How states fared on unemployment benefits

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

The number of laid-off workers seeking unemployment benefits rose sharply last week but the figures were distorted by rare snowstorms that hit the Southeast. The state figures belo..
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Protesters want Yemen's president out

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thousands demonstrated against Yemen\'s president Thursday, demanding the kind of change that forced out Tunisia\'s president this month.
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Ivory Coast 'reign of terror' condemned

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A United Nations representative has condemned sexual violence in the Ivory Coast as the White House met with leaders urging the nation\'s incumbent leader Laurent Gbagbo to give up power.
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Egypt security forces break up protests

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Egyptian security forces turned water cannons and tear gas on anti-government protesters in the early hours of Wednesday morning, the Interior Ministry said. FULL STORY l NEW GENERATION OF PROTESTERS
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Report: Blast in mine kills 23 in Colombia

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 15 people were killed Wednesday in an explosion in a mine in northeastern Colombia, Colombian National Radio reported, citing Alvaro Silva, a government official in Sardinata, Colombia.
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FARC says it's ready to release 5 hostages

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Colombian rebels say they are ready to start the unilateral release of five hostages, according to a message posted Wednesday on a former Colombian senator\'s website.
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Color-coded terror warnings to be gone by April 27

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

 WASHINGTON (AP) - By the end of April, terror threats to the U.S. will no longer be described in shades of green, blue, yellow, orange and red, The Associated Press has learn..
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U.S. missionary in Mexico fatally shot

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An American missionary was shot and killed in Mexico Wednesday, apparently at or near a drug cartel roadblock, co-workers said.
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Not again! Another snowstorm hits East Coast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

NEW YORK (AP) - Schools closed, governments sent workers home early and planes were grounded Wednesday in an all-too-familiar routine along the East Coast as another snowstorm swep..
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Report: Suspect did research before Ariz shootings

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - A source close to the investigation into 22-year-old Jared Loughner told The Washington Post that a review of his computers turned up the Internet searches. Of..
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Afghanistan inaugurates parliament

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Afghanistan\'s new parliament was inaugurated in Kabul on Wednesday, four months after a nationwide election that critics said was marked by extensive fraud.
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Russia doesn't need 'lecturing,' Medvedev says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev told leaders from around the world that his nation recognizes it has work to do. \"But what we don\'t need is lecturing,\" he said.
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Feds estimate deportation costs $12,500 per person

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - A high-level immigration official says it costs $12,500 to arrest, detain and deport each person removed from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement deputy ..
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Senators pledge to work jointly on education

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators is pledging to work together to revamp the federal No Child Left Behind education law, a day after President Barack Obama called on lawmakers in..
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Plane hit by lightning makes emergency landing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) - US Airways says an airplane with 16 people aboard made an emergency landing in Virginia after being struck by lightning. Airline spokeswoman Valerie Wunder sa..
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Ford recalls Windstar minivans over steering

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Ford is recalling more than 400,000 Windstar minivans in cold-weather states to fix brackets and mounts which could separate from the vehicle's subframe and could..
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Ex-teacher who ran off with student gets probation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A former Massachusetts school teacher who ran off with a male student and pleaded guilty to statutory rape charges was given probation Wednesday by a judg..
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Medvedev fires airport security officials

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev fires top airport security officials Wednesday, two days after a blast killed 35 people at Moscow\'s busiest airport.
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Color coded terror alerts to be eliminated

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - Government officials say the colors in the nation's terror alert system will be gone by April 27.The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss the ..
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New York, Philadelphia declare snow emergencies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City has declared a weather emergency, as it faces another storm that could dump up to 10 inches of snow. Officials say any car found blocking roadways or ..
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