NY bill would ban 'e-cigarettes' until FDA action

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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'

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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 4 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 4 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

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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 4 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 4 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 4 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

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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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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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Family of deposed Tunisian president reportedly flees to Canada

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Family members of the deposed Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali are reportedly in Canada, a development now being denounced by some in the Tunisian community there.
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Suspect pleads not guilty in deadly Ariz. shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - The man accused of carrying out the mass shooting in Tucson pleaded not guilty Monday to charges he tried to kill Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and two of her aides...
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House GOP leader says no federal bailout of states

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - A top House Republican says the federal government will not bail out fiscally ailing states. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia also says he opposes a ..
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Irish leaders to thrash out election date

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Irish politicians are due to meet Monday afternoon in a bid to thrash out an early date for the country\'s general election.
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J.C. Penney closing some stores

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW YORK(AP) - Retailer J.C. Penney plans to close some stores, outlets and call centers, and finish closing its catalog business.It will also add two shareholders, including activ..
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Judge mulls temporary crypt for Venezuela ex-pres

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - A judge said Monday he may order former Venezuelan President Carlos Andres Perez's body moved to an above-ground crypt to allow more time to settle the feud between hi..
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