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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Japan to open airlock at nuclear plant

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Workers at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant have been cleared to open the the No. 2 reactor building\'s airlock to ease sauna-like conditions inside, the plant\'s owner said Sunday.
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European ministers: Greece to get loans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Applauding budget-cutting measures taken by Greece\'s government in the face of intense public pressure, European finance ministers announced Monday that Athens is on track to receive fresh loans in mid-July.
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Thousands of Spaniards call for economic reform in new protest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tens of thousands of protesters converged on central Madrid Sunday as the so-called May 15 movement pushing for political and social change in Spain again took to the streets.
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Report: Syrian president plans to address nation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syria\'s president plans to address his nation Monday, his third such nationally televised speech since popular unrest started to boil over more than three months ago, state-run media reports.
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Thousands of volcano evacuees return home in southern Chile

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thousands of people in southern Chile were told they could return home Sunday, some two weeks after a volcanic eruption forced them to flee.
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Tropical Storm Beatriz forms in the Pacific

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say Tropical Storm Beatriz has formed off the coast of Mexico in the Pacific Ocean and could become a hurricane by Tuesday.    The National ..
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Libya says NATO airstrike kills 9 civilians

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - Libya's government said NATO warplanes struck a residential neighborhood in the capital Sunday and killed nine civilians, including two children, adding to it..
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Levees in northern Missouri breeched, overtopped

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

BIG LAKE, Mo. (AP) - Several levees in northern Missouri are failing to hold back the surge of water being released from upstream dams.    Authorities said water beg..
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McConnell: Debt-ceiling deal may be for short-term

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate's top Republican is suggesting a short-term increase in the nation's borrowing limit unless there's deal soon that includes changes to big entitlement ..
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Gates: Obama is within law in Libyan operation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - For legal reasons, President Barack Obama rejects the word "hostilities" to describe U.S. involvement in Libya's civil war. Along the same lines, Defense Secretar..
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Israeli president: Need for peace deal with Palestinians is 'urgent'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israel\'s president is calling for an \"urgent\" peace deal with Palestinians, saying time is running out for an agreement.
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Despite rallies supporting him, Somali PM steps down

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Despite days of rallies supporting him in the capital city of Mogadishu, Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo resigned Sunday.
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As wind, heat fan fires across Southwest, some allowed to return home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ALPINE, Ariz. (AP) - Hot, windy conditions continue to fan wildfires across the Southwest.    In eastern Arizona, the Wallow fire has burned nearly a half-million ac..
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United recovering from canceled, delayed flights

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CHICAGO (AP) - United Airlines is attempting to return to normal operations after a five-hour computer outage virtually shut down the carrier last night and early today.  ..
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Can golf success carry over for Obama, Boehner?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner put partisanship aside, at least on the golf course, and teamed up to triumph on the final hole Saturday in ..
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Ex-Zambian president Frederick Chiluba dies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The first democratically elected president of Zambia who become the focus of a lengthy corruption trial during his retirement died at his home early Saturday, his spokesman said.
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U.S. in peace talks with Taliban, Afghan president says

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States is involved in peace talks with the Taliban, Afghan President Hamid Karzai told a youth group in Kabul on Saturday. The speech was broadcast by Afghan state TV.
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2 children killed, 21 injured in blast in Pakistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An explosion in Pakistan\'s southwestern Balochistan province killed two children and injured 21 people, a paramilitary spokesman said.
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Mexican police arrest suspect tied to migrant massacre

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Federal police have arrested a man they believe is responsible for coordinating the kidnappings of more than 70 migrants later found dead in northern Mexico last year, authorities said Friday.
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