U.S.: Iran helping Syria quell protests

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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Cuba's new revolution: Shrink state's economic role

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

With a few taps of the hammer and some expertly placed glue, Elio Mendoza can extend the life of even the most well-worn shoes.
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Bomber attacks mosque in police station

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A suicide bomber attack at a mosque in Indonesia killed one person and injured several others during Friday prayers, police said.
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Spanish police: Record haul of explosives

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Spanish police said they seized 750 kilograms (1,650 pounds) of bomb-making materials from suspected hideouts of the Basque separatist group ETA on Thursday, bringing the total to 1,600 kilos (3,530 pounds) of explosives and components seized this week, the largest haul ever against ETA in Spain.
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Journalists in Turkey decry crackdown on colleagues

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hundreds of Turkish journalists and activists staged an angry march in Istanbul in support of jailed reporters, snatched by police during the ongoing and controversial probe of an alleged plot to overthrow the government.
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Italian activist kidnapped in Gaza found dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Italian humanitarian activist and blogger Vittorio Arrigoni has been kidnapped in Gaza, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement issued Thursday.
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Japan ministry orders nuke plant compensation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

TOKYO (AP) - Japan's Trade Ministry says it has ordered the operator of the tsunami-damaged nuclear power plant embroiled in the country's worst-ever atomic crisis to pay about $12..
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Ugandan opposition leader hurt in protest march

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The leader of Uganda\'s main opposition party was taken to a hospital in Kampala on Thursday after being shot in the hand, apparently by a rubber bullet allegedly fired by a member of the military police during a protest march.
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Libyans report fierce fighting in besieged Misrata

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Moammar Gadhafi\'s forces continued fierce shelling in the western Libyan city of Misrata Thursday destroying a cement factory and cargo containers, a resident there said.
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Western leaders: Gadhafi must go

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In a joint opinion piece to be published Friday, the leaders of the U.S., Britain and France call it \"unthinkable\" that Moammar Gadhafi can play a part in Libya\'s future government.
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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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