9-year-old Chicagoan shot in head

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHICAGO (AP) - Police in Chicago are investigating after a 9-year-old boy was shot in the head in the city's Roseland neighborhood. Authorities say the shooting happened outside at..
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Twitter comes to White House for Obama town hall

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will take on the Twitterverse during a town hall at the White House Wednesday hosted by the popular social media service Twitter. The 2 p.m..
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Taliban claims shooting NATO-chartered plane

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Eight people died when a cargo plane chartered by NATO crashed into the mountains in Afghanistan, a provincial governor said Wednesday.
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Sniper: I was ordered to fire on protesters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Six months ago, a slender, soft-spoken 21-year-old Syrian worked in an ice cream factory. The young man\'s primary concern then: spending time with his girlfriend.
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Nearly 200 die in boat fire in Red Sea

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A total of 197 people died Tuesday after the boat carrying them caught fire in the Red Sea off Sudan, the state-run Sudanese Media Center reported.
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Russian airliners targeted by 'laser hooligans'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In a series of potentially serious incidents, aviation officials in Russia say, two commercial airliners have been targeted with laser pointers while landing at a Moscow airport.
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Hunt on for missing from capsized boat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. and Mexican search teams scoured the Sea of Cortez for seven Americans still missing after a tourist boat capsized Sunday off the east coast of Mexico\'s Baja California peninsula and killed one American tourist.
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Syria denies military campaign

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syria denied a military campaign was under way against Hama, even as human rights groups reported deaths, arrests and clashes on the city\'s outskirts. FULL STORY | CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY? | SNIPER: WHY I DESERTED
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62 arrested for fighting in 'Jersey Shore' town

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) - Plenty of fights in Seaside Heights, N.J., have aired on MTV's "Jersey Shore," but none resulted in this many arrests. Police say they arrested 62 peop..
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Conn. becomes 1st state requiring paid sick time

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut has become the first state to require businesses to offer employees paid sick time. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Tuesday that he signed the la..
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Jamaica bans sale of citrus plants to control pest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) - Jamaica has shuttered all citrus nurseries across the Caribbean island to try and check an invasive pest that can carry an incurable blight capable of deva..
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Lawyer: Journalists hacked missing girl's phone

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Journalists hacked into the phone messages of a missing girl, deleting some to make space for more and thus giving her parents hope she was still alive when she was dead, the parents\' lawyer told CNN on Tuesday.
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Bahamas government bans commercial shark fishing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) - The Bahamas banned commercial fishing of sharks Tuesday, awarding protection to the more than 40 species circling the island chain that touts itself as the s..
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Obama to discuss status of deficit talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will speak at the White House late Tuesday afternoon on the status of the negotiations to cut government spending and raise the nation's bo..
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Rapture predictor has stroke; radio show replaced

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The California radio preacher who predicted the world's end on May 21 is recovering from a stroke at a nursing home. Harold Camping's daughter confirms her f..
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British police test security for London 2012 Games

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - British police have begun a yearlong program of Olympic security tests, conducting sweeping searches of London 2012 venues and practicing defensive counterterrorism t..
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Romney keeps up criticism of Obama on economy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) - Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney is sticking to his claim that President Barack Obama has made the economy worse. In recent weeks, Romney has gone f..
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Mont. gov says Yellowstone oil spill likely in ND

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAUREL, Mont. (AP) - Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer says he believes that oil from a broken pipeline under the Yellowstone River has traveled hundreds of miles into North Dakota. Th..
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Attempted rape complaint filed against Strauss-Kahn

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A lawyer for French writer Tristane Banon said he will file a criminal complaint Tuesday against former International Monetary Fund head Dominique Strauss-Kahn over an alleged attempted rape eight years ago.
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Calif. teen faces trial in gay classmate killing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Southern California teen faces trial on charges of gunning down a gay classmate in front of other students at a middle school in 2008. Opening statements begin..
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