Murdoch jets in following closure of News of the World

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The family of a murdered British girl whose phone was hacked by people working for the News of the World will meet Britain\'s deputy prime minister Monday, keeping the scandal in the public eye despite the abrupt closure of the best-selling tabloid on Sunday.
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28 dead, 100 injured in India train wreck

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 64 people were killed after a train carrying them jumped tracks in northern India on Sunday, a local official said.
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Victoria, David Beckham welcome first girl

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Victoria and David Beckham welcomed a baby girl Sunday to their brood of boys, according to a statement posted on the soccer star\'s official Facebook page.
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Slow progress at Japan's Fukushima plant

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Four months after Japan\'s devastating earthquake and tsunami, operators at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant are still grappling with the crisis the disaster unleashed but say they are making slow progress.
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Cruise ship sinks in Russia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A ship carrying 182 people sailing in Russia\'s Volga river sank on Sunday, leaving at least one person dead, emergency officials said. Eighty-four people have been rescued, officials said.
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Russia: Dozens of kids among 101 ferry missing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

MOSCOW (AP) - A half-century-old tourist boat with 188 people on board listed and sank quickly in one of the world's largest reservoirs amid wind and rain Sunday, authorities and s..
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US envoy target of pro-government Syrian protest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. says pro-government demonstrators in the Syrian capital threw tomatoes, eggs and rocks at the U.S. Embassy to protest Ambassador Robert Ford's visit to t..
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US envoy urges Yemen's president to step aside

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

SANAA, Yemen (AP) - A senior White House envoy has asked Yemen's president to sign a deal that would have him transfer power to his vice president and step down in exchange for imm..
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Questions swirl after vet falls from NY coaster

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - A 208-foot-tall roller coaster in upstate New York remains closed as questions swirl about the falling death of an Iraq war veteran who lost both his legs to a..
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Royals spend last day in California

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Prince William and his wife, Catherine, will start their last day in Los Angeles on Sunday with a visit to the city\'s skid row, where they\'ll see an arts program for inner-city children.
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Gas prices drop slightly over past 2 weeks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

 CAMARILLON, Calif. (AP) - The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has dropped about a penny in the past two weeks. That's according to the Lundberg Survey of fuel..
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Syrian activists call for end to violence

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Activists speaking at a Syrian government-sponsored \"national dialogue\" meeting today criticized recent crackdowns by the country\'s security forces, calling for an end to violence against protesters.
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U.S. halting millions in aid to Pakistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States is holding back $800 million in aid to Pakistan, President Barack Obama\'s chief of staff said Sunday.
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Suspicious package at Millenium Park in Chicago not a bomb

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

CHICAGO (AP) - Police say a suspicious package that forced the evacuation of Chicago's Millennium Park did not contain explosives and was left there by people participating in a "r..
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Israel sends back detained Gaza activists

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israel started sending home pro-Palestinian activists it detained while trying to enter the country last week, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that his government would block similar \"provocations\" in the future.
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Argentine singer shot dead in Guatemala

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Gunmen shot dead Argentine folk singer Facundo Cabral Saturday as his car made its way to the airport in Guatemala City, police said.
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Panetta: Al Qaeda 'on the run'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States \"is within reach of strategically defeating al Qaeda, newly appointed Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Saturday.
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Hundreds arrested in Malaysia protests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hundreds of demonstrators have been arrested in Malaysia after clashing with riot police Saturday as they marched to demand electoral reforms.
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South Sudan celebrates independence

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South Sudan marks its independence six months after voters chose to secede from the north, breaking Africa\'s largest nation into two. A 2005 peace deal ended decades of war. FULL STORY | PHOTOS | CEREMONY | SWEARING-IN
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Gunmen kill 20 at Mexican nightclub

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Gunmen entered a downtown bar in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey and shot 20 people dead, police told the state-run news agency Saturday.
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