Riot sentences stir backlash in Britain

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In the midst of the looting in north London, I saw a young man being arrested for attempting to steal a TV from a shopping mall.
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Trinidad's prime minister diagnosed with dengue

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) - Doctors in Trinidad say the Caribbean island's prime minister is among the nearly 1,700 people who have been diagnosed with dengue.    ..
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Muslim nations pledge help for Somalia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ISTANBUL (AP) - The United Nations appealed for $1.2 billion Wednesday for famine victims in Somalia and its Horn of Africa neighbors and Muslim nations pledged to contribute $350 ..
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Syria violence prompts U.N. withdrawals

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death and discord plaguing Syria hit home for the United Nations on Wednesday as the world body temporarily withdrew some staff members amid the violence there. FULL STORY | GIRL KILLED AS PARENTS FLEE
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Hackers gain access to transit police union site

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hackers again have targeted a California transit agency that came under fire last week for turning off cell phone service in its stations to thwart a potential..
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Advancing Libyan rebels face stiff resistance

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rebel fighters in Libya, trying to take over a key western city, faced stiff resistance from Moammar Gadhafi\'s forces on Wednesday, a rebel commander said.
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Feds say live, dead bats reported at Wis. airport

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Federal officials say dead bats have been reported at the Madison airport, the origin of a recent Georgia-bound flight with a bat on board.    T..
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Cargill resumes turkey production at Ark. plant

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MINNETONKA, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota-based Cargill Inc. has resumed production of ground turkey at an Arkansas plant linked to a salmonella outbreak.    Cargill spokes..
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Activist's detention sparks nationwide protests in India

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thousands of Indians took to the streets Wednesday in a show of solidarity with a 72-year-old activist arrested a day earlier as he prepared to go on a public hunger strike to push for stronger anti-corruption measures.
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Trial set over KY doctor's amputation of penis

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SHELBYVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The dispute between a Kentucky man and a surgeon over the necessity of amputating the patient's penis during surgery in 2008 is set to go to trial this week..
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Mass. man accused of stealing $200,000 from dates

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOSTON (AP) - A married Massachusetts man is facing charges of wooing women he met online, then stealing more than $200,000 from them.    Albert Lovering, of Waltham..
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Wells Fargo to test $3 debit card fee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Wells Fargo plans to test a $3 monthly fee for debit cards starting this fall.    The San Francisco-based bank said the fee will be applied to checki..
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Officials: Cholera running rampant in Cameroon

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Public health officials say nearly 500 people have died of cholera in Cameroon this month, and 13,000 cases have been reported in the country this year.
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Abercrombie asks 'The Situation' to shop elsewhere

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW ALBANY, Ohio (AP) - A clothing company is offering money to Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino and his fellow "Jersey Shore" cast members - so they'll stop wearing the brand on th..
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Which Tan will Singaporeans vote for?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Singapore\'s presidential candidates may all share the same name -- the common Chinese surname of Tan -- but with four candidates now officially in the race, this presidential election is the most contested in Singapore\'s history.
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Eurozone crisis tarnishes Germany's 'Iron Lady'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

For years, Germany has been feted as the strong man of Europe: While those around it battled years of boom-and-bust, Germany, stable and consistent, thrived. Its economy -- and the economic management of its leaders -- was frequently cited as an example to the rest of the world.
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New details emerge about Sydney bomb-collar case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Old-fashioned detective work has unraveled a complicated but flawed scheme to extort an Australian family by strapping a fake bomb to an 18-year-old woman, court documents reveal.
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Historic canal reborn as low-carbon cargo route

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Britain\'s canal systems were once viewed as a throwback to a bygone age of freight transport, sidelined or abandoned in favor of faster road and rail links.
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Missing Girl's Remains Found in Missouri

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

KENNETT, Mo. (AP) - Authorities in southeast Missouri say they've found remains believed to be those of missing 3-year-old girl Breeann Rodriguez. A joint statement sent Tuesd..
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US stocks fall on European economic, debt worries

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Worries about Europe's economic and debt problems Tuesday sent stocks to their first loss in four days.    The major indexes bounced up and down in a..
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