AP Source: GM adding 650-plus jobs at Mich. plant

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By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

DETROIT (AP) - A person familiar with the plan says General Motors Co. is adding a shift and more than 650 jobs at its assembly plant in Flint.      The pe..
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Obama's economic agenda: Boost US competitiveness

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By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says he will use his State of the Union address to outline an agenda to create jobs now and boost American competitiveness over the long te..
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R. Sargent Shriver mourned at memorial service

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By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

POTOMAC, Md. (AP) - Peace Corps founder and 1972 Democratic vice-presidential candidate Sargent Shriver has been laid to rest alongside his late wife at a cemetery in Barnstable, M..
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Giffords 'more alert today' doctor says

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By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

HOUSTON (AP) - Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' chief physician says she is "even more alert today" and progressing nicely with therapy a day after arriving at Texas Medical Center in Hous..
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Algerians defy ban to protest government

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By: WINK Administrator

Algerian security forces clashed Saturday with protesters who defied a ban and took to the streets of the capital demanding political reform.
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Irish prime minister quits as party leader

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By: WINK Administrator

Embattled Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen announced Saturday that he will step down as leader of the Fianna Fail political party but stay on as prime minister until the March 11 elections.
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Former U.S. lawmaker assisting Duvalier

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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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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

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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

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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

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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

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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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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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