First came the world's cheapest car; now a house for $700

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

For $700, you could buy 200 gallons of gas, a souped-up iPad or, in India, a house.
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9 killed in attacks on Shiite holy city in Iraq

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Separate blasts in Iraq killed nine people and left dozens wounded in attacks targeting pilgrims near the Shiite holy city of Karbala, authorities said Saturday.
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Japan to shut down nuclear reactor at Ohi plant

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A reactor at Japan\'s Ohi nuclear plant will be shut down following problems with an emergency cooling system, Kansai Electric said Saturday.
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U.S. issues emergency warning for citizens in Chihuahua

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. Consulate General in Mexico\'s violence-torn city, Ciudad Juarez, has issued a warning for American citizens in the state of Chihuahua.
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China condemns Obama meeting with Dalai Lama

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

China says it is opposed to an upcoming meeting between the U.S. president and Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, and is calling on Barack Obama to cancel the visit.
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U.N. report describes widespread violence in Sudan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A United Nations report details new allegations of violence, including perhaps mass graves, in the volatile border state of Southern Kordofan in Sudan.
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Murdoch apologizes as deputies resign

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two key executives in Rupert Murdoch\'s media empire resigned Friday, and their former boss added public relations muscle as he began a series of apologies in the phone-hacking scandal. EXPLAIN IT TO ME |
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Chavez seeks to return to Cuba for treatment

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez will travel to Brazil \"in the upcoming days\" to undergo treatment for cancer, Brazil\'s state-run news agency reported Friday.
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Activist: 21 civilians killed in Syria protests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thousands of Syrian demonstrators staged protests on Friday, the latest outpouring of nationwide anti-government sentiment, an activist group said.
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Sources: U.S. drone strike kills at least 50 in Yemen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tribesmen intent on ending the regime of President Ali Abdullah Saleh fought Friday with government forces, resulting in at least four deaths in the city of Taiz, according to medical staff in Freedom Square.
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U.S. recognizes Libyan rebels' authority

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced on Friday that the United States will recognize the opposition Transitional National Council \"as the legitimate governing authority for Libya.\"
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Obama wants military, not courts, to lift ban

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Critics say the Obama administration is waging an unnecessary legal battle to try and stop the court system from beating it to the punch in the rush to eliminate t..
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Inquest: Segway boss died in river plunge accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - An inquest has ruled that the British owner of the Segway business died accidentally when his electronic scooter plunged into a river as he made way for a man walking..
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Tribes, feds seek new start after $3.4B settlement

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - American Indian leaders are calling for a new era in their relations with federal agencies in the wake of the government's recent $3.4 billion settlement for..
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Girlfriend defends Maui blow hole victim

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HONOLULU (AP) - The longtime girlfriend of the Northern California man who was sucked into a Maui blow hole says he wasn't behaving foolishly and that there should have been warnin..
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13 Turkish soldiers killed in 'terror' ambush

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities planned funerals Friday for 13 Turkish soldiers killed in what the NATO secretary general condemned as a \"terrorist attack\" in a southeastern province.
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House passes energy bill $6B below Obama's request

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The House has signed off on a nearly $31 billion bill to fund Energy Department programs and Army Corps of Engineers water projects. The Republican-crafted bill i..
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Brazilian researchers find WWII German submarine

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAO PAULO (AP) - Researchers say they have located the wreckage of a German World War II submarine sunk off the coast of southern Brazil. Researchers from the Vale do Itajai Univer..
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Olympian Carl Lewis' candidacy in limbo in NJ

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - The political wrangling could continue until fall for Carl Lewis, the nine-time Olympic gold medalist who wants to compete as a Democrat for a seat in the New ..
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Lady Antebellum delays Ohio show over family loss

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Lady Antebellum has announced the sudden postponement of an Ohio concert due to a death in the family. The country music trio says on its website that band memb..
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