Dutch to ban foreigners from pot shops

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Netherlands plans to ban foreigners from the country\'s famed pot shops, a decision Amsterdam\'s tourism industry hopes goes up in smoke.
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European officials hold E. coli crisis talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Top European farming officials are meeting Tuesday as the continent struggles to deal with an E. coli bacteria outbreak that has killed at least 22 people.
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GOP leader 'cautiously optimistic' on debt talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - The No. 2 Republican in the House says he's "cautiously optimistic" that ongoing budget talks led by Vice President Joe Biden will produce an agreement on budget ..
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Obama: No fears of double-dip recession

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says he is not worried about a double-dip recession in the United States. However, Obama says he is concerned that the economy is not growi..
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Japan says it was unprepared for nuclear disaster

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TOKYO (AP) - Japan admitted Tuesday it was unprepared for a severe nuclear accident like the tsunami-caused Fukushima disaster and said damage to the reactors and radiation leakage..
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AP Sources: Edwards emails acknowledge payments

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - If the case against former presidential candidate John Edwards goes to trial, prosecutors plan to use his own emails with a former aide to help prove a key elemen..
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EU farm chief proposes millions in aid for E. coli

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

BRUSSELS (AP) - The EU farm chief proposed giving farmers €150 million ($219 million) in compensation Tuesday to help those slammed by plunging demand for produce..
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Analysis: Dem leaders struggle on Weiner's future

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - So far, House Democratic leaders haven't publicly demanded Rep. Anthony Weiner resign after admitting he sent suggestive photos of himself in his underwear via Tw..
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Turkey's prime minister fires back at news magazine

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Turkey is no stranger to name-calling and over-heated rhetoric, especially in the final days before a national election.
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Clashes in Yemen; Saleh fate uncertain

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The fiercest clashes since anti-government demonstrations began in Taiz four months ago erupted Monday, witnesses said. FULL STORY | WHAT\'S NEXT?
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French TV, radio slapped with social media restriction

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A decree from the early 1990s, reimplemented by French regulators, is putting an end to French television and radio announcers naming social networking sites on air except for news purposes.
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Weiner admits he sent lewd picture; won't quit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW YORK (AP) - After days of denials, a choked-up New York Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner confessed that he sent a bulging-underpants photo of himself to a young woman. He also ad..
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U.S. confirms death of al Qaeda's 'military brain'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. government has confirmed the killing of al Qaeda operational commander Ilyas Kashmiri, the prime minister of Pakistan said Monday.
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Ban Ki-moon says he'll seek second term at U.N.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

After an eventful first term marked by humanitarian crises, a global recession and the Arab Spring, Ban Ki-moon announced Monday his intention to seek a second five-year stint as the United Nations\' secretary-general.
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Israel, U.S. blame Syria for Golan Heights violence

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Israeli military on Monday blamed protesters trying to cross the fortified border between Syria and occupied Golan Heights for the deaths of 10 of their own, saying they threw fire bombs that set off landmines.
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WH: Troop drawdown will be 'real,' no decision yet

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House said Monday that President Barack Obama will usher in a "real drawdown" of U.S. forces from Afghanistan starting in July, but said no decision was..
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AP Sources: Edwards e-mails acknowledge payments

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - People involved in the John Edwards investigation say prosecutors have e-mails between the former presidential candidate and an aide that they plan to use against..
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Russian envoy heads to Libya to begin settlement talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is sending an envoy to Libya Monday to meet with rebels trying to bring about an end to Moammar Gadhafi\'s 42-year-rule, a move that comes after he called for the Libyan leader to step down.
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Al-Obeidy arrives at refugee facility in Romania

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Eman al-Obeidy, the woman who caught the world\'s attention when she accused members of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi\'s forces of gang-raping her, arrived Monday at a refugee facility in Romania.
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Ex-IMF chief pleads not guilty

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former chief of the International Monetary Fund, pleaded not guilty Monday to seven charges involving a May 14 incident in which a housekeeping employee at New York\'s Sofitel hotel accused him of sexual assault.
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