Nepalese man climbs Everest for record 21st time

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By: WINK Administrator

A 52-year-old Nepalese man reached the top of Mount Everest for the 21st time on Wednesday, breaking a record he set last year for the number of ascents of the world\'s tallest peak, a tourism official ministry said.
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Eurovision, original 'Idol,' kicks off

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By: WINK Administrator

While America gets ready for the finale of \"American Idol\" and tunes into hot new shows such as NBC\'s \"The Voice,\" Europe is busy watching the continent\'s annual vocal competition that many say gave rise to the entire phenomena of televised singing throw-downs: Eurovision.
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Geithner hails 'progress' in China talks

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By: WINK Administrator

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Former CNN president Burt Reinhardt dies

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By: WINK Administrator

Burt Reinhardt, a television pioneer who helped lead the evolution of 24-hour news coverage as president of CNN, died Tuesday at 91, according to family members.
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Study: Colombian rebels were willing to kill for Venezuela's Chavez

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Leftist guerrillas with Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) offered Venezuela\'s intelligence agency \"training in urban terrorism involving targeted killings\" and suggested they were willing to assassinate opponents of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, according to a new study of the Colombian rebels\' records.
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Mississippi crests in Memphis; Delta residents prepare for deluge

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - The crest of the swollen Mississippi River has rolled past Memphis, Tenn., and into the mostly poor, fertile Delta region. Floodwaters have already washed a..
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NATO airstrikes shake Tripoli

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

New NATO airstrikes shook Tripoli Tuesday after the alliance\'s secretary-general dismissed complaints that the allied campaign against longtime Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi had fallen into a stalemate.
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U.S. granted access to speak to bin Laden's wives

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States will be given access to Osama bin Laden\'s wives and children, Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik told CNN on Tuesday.
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Autopsy: U.S. student drowned accidentally

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By: WINK Administrator

The final autopsy report on a San Diego State exchange student whose body was pulled from a Madrid river last March indicates an accidental drowning death with no signs of external violence, a Spanish court official said on Tuesday.
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Feds ask for help in Armstrong case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LOS ANGELES (AP) - U.S. authorities are asking European officials for help gathering evidence against seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong in a case related to the use ..
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Democrats to try again on DREAM Act

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats are trying once again to advance legislation that would give some young illegal immigrants a chance to live legally in the U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin of Illi..
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Federal cuts could leave 44 million more uninsured

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - The House Republican budget would leave up to 44 million more low-income people uninsured as the federal government cuts states' Medicaid funding by about one-thi..
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Al-Qaida says killing bin Laden 'serious sin'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAIRO (AP) - Al-Qaida is warning that the U.S. has committed a "big mistake" and a "serious sin" in killing Osama bin Laden and is calling on Muslims to avenge his death. In a stat..
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Senate panel grills Apple, Google on location data

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Senate panel is questioning executives from Apple and Google about why iPhones and handheld wireless devices running Google's Android software store location da..
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Democrats seek to slash subsidies for 'Big Oil'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats running the Senate are seeking to strip the five biggest oil companies of tax breaks that pad their profits by $2 billion a year and instead use the mon..
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Report: Suicide off tallest skyscraper in Dubai

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - A man committed suicide on Tuesday in a plunge of 39 floors from a segment of the world's tallest skyscraper in Dubai, according to the its owner..
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Afghan special ops units a key to US exit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PAKTIKA, Afghanistan (AP) - A hundred or so turbaned, bearded Afghans packed the plastic mats outside the fort, staring skeptically at Afghan officials on a makeshift outdoor stage..
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Schwarzenegger, Shriver separating after 25 years

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LOS ANGELES (AP) - It was a storybook marriage in 1986 on a spring weekend on Cape Cod that united a princess of an American political dynasty, Maria Shriver, and the gap-toothed m..
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Microsoft agrees to buy Skype for $8.5B

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW YORK (AP) - Microsoft has agreed to buy the popular Internet telephone service Skype for $8.5 billion in the biggest deal in the software maker's 36-year history. Buying Skype ..
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Obama heads to Texas to push immigration overhaul

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is making his first trip as president to the U.S.-Mexico border, using the setting to sharpen his call for a remake of the nation's immigra..
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