Gates: No ground troops while 'I am in this job'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- As the U.S. debates its future role in the Libyan conflict, Defense officials slammed the brakes on any broad participation Thursday, with Defense Secretary Robert Gate..
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Pakistani politician survives two assassination attempts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

For the second day in a row, a hardline Islamist politician escaped an assassination attempt in northwest Pakistan.
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Letter bomb explodes at nuclear plant in Switzerland

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

   GENEVA (AP) -Breaking news out of Switzerland this morning.      A letter bomb has exploded at an office of the swiss nuclear power industry i..
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NATO took over military operations at 2 A.M.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

BRUSSELS (AP) - The U.S. lead role in air operations over Libya has officially ended. NATO says it has taken over all air operations over Libya as of 2 a.m., Eastern time.  Th..
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Haiti's election results delayed by fraud

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fraud has forced Haiti\'s election council to delay results of a highly anticipated runoff intended to decide the next leader of the troubled Caribbean nation.
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Haiti election results delayed by fraud

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fraud has forced Haiti\'s election council to delay results of a highly anticipated runoff intended to decide the next leader of the troubled Caribbean nation.
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China executes three Filipinos for drug smuggling

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Three Philippine nationals convicted of drug trafficking in China were executed by lethal injection on Wednesday.
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High radiation levels found in seawater near nuclear plant

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Radioactive iodine at more than 3,000 times the normal level has been found in ocean water near Japan\'s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, where workers are struggling to prevent radioactive water from entering the Pacific.
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Source: CIA operating in Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

With the threat of a better armed, better trained pro-government force inciting more bloodshed in Libya, the United States is considering arming the country\'s opposition -- though questions prevail about how to do so responsibly.
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Carter visits jailed American contractor in Cuba

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter will visit Alan Gross, an American contractor jailed in Cuba, on Wednesday, the last day of his visit to the island, according to a human rights activist.
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Syria leaves state of emergency in place

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad acknowledged Wednesday that his people want reform. But he made no no mention of lifting an emergency law that\'s been in place for nearly 50 years. FULL STORY | NATION HELD BACK BY FEAR
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Did you see the video of the babies talking?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

Some baby talk is the newest viral video consuming internet users around the world.The video shows 2 diaper clad babies babbling in their kitchen and it has a lot of people wonderi..
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Lawmakers seek answers on Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- The top NATO commander said Wednesday the U.S. military role in Libya will be reduced "measurably" as other nations take on added responsibilities in the war, an assess..
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Bullet found aboard US Airways plane

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- Investigators have found a bullet aboard a US Airways plane that was grounded in Charlotte, N.C., after a pilot making a pre-flight inspection found a hole in the fusel..
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Tainted seafood fears spread as Japan plant leaks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TOKYO- Fears about contaminated seafood spread Wednesday despite reassurances that radiation in the waters off Japan's troubled atomic plant pose no health risk, as the country's r..
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Obama sets ambitious goal to reduce US oil imports

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- Seeking to show the public he understands the burden of rising gas prices, President Barack Obama set an ambitious goal of reducing U.S. oil imports by one-third by 202..
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'Cricket diplomacy' begins for India, Pakistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistan\'s prime minister, Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani, arrived in India Wednesday to watch a cricket World Cup match between the two archrival teams as the nuclear neighbors try to repair ties wounded by the 2008 terror attacks on Mumbai.
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Iraqi officials killed during hostage siege

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least nine city and provincial officials were among dozens killed in Iraq when armed militants took over a government building in Iraq and held hostages this week, Interior Ministry officials told CNN Wednesday.
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Egypt to announce new working constitution

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Egypt\'s ruling military leadership will announce Wednesday a constitutional declaration that will operate as a working constitution in the current political transitional period, state-run news media MENA reported.
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Myanmar swears in new president

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Myanmar\'s former Prime Minister Thein Sein has been sworn in as the country\'s new president, marking the end of the military body that has governed the Asian nation for decades, state-run Myanmar Radio reported Wednesday.
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