Geithner calls for open process in IMF succession

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said the selection of the next chief of the International Monetary Fund should be done through an open process that leads to a..
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Rep. Giffords has surgery to repair skull

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

HOUSTON (AP) - Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is recovering from surgery to repair her skull - another milestone in her recovery from an assassination attempt - while doctors focus on the..
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Report: More than 800 died in Egypt

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 840 people were killed and more than 6,000 injured during the Egyptian revolution earlier this year as then-President Hosni Mubarak clung to power through violence and intimidation, Amnesty International said in a report Thursday.
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Taliban abducts 72 road workers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least three dozen road workers in southeastern Afghanistan were killed early Thursday when Taliban forces attacked their camp, a local Afghan official said.
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UAE judge jails American for 30 days

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A judge in the United Arab Emirates was expected to hand down a verdict Thursday in the case of an American detained for more than two months on charges he stole a pair of police handcuffs, an allegation he has vehemently denied.
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Obama to lay out post-Arab Spring vision

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. President Barack Obama will pledge economic assistance to Egypt and Tunisia on Thursday in a speech highlighting his administration\'s revised policies toward the changing region. OBAMA\'S DO-OVER | MIDEAST\'S VIEWS U.S. AID? | MORE ASSERTIVE SAUDI ARABIA |
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Strauss-Kahn lawyers file for bail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Counsel for international economist Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who is jailed on sexual assault charges, filed a new appeal on Wednesday seeking his release on bail from Rikers Island.
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Purported audio by bin Laden aired

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Radical Islamic websites Wednesday posted an \"Arab Spring\" audio message purportedly recorded by Osama bin Laden shortly before he was killed.
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Faltering economy puts Japan in recession

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Japan\'s economy, sputtering since the March 11 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster, has fallen into recession, according to government figures released Thursday.
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U.S. sanctions target Syrian president

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

President Obama imposed tough sanctions against the Syrian president in an effort to stop the regime\'s fierce crackdown on protests. DEATHS MOUNT | OPINION: SANCTIONS NOT ENOUGH |
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Study: Homosexuality, celibacy didn't cause abuse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Researchers hired by the U.S. Roman Catholic bishops to determine the causes of the sex crisis that convulsed the church dismissed all the usual suspects. Few of ..
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Circumcision ban to appear on San Francisco ballot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco voters in November will be asked to weigh in on what was until now a private family matter: male circumcision. City elections officials confirmed..
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Skull repair to improve Giffords' quality of life

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

HOUSTON (AP) - Experts say the surgery to repair Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' skull is a key step in her recovery and will improve her quality of life. People with knowledge of..
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Barges moving slowly to minimize wakes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

  VIDALIA, La. (AP) - A woman in Vidalia, La., isn't happy to see barges moving again on the Mississippi River. Carla Jenkins, who owns the Vidalia Dock and Storage Company, s..
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Thousands protest unemployment in Spain

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Protests against Spain\'s economic crisis took a new turn Wednesday as social media networks fueled calls for demonstrators to take to the streets before local elections a few days away.
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Now may be the best time to sell your used car

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

DETROIT - It's the best time in years to sell your car.People are holding on to cars and trucks for about a year longer than they did before the recession, which has created a tigh..
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Census: Divorces decline but 7-year itch persists

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - New census figures show the "seven-year" itch persists - couples who break up typically separate upon seven years of marriage, and divorce a year later. The 2009 ..
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United apologizes for reusing 9/11 flight numbers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - United Airlines is apologizing for briefly restarting use of flight numbers of two planes that crashed after being hijacked on Sept. 11, 2001. United spokesman Ra..
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Afghans protest civilian killings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 10 people were killed and 50 were wounded Wednesday when thousands took to the streets in northern Afghanistan to protest civilian casualties in a NATO attack, a local governor said.
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513 illegal immigrants in 2 tractor-trailers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mexican authorities said they found and detained more than 500 illegal immigrants from Central America and Asia who were crammed inside two tractor-trailers heading toward the United States on Tuesday.
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