Sarkozy in Afghanistan to meet troops

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

French President Nicolas Sarkozy was in Afghanistan on Tuesday on a brief visit to meet with French troops, said Elysee spokeswoman Veronique Wache.
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Four U.S. journalists arrested in Egypt

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Four American journalists were arrested Monday in Egypt while filming anti-government protests at the Suez Canal
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Despite boycotts, Syria's 'national dialogue' extended

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Even without input from most opposition leaders, Syria\'s so-called \"national dialogue\" conference continues to live on -- with the talks set to continue into Tuesday.
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Brown 'shocked' by new hacking claims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The scandal that brought down Britain\'s biggest Sunday newspaper widened with allegations that journalists from other News International papers improperly obtained personal information about former Prime Minister Gordon Brown. TIMELINE |
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1 dead, 150 hurt after Yemeni attack on protesters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Supporters of Yemen\'s embattled president converged overnight Monday on a central square in Hodeidah and killed an anti-government protester and injured more than 150 others, according to witnesses and a medical team member.
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U.S.: Iraq must go after Shiite militia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta reiterated Monday that Iraq needs to crack down on armed factions that have been targeting U.S. troops with Iranian-supplied weapons.
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Despite reservations, U.N. votes to pull Sudan peacekeepers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Despite ongoing fighting near the border of newly independent South Sudan, the U.N. Security Council voted to withdraw peacekeepers from southern provinces of Sudan on Monday after Sudan\'s government refused to let them stay.
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Agency fines Macy's $750K for drawstring hazard

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON - Macy's department store chain will pay a $750,000 penalty for failing to report it had sold children's outerwear that had been recalled because it had drawstrings. Suc..
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With abuse increasing, Army limits addictive meds

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) - The Army is restricting how many prescription painkillers soldiers can buy at one time as it responds to rising abuse of potentially addictive drugs. Many..
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More 100-degree days scorch Texas, other states

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DALLAS (AP) - Sweltering summer temperatures in Dallas are expected to top 100 degrees for the 10th consecutive day as excessive heat warnings grip many central and southern states..
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Stun gun found in Boston-to-NJ jet after arrival

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - An FBI spokesman says there's no indication that an attack was imminent using a stun gun found in a plane that landed in Newark, N.J., after a flight from Bosto..
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Rocker accused of pharmacy robbery before show

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MANSFIELD, Mass. (AP) - The bass player for a rock band has been arrested and charged with robbing a Massachusetts pharmacy of prescription painkillers just hours before a show. At..
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Emmy-winning 'Dick Van Dyke Show' writer dies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Emmy-winning writer Sam Denoff, who wrote for TV's "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and helped create the Marlo Thomas comedy "That Girl," has died in Los Angeles at 83...
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Man calls 911 after seeing Orlando tot drink beer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A neighbor called authorities after spotting an 18-month-old boy picking up beer cans and drinking out of them outside his Orlando home. Orange County Sheriff'..
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Atty: Man can't recall 'Late Show' theater episode

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - The attorney for a man charged with smashing glass doors and breaking into the New York City theater where David Letterman tapes his television show says the man dr..
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Spain claims world's first double leg transplant

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MADRID (AP) - Doctors in Spain have carried out the world's first double leg transplant, giving new lower limbs to a patient who lost both legs at mid-thigh in an accident, officia..
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To fight obesity, even babies should exercise

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - Preschoolers, even babies, need daily exercise, the British government says in its first-ever exercise advice for its youngest citizens. In a new campaign against obe..
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Iranian weapons allegedly used against US troops

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BAGHDAD (AP) - A blunt and frustrated U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta expressed exasperation Monday with Iraqi indecision on whether it wants U.S. troops to stay next year. He ..
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Police says Cyprus navy chief killed at base blast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MARI, Cyprus (AP) - Cyprus authorities say the island's navy chief was among 12 people who were killed when dozens of containers of gunpowder seized from an Iranian cargo ship expl..
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NJ woman paddling length of coast for cancer aid

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE MAY, N.J. - A Burlington County woman is taking to the seas on a stand-up paddleboard, aiming to cover New Jersey's 127-mile coastline to raise money for childhood cancer rese..
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