WH: Obama regrets vote against raising debt limit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- The White House said Monday that President Barack Obama regrets his vote as a senator in 2006 against raising the debt limit - a vote he's now pressuring Congress to ta..
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Romney announces WH exploratory committee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- Republican Mitt Romney on Monday took the first steps toward a second presidential bid, telling supporters in an economy-focused announcement that he had formed an expl..
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Airports preparing for new, bigger 747's

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW YORK (AP) - The biggest version yet of Boeing's jumbo 747 could soon be flying into airports that have never seen aircraft that large before.    Airports from Ro..
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Wal-Mart looking to lure back shoppers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW YORK (AP) - Wal-Mart is hammering home its low-price message with a new ad campaign in a bid to bring back customers.    The campaign, starting today, bears the ..
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Proposal to end Yemen unrest falls short

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A proposal by a coalition of Persian Gulf nations to decrease tensions between the government and the opposition in Yemen may have done just the opposite.
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Suspect leads Mexican officials to more mass graves

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities located four new mass graves in northern Mexico over the weekend after the arrest of a suspect in the kidnapping and killings of bus passengers, the Mexican military said.
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McChrystal to oversee White House initiative

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON - Nearly a year after President Barack Obama fired Gen. Stanley McChrystal as his top commander in Afghanistan, the White House has asked him to head a new advisory boar..
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US blocks 350 with suspected ties to terrorists

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. government has prevented more than 350 people suspected of ties to al-Qaida and other terrorist groups from boarding U.S.-bound commercial flights since ..
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Pentagon estimates Libya costs at $608 million

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- The Pentagon said Monday the military intervention in Libya cost the U.S. an extra $608 million in the first few of weeks of the operation. Spending is down significant..
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Bahrain accuses activist of fabricating photo

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The president of Bahrain\'s Center for Human Rights was referred Sunday to Bahrain\'s military prosecutor for publishing a photograph of a protester who died in custody that officials say he fabricated.
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Tsunami warning lifted for Japan this morning after 7.1 magnitude aftershock

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

   Update:  SENDAI, Japan (AP) - A tsunami warning issued after a magnitude-7.1 aftershock rattled Japan has been lifted. The warning was in place for only abou..
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France's ban on burqas, niqabs to take effect Monday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

France\'s controversial ban on wearing Islamic veils such as burqas and niqabs takes effect Monday.
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Gadhafi approves plan to stop fighting, allow peacekeepers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Embattled Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi has agreed in principle to stop all hostilities in his North African nation and let in outside forces to help keep the peace, his government and African Union mediators said Monday in a joint statement.
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Arrests made in connection with Brazil school shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two men have been arrested in Brazil for allegedly selling a weapon to the gunman who opened fire at a Rio de Janeiro school last week, killing 12 students before turning the gun on himself.
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Polls open in tight Peruvian presidential race

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Polls opened in Peru Sunday in a tight presidential race that centers on how to best manage Peru\'s robust economic growth.
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US soldier dies in northern Iraq

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

BAGHDAD (AP) - An American soldier has died in what a U.S. military statement is calling a non-hostile incident in northern Iraq. The military statement Sunday provided no det..
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U.N. forces target Gbagbo loyalists

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.N. military helicopters Sunday pounded heavy weapons positions of fighters loyal to self-declared Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo, U.N. officials said.
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White House: Obama to lay out spending plan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

WASHINGTON (AP) - One budget deal down, President Barack Obama and Congress began to pivot Sunday from the painful standoff over this year's spending to a pair of defining debates ..
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Mubarak threatens to sue over allegations against him

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on Sunday issued his first public remarks since his February 11 ouster.
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Israel to Palestinians: We'll stop shooting if you do

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said Sunday that Israel was willing to stop attacks on Gaza if the Palestinians stop firing into southern Israel.
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