Cousin admits role in NYC subway terror plot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A cousin of admitted terrorist Najibullah Zazi says he was in on Zazi's failed 2009 plot to attack New York City subways with suicide bombers. The cousin testified ..
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Ecuador temporarily bans alcohol sales after 21 die

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities in Ecuador have banned alcohol sales in an emergency measure to stop contaminated drinks from reaching consumers after at least 21 people died.
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Are grandparents safer drivers than mom and dad?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHICAGO (AP) - A study on grandparent drivers has its researchers doing a double-take over the results. The study found that kids may be safer in cars with grandma or grandpa at th..
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Judge rejects Berlusconi objections in sex case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The judge in Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi\'s trial on charges of sex with a minor rejected all defense motions Monday and scheduled the next hearing for October 3.
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Is the internet dumbing us down?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

When you need an answer to a question, chances are you look it up on the internet. However, a new Columbia University study suggests that the instant results we get from ..
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Post-9/11, biggest terror threat is underground

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City's subway system is the country's largest, with more than 460 stations, millions of daily riders and multiple entrances for each station. A decade afte..
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Tea party takes its turn in debt battle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Congressional leaders are giving tea party-backed Republican freshmen the run of the House this week with a plan to let the government borrow another $2.4 trillio..
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Women's World Cup final breaks Twitter record

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LONDON (AP) - The Women's World Cup final between Japan and the United States set the record for tweets per second, eclipsing the wedding of Prince William and Kate and the death o..
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Pirates seize tanker off Somali coast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pirates have seized a tanker ship in the Indian Ocean and appear to be taking it to Somalia, the European Union Naval Force Somalia said Monday.
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One of world's most wanted Nazi suspects acquitted

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Hungarian court Monday acquitted one of the world\'s most wanted Nazi war suspects, saying there was not enough evidence to convict him of slaughtering three dozen people during World War II.
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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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