House debates extensions of Patriot Act provisions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - The House is debating whether to extend for nine months three of the surveillance tools in the nation's post-Sept. 11 anti-terror law. An extension would give Con..
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US teens killed in Juarez crossed border for party

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Two of three teens shot to death at a car dealership in Mexico at the weekend had crossed the border from Texas for a party in Ciudad Juarez, one of the most ..
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Just announced: Tax cheats get break from IRS

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - International tax evaders who come clean will be able to avoid jail and pay reduced fines under a new voluntary disclosure program just announced by the IRS.Tax c..
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Sky high fares, business travelers face new hikes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

DALLAS (AP) - United and Continental airlines are raising fares for U.S. business travelers by $20 to $60 for a round-trip ticket. The airlines, both owned by United Continental Ho..
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IRS reduces penalties if tax cheats come clean

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- International tax evaders who come clean will be able to avoid jail and pay reduced fines under a new voluntary disclosure program announced by the Internal Revenue Ser..
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Fallout of Juarez violence felt in El Paso, Texas

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At one time, teens Carlos Gonzalez, 16, and Juan Carlos Echeverri, 15, were classmates at Cathedral High School in El Paso, Texas.
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Bipartisan support for weak line-item veto power

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - A plan to make Congress vote on spending cuts for projects or programs that President Barack Obama says are wasteful is gaining momentum in the Senate. Fourteen D..
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First Lady: President Obama has quit smoking

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - First lady Michelle Obama says the president has quit smoking. The first lady says her husband hasn't smoked in almost a year. She said it's a personal challenge ..
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Pakistan bomb blasts kill four and destroy NATO oil tanker

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Three bomb blasts in northwest Pakistan killed four security personnel Tuesday and destroyed an oil tanker carrying fuel for NATO forces in Afghanistan, police told CNN.
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Just released: No electronic flaws in Toyota

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - A government investigation into Toyota safety problems has found no electronic flaws to account for reports of sudden, unintentional acceleration.Transportation o..
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US teens killed in Juarez crossed border for party

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

EL PASO, Texas- A friend says two of three teens shot dead in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, had crossed the border from Texas for a party then stayed to buy a car. Sixteen-year-old Carlos..
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Large-scale oil cleanup wrapping up on AL coast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

GULF SHORES, Ala. - The largest part of the oil spill cleanup is wrapping up on Alabama's main tourist beaches. The heavy machinery that's been used to dig out oil and tar mats bur..
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Border police, customs officials detained in smuggling raids

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

After a nearly six-month investigation, authorities launched 70 raids at border crossings and other sites in western Romania Tuesday and detained as many as 100 border police, customs officials and suspected smugglers, police and prosecutors said.
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Guardian reporter expelled from Russia

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Guardian newspaper in Britain says its Moscow reporter, Luke Harding, has been expelled from Russia.
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Obama to call for $53B for high-speed rail

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- President Barack Obama is calling for a six-year, $53 billion investment in high-speed rail, as he seeks to use infrastructure spending to jumpstart job creation. An in..
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Police: 3 men arrested in attempt to lure officers into bomb attack

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Police in Northern Ireland said Tuesday they had arrested three men in connection with an attempt to lure officers to their deaths in a bomb attack last month.
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Hitler card game maker faces German prosecution

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Prosecutors in Germany have begun proceedings against a company that makes a card game featuring Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler, among others, they said Tuesday.
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North and South Korea to begin military talks, news agency reports

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

North and South Korea will meet at the truce village of Panmunjom on Tuesday to begin working-level military talks, South Korea\'s official Yonhap news agency reported.
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Victims of deadly LA crash confront train execs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) - Victims of a Southern California commuter train crash that killed 25 people and injured more than 100 others on Monday confronted executives from the tra..
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Arrest in case of 'polite' Seattle robber

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

SEATTLE (AP) - Authorities say officers have made an arrest in a weekend convenience store robbery that a south Seattle store owner found remarkable for the robber's politeness. Th..
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