Amnesty alleges Egypt military abused protesters

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - Detainees held in lockups run by Egypt's military say they were forced to strip to their underwear, whipped and subjected to electric shocks, according to testi..
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Obama on sideline as senators tackle entitlements

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Is anyone going to fix Social Security? Medicare? Medicaid? Before they overwhelm the federal government? While President Barack Obama and congressional leaders o..
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US officials express alarm over Bahrain crackdown

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- The Obama administration expressed alarm and displeasure Thursday over a violent crackdown on anti-government protesters in key U.S. ally Bahrain as a wave of political..
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Man arrested for poisoning Auburn's historic oaks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

AUBURN, Ala.- A 62-year-old Dadeville man has been arrested in connection with the poisoning of the historic Toomer's Corner oak trees at Auburn University. Auburn Police Chief Tom..
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Palin rejects gun laws changes, stays vague on '12

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WOODBURY, N.Y.- Sarah Palin is still thinking about running for president in 2012. She said there should be no new gun control measures enacted because of Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Gi..
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Yemeni protesters hurt in clashes, opposition lawmaker says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least one person was injured in clashes between stone-throwing pro- and anti-government demonstrators in Yemen\'s capital Sanaa on Thursday.
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Nine killed in Iraqi Kurdish protests

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nine people were killed and 47 were injured Thursday when hundreds of protesters clashed with security forces in Sulaimaniya, a city in the Kurdish region of northern Iraq, according to Dr. Raykot Hamed Salih, a health official there.
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Yemenis press anti-government protests

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

SANAA, Yemen- Thousands of protesters defied appeals for calm from the military and the country's most influential Islamic cleric and marched in cities across Yemen on Thursday, pr..
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ICE auditing 1,000 more companies' hiring records

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - More U.S. businesses are about to feel the sting of the Obama administration's immigration enforcement strategy. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says it has s..
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More battles over House GOP spending bill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Conservatives won a bid to slice arts funding Thursday, while a GOP moderate lost an attempt to ease cuts to heating subsidies for the poor as the House began a t..
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Lawsuit alleges abuse by former Boston doctor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

BOSTON (AP) - A lawsuit on behalf of several men alleges that a former pediatrician at Children's Hospital Boston performed medically unnecessary genital examinations on them when ..
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UK to let gays have church civil ceremonies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LONDON (AP) - Gay couples are to be allowed civil partnership ceremonies in places of worship, Britain's government said Thursday - a move advocates welcomed as a step in the right..
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Ga. students building oil cleanup machine

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MARIETTA, Ga.- Members of Kell High School's robotics team are using a $10,000 grant to build a machine that could aid in the cleanup of oil spills. Carlie Schulter, a junior at th..
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How states fared on unemployment applications

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

More people applied for unemployment benefits last week after applications had dropped to the lowest level in nearly three years in the previous week. That improvement had reflecte..
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Consumers paid more for most goods in January

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Consumers paid more in January for everything from food and gas to airline tickets and clothing. The price increases reflect creeping but still-modest inflation. ..
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US urges restraint by authorities in Bahrain

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is expressing alarm over a violent crackdown on anti-government protesters in key U.S. ally Bahrain and urging authorities there to use r..
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Airlines rolling back latest fare increase

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

DALLAS (AP) - Major U.S. airlines are rolling back a fare increase of up to $120 per round trip on tickets favored by business travelers. Delta Air Lines raised the fares Monday an..
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Fed may reconsider plan to limit debit card fees

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Reserve is telling Congress it may reconsider its proposal to limit the fee that banks charge merchants for debit card transactions to 12 cents per sw..
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Ohio executes one-time neo-Nazi who killed 3

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP) - Ohio has executed a one-time neo-Nazi who shot to death two men and a teen more than a quarter century ago on the campus of Cleveland State University in a ..
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Friend says Giffords speaks more

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

HOUSTON (AP) - Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is able to laugh at jokes, recognize visitors and even offer a poignant response when asked recently by her husband how she was doing. "Bette..
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