Rights groups want international court to probe Syria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A delegation of human rights organizations and their lawyers Tuesday accused the Syrian government of committing crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court in the Netherlands, according to a statement released by the group.
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Pilot ejects as fighter jet crashes in Wisconsin

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A fighter jet has crashed in southern Wisconsin. Wisconsin Air National Guard officials say in a statement that an F-16 from the Madison-based 115th Fighter Wi..
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Gadhafi: 'We will not surrender, we will not give up'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Libyan state television showed images Tuesday of destroyed buildings, damaged studios and satellite vehicles -- saying it was the aftermath of a NATO airstrike that allegedly hit its facilities in Tripoli.
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Fighting intensifies; Saleh in hospital

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tribal fighters took control of a top Yemeni city on Tuesday, a setback for an embattled government whose injured president is confined to a hospital in Saudi Arabia. FULL STORY | LIMITED OPTIONS | DOUBTFUL FUTURE
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Japan raises estimate of initial radiation leak

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The amount of radiation released from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in the immediate aftermath of Japan\'s earthquake and tsunami were twice the level that the country\'s Nuclear and Industrial Safety originally admitted, Japan\'s Emergency Response Center said.
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Bernanke sees stronger growth in 2nd half of year

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says temporary factors, such as higher gas prices and the crisis in Japan, are the main causes of a softening economy. But h..
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CDC: Food poisoning from salmonella up in US

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ATLANTA (AP) - Health officials say more Americans got food poisoning last year, primarily because of salmonella. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also reports a rise..
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Dutch to ban foreigners from pot shops

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Netherlands plans to ban foreigners from the country\'s famed pot shops, a decision Amsterdam\'s tourism industry hopes goes up in smoke.
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European officials hold E. coli crisis talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Top European farming officials are meeting Tuesday as the continent struggles to deal with an E. coli bacteria outbreak that has killed at least 22 people.
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GOP leader 'cautiously optimistic' on debt talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - The No. 2 Republican in the House says he's "cautiously optimistic" that ongoing budget talks led by Vice President Joe Biden will produce an agreement on budget ..
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Obama: No fears of double-dip recession

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says he is not worried about a double-dip recession in the United States. However, Obama says he is concerned that the economy is not growi..
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Japan says it was unprepared for nuclear disaster

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TOKYO (AP) - Japan admitted Tuesday it was unprepared for a severe nuclear accident like the tsunami-caused Fukushima disaster and said damage to the reactors and radiation leakage..
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AP Sources: Edwards emails acknowledge payments

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - If the case against former presidential candidate John Edwards goes to trial, prosecutors plan to use his own emails with a former aide to help prove a key elemen..
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EU farm chief proposes millions in aid for E. coli

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

BRUSSELS (AP) - The EU farm chief proposed giving farmers €150 million ($219 million) in compensation Tuesday to help those slammed by plunging demand for produce..
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Analysis: Dem leaders struggle on Weiner's future

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - So far, House Democratic leaders haven't publicly demanded Rep. Anthony Weiner resign after admitting he sent suggestive photos of himself in his underwear via Tw..
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Turkey's prime minister fires back at news magazine

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Turkey is no stranger to name-calling and over-heated rhetoric, especially in the final days before a national election.
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Clashes in Yemen; Saleh fate uncertain

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The fiercest clashes since anti-government demonstrations began in Taiz four months ago erupted Monday, witnesses said. FULL STORY | WHAT\'S NEXT?
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French TV, radio slapped with social media restriction

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A decree from the early 1990s, reimplemented by French regulators, is putting an end to French television and radio announcers naming social networking sites on air except for news purposes.
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Weiner admits he sent lewd picture; won't quit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW YORK (AP) - After days of denials, a choked-up New York Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner confessed that he sent a bulging-underpants photo of himself to a young woman. He also ad..
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U.S. confirms death of al Qaeda's 'military brain'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. government has confirmed the killing of al Qaeda operational commander Ilyas Kashmiri, the prime minister of Pakistan said Monday.
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