Editors of Bahrain newspaper fired

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Three top editors of Al-Wasat, a Bahraini newspaper critical of the government\'s crackdown on the protest movement in that country, have been fired, according to state-run media reports.
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Unbeaten Djokovic edges Nadal in Miami epic

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Novak Djokovic beat world number one Rafael Nadal to claim the Miami Masters 1000 title Sunday and maintain his winning start to 2011.
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French take over key Ivory Coast airport

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

French peacekeepers in war-torn Ivory Coast took control of the airport in the main city, as a battle for Abijdan seemed to be looming. U.N. helicopters patrolled the skies. FULL STORY | Massacre reported
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6.7-magnitude quake strikes off Indonesia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A magnitude-6.7 earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia early Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
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Crack at Japan nuclear plant leaks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Workers today poured a chemical compound mixed with sawdust and newspaper into a crack at Japan\'s damaged nuclear power facility. Highly radioactive water has been leaking into the ocean, a company official said.
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BP asks permission to resume drilling

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

NEW YORK (AP) - BP PLC is asking U.S. regulators to let it resume drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, according to a report that The New York Times published on its website Sunday. The..
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Plane makes emergency landing safely at JFK Airport

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

NEW YORK (AP) - An American Airlines spokesman says a flight from Boston to St. Thomas has landed safely at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport after developing a pressurization pro..
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US extends airstrike role in Libya through Monday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. has agreed to a NATO request for a 48-hour extension of American participation in coalition airstrikes against targets in Libya. A NATO spokeswoman ..
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U.S. officials condemn buring of Quran

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least one person was killed and 16 were injured in southern Afghanistan Sunday in clashes between police and stone-throwing protesters angry about the burning of a Quran in the United States, a local elder said.
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Feathers fly in mass pillow fights in cities

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

LONDON (AP) - People in cities across the globe have taken part in mass pillow fights as part of International Pillow Fight Day. In London's Trafalgar Square, people came dres..
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UK diplomats meet with Libyan opposition

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The deadly battles in Libya forged ahead Sunday as pro-government forces shelled a medical clinic in the city of Misrata, killing one person and wounding 15 others, a hospital source said.
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'Crash tax' and other fees target out-of-towners

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Cash-strapped local governments are increasingly looking to out-of-towners to help pay the bills for police and fire services. A number of towns have sta..
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Yemeni security forces attack protesters, injure hundreds

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Yemeni security forces attacked protesters at a square in Taiz on Sunday, injuring more than 300 people, including 20 who were in serious condition from beatings or tear gas, according to information from a field hospital.
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Workers struggle to plug leak at Japan nuclear plant

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Highly radioactive water continued leaking Sunday from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power facility into the Pacific Ocean, following a failed attempt to plug a cracked concrete shaft, a utility company official said.
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Libyan opposition says NATO strike killed rebel fighters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Notions of a cease-fire in Libya quickly faded Saturday as a battle raged for control of the oil town of al-Brega, where rebel fighters claimed they had lost fighters and vehicles to NATO airstrikes.
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Red Cross: 800 killed in Ivory Coast town

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In an especially grisly chapter of Ivory Coast\'s four-month conflict, hundreds of people have been killed in the western cocoa-producing town of Duekoue.
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Protests over Quran burning spread in Afghanistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A provincial spokesman in Afghanistan said more than 100 people were demonstrating against the burning of a Quran by an American pastor in Florida.
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Academics to dissect Bob Dylan at NY conference

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

NEW YORK (AP) - More than three decades have passed since Bob Dylan brought the plight of boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter into the public consciousness: "Criminals in their coats an..
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Libyan rebels say airstrike killed 13 of their own

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) - A NATO airstrike intended to thwart Moammar Gadhafi's forces killed 13 rebel fighters in eastern Libya instead, the opposition said Saturday, but they descri..
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Entrenched Ivory Coast leader calls for resistance

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) - With most of the country now controlled by his opponent, and with both his home and the presidential palace surrounded, Ivory Coast's strongman Laurent ..
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