Firefighters find 339 sticks of dynamite

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FOLKSTON, Ga. (AP) - Firefighters battling a massive wildfire in south Georgia discovered 339 sticks of dynamite, and a U.S. Army bomb squad was called to detonate the explosives. ..
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Judge won't let Sierra Club join oil spill lawsuit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A federal magistrate judge won't allow the Sierra Club to join a lawsuit filed by the Justice Department against BP and other companies over last year's disas..
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Officials: Horse virus case in Wyo. isolated

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Livestock Board has determined that the risk of a potentially fatal horse virus outbreak has receded. That determination was made even though the ..
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Syrian official denies targeting peaceful protesters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An advisor to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said Tuesday that the government is not trying to attack protesters, despite reports from human rights activists that hundreds have been killed in a months-long uprising and crackdown in the country.
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Yemen bombs anti-government tribal area

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Yemeni government warplanes and artillery pounded several villages of anti-government tribes north of the capital on Tuesday, killing at least three people, a s..
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Mexico president feels 'misunderstood' in drug war

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican President Felipe Calderon says he feels "misunderstood" in his government's fight against drug trafficking and crime. Calderon told Milenio Television in..
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SEC secures $230 million in fraud investigation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Authorities working to secure assets for victims of a massive, Connecticut-based investment fraud have obtained $230 million from an offshore account. The U...
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Pope tweets for the first time

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Benedict XVI has tweeted for the first time, announcing the launch of a Vatican news information portal. Benedict's tweet on Tuesday read: "Dear Friends, I..
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Egyptian court dissolves local councils

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Cairo Administrative Court Tuesday ordered the dissolution of local municipal councils that were elected under former President Hosni Mubarak.
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Pa. couple hitched in hospital after groom fall

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ERIE, Pa. (AP) - A love-sick Pennsylvania couple ended up getting hitched in a hospital chapel after the groom tumbled down a set of stairs on their wedding day. The Erie Times-New..
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Obama 2012 campaign to go beyond email, text

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - You might call President Barack Obama the Digital Candidate. Obama has asked supporters to use Facebook to declare "I'm In" for his re-election campaign and is using..
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MLB objects to Dodgers bankruptcy financing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Major League Baseball is objecting to the bankruptcy filing by the Los Angeles Dodgers, accusing team owner Frank McCourt of siphoning off more than $100 mi..
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Prosecutor presses inner circle on Gadhafi arrest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court urged Moammar Gadhafi's own aides Tuesday to arrest the Libyan leader and turn him over for trial o..
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Protesters clash with riot police in Athens strike

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Youths hurled rocks and fire bombs at riot police in central Athens on Tuesday as a general strike against new austerity measures brought the country to its k..
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Afghan-bound oil tankers attacked

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two oil tanker trucks carrying fuel for NATO-led troops in Afghanistan were blown up and set on fire in northwestern Pakistan, police said on Tuesday.
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States consider banning teens from tanning beds

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LOS ANGELES (AP) - If a proposed law passes, California teens under 18 will need a fake ID to "fake and bake" themselves to a golden brown. Citing skin cancer risks, legislators ha..
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US expands human trafficking blacklist

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration on Monday nearly doubled the number of countries that may face U.S. sanctions for not doing enough to combat human trafficking, calling o..
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Obama to talk economy, not politics, in Iowa

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will tout manufacturing as a key to America's economic success during a trip to Iowa, as he seeks to counter criticism of his policies by R..
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IMF could pick Lagarde as chief as soon as Tuesday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde is poised to become the next leader of the scandal-rocked International Monetary Fund, having received a major endorseme..
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Court says government can't ban violent video game sales to kids

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer says if the government can keep a 13-year-old boy from buying a picture of a nude woman, it should be able to keep that same ..
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