Urban League: Black middle class losing ground

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOSTON (AP) - The economic downturn has erased the gains made by the black middle class over the last 30 years as the unemployment rate of blacks with a four-year college degree ha..
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South Korea landslide leaves 36 dead, dozens injured

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A landslide near the South Korean town of Chuncheon killed 13 people and injured 24 others, authorities said Wednesday.
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UNICEF: Congo cholera outbreak kills 279

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) - A UNICEF official says a cholera outbreak in Congo has killed at 279 people and infected more than 4,000 others in the last four months.    Dr..
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Chile volcano grounds flights again in Argentina

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - The ash cloud from a Chilean volcano is hovering over Buenos Aires again, grounding flights between the Argentine capital and many nearby airports. B..
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Report: Mexican inmates partied before prison riot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) - Officials say a woman and a 15-year-old girl were illegally inside a Mexican border prison when a fight broke out that killed 17 inmates.   &..
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U.S. teen found guilty of gang slayings in Mexico

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 14-year-old American citizen has been found guilty in a Mexican court of torturing and beheading at least four people and kidnapping three others.
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Tea Party: Cut, cap and balance - not compromise

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Tea partiers rallying in Washington say House Speaker John Boehner should stay in his job - for now.    Gathered across the street from the Capitol..
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Activists: 8 slain in Syria protest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least eight people, including an 11-year-old boy, were killed outside the Syrian capital of Damascus by gunshots from security forces, according to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
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Continental cancels 24 flights over crew issue

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Continental Airlines says it is canceling 24 flights, primarily out of Newark, N.J.    Airline spokeswoman Megan McCarthy says Wednesday's cancel..
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Ga. soldier charged with murder blames crash diet

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT STEWART, Ga. (AP) - Attorneys for an Army Reserve soldier on trial for murder at Fort Stewart say he killed a superior because he was dehydrated and delirious from a crash die..
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Unmanned Army blimp crashes in southwestern Pa.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW FREEPORT, Pa. (AP) - An unmanned reconnaissance blimp launched from Ohio by defense contractor Lockheed Martin has crash landed in the woods of southwestern Pennsylvania. ..
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Review: No evidence of cancer-9/11 exposure in NY

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW YORK (AP) - Residents and first responders sick with cancer will continue to be excluded from receiving help from the federal government program created to aid victims of the S..
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Oslo's central station evacuated

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

OSLO, Norway (AP) - A spokesman for the Norwegian Railway Authority says parts of Oslo's central station have been evacuated as police investigate an abandoned suitcase. Olav ..
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India, Pakistan pledge 'new era' of relations

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

India and Pakistan Wednesday pledged not to let their fragile peace process slide again because of thorny issues that have made the nuclear neighbors bitter enemies.
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Former Mexican president would decriminalize marijuana

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Part of the solution to end drug violence in Mexico should include legalizing drugs like marijuana for personal use, former President Vicente Fox told CNN en Espa??ol.
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Bolivia's president fears possible U.S. plot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Bolivian leader Evo Morales says he\'s worried that U.S. authorities will plant something on his presidential plane to link him with drug trafficking when he attends Wednesday\'s United Nations General Assembly meeting.
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Report: Mubarak depressed, not eating

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ousted Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak is depressed and refusing to eat as he awaits trial on charges of ordering police to kill anti-government protesters, a state news agency reported Tuesday.
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Social media background checks the new norm?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

When you are looking for a job, you would expect your prospective employer to do a background check, but how prepared are you for a social media background check? The parties, that..
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Mass. lawmakers consider ban on shock treatment

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts lawmakers are considering bans on aversive therapy that would end electric shock treatment at the Canton-based Judge Rotenberg Center.    ..
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Authorities: Bear in AK mauling will not be sought

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Alaska authorities say there are no plans to hunt down a grizzly that mauled four teenagers hiking in the wilderness over the weekend.    St..
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