Asian stocks fall after U.S. rout

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tokyo\'s Nikkei fell 4.4% in morning trading Tuesday, hours after the U.S. stock market suffered its biggest one-day drop in years.
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Rebels say they retained key town near Tripoli

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Libyan rebel forces are still holding the key town of Bir al-Ghanam as of Monday night, despite the Libyan government\'s claims that it had retaken it Sunday, reporters say.
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Mother on mission to bring her son's body home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A local mother is on a mission. Her teenage son, Tyler Dobbins, was teaching in China when tragedy struck. A bacterial infection entered his blood stream, killing..
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Obama seeks to reassure faith in US credit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Eager to calm a nervous nation, President Barack Obama on Monday dismissed an unprecedented downgrade in the nation's credit rating, insisting investors will stan..
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Univ of Cincinnati seeks state probe of teen death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CINCINNATI (AP) - A university wants the death of a southwest Ohio teenager hit by a campus officer's stun gun investigated by state authorities.    The University o..
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Diver recovered from Lake Tahoe is identified

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - The body of a scuba diver recovered from Lake Tahoe has been identified as a man who disappeared 17 years ago.    The name of Donald Christo..
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Ice cream makers try to eat high ingredient costs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) - Ice cream makers are paying more for dairy products and sugar, but with the economy dragging, many say they can't pass along the costs to customers. &nb..
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Refugee agency makes emergency flight to Somalia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

For the first time in five years, a relief agency dedicated to refugees is airlifting emergency aid into the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Monday, according to a spokesman.
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Pentagon: Crash tragic, but not a trend

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The deaths of 30 U.S. troops and eight Afghans to an insurgent marksman was an unprecedented loss but does not signal a new surge in Taliban combat strength, U.S...
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Orange goo near remote Alaska village ID'd as eggs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Scientists have identified an orange-colored gunk that appeared along the shore of a remote Alaska village as millions of microscopic eggs.   &nb..
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Real Madrid signs 7-year-old soccer prodigy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MADRID (AP) - Real Madrid has signed a 7-year-old soccer prodigy from Argentina who goes by the name Leo - just like Lionel Messi.    Leonel Angel Coira signed with ..
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India coast guard cleaning oil spill off Mumbai

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW DELHI (AP) - The Indian coast guard is still working to clean up spilled oil from a merchant ship that sank off Mumbai four days ago.    The defense ministry sai..
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UK police arrest over 200 as London riots continue

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - Violence and looting spread across some of London's most impoverished neighborhoods on Monday, with youths setting fire to shops and vehicles, during a third day of r..
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Verizon workers hit picket lines from Mass. to Va.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A union official says thousands of striking workers are joining picket lines and rallies at Verizon work locations from Massachusetts to Virginia.   &..
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Ga. police receive tips on fugitive siblings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - Investigators say they received a tip that three Florida siblings accused of firing shots at a Florida police car and then robbing a bank in south Georgia may have t..
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US athlete, defies age in swim across FL Straits

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HAVANA (AP) - Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad stroked through the Florida Straits early Monday, trying to accomplish at 61 years old what she failed to do at 28: swim more than 100 mi..
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100 new arrests as 'copy cat' violence plagues London

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Police in London arrested more than 100 people Sunday night and early Monday in connection with violence that has afflicted London neighborhoods following riots in the city\'s Tottenham enclave over the weekend.
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Asia markets dip after U.S. credit downgrade

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Key Asian stock exchanges extend their losses in what is expected to be an eventful day in world markets, following Standard and Poor\'s downgrade of the U.S. credit rating last week.
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61-year-old begins Cuba-to-U.S. swim

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Diana Nyad likes a challenge. At 61, a lot of people are considering retirement and spending time with grandchildren. Not Nyad. For nearly two years, she\'s been training for her 103-mile swim between Cuba and Florida. And now the adventure is about to begin.
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Saudi king: Syrian crackdown unjustified

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Saudi Arabia\'s King Abdullah condemns the crackdown on anti-government protesters in Syria, saying there is \"no justification for the bloodshed.\"
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