US stocks fall on global economic worries

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are falling as more evidence points to a slowing global economy.    Germany's economy stalled last quarter and dragged down growth for Europe...
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Ex-NY sportscaster admits child endangerment

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A former New York City sportscaster has admitted inappropriately touching a 14-year-old girl.    Dr. Marvell Scott pleaded guilty Tuesday to a misdem..
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Stranded California gray whale dies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KLAMUTH, Calif. (AP) - A 45-foot gray whale that's been stranded in Northern California's Klamath (KLA'-muth) River for more than a month has died after beaching on a sandbar. ..
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Australian 'collar bomb' suspect ordered detained

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A federal judge has ordered the detention of an Australian man accused of attaching a fake bomb to a teenager's neck in an extortion ploy until a hearing in ..
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Gunfire 'all night and morning' in besieged Syrian city

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Syrian government vehemently denied reports that more than 5,000 Palestinians fled a U.N. refugee camp in the port city of Latakia after it came under fire from Syrian security forces.
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Merkel, Sarkozy huddle as euro struggles

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The leaders of Europe\'s two most important economies meet Tuesday to try to help the battered euro, even as new figures show economic growth on the continent is stalling.
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Safety questions remain unanswered

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Safety questions linger about the deadly collapse of a concert stage at the Indiana State Fair. The fair reopened Monday  with a memorial service to h..
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Kenyans unite to raise funds for drought victims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A campaign to raise funds for starving Kenyans has galvanized the nation as families battle a devastating drought in the nation\'s northern region.
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Fuel depot attacked near Kandahar Airport

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least two suicide bombers attacked a fuel depot near Kandahar International Airport late Monday evening, leaving at least three people dead and six wounded, officials said.
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Biden to visit China, Mongolia, Japan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will depart Tuesday for a trip to China, Mongolia and Japan that will include meetings with China\'s top leaders.
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Qantas expands fleet to reverse losses

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Qantas announced a new international strategy on Tuesday with the acquisition of up to 110 Airbus A320s to boost its fleet, including its Jetstar Japan -- a new venture with Japan Airlines and Mitsubishi -- and a new Asia-based airline.
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Judges bar TV cameras from Mubarak trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The trial of Egypt\'s former President Hosni Mubarak will take place behind closed doors, Judge Ahmed Refaat announced Monday, citing \"the public interest\" as he barred television cameras from the court.
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Airstrikes wound three in Gaza

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least four airstrikes hit Gaza Tuesday, leaving two people critically wounded and a third on life support, Palestinian medical and security sources said.
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Cameron blames UK riots on 'moral collapse'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Prime Minister David Cameron blames the riots that shook Britain over the past 10 days on a \"slow-motion moral collapse ... in parts of our country,\" he said Monday, as police arrested a new suspect linked with one of the deadliest incidents in the violence.
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Gadhafi urges supporters to take up arms

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A senior government official arrived Monday in Cairo amid rumors that he had defected, Egypt\'s state-run Al-Ahram newspaper reported.
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Tropical Storm Gert nears Bermuda

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tropical Storm Gert is predicted to skirt Bermuda Monday before veering northeast into the open Atlantic Ocean, according to the National Hurricane Center.
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Japan redesigns nuclear safety agency

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Japan\'s nuclear safety agency will be placed under the control of the country\'s Environment Ministry, a top government official announced Monday in a move stemming from the triple meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant.
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Iraq attacks 'eerily similar' to last year

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A barrage of attacks struck Monday across Iraq, killing at least 92 people and wounding more than 200, said officials, who likened the attacks to another outbreak last year.
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Bill Clinton calls Perry 'good-looking rascal'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Former President Bill Clinton says Rick Perry is a "good-looking rascal" but dismisses the Texas governor's policies as "crazy."    Clinton made the ..
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Syrian opposition: Military cracks down on port city

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syrian security forces backed by gunships killed at least 25 people in a crackdown on anti-government protesters in the flashpoint port city of Latakia that entered its third day, opposition groups told CNN Monday.
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