U.S. challenges China's 'serious backsliding'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Talks between China and the United States about human rights issues, including missing Chinese activists, ended Thursday with little progress and many unanswered questions, an American diplomat said.
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Arrests made in Afghan jailbreak

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The head of a Kandahar prison where a mass escape occurred this week was among 20 people arrested Thursday on suspicion of assisting the jailbreak, a senior prison official told CNN.
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14 killed as blast rips through Moroccan cafe

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A series of explosions that killed 15 people when they erupted Thursday morning in a cafe in the city of Marrakech was an act of terrorism, Morocco\'s interior minister said.
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Witnesses: Syria clamps down on restive city

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Bodies lie on the streets of the Syrian city of Daraa, and injured people are in danger of dying because residents are too scared to leave the shelter of their homes with the city under siege by security forces, a resident told CNN.
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In 1 swoop, a new Obama national security team

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is heralding a major reshuffling of his war and intelligence team as the right move to protect the nation's security interests. The preside..
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Economy slowed by high gas prices, bad weather

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - The economy slowed sharply in the first three months of the year. High gas prices cut into consumer spending, bad weather delayed construction projects and the fe..
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Tuscaloosa hospital aids more than 600 twister victims

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - A mesmerized crowd gathered at the 7th floor waiting-room window of a Tuscaloosa hospital to watch a huge tornado barrel toward them. Chief nurse Patrice Jo..
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NRC chief questions blackout plans for US plants

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's top nuclear regulator is casting doubt on whether reactors in the U.S. are prepared for the type of prolonged power outage that struck a nuclear powe..
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Gov't to urge food companies to limit ads for kids

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Commercials promoting sugary breakfast cereals could be put on a strict diet under government guidelines urging food companies to limit marketing of unhealthy pro..
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Obama to visit storm-ravaged Alabama Friday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama will travel to Alabama on Friday to view damage from the deadliest tornadoes in nearly 40 years and meet families deva..
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'Flight recorder' found for Air France crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Search teams have found a part of the crucial \"black box\" data recorders of the Air France flight which crashed into the Atlantic Ocean in 2009, says France\'s Bureau of Investigation and Analysis (BEA).
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Front and center in the Libyan war zone

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CNN traveled to the city of Misrata, which has been the brutal front line in the Libyan civil war. On Tripoli Street, the city\'s main thoroughfare, there wasn\'t a single building that wasn\'t damaged or destroyed.
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Kim Jong Il offers dialogue with South Korea

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Returning from a trip to Pyongyang, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said Thursday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Il is ready for a summit with South Korean President Lee Myung-bak at any time.
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Dozens of tornadoes kill 200 in 6 Southern states

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

PLEASANT GROVE, Ala. (AP) - Alabama officials say they have raised the death toll from a deadly tornado outbreak to 131. That brings to 200 the number of people who have died in si..
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Dozens dead as storms slash through Southern U.S.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As severe storms leave a path of destruction from Texas to Tennessee, Alabama is hardest hit with at least 25 dead among the 42 reported fatalities, officials said.
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Witness: 9 dead from sniper fire in Syria

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Members of the U.N. Security Council proved unable to reach a unified stance Wednesday on how to respond to the widespread violence that has engulfed Syria in recent weeks and resulted in the deaths of hundreds of demonstrators.
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Hamas, Fatah reach deal for unity government

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The rival Palestinian movements of Hamas and Fatah have reached a deal that would establish a new parliament and a date for general elections, Hamas officials told CNN Wednesday.
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Devastation mounts in Misrata

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In the wake of what rebels describe as the heaviest shelling yet by pro-government forces on the port of Misrata, much of the western Libyan city appeared to be a wasteland Wednesday. FULL STORY | ON THE SCENE
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Afghan man opens fire on American troops

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least two NATO service members died Wednesday when gunfire broke out during an argument with an Afghan pilot at a major base in the capital, military officials said.
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White House releases Obama birth certificate

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House released the long form of President Barack Obama's birth certificate Wednesday in response to questions about whether he was really born in the U...
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