US predicts 3 to 6 major Atlantic hurricanes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIAMI (AP) - U.S. government forecasters are expecting three to six major hurricanes from an above average Atlantic storm season. The National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration ..
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Former IMF leader appears in NYC courtroom

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW YORK (AP) - Dominique Strauss-Kahn is appearing before a judge in New York City in a bid for freedom while he awaits trial on a sexual abuse charge. The former head of the Inte..
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E-books sales surpass printed book sales on Amazon

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon.com Inc. on Thursday said that, after less than four years of selling electronic books, it's now selling more of them than printed books. The online ret..
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22 killed in Argentina plane crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

All 22 people aboard a commuter plane were killed when it crashed in southern Argentina, the airline said Thursday.
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Obama tells Israel: Go back to 1967 borders

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Trying to advance debate in the explosive Middle East, President Barack Obama on Thursday endorsed a key Palestinian demand for the borders of its future state an..
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Syria denounces U.S. sanctions

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syria has issued a denunciation of the tough new U.S. sanctions against its president and senior members of his regime, according to state TV reports.
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Triple bombing kills 27 at Iraqi police station

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) - A triple bombing killed 27 people and wounded scores outside a police station Thursday, heightening tensions in a northern Iraqi city already on edge after a st..
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Home sales dropped in April, foreclosures declined

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Fewer people purchased previously occupied homes in April. Activity among first-time homebuyers increased and foreclosure sales declined, but those factors weren'..
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Obama to Syria's Assad: Lead to democracy or leave

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama on Thursday called for Syrian President Bashar Assad to lead his country to democracy or "get out of the way," his most direct warning to t..
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Astronauts install big magnet on space station

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIAMI (AP) - U.S. government forecasters are expecting three to six major hurricanes from an above average Atlantic storm season. The National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration ..
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Japan quake could raise concerns elsewhere

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Scientists sifting through data from the great Japan earthquake in March are uncovering surprises that may raise concerns nearby. Researchers led by Mark Simons o..
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US troop morale in Afghanistan down, report says

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - A new report says American troops in Afghanistan are suffering with the highest rates of mental health problems since 2005 and that morale has plummeted. The repo..
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Geithner calls for open process in IMF succession

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said the selection of the next chief of the International Monetary Fund should be done through an open process that leads to a..
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Rep. Giffords has surgery to repair skull

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

HOUSTON (AP) - Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is recovering from surgery to repair her skull - another milestone in her recovery from an assassination attempt - while doctors focus on the..
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Report: More than 800 died in Egypt

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 840 people were killed and more than 6,000 injured during the Egyptian revolution earlier this year as then-President Hosni Mubarak clung to power through violence and intimidation, Amnesty International said in a report Thursday.
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Taliban abducts 72 road workers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least three dozen road workers in southeastern Afghanistan were killed early Thursday when Taliban forces attacked their camp, a local Afghan official said.
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UAE judge jails American for 30 days

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A judge in the United Arab Emirates was expected to hand down a verdict Thursday in the case of an American detained for more than two months on charges he stole a pair of police handcuffs, an allegation he has vehemently denied.
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Obama to lay out post-Arab Spring vision

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. President Barack Obama will pledge economic assistance to Egypt and Tunisia on Thursday in a speech highlighting his administration\'s revised policies toward the changing region. OBAMA\'S DO-OVER | MIDEAST\'S VIEWS U.S. AID? | MORE ASSERTIVE SAUDI ARABIA |
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Strauss-Kahn lawyers file for bail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Counsel for international economist Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who is jailed on sexual assault charges, filed a new appeal on Wednesday seeking his release on bail from Rikers Island.
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Purported audio by bin Laden aired

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Radical Islamic websites Wednesday posted an \"Arab Spring\" audio message purportedly recorded by Osama bin Laden shortly before he was killed.
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