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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Risk of foreclosure dips, but remains elevated

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - Fewer Americans fell behind on their mortgage payments in the final three months of last year, but foreclosures are still rising. The Mortgage Bankers Association s..
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3 killed in Gaza, Israeli military says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Israeli military fired on militants who were trying to plant a bomb near a security fence in northern Gaza, striking three, the military said.
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Officials: Up to 70,000 more Afghan forces needed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is considering proposals to increase the size of the Afghan security forces by between 45,000 and 70,000, amid worries about how much Afg..
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Egyptian tourist sites set to reopen

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Saying he hopes \"tourists from around the world will soon return,\" Egypt\'s newly appointed minister of antiquities announced Thursday that tourist sites will reopen on Sunday.
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3 dead in crackdown on Bahrain protest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least three people were killed early Thursday when police in Bahrain\'s capital, Manama, cleared protesters from the Pearl Roundabout, emergency hospital services said. BAHRAIN: FROM PEARLS TO PROTESTS | FULL STORY
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Explosions rock district near Dar es Salaam airport

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Multiple explosions shook an area around the Julius Nyerere International Airport in Tanzania\'s largest city, Dar es Salaam, Wednesday evening. Sources tell CNN that a \"series of explosions\" were heard beginning at 9 p.m. (1 p.m. ET) and continued intermittently for about an hour and a half.
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Thousands mourn victim of Iran protest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thousands turn out in Tehran for the funeral of a man killed in anti-government protests. Iran blamed an outlawed group for the death as supporters of the regime showed up for the gathering.
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FARC releases 2 more longtime prisoners

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Members of a Colombian leftist rebel group released two more longtime prisoners Wednesday afternoon, bringing the total released since February 9 to six, the International Committee of the Red Cross said.
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Borders to close 200 bookstores; Ft. Myers & Naples hit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - Bookseller Borders, which helped pioneer superstores that put countless mom-and-pop bookshops out of business, filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday, sunk by cr..
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Commander: Army investigating assault complaints

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. - The Army is aggressively investigating sexual assault complaints, the commanding general at Fort Leonard Wood said Wednesday - a day after more than a doze..
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Study: Doctors order tests out of fear of lawsuits

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

SAN DIEGO- CT scans, MRIs and other pricey imaging tests are often more for the doctor's benefit than the patient's, new research confirms. Roughly one-fifth of tests that bone and..
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