Mexico president feels 'misunderstood' in drug war

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican President Felipe Calderon says he feels "misunderstood" in his government's fight against drug trafficking and crime. Calderon told Milenio Television in..
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SEC secures $230 million in fraud investigation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Authorities working to secure assets for victims of a massive, Connecticut-based investment fraud have obtained $230 million from an offshore account. The U...
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Pope tweets for the first time

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Benedict XVI has tweeted for the first time, announcing the launch of a Vatican news information portal. Benedict's tweet on Tuesday read: "Dear Friends, I..
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Egyptian court dissolves local councils

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Cairo Administrative Court Tuesday ordered the dissolution of local municipal councils that were elected under former President Hosni Mubarak.
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Pa. couple hitched in hospital after groom fall

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ERIE, Pa. (AP) - A love-sick Pennsylvania couple ended up getting hitched in a hospital chapel after the groom tumbled down a set of stairs on their wedding day. The Erie Times-New..
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Obama 2012 campaign to go beyond email, text

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - You might call President Barack Obama the Digital Candidate. Obama has asked supporters to use Facebook to declare "I'm In" for his re-election campaign and is using..
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MLB objects to Dodgers bankruptcy financing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Major League Baseball is objecting to the bankruptcy filing by the Los Angeles Dodgers, accusing team owner Frank McCourt of siphoning off more than $100 mi..
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Prosecutor presses inner circle on Gadhafi arrest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court urged Moammar Gadhafi's own aides Tuesday to arrest the Libyan leader and turn him over for trial o..
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Protesters clash with riot police in Athens strike

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Youths hurled rocks and fire bombs at riot police in central Athens on Tuesday as a general strike against new austerity measures brought the country to its k..
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Afghan-bound oil tankers attacked

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two oil tanker trucks carrying fuel for NATO-led troops in Afghanistan were blown up and set on fire in northwestern Pakistan, police said on Tuesday.
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States consider banning teens from tanning beds

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LOS ANGELES (AP) - If a proposed law passes, California teens under 18 will need a fake ID to "fake and bake" themselves to a golden brown. Citing skin cancer risks, legislators ha..
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US expands human trafficking blacklist

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration on Monday nearly doubled the number of countries that may face U.S. sanctions for not doing enough to combat human trafficking, calling o..
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Obama to talk economy, not politics, in Iowa

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will tout manufacturing as a key to America's economic success during a trip to Iowa, as he seeks to counter criticism of his policies by R..
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IMF could pick Lagarde as chief as soon as Tuesday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde is poised to become the next leader of the scandal-rocked International Monetary Fund, having received a major endorseme..
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Court says government can't ban violent video game sales to kids

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer says if the government can keep a 13-year-old boy from buying a picture of a nude woman, it should be able to keep that same ..
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Iran test-fires 14 missiles during military drills

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iran has successfully test-fired 14 missiles during military drills, Iranian news agencies reported Tuesday.
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Greek austerity protests turn ugly

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Greek riot police fired tear gas to disperse demonstrators Tuesday, as thousands rallied to protest proposed austerity measures on the first day of a two-day strike. TIMELINE | WHAT GREECES TEACHES THE U.S. |
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Rep. Giffords makes first public appearance

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ola Alak

HOUSTON (AP) - An aide to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords says she appeared in front of a crowd of hundreds at a NASA awards ceremony in Houston.ABC News reported on its website Monday nig..
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Syrian dissidents allowed to meet in Damascus

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syria\'s embattled government allowed about 200 activists and intellectuals, including some it had previously jailed, to hold a conference on democratic reform Monday at a Damascus hotel.
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International Criminal Court issues warrant for Gadhafi

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Judges at the International Criminal Court are set to decide Monday whether to issue warrants for the arrest of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, marking the first time the judicial body has taken action while a conflict was ongoing.
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