South Korea to conduct naval drills

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A new round of naval firing drills in South Korea is scheduled to steer clear of border islands, defense officials told the Yonhap News Agency.
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Fayyad: Peace talks may need stronger U.S. role

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States may have to expand its role from Middle East peace talks facilitator to become a broker on specific core issues, Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad said Sunday.
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Gbago: West trying to destabilize Ivory Coast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo, whose claim to office is in dispute following last month\'s national election, on Saturday accused Western officials of destabilizing his government by lobbying military leaders and state media to back his rival, Alassane Ouattara.
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'I'm not a witch' picked as top quote of year

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A Yale librarian says Christine O'Donnell's TV ad declaring "I'm not a witch" during her unsuccessful U.S. Senate campaign has topped this year's best quote..
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Storm causes roof collapse at Metrodome in Minneapolis

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The National Football League has moved Monday's game between the Minnesota Vikings and New York Giants to Detroit after the Minneapolis Metrodome's roof collapse..
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WikiLeaks rival plans Monday launch

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Arguing that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has \"weakened the organization,\" a newly organized rival to the website known for leaking official secrets says it will launch Monday.
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Suicide bombing kills 6 NATO troops in Afghanistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - An explosives-packed minibus blew up at the entrance of a joint NATO-Afghan base in southern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing six NATO troops and two Afghan..
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Exit poll; Ruling party leads Kosovo elections

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) - An independent exit poll is showing Prime Minister Hashim Thaci's party leading in the Kosovo election. The exit poll conducted Sunday by Kosovo-based Gani ..
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Protesters made 'contact' with Camilla

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Protesters made \"some contact\" with Prince Charles\' wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, during a demonstration in London last week, Home Secretary Theresa May said Sunday.
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'10 killed' in gang violence in Mexico

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ten people were killed and 18 injured in clashes between \"criminal gangs\" in a southwestern Mexican town, Mexico\'s federal government said Saturday.
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Explosion in Stockholm kills 1

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A car explosion killed one person and injured two others Saturday in central Stockholm, Swedish police said.
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Mourners pay tribute to Edwards

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

More than 1,200 mourners, including hundreds who loved and admired Elizabeth Edwards from a distance, packed a Raleigh church Saturday to pay respects to the activist and estranged wife of a failed aspirant to the presidency.
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Diplomat Holbrooke in critical condition

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. diplomat Richard Holbrooke was in critical condition at George Washington University Hospital on Saturday after undergoing surgery to repair a tear in his aorta, a State Department spokesman said.
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Auburn's Cam Newton wins Heisman Trophy in landslide

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NEW YORK (AP) - Auburn quarterback Cam Newton has won the Heisman Trophy after a season in which he played brilliantly but was also the focus of an NCAA investigation.Newton won in..
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Palestinian militants killed in Gaza

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two members of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad were killed and an Israeli soldier was wounded in a clash Saturday in Gaza, Palestinian and Israeli officials said.
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President praying for Holbrooke's recovery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama calls critically ill diplomat Richard Holbrooke "a towering figure in American foreign policy" and says he is praying for his recovery.Holb..
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Blizzard socks Midwest with 20 inches of snow

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A powerful snowstorm is burying parts of the upper Midwest in as much as 20 inches of snow.      Authorities have closed roads across fi..
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Family, friends celebrities mourn Elizabeth Edwards

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Family, friends and celebrities have paid last respects today to Elizabeth Edwards.      The 61-year-old Edwards was praised in eulogi..
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Madoff's son dead in apparent suicide

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mark Madoff, the son of convicted Ponzi-schemer Bernard Madoff (pictured above), apparently killed himself while his wife was out of town and his 2-year-old son was asleep in a nearby bedroom, New York police said.
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WikiLeaks activists rally supporters in several nations

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pro-free-speech rallies are scheduled in several international cities Saturday to protest the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is being held in a prison on the outskirts of London on suspicion of sex crimes unrelated to his controversial website.
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