Obama shifts focus of economic advisory board

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By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - As President Barack Obama shifts the focus of his economic advisory board from recovery to jobs and competitiveness, he's getting some nods of approval. The new b..
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German doctors charged in porn star's death

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By: WINK Administrator

Two doctors who performed breast enlargement surgery on a German porn actress have been charged with negligent manslaughter after the woman\'s death, a prosecutor\'s spokesman said.
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South Korea navy rescues pirated crew

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By: WINK Administrator

The South Korean navy rescued 21 sailors Friday from a ship that was hijacked by Somali pirates, a military official said. Eight pirates were killed and five captured. FULL STORY l DE-MYSTIFYING PIRATES
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Wake to be held in Washington for Sargent Shriver

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By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - A wake is being held in Washington for R. Sargent Shriver, an in-law of the Kennedys and the first director of the Peace Corps. The wake is Friday from 4 p.m. to ..
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Hospital: Giffords moves to rehab facility Friday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Fresh from a sunny outing that brought a smile, Gabrielle Giffords is moving to a Houston rehab center where her husband hopes the "fighter" continues on the p..
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Blair: Islamic extremism must be confronted

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By: WINK Administrator

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair will testify before the country\'s independent Iraq Inquiry on Friday, his second appearance before the panel.
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Pakistani Taliban leader targeted by U.S.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistani Taliban leader Qari Hussain Mehsud, whose notoriety includes allegedly recruiting children as suicide bombers, is being targeted by the United States, the State Department announced Thursday.
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S. Korea struggles with foot-and-mouth

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South Korea\'s worst ever foot-and-mouth epidemic could cost the country $1.4 billion, the agriculture ministry told CNN. More than two million animals have been killed so far.
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Negotiations under way for Korea talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South Korea has accepted a North Korean proposal for high-level military talks and will propose working-level talks to pave the way, South Korea\'s defense ministry said Thursday.
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Quakes, floods and hurricanes focus of key panel

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By: Ashley Murphy

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Convening in a city known worldwide for catastrophe, members of a National Academy of Sciences committee said the nation faces a future of costlier disasters unl..
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Hu: Beijing not seeking dominance

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

After all the niceties of a state dinner at the White House, the reception Chinese President Hu Jintao receives on Capitol Hill on Thursday may be a bit chilly in comparison.
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Victim's family sues Schwarzenegger over clemency

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The parents of a slain college student said Thursday that former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger "messed with the wrong family" by reducing the prison sentence..
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Report: Al Qaeda leader beheaded Pearl

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An analysis of veins corroborates a confession by a senior al Qaeda leader that he personally beheaded Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, according to a new report released Wednesday.
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Lebanon's Hariri says he will seek top office again

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Turkey and Qatar have suspended efforts to broker a new government in Lebanon, a day after Saudi Arabia also threw in the towel, Qatar\'s official news agency reported Thursday.
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New GM product chief to focus on speed, quality

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

DETROIT (AP) - The new chief of product development at GM holds what is arguably the most important job in the company: coming up with cars and trucks that people want. There also ..
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Woman can speak again after voice box transplant

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A 52-year-old woman whose natural voice could have been silenced forever because of vocal cord damage has been able to speak again after undergoing a rare..
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Giffords husband 'extremely hopefull for recovery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' family is hoping that she will be transferred to a Houston facility where she can begin extensive mental and physical rehabilitation, ..
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Italians split over Berlusconi scandal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Allegations that Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi paid for sex with a minor have stirred scandal but not in every quarter. Some say Berlusconi\'s sex life is none of their business. FULL STORY l REPORT: TEEN ADMITTED SEX
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Aristide 'ready' to return to Haiti, he claims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Haiti\'s former president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, said he is \"ready\" to return to the country from South Africa \"today, tomorrow, at any time.\" He did not offer any definite plans to go back to the ravaged country.
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Blackmailers threaten new blasts in Ukrainian town

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two explosions damaged a phone booth and a building in eastern Ukraine early Thursday, and the apparent perpetrators promised more blasts if they do not receive a large sum of money, the Ukrainian Security Service said.
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