Fewer people sought unemployment aid last week

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of people applying for unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level in seven weeks, although applications remain elevated. The Labor Depart..
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US Education head: Ga. schools scandal unfortunate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ATLANTA (AP) - U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan called the Atlanta schools cheating scandal "unfortunate," saying it highlights the need for transparency in education. Duncan r..
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Lawmakers visit White House for budget talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is pressing Democrats to support a higher deficit reduction proposal that could win Republican support for new tax revenue while reducing c..
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Tanks withdrawing from restless Syrian city

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Security forces have begun removing tanks from the volatile Syrian city of Hama, a sign that the tensions there could be easing.
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Strauss-Kahn won't strike plea deal in sex crimes case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

French financier Dominique Strauss-Kahn will not accept any plea bargain and \"won\'t plead guilty to anything\" in the sex crimes case against him, one of his attorneys told CNN Thursday.
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South Korea helps defectors adapt, prosper

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South Korea is breaking new ground Thursday on a resettlement facility for North Korean defectors, reflecting the increasing number of people escaping food shortages and harsh living conditions of the hermit state.
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Official: 11 Afghan civilians die in NATO strike

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Eight children and three women died in eastern Afghanistan when NATO-led forces bombarded houses, a provincial official told CNN Thursday.
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China: Jiang's death 'pure rumor'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Chinese state media is dismissing reports that former President Jiang Zemin has died, citing \"authoritative sources.\"
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Russia: NATO's Libya campaign killing civilians

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

There can be \"no fast solution\" to the NATO campaign in Libya, the Russian foreign minister said Thursday, arguing that civilians are dying on both sides of the conflict because of foreign intervention.
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Officials: Militants kill 10 Yemeni soldiers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Militants gunned down 10 soldiers at a military checkpoint in southwestern Yemen, authorities said Thursday.
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Search on for tourists missing off Mexico

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Relatives of seven Americans missing since a tourist boat capsized off the coast of Mexico over the weekend remain hopeful that their loves ones will be rescued, a family spokesman said.
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Murdoch deplores hacking allegations against his paper

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Journalists at a UK tabloid may have hacked into the phones of families of those who died in the 2005 London bombing, the father of one of the victims says.
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Ex-IMF chief's team, prosecutors meet

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Attorneys for Dominique Strauss-Kahn will meet with prosecutors Wednesday, a source with knowledge of the case told CNN.
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Libyan rebels launch assault close to Tripoli

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rebels marched toward Tripoli Wednesday, capturing a town southwest of the capital from Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi\'s forces, a rebel fighter told CNN.
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3 Calif. moms accused of using PTA in Ponzi scheme

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities say three former PTA mothers used their connection with a suburban Los Angeles elementary school to recruit investors in a phony $14 million get-rich..
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At least 16 dead after protests in Syria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 16 people have been killed over the last two days in and around the Syrian town of Hama, which a human rights group described Wednesday as the \"latest city to fall victim to President Bashar al-Assad\'s security forces.\"
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Tiger, A-Rod doctor admits bringing drugs into US

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - A Canadian sports doctor whose high-profile clients have included Tiger Woods and Alex Rodriguez has admitted in a New York courtroom he brought unapproved dru..
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Lab crew indicted in NC on animal cruelty charges

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Four former workers at a North Carolina testing lab have been indicted on felony animal cruelty charges, following an animal rights group's undercover investig..
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Atlanta skyscraper sells for $19 million

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - The Equitable Building in downtown Atlanta has been sold to a Florida firm, America's Capital Partners, for $19 million. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports tha..
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Magnitude-7.8 quake shakes Kermadec Islands

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A powerful magnitude-7.8 earthquake rattled New Zealand's remote Kermadec Islands in the Pacific Ocean, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. A local tsunami warning..
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