Russia doesn't need 'lecturing,' Medvedev says

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Oil prices follow stock market higher

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Oil prices rose past $87 a barrel on Wednesday, as investors focused on President Obama's ideas for more jobs and overhaul corporate taxes. Benchmark oil for February delivery rose..
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Govt: New rules would cut thousands of coal jobs

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By: Danielle Koleniak

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The Obama administration's own experts say proposed new coal mining regulations to protect streams would eliminate thousands of jobs across the country. Th..
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Walmart drops plans to build store near Civil War site

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By: Lois Thome

ORANGE, Va. (AP) - Wal-Mart has dropped plans for a new store near a Virginia Civil War battlefield after two years of opposition from historians and some residents.Lawyers for the..
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New home sales fall in 2010, rebound in December

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By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - Buyers purchased the fewest new homes last year on records going back 47 years.The Commerce Department says 2010 sales totaled 321,000, down 14 percent from 2009...
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Giffords moved to nearby rehab hospital in Houston

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By: Danielle Koleniak

HOUSTON (AP) - Police stood guard as an ambulance took Rep. Gabrielle Giffords from intensive care to a rehabilitation hospital in Houston on Wednesday, an encouraging step that ca..
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Dow breaks through 12,000, first time since 2008

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By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - The Dow Jones industrial average broke through 12,000 for the first time in two and half years Wednesday but edged lower in afternoon trading.  Investors were ..
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Romanian sex trafficking crime family jailed in UK

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A judge jailed a Romanian for 21 years and the man\'s father for six years Wednesday for trafficking girls and women into the UK to force them to become sex slaves, a spokeswoman for Manchester Crown Court said.
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Bigger Taliban problem in Pakistan

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By: WINK Administrator

In a recent trip to Pakistan to report on a spike in the region\'s violence and bloodshed, VBS.TV founder Suroosh Alvi heard over and over again; America\'s war on terror is falling flat on its face.
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Obama calls for united effort to secure America's future

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By: WINK Administrator

Sounding a theme of unity in his State of the Union speech, U.S. President Barack Obama calls for investment in education and clean energy and spending freezes. Full coverage | History | Facts | Quiz |
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Seoul proposes talks with N. Korea

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By: WINK Administrator

South Korea proposed on Wednesday holding working-level talks with North Korea on February 11, the unification ministry said.
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Thousands protest in Egypt

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By: WINK Administrator

People across Egypt took to the streets on Tuesday in demonstrations against corruption and failing economic policies, rallies partly inspired by similar protests in Tunisia.
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