Former U.S. lawmaker assisting Duvalier

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Former U.S. Congressman Bob Barr was among a group of American attorneys accompanying former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude \"Baby Doc\" Duvalier as he spoke in the country\'s capital Friday.
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Once-feared Tunisian police join protesters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) - Tunisia's once-feared police staged a rally of their own Saturday, demanding better salaries and insisting they're not to blame for shooting deaths among prot..
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Iran nuclear talks end without agreement

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Negotiations over Iran\'s controversial nuclear program resumed Saturday morning after an opening session that lasted almost until midnight.
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Documents raise questions on treatment of detainees

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

New documents obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union show \"unjustified homicide\" of detainees and concerns about the condition of confinement in U.S.-run prisons in Iraq, Afghanistan and Guantanamo Bay, according to the ACLU.
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A week in photos: Turmoil in Tunisia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tunisians, spurred by the suicide of an unemployed college graduate after police confiscated his fruit cart, have been protesting for weeks over what they consider poor living conditions, high unemployment, government corruption and repression. Last Friday, Tunisia\'s president fled the country. In the days that followed, crowds of people continued to take to the streets in the nationwide grassroots uprising.
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Tunisian PM promises democratic elections

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tunisia\'s new government is interrogating 33 people from ousted President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali\'s entourage, a top official said Friday, while 1,200 others who have \"spread terror among the population\" have been arrested, according to state media.
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Japan launches unmanned rocket

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An unmanned Japanese rocket was launched Saturday on a mission to deliver cargo to the International Space Station, the nation\'s Kyodo news agency reported.
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Report: Most Southern Sudanese support split

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An overwhelming majority of Southern Sudanese voted to split from the north, new preliminary results show, bringing the largest nation in Africa closer to breaking into two.
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Report: Mexican singer accused of raping teen to testify

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Mexican singer who is accused of raping a teen is scheduled to testify Saturday, state media reported.
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Ohio mom who gave pot to 2-year-old gets probation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

CINCINNATI (AP) - An Ohio woman who admitted giving her 2-year-old daughter marijuana and using her cell phone to record the child smoking it has avoided prison. A Hamilton County ..
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Brazil flood survivors saw loved ones washed away

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Leticia Lima was buried up to her neck in mud. Her forehead was crushed and her teeth knocked out.
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Rights Group: Haiti probing 'Baby Doc's' alleged atrocities

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The human rights group Amnesty International said Friday that Haitian authorities are launching a probe into alleged crimes against humanity committed during the 15-year rule of former dictator Jean-Claude \"Baby Doc\" Duvalier.
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Alleged teen torture victim returns to U.S.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 19-year-old Virginia man who claims he was kidnapped and tortured by Kuwaiti authorities and then prevented from returning to the U.S., was reunited with his family on Friday.
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A month into winter, Easterners have had enough

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Major cities up and down the East Coast have gotten clobbered with more snow one month into winter than they usually get all season. Cornell University profe..
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Authorities seek woman who raised long-lost child

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Local, state and federal authorities are searching for a woman involved in raising a child who recently reunited with her long-lost mother. A North Carolina De..
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Obama goal: 'Putting the economy into overdrive'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) - President Barack Obama said Friday that "putting the economy into overdrive" is a top priority, even as a new poll showed the public giving his economic po..
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Brewer signs Ariz. bill on Medicaid waiver request

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PHOENIX (AP) - Ariz. Gov. Jan Brewer signed an emergency bill Friday allowing the cash-short state to seek a federal waiver to temporarily remove nearly 300,000 people from its Med..
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Hu wraps up U.S. trip in Chicago

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Chinese President Hu Jintao wraps up his U.S. visit Friday in Chicago -- the hometown of his counterpart, U.S. President Barack Obama.
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UK judge clears alleged terrorist deportation to America

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A British judge ruled Friday that a Pakistani man wanted by U.S. authorities for alleged terrorism offenses can be extradited to the United States.
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Shooting suspect had been in Mont. for 2 months

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - A Florida man suspected of shooting the mother of a young genius before being shot to death by Montana law enforcement officers had been in the Bozeman area f..
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