New leader picked for restive Syrian province

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities arrested 35 people after a protest in Syria\'s largest city this week, a rights group said Thursday.
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Pakistani official disputes ISI-insurgency link

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Responding to an allegation by the U.S. chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff that Pakistan\'s main intelligence agency has a \"longstanding relationship\" with a Taliban-allied insurgent group that targets U.S. troops in Afghanistan, a senior Pakistani intelligence official said: \"We do have a relationship: that of an adversary.\"
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FAA fires 2 controllers for sleeping on job

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Aviation Administration says it has fired air traffic controllers in Miami and Knoxville, Tenn., for sleeping on the job. FAA announced the firin..
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Acclaimed journalists killed in Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Oscar nominee Tim Hetherington and acclaimed photojournalist Chris Hondros died Wednesday while chronicling the gritty violence in the war-torn city of Misrata in Libya, their agencies said. FULL STORY | LIBYAN REBELS PLEAD FOR HELP
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Japan to enforce nuclear evacuation zone

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Japan will begin enforcing an often-flouted evacuation order and keep people out of the 20-km zone around the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, a top official announced Wednesday.
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U.S. to seek death penalty against accused terrorist

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Military prosecutors have recommended the death penalty for the accused mastermind of the deadly 2000 bombing of the USS Cole.
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President plans to attend shuttle launch

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - A White House official says President Barack Obama plans to attend next week's launch of space shuttle Endeavour. He will be joined by his wife, Michelle, an..
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Hyundai to guarantee trade-in value on new cars

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW YORK (AP) - Hyundai Motor Co. says it will guarantee the trade-in price of its new cars in the U.S. starting next month. Analysts say the unique program probably won't cos..
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Millions in malaria drugs stolen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LONDON (AP) - A global health fund believes millions of dollars worth of its donated malaria drugs have been stolen in recent years, vastly exceeding the levels of theft previously..
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New terror alerts will be specific and short-lived

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says the color-coded terror alert system will be replaced next week by two warnings - elevated and imminent. The new ..
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Thousands protest in Syria, brushing off reforms

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

BEIRUT (AP) - Thousands of students held demonstrations Wednesday against Syria's authoritarian regime, brushing off President Bashar Assad's sweeping declarations of reform as the..
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US to give Libyan rebels non-lethal aid

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration plans to give the Libyan opposition $25 million in non-lethal assistance in what will be the first direct U.S. aid to the rebels after we..
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Arkansas, Mississippi rely on cellphones most

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - America's abandonment of the landline phone in favor of the cellphone is accelerating, but nowhere has it gone further than in Arkansas and Mississippi. The state..
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U.N. Security Council unable to agree on Yemen response

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United Nations Security Council failed to agree on a diplomatic reaction to the crisis in Yemen as anti-government sentiment and reported violence by the regime escalated in the Middle Eastern country.
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Motorcycle deaths drop, but trend is worrisome

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Motorcycle deaths dropped 2 percent in the first nine months of last year, but the report by state transportation officials may signal just a blip, not a lasting ..
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Protests erupt in Syria's largest city

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A protest erupted in Syria\'s largest city Wednesday after government warnings against public gatherings, and security forces seized a top dissident even as the regime took steps to lift the country\'s emergency law.
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NTSB investigates aborted landing of Obama plane

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the aborted landing of a plane carrying first lady Michelle Obama earlier this week, a spokeswoman for t..
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Commission: Mubarak complicit in shootings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was complicit in shootings of anti-regime protesters during a period of upheaval in the country, a member of an official fact-checking commission said Tuesday.
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Toyota making drastic production cuts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Toyota has announced drastic production cuts in North America and China due to difficulty in supplying parts following the massive earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
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Exclusive: Goodluck Jonathan's hope for Nigeria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

President Goodluck Jonathan pledged a \"new dawn\" for Nigeria, days after the electoral commission declared him the winner in a vote hailed as a significant improvement from past polls.
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