3 dead in assassination attempt on Mexican mayor

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) - The mayor of a town in northeast Mexico survived an apparent assassination bid Friday after his bodyguards repelled the attackers in a gunfight that left t..
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US imposes sanctions on Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is freezing assets held by Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and four of his children in the United States. The Treasury Department says the ..
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U.S. ferry from Libya arrives in Malta with evacuees

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A U.S.-chartered ferry from Libya arrived in Malta Friday carrying more than 300 evacuees, mostly Americans, who offered dramatic first-hand accounts of the chaos and deadly violence unfolding in a country spiraling out of control.
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More relatives of activist found dead in Mexico

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The bodies of three family members of a slain Mexican activist were found dumped near a gas station just outside of Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua state prosecutors announced Friday.
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NYC homeless man finds daughter through Twitter

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW YORK- A New York City homeless man has been reunited with his daughter after 11 years, thanks to Twitter. Daniel Morales was given a prepaid cell phone to create a Twitter acco..
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US prepares sanctions on Libya, Americans evacuate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- The United States is moving closer to imposing new sanctions on Moammar Gadhafi's regime after hundreds of Americans were evacuated from Libya. Officials say the Obama ..
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Organizers call for further demonstrations across China

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nearly a week after calls for widespread pro-democracy protests fell flat in China, organizers are making another attempt at rallying support for the so-called \"jasmine\" demonstrations for this weekend.
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4 Amish children die when buggy flips in Ky. creek

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

DUBLIN, Ky.- A horse-drawn buggy carrying an Amish family of nine who went to make a phone call toppled in a rain-swollen creek in rural Kentucky, killing four children who were sw..
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Ferry with Americans aboard finally leaves Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

VALLETTA, MALTA- After three tense days stuck in port, a ferry carrying Americans and other foreigners finally left the Libyan capital on Friday despite choppy seas that stranded t..
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Wis. Assembly passes bill taking away union rights

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MADISON, Wis.- Republicans in the Wisconsin Assembly took the first significant action on their plan to strip collective bargaining rights from most public workers, abruptly passin..
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Saudi suspect in terror plot appears in fed. court

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LUBBOCK, Texas- A college student from Saudi Arabia charged with attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction has made an initial appearance at a court in Texas. Khalid Ali-M Alda..
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Man jailed for posting terrorist propaganda online

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A student was jailed for five years in Britain Friday after being found guilty of posting extremist Islamic material, including footage of attacks on coalition troops in Afghanistan, on the Internet.
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Opposition leader: Can't get back into Bahrain

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The leader of Bahrain\'s largest opposition party said Friday he didn\'t know when he can go back home and blamed the kingdom for blocking his return.
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Quake's death toll rises in New Zealand

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from the 6.3-magnitude earthquake that struck Christchurch earlier this week rose Thursday, with at least 98 confirmed deaths and 226 reported missing, police said.
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Gadhafi blames drugs, al Qaeda

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Libya\'s third-largest city reportedly is in the hands of the opposition Thursday, reports say, while government security forces tighten their grip on the capital, Tripoli. FULL STORY | LIVE BLOG | OBAMA\'S RESPONSE | EVACUATIONS
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Suspect in ICE agent slaying evaded earlier charge

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

MEXICO CITY (AP) - A Mexican judge said Thursday that he revoked bail for an alleged drug cartel member just weeks before the man allegedly shot a U.S. immigration agent to death a..
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1 of 5 charged in Mo. sex slave case pleads guilty

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A southwest Missouri man has admitted that he paid money to torture a young woman who was being held as a sex slave in a rural trailer. Forty-five-year-old ..
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Hawaii earthquake jolts Honolulu, felt across Oahu

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

HONOLULU (AP) - A small earthquake has hit Hawaii, with a jolt felt across Honolulu. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 3.6 temblor struck at 2:12 p.m. on Thursday in be..
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Shuttle Discovery launches for final mission

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Discovery, the world's most traveled spaceship, thundered into orbit for the final time Thursday, heading toward the International Space Station on a jo..
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UN to meet on further options against Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council agreed Thursday to consider further options against Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's regime that could include sanctions. Diplomats said B..
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