Iran helping Syria quell protests, U.S. says

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. State Department accuses Iran of helping the Syrian government\'s efforts to suppress protests that have taken place there in recent weeks.
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Budget cuts could leave SWFL families hungry

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Budget cuts in Washington, DC could result in millions being sliced from public assistance programs like WIC and food stamps. Among the cuts are a $500 million r..
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US House passes spending cut; Senate vote to come

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- The U.S. House of Representatives passed hard-fought legislation Thursday that slices nearly $40 billion out of the government budget for the remainder of the fiscal ye..
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3rd man arrested in connection to shooting in Rio

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

RIO DE JANEIRO- Brazilian authorities say they have arrested a third person for allegedly supplying one of the guns used by a man who opened fire at a public school last week, kill..
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NATO says Gadhafi must go but won't force him out

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

BERLIN- The United States and its allies put up a united public front Thursday on the goals of NATO's stalemated military mission in Libya but failed to resolve behind-the-scenes b..
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Congress voting Thursday on budget-cutting plan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- In the run-up to a vote, Speaker John Boehner predicted Thursday a $38 billion package of spending cuts would clear the House with a bipartisan majority and said it mar..
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More people apply for unemployment benefits

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- More people applied for unemployment benefits last week, the first increase in three weeks. Still, the broader trend points to a slowly healing jobs market. The governm..
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Syria announces new government officials

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syria\'s president, Bashar al-Assad, has announced the formation of a new government, the Syrian Arab News Agency reported on Thursday.
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FAA official resigns after sleeping controllers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON - The official who oversees the nation's air traffic system resigned Thursday and the Federal Aviation Administration began a "top to bottom" review of the entire system..
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Debris to blame for plant's high radiation reading?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Japanese regulators discounted concerns about damage to the spent fuel from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, saying high radiation levels reported earlier this week \"most probably\" came from outside debris.
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Pakistan condemns U.S. drone strike

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistan has issued a strongly worded statement condemning a deadly, suspected U.S. drone strike in the country\'s tribal region. The statement said such attacks are \"counterproductive.\"
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North Korea identifies detained American

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

North Korea has identified a detained American man, who was arrested last year for \"committing a crime\" against the reclusive nation, according to state-run media.
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China arrests dissident in crackdown

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

China has arrested a pro-democracy activist, the latest detention in the government\'s effort to prevent the Arab world\'s \"Jasmine Revolution\" from spreading into China, a human rights group said Wednesday.
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Libyan rebels get boost at summit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Delegates representing Arab and African nations as well as NATO coalesced behind the Libyan rebels Wednesday, promising more humanitarian aid and money channeled through a temporary trust fund of sorts.
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Ouattara: Gbagbo could face international charges

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The former leader of Ivory Coast may have to face international charges for alleged crimes committed during his time in office, President Alassane Ouattara announced Wednesday, as he outlined his plans to bring peace and security to his nation.
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In budget plan, Obama seeks cuts and higher taxes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON - Forcefully rejecting Republican budget-cutting plans, President Barack Obama on Wednesday proposed lowering the nation's future deficits by $4 trillion over a dozen ye..
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J. Crew ad sparks gender role debate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

An ad from the clothing company, J. Crew, has been creating controversy about young children and gender roles. The J. Crew ad ran last week in an email advertising free shipping. T..
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Q&A: Is Fukushima as bad as Chernobyl?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Japan raised the severity level of its nuclear crisis to the maximum level seven on Tuesday, putting the Fukushima Daiichi power plant disaster on a par with the Chernobyl accident in 1986.
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Pakistan's blasphemy vigilantes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mohamed Imran had been accused, jailed, tried and cleared. But his crime was blasphemy. He was meant to have said something derogatory about the prophet Mohammed, so in Pakistan, justice worked a little differently.
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Tail of Air France jet found in Atlantic

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Search teams have found the tail section of Air France Flight 447, two years after the jet plunged into the Atlantic Ocean, victims\' families say.
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