Prisoners could be released early for crack crimes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Thousands of federal prisoners locked up for crack cocaine offenses will be eligible for early release after a vote by a Washington commission. Congress passed a ..
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Baby Einstein creators question research again

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SEATTLE (AP) - Ever since a University of Washington study published in a major medical journal in 2007 showed baby videos don't make infants smarter, the creators of the Baby Eins..
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British labor strikes could cause chaos for schools, travel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hundreds of thousands of British teachers, air traffic controllers, customs officers and other public sector workers went on strike Thursday, causing disruption to schoolchildren and travelers.
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DA: NY shootings suspect staked out pharmacy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) - A prosecutor says a New York man accused of killing two pharmacy employees and two customers during a holdup for prescription painkillers spent days looking ..
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Minnesota braces for shutdown over budget impasse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Budget talks to avoid a wide-ranging state government shutdown have resumed in Minnesota. Most of state government will close at midnight if Democratic Gov. ..
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Man grabs Sarkozy before being tackled

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

France\'s President Nicolas Sarkozy was grabbed by the arm and nearly pulled to the ground by an unknown assailant, television footage shows, as he visited the town of Brax in south-west France Thursday.
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Experts: Seeds tainted by E. coli still out there

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - Contaminated Egyptian fenugreek seeds are likely the source of Europe's deadly E. coli outbreaks, health experts warned Thursday, predicting there could be more infec..
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2 French journalists return from hostage ordeal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PARIS (AP) - Two journalists held hostage by the Taliban for 18 months in Afghanistan came home to France on Thursday to an emotional welcome and nationwide relief, but dogged by q..
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Deportation of partner in same-sex couple canceled

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A deportation order has been canceled for a Venezuelan man who married his same-sex partner in the United States. Advocates say that renews hope for thousands o..
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Judge: Google Wi-Fi snooping lawsuits can proceed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal judge has refused Google's plea to dismiss several class-action lawsuits accusing the Internet search giant of illegally collecting online informatio..
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Judge sides with biker gang over logo

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A federal judge in Los Angeles has granted a petition that allows the notorious Mongols motorcycle gang to keep its name and allows its members to wear and distr..
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Mortgage exec gets 30 years for $3 billion fraud

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - An executive convicted of orchestrating a $3 billion fraud as chairman of one of America's largest private mortgage companies was sentenced Thursday to 30 ye..
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Lead poisoning in adults is down, CDC report says

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - The lead poisoning rate for U.S. adults has fallen by more than half in the last 15 years, but it remains unusually high in Pennsylvania, Missouri and Kansas, federa..
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Women volunteering to help Gadhafi

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Embattled Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi is calling for fresh volunteers in a months-long war with rebels attempting to bring about an end to his 42-year rule -- and women of all ages are answering, CNN has learned.
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Arlene Makes Landfall in Mexico

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

BC-Tropical Weather,1st LdTropical Storm Arlene makes landfall in MexicoEds: APNewsNow.MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say Tropical Storm Arlene is making landfall on Mexico's central Gul..
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Greek lawmakers clear way for loans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Greece\'s Parliament has approved a key law needed to implement the five-year austerity package demanded by international lenders. Conditions \"are now in place\" for a new round of emergency funds.
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Public money puts Republican Bachmann on defensive

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - As Rep. Michele Bachmann tours the country criticizing government as too big and too expensive, the Republican presidential candidate has come under mounting..
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Census: Fewer black children in biggest US cities

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW YORK (AP) - A catastrophic flood emptied New Orleans of much of its black youth. Powerful social forces may be doing a similar thing to places like Harlem and Chicago's South S..
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White House unveils retooled plan to hunt al-Qaida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States will push ahead with more targeted drone strikes and special operations raids and fewer costly land battles like Iraq and Afghanistan in the con..
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Obama stops short of endorsing gay marriage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama said Wednesday that there is a "profound recognition" in the country that gays must be treated like every other American. Yet days after Ne..
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