Color coded terror alerts to be eliminated

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - Government officials say the colors in the nation's terror alert system will be gone by April 27.The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss the ..
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New York, Philadelphia declare snow emergencies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City has declared a weather emergency, as it faces another storm that could dump up to 10 inches of snow. Officials say any car found blocking roadways or ..
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Oil prices follow stock market higher

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Oil prices rose past $87 a barrel on Wednesday, as investors focused on President Obama's ideas for more jobs and overhaul corporate taxes. Benchmark oil for February delivery rose..
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Govt: New rules would cut thousands of coal jobs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The Obama administration's own experts say proposed new coal mining regulations to protect streams would eliminate thousands of jobs across the country. Th..
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Walmart drops plans to build store near Civil War site

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

ORANGE, Va. (AP) - Wal-Mart has dropped plans for a new store near a Virginia Civil War battlefield after two years of opposition from historians and some residents.Lawyers for the..
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New home sales fall in 2010, rebound in December

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - Buyers purchased the fewest new homes last year on records going back 47 years.The Commerce Department says 2010 sales totaled 321,000, down 14 percent from 2009...
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Giffords moved to nearby rehab hospital in Houston

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

HOUSTON (AP) - Police stood guard as an ambulance took Rep. Gabrielle Giffords from intensive care to a rehabilitation hospital in Houston on Wednesday, an encouraging step that ca..
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Dow breaks through 12,000, first time since 2008

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - The Dow Jones industrial average broke through 12,000 for the first time in two and half years Wednesday but edged lower in afternoon trading.  Investors were ..
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Romanian sex trafficking crime family jailed in UK

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A judge jailed a Romanian for 21 years and the man\'s father for six years Wednesday for trafficking girls and women into the UK to force them to become sex slaves, a spokeswoman for Manchester Crown Court said.
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Bigger Taliban problem in Pakistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In a recent trip to Pakistan to report on a spike in the region\'s violence and bloodshed, VBS.TV founder Suroosh Alvi heard over and over again; America\'s war on terror is falling flat on its face.
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Obama calls for united effort to secure America's future

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Sounding a theme of unity in his State of the Union speech, U.S. President Barack Obama calls for investment in education and clean energy and spending freezes. Full coverage | History | Facts | Quiz |
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Seoul proposes talks with N. Korea

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South Korea proposed on Wednesday holding working-level talks with North Korea on February 11, the unification ministry said.
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Thousands protest in Egypt

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By: WINK Administrator

People across Egypt took to the streets on Tuesday in demonstrations against corruption and failing economic policies, rallies partly inspired by similar protests in Tunisia.
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Bin Laden's driver gets life sentence

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A federal judge sentenced Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani to life without parole on Tuesday for his role in the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies in East Africa that killed 224 people and left thousands wounded.
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NY bill would ban 'e-cigarettes' until FDA action

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A key New York Assembly committee has advanced a bill that could make the state the first to ban electronic cigarettes. The devices advertised heavily on the In..
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Russia: Security failings 'unbelievable'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Russia\'s President Dmitry Medvedev on Tuesday criticized the management of Moscow\'s busiest airport, a day after 35 people were killed in a suicide bombing. FULL STORY l SUSPECTS? l OPINION: WHY TERRORISTS ATTACK AIRPORTS
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Berlusconi lashes out over TV sex scandal talk

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi called into a television talk show Monday night during an episode discussing claims that he had paid prostitutes for sex, lashing out at the program\'s host for running a \"television brothel.\"
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Jackson's doc to plead not guilty in King of Pop's death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The stage is set for a trial in the manslaughter case against Michael Jackson's physician. . Conrad Murray today pleaded not guilty in the pop star's death in Ju..
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Checks of Pa. abortion clinics find some problems

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - When they finally resumed routine inspections of abortion clinics last year after more than 15 years, Pennsylvania health regulators ordered 14 of the state'..
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Illinois high court agrees to hear Rahm Emanuel appeal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CHICAGO (AP) - The Illinois Supreme Court has agreed to hear Rahm Emanuel's appeal of a decision that threw him off the ballot for Chicago mayor.Supreme Court spokesman Joe Tybor s..
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