Italians split over Berlusconi scandal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Allegations that Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi paid for sex with a minor have stirred scandal but not in every quarter. Some say Berlusconi\'s sex life is none of their business. FULL STORY l REPORT: TEEN ADMITTED SEX
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Aristide 'ready' to return to Haiti, he claims

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Haiti\'s former president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, said he is \"ready\" to return to the country from South Africa \"today, tomorrow, at any time.\" He did not offer any definite plans to go back to the ravaged country.
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Blackmailers threaten new blasts in Ukrainian town

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two explosions damaged a phone booth and a building in eastern Ukraine early Thursday, and the apparent perpetrators promised more blasts if they do not receive a large sum of money, the Ukrainian Security Service said.
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Reputed New England mob ex-leader arrested in Fla.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The reputed former leader of New England's Patriarca crime family was arrested in Florida and a bookkeeper was picked up in Rhode Island on charges that acc..
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Common tax breaks for families, individuals

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

The tax code is filled with a total of $1.1 trillion in deductions, credits and exemptions, an average of about $8,000 per taxpayer, according an analysis of tax data from 2009. La..
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Amazon buys European movie rental firm

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon is buying Lovefilm, a European movie rental service akin to Netflix.Lovefilm operates in the U.K., Germany, Sweden, Norway and Denmark. Much like Netflix Inc..
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Wal-Mart to make, sell healthier foods

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Wal-Mart, the nation's largest grocer, says it will reformulate thousands of products to make them healthier and push its suppliers to do the same, joining first ..
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T-mobile giving some strict orders

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW YORK (AP) - T-Mobile USA, the country's fourth-largest wireless carrier, has some tough marching orders from its German parent company: do a better job of keeping your customer..
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Interest in American Idol waning?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW YORK (AP) - Initial ratings show interest is down in "American Idol" and its new team of judges.The Nielsen Co. says 26.1 million people saw the two-hour season premiere Wednes..
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Relatives of shot soccer player reject suspect's denial

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Relatives and a lawyer for a Paraguayan soccer player who was shot in the head in Mexico nearly a year ago reject a suspect\'s claim that he was not the triggerman.
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Irish PM calls for new elections

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Embattled Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen called for new elections March 11, following the resignation of six government ministers in less than 24 hours.
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32 killed in attacks on Iraq pilgrims

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 32 people were killed and 150 others wounded in two explosions targeting Shiite pilgrims Thursday in Karbala, Iraq, police officials said. Terrorist attacks across Iraq this week that have killed at least 118 people.
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Hu faces tough audience in Washington

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

After all the niceties of a state dinner at the White House, the reception Chinese President Hu Jintao receives on Capitol Hill on Thursday may be a bit chilly in comparison.
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China's economy grew 10.3% in 2010

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Chinese economy continued its breakneck growth in 2010, according to government figures released Thursday, as Chinese President Hu Jintao and U.S. President Barack Obama meet in Washington.
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Britain bans controversial U.S. pastor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Britain has denied entry to the Florida pastor who said last year that he was \"praying about\" whether to burn Qurans to protest the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
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As flood waters ebb in Brazil, death toll keeps rising

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As flood waters receded in some parts of the state of Rio, the devastation from flooding in Brazil continued to climb Wednesday, and the death toll in the area reached 765, the government said.
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Philly explosion caught on video kills 1, hurts 5

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A gas main explosion caught on video sent a 50-foot fireball into the sky above a Philadelphia neighborhood, killing a utility worker, injuring five other peopl..
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Jordan protesters inspired by Tunisian ripple

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nearly everyone you talk to in this little desert kingdom reacts the same way. They break into a broad smile at the mention of Tunisia.
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Saudis give up on Lebanon mediation talks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Prince Saud al-Faisal, Saudi Arabia\'s minister of foreign affairs, said Wednesday that his country had abandoned mediation talks to resolve Lebanon\'s political crisis that caused the government\'s collapse last week.
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House nears vote to repeal health care law

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Eager to honor their campaign pledge, Republicans pushed legislation to repeal the nation's year-old health care law toward House passage Wednesday despite implac..
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