U.S. man gets 15 years in Cuba prison

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. contractor Alan P. Gross was sentenced Saturday to 15 years in prison for crimes against the Cuban state, Cuba\'s state-run news agency reported.
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US contractor convicted in Cuba; 15-year sentence

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

HAVANA (AP) - A Cuban court on Saturday found U.S. contractor Alan Gross guilty of crimes against the state and sentenced him to 15 years in prison, a verdict that brought a swift ..
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White House hails Arab League no-fly zone request

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says the Arab League has taken an "important step" by asking the U.N. Security Council to impose a no-fly zone over Libya and increasing internati..
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Devastation from Japan quake, tsunamis

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The morning after Japan was struck by a powerful earthquake and tsunamis, the disaster\'s massive impact was only beginning to be revealed. SURVIVORS LOOK FOR LOVED ONES | HI-DEF PHOTOS | FULL STORY
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Activists: Hundreds protest on Saudi 'day of rage'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Defying a government ban on all kinds of public demonstrations, a group is planning a \"Day of Rage\" protests Friday in Saudi Arabia.
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Gadhafi forces pound rebels in key oil port

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The military forces of Moammar Gadhafi on Friday pounded Ras Lanuf, the key oil port once in the hands of rebel forces, with its leadership confidently vowing to retake all territory from the opposition despite growing international pressure.
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Tsunami arrives in Calif., knocks boats loose

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CRESCENT CITY, Calif.- Waves from a tsunami caused surges along California's coast that shook some boats loose from docks, as beach-area residents evacuated to higher ground. The t..
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Obama prepared to tap petroleum reserve if needed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says he's prepared to tap the country's emergency oil reserve should the situation demand it. As gas prices rise some in Congress have bee..
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Doctors: Giffords was told by husband she was shot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

HOUSTON - Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has been told that she was shot. Her ability to walk and talk is improving. And doctors say there's a good chance she'll be able to attend her hus..
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Madrid marks anniversary of train bombings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In advance of the seventh anniversary of the Madrid train bombings, ambulance technician Esther Lopez went back for the first time to the scene where she aided the wounded and transported the bodies of the dead.
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Thousands roam Tokyo streets, stations after quake

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TOKYO - Japan's huge earthquake brought super-modern Tokyo to a standstill Friday, paralyzing trains that normally run like clockwork and stranding hordes of commuters carrying mob..
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8.9 magnitude earthquake strikes Japan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

   TOKYO (AP) - The largest earthquake in Japan's recorded history has slammed the eastern coast. The 8.9 magnitude jolt then spawned a powerful tsunami, sweeping away bo..
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Ivory Coast's Gbagbo bans overflights from U.N., France

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Laurent Gbagbo has banned U.N. and French flights from flying over the country, a spokesman for the self-proclaimed president of Ivory Coast told CNN Thursday.
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Major earthquake strikes Japan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A major earthquake in Japan early Friday sent people fleeing out of buildings in the capital of Tokyo and triggered tsunami warnings.
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Libyan government forces retake Zawiya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Libya\'s rebels in Zawiya succumb to better armed and organized government troops after enduring a week of attacks that left the coastal city strewn with debris. GADHAFI \'LIKELY TO SURVIVE REVOLT\' | FULL STORY
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Witnesses: Saudi forces fire on protesters, injure 3

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

More than 100 Shiite demonstrators defied a ban on protests in Saudi Arabia and rallied in the eastern city of Qatif on Wednesday, calling on authorities to release Shiite prisoners.
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Church: 10 Cuban dissidents to be released

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ten Cuban prisoners -- including a doctor nominated last month for the Nobel Peace Prize -- will be released from prison, the Roman Catholic Church said .
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Dalai Lama ready to give up political role

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Dalai Lama announced Thursday his plan to retire as political head of the Tibetan exile movement, according to his website.
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Pakistan acknowledges U.S. drone strikes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

For the first time, the Pakistani military has publicly acknowledged that U.S. drones are targeting militants on Pakistani soil.
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Veteran of Tijuana drug wars to lead Juarez police

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A former police chief known for battling drug gangs in the Mexican border city of Tijuana has been named the new top cop in Ciudad Juarez, another city plagued by cartel violence.
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