$5 fee for boarding passes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) - The only U.S. airline that charges for carry-on luggage is creating a new fee. Beginning Nov. 1, Spirit Airlines says it will charge five dollars if a gat..
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Sudan, Southern Sudan reach Abyei deal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Representatives of Sudan and southern Sudan have signed an agreement calling for the immediate withdrawal of Sudanese troops from the disputed Abyei region.
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Officials: Russian jet crash kills 44

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 38 people were killed when a Russian jetliner crashed onto a highway in northwestern Russia late Monday, the state-run news agency ITAR-TASS reported.
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Ash cloud grounds Australian flights

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An ash cloud drifting around the world for a second time after spewing from a Chilean volcano more than two weeks ago is once again grounding commercial jets and stranding thousands of passengers in Australia.
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Assad's promises face skepticism abroad

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad offered vague promises of reform and clear threats against protesters in an address that prompted demonstrations and condemnations of violence. ANALYSIS |
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Massive flooding affects millions in China

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Epic flooding has wreaked havoc in several Chinese provinces, destroying at least 8,400 houses in Zhejiang province alone.
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Obama to announce Afghanistan drawdown

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. President Barack Obama will give a speech on the Afghanistan troop drawdown on Wednesday, a senior administration official said.
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Suu Kyi to address U.S. Congress on Myanmar

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi will address members of the U.S. Congress this week, a rare foray into American politics for a woman who is lauded internationally even as she struggles to be heard in her native Myanmar.
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Lawyer: Mubarak battles stomach cancer, 'getting worse'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak\'s health is deteriorating as he struggles with complications from stomach cancer, his lawyer said Monday.
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Debt-ridden Greece to sell state assets

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Greece is preparing to sell off billions of dollars worth of state assets, including airports and highways, to meet international lenders\' demands that it raise funds. FULL STORY | GREEKS ANGRY OVER JOB CUTS
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NATO: Airstrike targeted high-level Gadhafi command site

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fifteen people, including men, women and children, were killed early Monday in a NATO airstrike in a Tripoli neighborhood, the Libyan government said.
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Study: Child dies in portable pool every 5 days

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A child dies in a portable pool every five days during warm-weather months, according to the first U.S. study on child drownings in such pools, a statistic th..
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Turn to kidnapping showed bin Laden's interest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Pressured by increased scrutiny of terrorist money sources and strikes aimed at its financiers, al-Qaida's core organization in Pakistan has turned to kidnapping ..
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Ron Paul big winner in New Orleans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

WASHINGTON (AP) - Texas Congressman Ron Paul is celebrating his victory in a Republican presidential straw poll, saying he's captured the imagination of people weary of U.S. milita..
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PROMISES, PROMISES: No action from Obama on guns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - More than five months after Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head, the White House has yet to take any new steps on gun violence, even though that's what P..
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Europe debt crisis shadows Fed meeting on economy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - If the U.S. economic slowdown weren't enough to deal with, the Federal Reserve this week must consider a new threat: a resurgent European debt crisis that could i..
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FDA plan aims to increase import safety

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. food and drug regulators would share more information with their foreign counterparts as part of a multi-faceted strategy to police the safety of millions of..
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Venezuelan authorities struggle over prison

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities in Venezuela are fighting to regain control of a prison complex where armed inmates and troops have been clashing for days.
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Michelle Obama to visit southern Africa

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

First lady Michelle Obama\'s official trip to southern Africa this week will focus on youth leadership and education, and will include meetings with key figures in the anti-apartheid struggle.
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NATO: Strike may have killed civilians

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NATO acknowledged Sunday that an errant airstrike in Tripoli may have caused \"a number of civilian casualties.\" Libya claims the airstrike killed nine people and injured six others. FULL STORY | Tripoli residents speak
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