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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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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