Italian lawmakers rule against search of PM's property

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The lower house of Italy\'s parliament voted Thursday against allowing Milan prosecutors to search property belonging to Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, as part of their investigation into charges that he paid for sex with a minor.
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Anti-abortion group video targets Virginia clinic

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - An anti-abortion group that has targeted Planned Parenthood released a secretly recorded video Thursday that purports to show a couple posing as a pimp and a p..
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Protests continue to ripple across Mideast, North Africa

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Protests in Egypt have dominated international headlines of late, but signs of unrest are prevalent in several countries throughout the Middle East and Africa.
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US tells Egypt to do more in talks with opposition

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States believes the Egyptian government's democratic efforts have been insufficient. State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley said Egyptian Vice Preside..
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Shoppers shook off snow, retailers gained in Jan.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - Retailers reported surprisingly solid January revenue gains Thursday that swept away fears that snowstorms in much of the country had chilled sales. The reports, wh..
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JetBlue part of new air traffic control program

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal officials say low-cost air carrier JetBlue will begin using technology key to modernizing the nation's air traffic control system beginning in 2012. Trans..
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House Republicans move to slash domestic programs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans controlling the House promised Thursday to slash domestic agencies' spending by almost 20 percent in their drive to bring it back to levels in place b..
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Jordanian Islamists to meet king, say protests will continue

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The main Islamist group in Jordan says it plans further street demonstrations Friday here in the capital to protest the appointment of a new prime minister by King Abdullah II.
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Obama promotes energy ideas at Penn State

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - President Barack Obama, turning briefly to his eclipsed domestic agenda Thursday, called on the nation's businesses to make fresh investments in clean ene..
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Highway Patrol says 2 killed in Okla. crash, not 3

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI, Okla. (AP) - The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says that two people, not three, were killed when an SUV jumped a highway bridge guardrail and plummeted more than 80 feet into an i..
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Antarctica cruise cut short after ship hits rock

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

It\'s an adventure the passengers on an Antarctic cruise hadn\'t bargained for when they signed up for a voyage to the icy continent.
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Ford recalling F-150 pickups to fix door handles

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Ford Motor Co. recalled nearly 365,000 F-150 pickup trucks in North America on Thursday to fix a problem with the interior door handles that could lead to the doo..
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US condemns attacks on journalists in Egypt

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AP) - White House spokesman Robert Gibbs says the "systematic targeting" of journalists in Egypt is unacceptable, and says those detained must be freed. Gibbs..
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Politician nominates WikiLeaks for Nobel Peace Prize

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Norwegian politician said he has nominated WikiLeaks for a Nobel Peace Prize, citing the website\'s contribution to \"democracy and freedom of speech\" worldwide.
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New gunfire erupts in central Cairo

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Heavy gunfire reverberates in central Cairo as supporters and foes of embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak continue to face off at Tahrir Square. JOURNALISTS ATTACKED | FULL STORY
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Anti-government protests start in Yemen

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

What seemed like hundreds of anti-government protesters gathered near Sanaa University in Yemen\'s capital early Thursday morning, a clear indication that many in the country were not satisfied with President Ali Abdullah Saleh\'s recent announcement that he would not seek re-election.
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Who are the pro-Mubarak demonstrators?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

For more than a week, opponents of Egypt\'s President Hosni Mubarak had the upper hand in Cairo, protesting with near impunity in the face of police and an army who did little to stop them.
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Powerful cyclone slams into flood-hit Queensland

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Australians braced Wednesday as a massive, powerful cyclone neared the country\'s northeastern coast. Tropical Cyclone Yasi was predicted to make landfall at about 10 p.m. (7 a.m. ET) Wednesday.
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Massive winter storm blitzes U.S.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A vast winter storm brought blizzard conditions to large sections of the upper Midwest and Ohio Valley early Wednesday, spreading a dangerous mix of snow, wind, ice and cold.
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Obama signs Russian nuclear arms treaty documents

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

President Barack Obama signed ratification documents for America\'s new nuclear arms reduction treaty with Russia on Wednesday, clearing the way for the two powers to put the landmark accord into effect.
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