Ivory Coast's Gbagbo bans overflights from U.N., France

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By: WINK Administrator

Laurent Gbagbo has banned U.N. and French flights from flying over the country, a spokesman for the self-proclaimed president of Ivory Coast told CNN Thursday.
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Major earthquake strikes Japan

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By: WINK Administrator

A major earthquake in Japan early Friday sent people fleeing out of buildings in the capital of Tokyo and triggered tsunami warnings.
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Libyan government forces retake Zawiya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Libya\'s rebels in Zawiya succumb to better armed and organized government troops after enduring a week of attacks that left the coastal city strewn with debris. GADHAFI \'LIKELY TO SURVIVE REVOLT\' | FULL STORY
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Witnesses: Saudi forces fire on protesters, injure 3

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By: WINK Administrator

More than 100 Shiite demonstrators defied a ban on protests in Saudi Arabia and rallied in the eastern city of Qatif on Wednesday, calling on authorities to release Shiite prisoners.
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Church: 10 Cuban dissidents to be released

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ten Cuban prisoners -- including a doctor nominated last month for the Nobel Peace Prize -- will be released from prison, the Roman Catholic Church said .
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Dalai Lama ready to give up political role

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By: WINK Administrator

The Dalai Lama announced Thursday his plan to retire as political head of the Tibetan exile movement, according to his website.
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Pakistan acknowledges U.S. drone strikes

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By: WINK Administrator

For the first time, the Pakistani military has publicly acknowledged that U.S. drones are targeting militants on Pakistani soil.
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Veteran of Tijuana drug wars to lead Juarez police

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By: WINK Administrator

A former police chief known for battling drug gangs in the Mexican border city of Tijuana has been named the new top cop in Ciudad Juarez, another city plagued by cartel violence.
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Army reprimands 9 officers in Fort Hood shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Army is reprimanding nine officers for leadership failures in connection with the shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas, and their failure to detect problems w..
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Group: MLK parade bomb suspect was avid neo-Nazi

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A man accused of trying to bomb a Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade in Spokane was an avid poster on a white supremacist Internet forum, where he referenced b..
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Giffords hopes to attend husband's shuttle launch

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

HOUSTON (AP) - Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has shown so much progress in her recovery from a bullet wound to the head that friends and family are making plans for her to attend the lau..
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Moroccan king pledges reforms

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By: WINK Administrator

The Moroccan king has pledged sweeping constitutional reforms as neighboring nations face violent uprisings demanding more democracy.
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Preemie birth preventive spikes from $10 to $1,500

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By: Amber Lindke

ATLANTA (AP) - The price of preventing preterm labor is about to go through the roof. A drug for high-risk pregnant women has cost about $10 to $20 per injection. Next week, the pr..
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What the Dalai Lama's 'exit' means

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By: WINK Administrator

The Dalai Lama has announced his intention to relinquish his political responsibilities as head of Tibet\'s government-in-exile.
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Senate panel approves Patriot Act extensions

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By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved a three-year extension of three post-Sept. 11 surveillance practices but voted to end another one. The panel opposed an inve..
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U.S. suspending relationship with Libyan embassy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, testifying Thursday before the House Appropriations Committee, said, \"We are suspending our relationships with the existing Libyan embassy so we expect them to end operating as the embassy of Libya.\"
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Police remove protesters from Wisconsin Capitol

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MADISON, Wis.- Police carried dozens of protesters from a hallway leading to the Wisconsin Assembly on Thursday as Democratic representatives pounded on the locked door of the cham..
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14 indicted in pirate attack on American yacht

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NORFOLK, Va.- A federal grand jury has indicted 13 suspected pirates from Somalia and one from Yemen in the February hijacking of a yacht that left four Americans dead, the U.S. Ju..
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Mass. Sen. Brown's family backs book accuracy

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By: Amber Lindke

BOSTON - U.S. Sen. Scott Brown's mother and sister are defending the accuracy of his best-selling memoir in which he accuses one of his stepfathers of abuse. But the Massachusetts ..
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Beleaguered president makes new offer in Yemen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Under pressure from ongoing protests against his government, Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh pledged Thursday to bring a new constitution to a vote by the end of the year and transfer government power to an elected parliamentary system.
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