Pirates release tanker after 4 months

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Somali pirates released a chemical tanker after holding it for more than four months, the European Union\'s naval protection force said Thursday.
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Fiery explosion in Minneapolis; no injuries

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MINNEAPOLIS- A natural gas line exploded in south Minneapolis on Thursday, sending flames shooting high into the sky, scorching nearby vehicles and forcing authorities to temporari..
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Records: 'Blood money' paid in CIA contractor case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The wife and mother of a Pakistani man killed by an American CIA contractor received a total of nearly $682,000 in \"blood money,\" according to court records obtained by CNN.
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Japan's emperor: Don't give up hope

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In a rare address, Japanese Emperor Akihito urged his quake- and tsunami-hit nation to not give up hope. \"We need to understand and help each other,\" he said. FULL STORY | RADIATION CONCERNS | LIVE BLOG | MORE
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U.S. troops kept away from Japan plant

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Concerned about potential radiation exposure, the U.S. military will not allow troops to get within 50 miles of the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, Col. David Lapan, a Pentagon spokesman, said Wednesday.
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CIA contractor released from Pakistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Raymond Davis, a CIA contractor accused of of killing two Pakistani men, was formally charged with two counts of murder Wednesday, a police official said.
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Gadhafi forces battle rebels in cities

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The rebel-held city of Misrata came under sustained attack by forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi on Wednesday, a witness in the western city said.
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Airlines monitor radiation, adjust in Japan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Air carriers are watching the situation at Japan\'s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant closely, making contingency plans and routing adjustments to keep operations running smoothly and protect passengers and crew from radiation risks.
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Mexico confirms presence of U.S. drones

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mexico on Wednesday admitted that American unmanned drones operate over its territory, but denied that it constitutes a violation of its sovereignty.
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Bahraini government denies hospital beatings

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Security forces in Bahrain stormed the main hospital, beating doctors, and attacked demonstrators in Manama\'s Pearl Roundabout on Wednesday, witnesses in the Bahraini capital said. Bahraini officials deny these accounts.
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NRC: No water in spent fuel pool of Japan plant

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON - The chief of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission says all the water is gone from one of the spent fuel pools at Japan's most troubled nuclear plant. This means ther..
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Hopes new power line may ease Japan nuclear crisis

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TOKYO- The operator of Japan's tsunami-crippled nuclear plant says it has almost completed a new power line that could restore electricity to the complex and solve the crisis that ..
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China freezes nuclear plant approvals

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

China has suspended approvals of nuclear plants so safety standards can be revised while Japan grapples with its nuclear crisis, Chinese state-run media reported Wednesday.
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5 dead in plane crash at Long Beach airport in CA

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LONG BEACH, Calif.- A plane crash at Long Beach airport killed five people and injured a sixth on Wednesday, authorities said. Airport director Mario Rodriguez said the six p..
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Abbas ready to delay new government, give Hamas chance to join

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Wednesday that he is ready to visit Gaza immediately in an effort to end the internal political division between the two main Palestinian political parties, Hamas and Fatah.
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Russians fear radiation from Japan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia - Widespread fear that Japan's nuclear crisis could send radioactive fallout Russia's way is proving a nightmare to public officials in the Pacific regions, but..
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Japan's emperor urges nation not to give up

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TOKYO- Japan's Emperor Akihito spoke to the nation Wednesday in the first made-for-TV address of his reign, expressing condolences to victims of the massive earthquake and tsunami ..
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'Blood money' frees CIA contractor in Pakistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LAHORE, Pakistan- A CIA contractor who shot and killed two Pakistani men was freed from prison on Wednesday after the United States paid $2.34 million in "blood money" to the victi..
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Petraeus: first US cuts will include combat forces

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- The initial U.S. troop withdrawals from Afghanistan in July probably will include combat as well as non-combat forces, the top U.S. commander there told a House committ..
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Documents: 4 Auburn ex-players admit robbery roles

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

AUBURN, Ala.- Court documents show that four former Auburn football players have admitted to involvement in a robbery. Warrants sworn out Friday show that starting safety Michael M..
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