FBI director tells Congress of al-Qaida threat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - FBI Director Robert Mueller has told Congress that one of the early assessments from the intelligence gathered at Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan is that a..
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Senate showdown over limiting debit card fees

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Lawmakers on both sides of a battle over debit card fees used populist-style appeals on Wednesday as the Senate neared a vote on whether to block a Federal Reserv..
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Greek police arrest suspected FBI hacker

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Greek police arrested an 18-year-old suspected of having hacked into the electronic systems of the FBI and Interpol, they announced Wednesday.
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Tons of fresh produce trashed in Germany

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fruit and vegetable company Werder Frucht has to bring in additional workers these days or risk falling behind. But the workers are not busy selling the company\'s tomatoes: they are busy throwing red, ripe produce in the trash.
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Japan's suicide rate hits 2-year high

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The number of suicides in Japan hit a two-year high in the month of May, according to data released Wednesday by the nation\'s authorities.
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At least 20 killed as torrential rains hit Haiti

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By: WINK Administrator

At least 20 people in greater Port-au-Prince died due to torrential rains that hit Haiti, the country\'s civil protection department said Tuesday.
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Officials end recovery of Air France crash victims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The operation to recover bodies from the crash of Air France 447, which plunged into the Atlantic Ocean two years ago, has ended, French air accident investigators announced Wednesday.
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Syrian refugees stranded on Turkish border

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hundreds of Syrian refugees were camping in the countryside Tuesday night, stranded a few hundreds yards away from the Turkish border after fleeing violence in the Syrian town of Jisr Al-Shugur.
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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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