Widespread election violence erupts in Nigeria

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Roughly 17,000 people fled their homes in eight northern Nigerian states as violence erupted after presidential elections in Africa\'s most populous nation, the Nigerian Red Cross said Tuesday.
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Castro brother now Cuba's top Communist

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Cuba\'s Communist Party elected President Raul Castro on Tuesday to succeed his older brother Fidel Castro as head of the country\'s highest political body and only legal party.
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Kindergartner brings gun to Texas school, 3 hurt

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

HOUSTON- Officials say three students have been injured after a Houston kindergartner brought a gun to school that accidentally discharged when it fell out of the child's pocket. H..
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Arizona gov. vetoes presidential 'birther' bill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PHOENIX- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on Monday vetoed a bill that would have required President Barack Obama and other presidential candidates to prove their U.S. citizenship before th..
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Raul Castro named 1st secretary of Communist party

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

HAVANA- Raul Castro was named first secretary of Cuba's Communist Party on Tuesday, and his aging brother Fidel was formally removed from the leadership for the first time since th..
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GOP voters in early states embrace a Trump bid

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON - Out with Sarah. In with The Donald. President Barack Obama has launched his re-election bid in a low-key manner, but the Republican Party's search for a challenger see..
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Unemployment falls in two-thirds of states

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- The unemployment rate fell in two-thirds of the nation's states last month, the latest evidence that the strengthening economy is encouraging many employers to boost hi..
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Poll: Students use social media to aid careers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON - Sure, social media like Facebook and Twitter are distractions for young people, but college and high school students also use them to make important education and care..
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Bahraini activist's home tear gassed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Human Rights Watch official is calling on the government of Bahrain to investigate a Monday morning teargas attack on the Bani Jamra home of prominent activist Nabeel Rajab.
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Probe: McChrystal did nothing wrong

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Gen. Stanley McChrystal lost his job when Rolling Stone magazine ran an article in which some of his aides made disparaging remarks about the vice president and others. But a newly released investigation by the Department of Defense inspector general finds neither McChrystal nor any of his aides did anything wrong.
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Burkina Faso names new prime minister after weeks of unrest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Following weeks of unrest, Burkina Faso\'s president named a former ambassador as the country\'s new prime minister, state media reported Monday.
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Goodluck Jonathan wins Nigeria election

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Violence has broken out in cities across northern Nigeria as supporters of incumbent Goodluck Jonathan say he is poised to emerge as the winner of the country\'s presidential election.
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Spokesman: Horror in Misrata grows

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The nightmare in Libya\'s war-torn city of Misrata intensified Monday amid more shelling on the city and desperate measures to get medical care, an opposition spokesman said.
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Car bombs explode at Baghdad Green Zone entrance

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two suicide car bombs exploded Monday morning near a security checkpoint at an entrance to Baghdad\'s Green Zone, killing three people and injuring at least 20, officials with Iraq\'s Interior Ministry told CNN.
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U.S. defends role in Libya

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S officials defended America\'s role in the NATO-led mission in Libya Monday, amid criticism that Washington is not doing enough as the coalition struggles.
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Stocks fall on new U.S. debt rating

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

NEW YORK (AP) - A warning from Standard & Poor's that the agency might lower its rating on U.S. government debt has sent stocks on their worst slide in a month. S&P said to..
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Witnesses: Dozens wounded at Yemen protests

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Dozens of protesters were injured Sunday by Yemeni security forces as thousands packed into anti-government demonstrations, witnesses and medical personnel said.
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Ahmadinejad: West to blame for regional unrest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad blamed the West for unrest bubbling throughout the Middle East and North Africa in a speech Monday on Iran\'s National Army Day.
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Sources: Syrian forces kill 24

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syrian security forces killed as many as 19 people over the past two days in areas where anti-government protests have been under way, opposition sources said.
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Poll: Students optimistic despite money doubts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON - The American dream of life getting better for each new generation feels like a myth to many of today's young adults. After coming of age during a deep recession, most ..
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