'s president plans to address his nation Monday, his third such nationally televised speech since popular unrest started to boil over more than three months ago, state-run media reports.
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Thousands of volcano evacuees return home in southern Chile

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thousands of people in southern Chile were told they could return home Sunday, some two weeks after a volcanic eruption forced them to flee.
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Tropical Storm Beatriz forms in the Pacific

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say Tropical Storm Beatriz has formed off the coast of Mexico in the Pacific Ocean and could become a hurricane by Tuesday.    The National ..
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Libya says NATO airstrike kills 9 civilians

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - Libya's government said NATO warplanes struck a residential neighborhood in the capital Sunday and killed nine civilians, including two children, adding to it..
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Levees in northern Missouri breeched, overtopped

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

BIG LAKE, Mo. (AP) - Several levees in northern Missouri are failing to hold back the surge of water being released from upstream dams.    Authorities said water beg..
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McConnell: Debt-ceiling deal may be for short-term

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate's top Republican is suggesting a short-term increase in the nation's borrowing limit unless there's deal soon that includes changes to big entitlement ..
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Gates: Obama is within law in Libyan operation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - For legal reasons, President Barack Obama rejects the word "hostilities" to describe U.S. involvement in Libya's civil war. Along the same lines, Defense Secretar..
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Israeli president: Need for peace deal with Palestinians is 'urgent'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israel\'s president is calling for an \"urgent\" peace deal with Palestinians, saying time is running out for an agreement.
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Despite rallies supporting him, Somali PM steps down

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Despite days of rallies supporting him in the capital city of Mogadishu, Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo resigned Sunday.
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As wind, heat fan fires across Southwest, some allowed to return home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ALPINE, Ariz. (AP) - Hot, windy conditions continue to fan wildfires across the Southwest.    In eastern Arizona, the Wallow fire has burned nearly a half-million ac..
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United recovering from canceled, delayed flights

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CHICAGO (AP) - United Airlines is attempting to return to normal operations after a five-hour computer outage virtually shut down the carrier last night and early today.  ..
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Can golf success carry over for Obama, Boehner?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner put partisanship aside, at least on the golf course, and teamed up to triumph on the final hole Saturday in ..
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Ex-Zambian president Frederick Chiluba dies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The first democratically elected president of Zambia who become the focus of a lengthy corruption trial during his retirement died at his home early Saturday, his spokesman said.
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U.S. in peace talks with Taliban, Afghan president says

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States is involved in peace talks with the Taliban, Afghan President Hamid Karzai told a youth group in Kabul on Saturday. The speech was broadcast by Afghan state TV.
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2 children killed, 21 injured in blast in Pakistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An explosion in Pakistan\'s southwestern Balochistan province killed two children and injured 21 people, a paramilitary spokesman said.
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Mexican police arrest suspect tied to migrant massacre

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Federal police have arrested a man they believe is responsible for coordinating the kidnappings of more than 70 migrants later found dead in northern Mexico last year, authorities said Friday.
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Officials predict prolonged high food prices

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

PARIS (AP) - High food prices are likely to rise even further over the next decade, putting the poor at an increasing risk of malnutrition and hunger, a world food report warned Fr..
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Saggy pants suspect felt harassed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A University of New Mexico football player who was arrested after wearing saggy pants onto a plane at the San Francisco airport says he felt the flight crew wa..
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Death count rises in September 11th attacks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW YORK (AP) - A man who died last year of lung disease has been added to the official list of victims of the 9/11 attacks.    New York City's medical examiner rule..
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Saudi women to flout no-driving custom

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Saudi women have been encouraged to challenge the status quo and get behind the wheel Friday.
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