Protesters decry Nevada university budget cuts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Hundreds of Nevada college students and supporters waved signs decrying looming state higher education budget cuts during a peaceful protest on the Las Vegas Strip..
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Top Senate Democrat rejects GOP's deep budget cuts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

WASHINGTON (AP) - A leading Democrat predicted Sunday that the Senate would reject House Republicans' deep budget cuts, setting up tense negotiations and the need for another short..
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Irish parties to ratify deal to form coalition government

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The center-right Fine Gael and center-left Labour parties in Ireland are expected to ratify a deal Sunday to form a coalition government.
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Kurdish unrest continues in Iraq

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Masked attackers burned tents of protesters overnight in the main city of Iraq\'s Kurdistan region, police said Sunday.
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Japan foreign minister quits

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Japanese Foreign Minister Seiji Maehara announced his resignation Sunday, apologizing for a political scandal that he became embroiled in.
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Gunfire rings out in Libyan capital

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Heavy gunfire rang out in Libya\'s capital, Tripoli, as Libyan state TV showed pro-Gadhafi supporters in Green Square, fonting the video \"Green Square now.\" WORLD WATCHES | GADHAFI SON SPEAKS OUT |
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U.S. contractor tried in Cuba

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The trial of U.S. government contractor Alan Gross, accused of trying to destabilize the Cuban government, ended Saturday, but no verdict was immediately given.
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Saudi forces crack down on protesters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Coming off days of anti-government demonstrations, Saudi Arabia\'s Interior Ministry warned Saturday that it would crack down on protesters who continue to take their grievances to the streets.
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Soldiers killed in victories over Somali extremists

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Dozens of African Union soldiers have been killed in two weeks of fierce fighting in Somali capital of Mogadishu, clashes that resulted in significant gains against local and foreign extremists, according to an African Union official familiar with the scale of those losses.
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Brazil bus collision kills 26

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A tourist bus collided with a truck carrying a heavy load of wood in southern Brazil Saturday, killing 26 people and injuring 21 others, Santa Catarina state officials said.
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Video documents carnage in Ivory Coast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Security forces in Ivory Coast have fatally shot six women who were protesting the disputed president\'s refusal to cede power, U.S. officials said Friday.
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Thousands of refugees pour out of Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Evacuation has stepped up dramatically on the Libya-Tunisia border. Tunisian authorities have established an air bridge that is now moving out thousands of migrants a day. FULL STORY | U.S. SENDS PLANES, SUPPLIES
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Spill analysis planned for Arctic offshore leases

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Federal officials will study how a "very large oil spill" would affect the ocean off Alaska's northwest coast as part of a court-ordered environmental revi..
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Obama, in Florida, calls for focus on education

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

MIAMI (AP) - President Barack Obama says he won't accept failure in the country's education system, or listen to "naysayers" who argue that some schools are beyond repair. Obama to..
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Mexico police chief's status in question

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities on Friday denied published reports that Marisol Valles Garcia -- the 20-year-old criminology student who made headlines when she became the police chief in the town of Praxedis G. Guerrero, Mexico -- had left the country for the United States and was seeking asylum.
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Rescue ends for man seen alive in abandoned mine

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Rescuers ended an attempt to reach a man who was still alive after falling into a deep, unstable mine shaft in Nevada, saying Friday the effort posed too great a ..
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Trial begins in Cuba for American aid worker

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

American aid worker Alan Gross is set to go on trial in Cuba on Friday in a case that plunged bilateral relations to a new low.
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Oil prices hit highest level since Sept. 2008

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW YORK- Oil prices hit a 29-month high Friday after the government said the nation's unemployment rate fell to 8.9 percent in February. The Labor Department said the economy adde..
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Egypt's new PM vows to meet protesters' demands

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAIRO - Egypt's prime minister-designate vowed Friday before thousands of demonstrators at a central Cairo square to do everything he could to meet their demands for political chan..
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Gadhafi troops attack rebel city, lockdown capital

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TRIPOLI, Libya- Moammar Gadhafi's forces launched a powerful attack trying to take back the closest opposition-held city to the Libyan capital on Friday, in fierce fighting that ki..
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