Toyota recalls RAV4 and Highlander vehicles

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) - Toyota recalled more than 300,000 RAV4 and Highlander vehicles Thursday so that it can fix an issue related to their airbags.    The recall i..
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Alleged Libyan rape victim says she lives in constant fear

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Eman al-Obeidy, the woman who alleges rape and abuse by Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi\'s security forces, said Thursday she feels defeated and lives in fear that she will be punished gravely for her words.
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Fewer people sought unemployment aid last week

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Fewer people applied for unemployment benefits last week, partly reversing a sharp jump in applications the previous week. The Labor Department said Thursday that..
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CDC predicts smoking bans in every state by 2020

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ATLANTA (AP) - US health officials predict that by 2020, the entire nation could be covered by smoking bans in workplaces, bars and restaurants. The Centers for Disease Control and..
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Obama to supporters: I understand your frustration

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - President Barack Obama is telling his supporters he understands their frustration over the compromises he's made with Republicans, while preparing them for mor..
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NM ex-gov. Johnson announces presidential bid

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Highlighting his background as both a governor and outdoor adventurer, former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson announced his presidential campaign outside the New ..
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Inside Japan's nuclear 'hot zone'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The scene of sheer devastation left by powerful tsunami waves looked sadly familiar: trucks slammed into houses, uprooted trees and downed power lines soaked in muddy water, while time stood still inside abandoned homes with unmade beds and scattered stuffed toys.
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New leader picked for restive Syrian province

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities arrested 35 people after a protest in Syria\'s largest city this week, a rights group said Thursday.
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Pakistani official disputes ISI-insurgency link

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Responding to an allegation by the U.S. chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff that Pakistan\'s main intelligence agency has a \"longstanding relationship\" with a Taliban-allied insurgent group that targets U.S. troops in Afghanistan, a senior Pakistani intelligence official said: \"We do have a relationship: that of an adversary.\"
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FAA fires 2 controllers for sleeping on job

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Aviation Administration says it has fired air traffic controllers in Miami and Knoxville, Tenn., for sleeping on the job. FAA announced the firin..
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Acclaimed journalists killed in Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Oscar nominee Tim Hetherington and acclaimed photojournalist Chris Hondros died Wednesday while chronicling the gritty violence in the war-torn city of Misrata in Libya, their agencies said. FULL STORY | LIBYAN REBELS PLEAD FOR HELP
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Japan to enforce nuclear evacuation zone

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Japan will begin enforcing an often-flouted evacuation order and keep people out of the 20-km zone around the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, a top official announced Wednesday.
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U.S. to seek death penalty against accused terrorist

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Military prosecutors have recommended the death penalty for the accused mastermind of the deadly 2000 bombing of the USS Cole.
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President plans to attend shuttle launch

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - A White House official says President Barack Obama plans to attend next week's launch of space shuttle Endeavour. He will be joined by his wife, Michelle, an..
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Hyundai to guarantee trade-in value on new cars

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW YORK (AP) - Hyundai Motor Co. says it will guarantee the trade-in price of its new cars in the U.S. starting next month. Analysts say the unique program probably won't cos..
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Millions in malaria drugs stolen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LONDON (AP) - A global health fund believes millions of dollars worth of its donated malaria drugs have been stolen in recent years, vastly exceeding the levels of theft previously..
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New terror alerts will be specific and short-lived

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says the color-coded terror alert system will be replaced next week by two warnings - elevated and imminent. The new ..
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Thousands protest in Syria, brushing off reforms

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

BEIRUT (AP) - Thousands of students held demonstrations Wednesday against Syria's authoritarian regime, brushing off President Bashar Assad's sweeping declarations of reform as the..
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US to give Libyan rebels non-lethal aid

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration plans to give the Libyan opposition $25 million in non-lethal assistance in what will be the first direct U.S. aid to the rebels after we..
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Arkansas, Mississippi rely on cellphones most

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - America's abandonment of the landline phone in favor of the cellphone is accelerating, but nowhere has it gone further than in Arkansas and Mississippi. The state..
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