U.S., China to hold human rights talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

China and the United States will hold two days of talks on human rights in Beijing next week, the State Department said Friday.
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Japan budgets nearly $49 billion for reconstruction

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Japan\'s cabinet on Friday approved a $49 billion budget to help in the reconstruction of areas decimated by last month\'s earthquake and tsunami.
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Mexican mass grave yields 26 bodies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities in the Mexican north-central state of Durango have confirmed the discovery of 26 bodies in a mass grave. According to the Durango State\'s Attorney\'s Office, the bodies were found in a residential area in the capital city of the same name.
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PG&E exec. resigns in wake of Calif pipeline blast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pacific Gas & Electric Corp.'s top executive is stepping down following a "challenging year" that included a natural gas pipeline explosion in a San Franci..
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Gates: U.S. to use Predator drones in Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

President Barack Obama has approved the use of armed Predator drones in Libya, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Thursday.
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Nevada Sen. John Ensign announces resignation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Nevada Sen. John Ensign announced he will resign amid an ethics investigation. Ensign said Thursday he will send Vice President Joe Biden a letter Friday maki..
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New poll finds voters unimpressed with Republican candidates so far

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CBS News, New York - It's early yet, but the Grand Old Party clearly has its work cut out to sell the voting American public on a candidate to challenge President Obama in the..
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Can Libya's lethal stalemate be broken?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As blood flows on the battlefields that are Libya\'s towns and cities, the optimism that surfaced at the start of the conflict is but a memory. It seems that the war could drag on for weeks, months or perhaps even years.
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Haiti officially declares Martelly as president-elect

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

It\'s official. The bad boy of Haitian music is now the troubled nation\'s new president.
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US attorney's office investigating Chipotle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

DENVER (AP) - Federal prosecutors are investigating Chipotle Mexican Grill over issues with documents showing whether its employees can work legally in the U.S. The Denver-based re..
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iPhone, iPad tracking causes alarm

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Privacy watchdogs are demanding answers from Apple about why iPhones and iPads are collecting location data about their users. The most recent dust-up, prompte..
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Obama OKs use of armed drone aircraft in Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has approved the use of armed Predator drone aircraft in Libya to improve the precision of low-level attacks on ground targets, Defense Sec..
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Nigerian leader to rioters: 'Enough is enough'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday warned perpetrators of postelection violence that \"enough is enough,\" saying the unrest brings back memories of events leading up to a 1960s civil war in the nation.
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Obama says new task force will examine gas prices

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

RENO, Nev. (AP) - President Barack Obama says the Justice Department is assembling a team to investigate fraud or manipulation in the oil markets. Obama discussed gas prices and me..
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Poll: Youth without degrees at end of job line

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's economic upheaval has been especially hard on young people trying to start their working lives with a high school education or less. Only about a thi..
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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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