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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Landmark nuclear treaty passes Russia's lower house

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Russia\'s lower house of parliament ratified Tuesday the first post-Cold War nuclear disarmament treaty with the United States, the Interfax news agency said.
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13 killed in Pakistan suicide bombing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least nine people were killed Tuesday in suicide bombing in the Pakistani city of Lahore, an explosion that occurred in front of a market and near a procession of Shiite mourners, a hospital official told CNN.
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Documents: Palestinians agreed to 'symbolic' return of refugees

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Palestinian leaders privately agreed to accept a very limited return of the 6 million Palestinian refugees and their descendants to previous homes in what is now Israel, leaked documents showed Tuesday.
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Bus explodes in Manila financial district; 2 killed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A bomb exploded on a passenger bus Tuesday in Manila\'s financial district, killing two people and injuring 15 others, a Philippines police official said.
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Chilean president rebuked over landing

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By: WINK Administrator

Congressman Gabriel Ascencio said Monday he will formally ask for investigation into the unexpected landing of President Sebastian Pinera\'s helicopter in the middle of a town road nearly 270 kilometers (168 miles) south of Santiago.
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Hezbollah weighs in as Lebanon moves toward choosing PM

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Lebanon\'s president is expected to continue talks with parliament Monday over who should be the country\'s next prime minister -- a key step in reassembling the country\'s government after its collapse two weeks ago.
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Yemeni activist refuses to leave jail until 21 protesters are freed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities in Yemen ordered the release Monday of a human rights activist whose arrest over the weekend sparked an international outcry and domestic protests, but she refused to leave jail until 21 other detainees are released.
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Mexican police: Gunmen open fire at soccer game, 7 dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A group of heavily armed gunmen opened fire at a soccer match between two local teams in western Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, killing seven people and wounding two others, according to a municipal police spokesman.
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