Jordan's king dismisses government, appoints new PM

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The king of Jordan dismissed his government Tuesday and appointed a new prime minister, a move follows protests calling for political reform.
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TSA debuts new full-body scanner

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Federal aviation officials are giving it another try. This time, they won't be looking as closely under traveler's clothes. The Transportation Security Administrat..
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Cyclone a 'serious threat' to Queensland

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Australian state of Queensland, already hit by deadly flooding in recent weeks, is bracing for more devastation as a huge tropical cyclone rages towards its coast.
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Terror trial for cleric Anwar al-Awlaki opens in London

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A British Airways worker charged with preparing to commit terrorism and funding terrorism goes on trial Tuesday in London.
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Woman called Jihad Jane pleads guilty

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Colleen LaRose, the woman who authorities say called herself \"Jihad Jane\" on YouTube, has changed her mind about fighting government charges that she was plotting to wage violent jihad overseas. She planned to plead guilty at a hearing Tuesday.
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Pfizer to lay off 1,000 workers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

GROTON, Conn. (AP) - Pfizer Inc. says it will lay off more than 1,000 employees at its Groton research and development site as the drug giant cuts costs.Spokesman Mackay Jimeson (J..
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Hate crimes, killings rising, Honduras activists say

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hate crimes from beatings to murders are rising in Honduras but investigations and prosecutions are rare with few victims receiving help, according to the gay community.
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New numbers: Auto sales on the rise

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

DETROIT (AP) - U.S. sales of cars and trucks rose in January, a strong start to what the auto industry hopes will be an extension of last year's recovery.In another good sign, sale..
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Number of illegal immigrants in US steady at 11.2M, after earlier drop

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Could the flow of illegal immigrants into the U.S. be ready to increase again? The authors of a new study aren't sure. The study finds that after declining during..
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Study finds red light cameras cut fatal crashes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Red light cameras are helping drivers remember that red means stop and are saving lives, according to a new study out Tuesday by the Insurance Institute for Highw..
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DFW Airport reopens after ice storm forced closure

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

DALLAS (AP) - Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport has reopened after icy runways forced the major air hub to close for more than two hours. DFW Airport spokesman David Magana s..
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Cairo ramps up evacuations, 18,000 seeking exit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAIRO (AP) - EgyptAir's staff scuffled with frantic passengers, food supplies were dwindling, flight information was nonexistent - and some policemen even demanded substantial brib..
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Haitian deportee dies, showing cholera symptoms

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - A Haitian man who was among the first group deported to the Caribbean country since last year's earthquake has died after suffering cholera-like symptoms in jail. Fami..
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Koreas agree to military talks at Panmunjom next week

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

North and South Korea have agreed to hold working-level military talks at the truce village of Panmunjom next week, the Ministry of Defense said Tuesday.
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Pakistani judge blocks move to release U.S. consular employee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Pakistani judge ordered the government Tuesday not to hand over to American authorities a U.S. consular employee accused of killing two Pakistanis who allegedly tried to rob him.
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Iran, opposition embrace Egypt's protesters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

While some governments are trying to walk a fine line between supporting Egypt\'s president and supporting protesters in that tumultuous nation, Iranian officials are taking the side of the protesters.
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Oil prices rise on Egypt unrest; Brent tops $100

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

NEW YORK (AP) - Brent crude oil topped $100 for the first time since 2008 as investors kept an anxious eye on Egypt and worried about unrest there disrupting the flow of oil from t..
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Florida Federal Judge: Health Care Reform Unconstitutional

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

The Justice Department says it will appeal a Florida judge's ruling against President Obama's Health Care Reform. Monday, a Federal Judge in Pensacola ruled the law unconstitutiona..
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Major demonstrations expected in Egypt

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Egypt braced for a \"march of millions\" in anti-government protests Tuesday, as embattled President Hosni Mubarak tried to throw up roadblocks for demonstrators calling for his ouster. FULL STORY | LATEST DEVELOPMENTS EVACUATIONS | FEAR FOR RELICS | Q&A
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U.S. charter flights to begin out of Egypt

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Charter flights that begin Monday will ferry the first of thousands of Americans away from the escalating crisis in Egypt, the State Department said.
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