Japan's PM to give up pay

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Japan\'s Prime Minister Naoto Kan said Tuesday that he will give up his salary until the nuclear crisis in the country is over.
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EU slaps sanctions on top Syrians

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The European Union slapped sanctions on 13 top Syrian officials, including President Bashar al-Assad\'s brother, for \"violence against demonstrators,\" it announced Tuesday.
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Mubarak's detention extended

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hosni Mubarak will remain in detention for at least another 15 days, as prosecutors further investigate the former Egyptian president and other high-ranking members of his deposed government, state media reported.
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Mississippi crests in Memphis short of record

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The Mississippi River has hit its high point in Memphis, Tenn., so things shouldn't get any worse. But there's still quite a mess to clean up. The National We..
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U.S. presses China over human rights

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

While urging more cooperation with China, senior U.S. officials Monday repeatedly stressed differences over human rights, reflecting a harder line from the Obama administration on a major disagreement between the two economic powers.
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NATO official: 'No future' for Gadhafi

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United Nations\' humanitarian chief is expected Monday to brief the Security Council on fighting between Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi\'s forces and rebels, including the heavy toll it has taken in the port city of Misrata.
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Sources: Six killed in Yemen protests

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Yemeni security forces opened fire on protesters in Taiz on Monday, killing at least six and injuring hundreds, a medical official in the southwestern city said.
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Bin Laden wives' origins identified

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistan will allow the United States to question or take into custody the apparent wives of Osama bin Laden only if their \"country of origin has been asked for permission,\" a senior Pakistani intelligence source told CNN.
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Ahmadinejad fights rare public battle with Iran's leader

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Dignitaries, a red carpet and a child with a bouquet of flowers greeted Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad when he landed at Istanbul airport in Turkey on Monday. It was perhaps the warmest welcome he has received in weeks.
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Syria accused of using soccer stadiums as prisons

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syrian security forces were using soccer stadiums as makeshift prisons Monday after raiding homes and arresting hundreds of residents in at least two cities, the directors of two human rights organizations said.
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Ford F-150 trucks have possible defect

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

DETROIT (AP) - Federal safety regulators are investigating a fuel tank problem that could affect more than 2.7 million Ford F-150 pickup trucks.The National Highway Traffic Safety ..
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Egypt to keep Mubarak's sons detained

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Egypt\'s general prosecutor on Monday extended the detention of two of former President Hosni Mubarak\'s sons, saying further investigation is needed.
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Gingrich says he's running

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ATLANTA (AP) - Newt Gingrich is running for president. The former House speaker disclosed his bid on Twitter and Facebook on Monday and urged followers to tune into Fox News on Wed..
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Biden and Clinton lecture China on human rights

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton both expressed concerns on Monday about the recent security crackdown that has occurred in ..
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SC teen charged with killing mom on Mother's Day

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Police in South Carolina say a 17-year-old shot his mother to death on Mother's Day. A judge on Monday denied bond for Joshua David McEachern, who has been ch..
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Full face transplant patient makes 1st appearance

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

BOSTON (AP) - The nation's first full face transplant recipient said the first thing his young daughter told him when she saw him after the operation was "Daddy, you're so handsome..
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Cuba studying ways to let residents travel abroad

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Cuban government said Monday that it plans to study ways to allow residents of the island nation to travel abroad as tourists, suggesting it will ease the bureaucratic hurdles and outright restrictions that prevent many residents from leaving.
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Midwest to get $400M for high-speed rail projects

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

DETROIT (AP) - Travel time for rail passengers between Chicago and Detroit will be 30 minutes shorter along the 235-mile route following construction of new high-speed tracks and s..
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Reactors to be shut down at Japanese plant

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Workers reentered the No. 1 reactor building at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant Monday as they try to restore its cooling system, the plant\'s operator said.
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U.N.: Mass graves found in Ivory Coast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Forensic experts have unearthed another mass grave near the war-torn Ivory Coast capital of Abidjan -- this one containing 50 bodies, United Nations officials said Monday.
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