Barges moving slowly to minimize wakes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

  VIDALIA, La. (AP) - A woman in Vidalia, La., isn't happy to see barges moving again on the Mississippi River. Carla Jenkins, who owns the Vidalia Dock and Storage Company, s..
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Thousands protest unemployment in Spain

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Protests against Spain\'s economic crisis took a new turn Wednesday as social media networks fueled calls for demonstrators to take to the streets before local elections a few days away.
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Now may be the best time to sell your used car

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

DETROIT - It's the best time in years to sell your car.People are holding on to cars and trucks for about a year longer than they did before the recession, which has created a tigh..
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Census: Divorces decline but 7-year itch persists

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - New census figures show the "seven-year" itch persists - couples who break up typically separate upon seven years of marriage, and divorce a year later. The 2009 ..
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United apologizes for reusing 9/11 flight numbers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - United Airlines is apologizing for briefly restarting use of flight numbers of two planes that crashed after being hijacked on Sept. 11, 2001. United spokesman Ra..
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Afghans protest civilian killings

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 10 people were killed and 50 were wounded Wednesday when thousands took to the streets in northern Afghanistan to protest civilian casualties in a NATO attack, a local governor said.
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513 illegal immigrants in 2 tractor-trailers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mexican authorities said they found and detained more than 500 illegal immigrants from Central America and Asia who were crammed inside two tractor-trailers heading toward the United States on Tuesday.
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Poll finds recent college grads hit by recession

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - A Rutgers University poll finds that the most recent graduates are stuck taking lower-paying jobs that are less likely to offer health insurance. The pol..
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American arrested in antiquities smuggling case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israeli authorities arrested a retired American university lecturer this week on suspicion of selling ancient artifacts illegally to U.S. tourists, they said Wednesday.
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ICC to investigate reports of gang-rapes in Libya

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Security forces in Libya are allegedly using sexual enhancement drugs as a \"machete\" and gang-raping women they stop at checkpoints, the chief prosecutor of the ICC has said. NEW EXPLOSIONS IN TRIPOLI |
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Canada expels 5 Libyan diplomats

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Five Libyan diplomats have been expelled from Canada after the department of foreign affairs determined that their behavior was \"inappropriate.\"
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Mexican authorities find 513 illegal immigrants in 2 tractor-trailers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mexican authorities said they found and detained more than 500 illegal immigrants from Central America and Asia who were crammed inside two tractor-trailers heading toward the United States on Tuesday.
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Japan nuclear crisis: New strategies, same timetable

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tokyo Electric Power Co., the company that owns the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, said Tuesday it is going to stick to its previously announced timetable of six to nine months in bringing an end to the crisis.
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Egyptian named acting al Qaeda leader

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Egyptian who was once a special forces officer has been appointed \"caretaker\" leader of al Qaeda in the wake of Osama bin Laden\'s death, according to a source.
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IMF head held in virtual isolation on Rikers Island

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

One hour of recreation a day. Veal patties and noodles for dinner. New York\'s well-known Rikers Island prison complex has been featured in films, television shows and documentaries, but life on the other side of the bars appears less than glamorous.
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Hall of Famer Killebrew dies at 74

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Harmon Killebrew, the Minnesota Twins slugger known for his tape-measure home runs, has died at his home in Scottsdale, Arizona. He was 74. The team said Killebr..
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Bomb defused ahead of queen's Ireland visit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Irish military defused a bomb Tuesday on a bus headed to Dublin, ahead of a historic visit by Britain\'s Queen Elizabeth II to the city.
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Libya's al-Obeidy in exile: My soul is liberated

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The woman whose accusations of rape at the hands of Libyan security forces sparked an international outcry has spoken exclusively to CNN, now that she is living free in exile.
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Syrian government denies mass grave found near Daraa

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Syrian government is denying claims that a mass grave was found near the embattled city of Daraa, a focal point in the nationwide wave of anti-government rage.
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Homebuilders missing out on economic recovery

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - For homebuilders, it hardly feels like an economic recovery. Nearly two years after the recession ended, the pace of construction is inching along at less than ha..
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