Explainer: How will Syria crisis unfold?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As the violence in Syrian appears to be escalating, Britain and France are pushing for a U.N. Security Council resolution condemning attacks on protesters and calling for humanitarian access.
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Panetta sees Gadhafi regime weakening in Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - The man nominated to be the next Pentagon chief says the opposition forces in Libya have made gains in the east and west and that Moammar Gadhafi's regime is weak..
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Adrian becomes major hurricane in the Pacific

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIAMI (AP) - Hurricane Adrian is strengthening off the Pacific coast of Mexico and is now a major hurricane. Forecasters say maximum sustained winds for the first hurricane of the ..
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U.S. slaps new sanctions on Iran

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. government announced Thursday that it has imposed a new round of sanctions against Iran\'s regime, which has come under intense criticism for its recent crackdown against pro-reform protesters.
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Unemployment aid applications stuck at high level

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of people seeking unemployment benefits hardly changed for a second straight week, stuck at a high level that points to a slowing job market. Weekly un..
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Romney defends himself in Mich. over auto bailout

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LIVONIA, Mich. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney defended himself Thursday against questions over why he opposed a federal bailout of General Motors and Chrysler..
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German E. coli death toll rises further

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

German health authorities confirmed two more deaths due to a virulent bacteria outbreak, they said Thursday, bringing the total number of dead in Europe to 27. All but one were in Germany.
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Weiner abides despite new photo, baby on the way

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

WASHINGTON (AP) - Scandal-scarred Rep. Anthony Weiner is clinging to his perch in Congress despite new efforts to pry him away and a pair of developments that might inspire others ..
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Gunmen kill 9 at Afghan wedding

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nine people were killed in eastern Afghanistan Thursday after gunmen attacked a wedding party, a local official said.
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First hurricane of season forms

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hurricane Adrian churned across the Pacific early Thursday as forecasters warned of dangerous surf and rip currents on the southwestern coast of Mexico.
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U.N. council mulls resolution on Syria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The four European members of the U.N. Security Council took the lead in presenting a revamped resolution to the United Nations condemning Syria for its crackdown on peaceful anti-government demonstrators. HOW WILL CRISIS UNFOLD? | HOW U.S. SEES SYRIA |
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Van der Sloot to appear in Peruvian court

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Joran van der Sloot, the suspect in the killing of a young woman in a Peruvian hotel room who has also been linked to the disappearance of American Natalee Holloway in Aruba, will appear in court Wednesday morning.
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Gadhafi loyalists launch new Misrata push

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi launched a new attack on the rebel-held city of Misrata on Wednesday. Anti-government forces report intense shelling from three sides of the city. FULL STORY | DEFIANT GADHAFI
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Yemen's injured president getting better, embassy says

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Yemen\'s injured president \"continues to improve\" after he was hurt in a strike Friday at the mosque in the presidential compound in Sanaa, the Yemeni Embassy in Washington said Wednesday.
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FBI director tells Congress of al-Qaida threat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - FBI Director Robert Mueller has told Congress that one of the early assessments from the intelligence gathered at Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan is that a..
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Senate showdown over limiting debit card fees

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Lawmakers on both sides of a battle over debit card fees used populist-style appeals on Wednesday as the Senate neared a vote on whether to block a Federal Reserv..
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Greek police arrest suspected FBI hacker

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Greek police arrested an 18-year-old suspected of having hacked into the electronic systems of the FBI and Interpol, they announced Wednesday.
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Tons of fresh produce trashed in Germany

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fruit and vegetable company Werder Frucht has to bring in additional workers these days or risk falling behind. But the workers are not busy selling the company\'s tomatoes: they are busy throwing red, ripe produce in the trash.
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Japan's suicide rate hits 2-year high

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The number of suicides in Japan hit a two-year high in the month of May, according to data released Wednesday by the nation\'s authorities.
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At least 20 killed as torrential rains hit Haiti

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 20 people in greater Port-au-Prince died due to torrential rains that hit Haiti, the country\'s civil protection department said Tuesday.
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