IMF chief held in New York jail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The head of the International Monetary Fund arrives at New York\'s Rikers Island jail complex, dispatched there after a judge denied him bail for allegedly chasing and sexually assaulting a hotel employee. PROFILE | FULL STORY
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Arrest warrant sought for Gadhafi

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Monday requested arrest warrants for Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, his son and his brother-in-law.
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PlayBook tablets recalled

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - BlackBerry smartphone maker Research In Motion Ltd. says it recalled about 1,000 of its BlackBerry PlayBook tablet computers due to defective operating softwar..
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More evacuations in Cajun country

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

BUTTE LAROSE, La. (AP) - A woman who lives in Louisiana's Cajun-country says she hopes the Mississippi River floodwaters are still a few days off, so she'll have more time to move ..
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Deadly clashes mark Israel's founding, Arab 'catastrophe'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Clashes between pro-Palestinian protesters and Israeli forces erupted along Israel\'s borders and occupied territories Sunday, leaving at least 12 dead on a Palestinian mourning day marking the birth of the Jewish state.
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Ahmadinejad: I'll run Oil Ministry

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said that he will temporarily run the country\'s Oil Ministry, state-run media reported Monday.
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Drone strikes pick up after bin Laden death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States has sent drones to strike at suspected militants in Pakistan five times in the last 11 days, nearly triple the pace prior to the successful May 1 raid to kill Osama bin Laden.
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Kerry: U.S., Pakistan must heal relationship

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States need not apologize to Pakistan for the successful raid that killed terror mastermind Osama bin Laden, but it is important that the countries find a way to mend their frayed relationship in the wake of the attack, U.S. Sen. John Kerry said Monday during a visit to Islamabad.
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IMF chief to remain jailed in NYC sex-assault case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW YORK (AP) - A New York City judge says the head of the International Monetary Fund must remain jailed at least until his next court hearing for attempted rape and other charges..
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Trump says no to presidential run

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW YORK (AP) - Donald Trump says he's not running for president. The reality TV star said in a statement Monday that he won't seek the Republican nomination. He made his announcem..
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South Africans get rare glimpse of Mandela

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South Africans got a rare glimpse of former President Nelson Mandela as he voted in local municipal elections at his home in Johannesburg on Monday.
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Investigators: Mystery jet crash data recovered

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Investigators trying to determine why an Air France plane crashed mysteriously two years ago have recovered the complete contents of the flight data recorder and the last two hours of cockpit conversation, they announced Monday.
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27 people found dead at a Guatemalan farm

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Officials in Guatemala have found 27 bodies, the majority of which were decapitated, at a farm in the northern region of Peten, Col. Rony Urizar, an army spokesman, said Sunday.
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Obama can put U.S. on 'right side' of Arab Spring, ex-official says

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

President Barack Obama\'s upcoming address on the Middle East is a chance for Washington \"to get on the right side of history\" after a season of historic upheaval there, his former intelligence chief said Sunday.
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U.N. envoy holds cease-fire talks in Tripoli

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As the war in Libya persists with no clear end in sight, the United Nations\' envoy to the the country will try to negotiate a cease-fire between ruler Moammar Gadhafi\'s forces and rebel fighters on Sunday.
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Mississippi River floods force evacuations

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities could open two additional floodgates Sunday, sending water from the swollen Mississippi River gushing toward homes and farmland in an effort to spare Baton Rouge and New Orleans from severe flooding.
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Beatrice's wedding hat on sale for charity

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Is it a bird? A bow? A pretzel? The hat worn by Britain\'s Princess Beatrice to last month\'s royal wedding created a stir, spawning numerous blog posts and even a Facebook page with more than 140,000 fans.
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British woman beheaded is identified

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A British woman beheaded in an apparently random supermarket attack in Spain\'s Canary Islands has been identified.
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Kerry warns Pakistan on Afghanistan stability

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

There are \"disturbing\" signs Pakistan\'s government knows about insurgents crossing from their country into Afghanistan, U.S. Sen. John Kerry said Sunday as he toured the region.
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Azerbaijan triumphs in Eurovision contest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

While several European countries have long had their own versions of \"American Idol,\" the longest running televised pop music competition where fans choose their favorite songs and singers is Europe\'s Eurovision Song Contest, now in its 56th year.
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