Tenn. Senate OKs ban on teaching of homosexuality

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A bill passed by the Tennessee Senate would forbid public school teachers and students in grades kindergarten through eight from discussing the fact that so..
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Glitch makes NASA cut short Endeavour spacewalk

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

HOUSTON (AP) - Two astronauts cut short Friday's otherwise routine spacewalk because of a broken spacesuit sensor, but most of their work was already finished outside the Internati..
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U.N.: Refugees from besieged Syrian town flee to Lebanon

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hundreds people have crossed into Lebanon from a turbulent Syrian region where violence has erupted recently, the U.N. refugee agency said on Friday.
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Netanyahu at White House after Obama challenge

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By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Sharply at odds over terms for Middle East peace, President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met in the Oval Office Friday in an encount..
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Dervis' withdrawal raises Lagarde's IMF prospects

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - A former finance minister for Turkey who had been among the leading candidates to head the International Monetary Fund is removing himself from consideration. The..
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Japan: We'll reform child custody laws

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By: WINK Administrator

Bowing to intense international pressure, Japan has taken a step closer to changing its international child custody policies.
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The latest entrant in the show thrower club

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By: WINK Administrator

A Chinese student has sparked an Internet frenzy with claims that he tossed an egg and shoes at the creator of a firewall that blocks access to social media in the nation.
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Earthquake hits western Turkey

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By: WINK Administrator

An earthquake that rattled western Turkey killed at least two people and injured dozens more, hospital and government officials said on Friday.
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Report: North Korean leader in China

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By: WINK Administrator

North Korean leader Kim Jong Il was visiting China on Friday, a South Korean official said, according to state-run Yonhap news agency.
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Blast hits U.S. vehicles in Pakistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A car bomb targeted U.S. Consulate vehicles in northwest Pakistan on Friday, killing one person and wounding 11 others, police said.
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NATO aircraft target Tripoli's seaport

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NATO aircraft targeted warships overnight, striking eight of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi\'s vessels in Tripoli\'s seaport, the organization said Friday. A Libyan official said the targets included commercial vessels.
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Obama calls for pre-1967 borders for Israel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

President Barack Obama on Thursday made official the long-held but rarely stated U.S. support for a future Palestinian state based on borders that existed before the 1967 Middle East war.
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Bail denied in U.S. Pakistani Taliban case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Irfan Khan, a Florida limo driver accused of conspiring with his imam father and brother to funnel tens of thousands of dollars to the Pakistani Taliban, was denied bail Thursday in federal court.
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Ex-IMF chief granted bail amid sex assault allegations

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was granted bail Thursday after being indicted on charges related to the alleged assault of a maid in his New York hotel Saturday.
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Atty: FBI likely wants to rule Unabomber out

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHICAGO (AP) - A defense attorney for "Unabomber" Ted Kaczynski  says he thinks the FBI is seeking his client's DNA simply to rule him out as a suspect in the 1982 Chicago-are..
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US predicts 3 to 6 major Atlantic hurricanes

Updated 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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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