Obama urges Pakistan to free jailed U.S. diplomat

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By: WINK Administrator

President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged Pakistan to release a jailed U.S. diplomat accused of killing two people, warning his prosecution could endanger the \"important principle\" of diplomatic immunity.
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Amazon residents win $8.64 billion ruling against Chevron

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By: WINK Administrator

A judge in Ecuador this week awarded $8.64 billion to Ecuadorian residents of the Amazon who had sued Chevron for years of crude oil pollution, but both sides said Tuesday they will appeal the verdict.
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People power in Mideast, North Africa

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Bolstered by events in Tunisia and Egypt, popular uprising has taken root in a part of the world where it hasn\'t been a part of the trajectory of change. On the Prophet Mohammed\'s birthday, parts of the Muslim world were on fire, with people clamoring for change. FULL STORY | UNREST BY COUNTRY | VIDEO
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Mubarak loyalist becomes Egypt's transition leader

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAIRO (AP) - A U.S. diplomatic cable reported that the defense minister was known as "Mubarak's poodle," a derisive reference to his unswerving loyalty to the former authoritarian ..
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Obama lauds Medal of Freedom recipients

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By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama recognized a former president, a basketball legend and a civil rights hero Tuesday among the 15 recipients of the Medal of Freedom. During ..
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A new report finds the president has broad authority to continue easing sanctions against Cuba without violating the congressionally mandated U.S. embargo.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIAMI- A new report finds the president has broad authority to continue easing sanctions against Cuba without violating the congressionally mandated U.S. embargo. The report releas..
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Gov. removes Pa. workers in abortion clinic probe

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett says he's removing a number of state employees as a result of an investigation into a Philadelphia abortion clinic where a doct..
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Calif. stores face lawsuits after ZIP code ruling

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By: Danielle Koleniak

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - More than a dozen national retail chains operating in California have been hit with lawsuits since the state Supreme Court ruled it's illegal for clerks to ask..
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Guantanamo Bay detainee pleads guilty to terror charges

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By: WINK Administrator

A Guantanamo Bay detainee held since 2002 pleaded guilty Tuesday to terror charges at a military commission hearing, the Defense Department said.
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Privacy issues in cyberspace

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Recently, a new bill was introduced in congress. The "do not track list" would in theory help keep your social network information, private. So what information ..
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World Bank: Food prices at "dangerous levels"

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - World Bank President Robert Zoellick says global food prices have hit "dangerous levels" that could contribute to political instability, push millions of people i..
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Home Depot to add more than 60,000 seasonal jobs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ATLANTA (AP) - Home Depot Inc. will hire more than 60,000 seasonal workers to help with its busy spring season. The world's biggest home improvement retailer says it will fill the ..
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Obama pushes drive for medical malpractice reforms

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Administration officials say President Barack Obama wants states to rewrite their medical malpractice laws to cut down on wasteful tests doctors perform because t..
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Veterans say rape cases mishandled

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - A group of U.S. veterans who say they were raped and abused by their comrades want to force the Pentagon to change how it handles such cases.  More than a do..
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US government to defend tactics in WikiLeaks probe

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - Government lawyers will be in court Tuesday to defend some of their tactics in a criminal investigation of leaks of secret documents by the WikiLeaks website..
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JPMorgan aims to make amends with military clients

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - JPMorgan Chase & Co. on Tuesday announced new programs geared toward military customers and veterans, and apologized for overcharging thousands of active-duty s..
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Iran lawmakers call for execution of opposition leaders

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iranian lawmakers denounced recent protests in Tehran and called for the execution of two opposition leaders for inciting the demonstrations, Iran\'s state-run Press TV reported Tuesday.
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Anti- and pro-government protesters clash again in Yemen

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pro- and anti-government protesters clashed in Yemen\'s capital city Tuesday, with scuffles breaking out for at least the fifth day in the row, a witness said.
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U.N. calls for ceasefire between Thailand, Cambodia

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.N. Security Council Monday called for a truce between Thailand and Cambodia and urged the two Asian nations to begin a dialogue to end their dispute over an ancient Hindu temple on the border.
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No survivors in Honduran plane crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

There were no survivors among the 12 passengers and two pilots aboard a small passenger airplane that crashed into a mountain just south of the capital of Honduras Monday morning, officials said. Three Americans were reportedly among the fatalities.
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