New study says spacing babies close may raise autism risk

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By: Danielle Koleniak

CHICAGO (AP) - Close birth spacing may put a second-born child at higher risk for autism, suggests a preliminary study based on more than a half-million California children. Childr..
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Clinton: Sanctions help delay Iran's nuclear program

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By: WINK Administrator

Economic sanctions are helping to slow Iran\'s nuclear program, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Monday.
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Oil prices surge after Alaska pipeline shuts down

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By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - Oil prices rose above $89 a barrel Monday after the 800-mile trans-Alaska pipeline owned by BP PLC and four other companies was shut down because of a leak. Benchma..
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Neurosurgeon says Giffords is 'holding her own'

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By: Danielle Koleniak

PHOENIX (AP) - A neurosurgeon who operated on Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords says "she's holding her own." Dr. Michael LeMole of Tucson's University Medical Center told C..
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Military: alleged Giffords gunman failed drug test

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By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - A military official says the man charged with trying to assassinate Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in a shooting rampage was rejected from the Army in 2008 because he fa..
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Thousands continue to vote in Southern Sudan secession

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By: WINK Administrator

After tens of thousands of people across Southern Sudan went to the polls in a referendum that could bring independence to the region, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said Monday that Sudan\'s president has told him Southern Sudan should not have to shoulder Sudan\'s debt should it successfully secede.
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Stock dip triggers protests in Bangladesh

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By: WINK Administrator

Thousands of angry protesters took to the street in downtown Dhaka and other major cities as regulators halted trading on the country\'s prime Dhaka Stock Exchange after the DGEN index fell a record 9.25% within an hour of opening on Monday.
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ETA announces cease-fire in Spain

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By: WINK Administrator

The Basque separatist group ETA said Monday it was declaring a permanent ceasefire.
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NATO: Mistaken-ID strike kills 3 Afghan police officers

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By: WINK Administrator

NATO officials said Monday they have sent a team to investigate an incident in central Afghanistan where troops thought they were battling militants, but instead may have exchanged gunfire with Afghan police.
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Iranian rights group condemns sentence for lawyer

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By: WINK Administrator

An Iranian human rights lawyer has been sentenced to 11 years in prison, according to the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran.
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Thousands demonstrate in support of Pakistan's blasphemy law

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By: WINK Administrator

Thousands of people turned out in Karachi Sunday to show their support for Pakistan\'s current blasphemy laws and warn the government against changing the laws.
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Anti-government protests staged in Bangkok

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By: WINK Administrator

Thailand\'s red-shirted anti-government protesters returned to the streets of Bangkok Sunday for their first demonstration since a state of emergency was lifted last month.
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French hostages executed during rescue mission, ministry says

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By: WINK Administrator

Two French citizens who were kidnapped in Niger\'s capital were executed by their abductors during an attempted rescue mission, the French Defense Ministry said Sunday.
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Plane with 105 aboard crashes in Iran

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By: WINK Administrator

A passenger plane carrying 105 people has crashed in Iran, state-run Press TV reported Sunday.
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Gates: Chinese further along on stealth fighter

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By: WINK Administrator

The Chinese may be further along in developing a radar-evading fighter jet than U.S. intelligence has thought, the U.S. defense secretary said Saturday.
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Southern Sudanese voters head to polls

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By: WINK Administrator

In a dusty square flanked by two churches, Southern Sudanese lined up before dawn to vote in a historic referendum that they say is a vote for their freedom. FULL STORY | Video | Historic day | Anger in northern Sudan
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Docs optimistic, but Giffords in for long recovery

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By: Ashley Murphy

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Recovering from a gunshot wound to the head depends on the bullet's path, and while doctors Sunday are optimistic about Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' odds, it can t..
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Flights canceled, roads icy as storm hits South

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By: Ashley Murphy

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A blast of winter weather pushed across the South on Sunday, coating bridges and roads with snow, sleet and freezing rain and causing hundreds of flight cance..
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Report: Iran frees American woman

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By: WINK Administrator

Iran has deported an American woman after an investigation showed she lied about being a U.S. spy and carrying espionage devices, Iranian media reported Sunday.
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For jubilant voters in S.Sudan, new country nears

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

JUBA, Sudan (AP) - Men and women walked to election stations in the middle of the night Sunday to create a new nation: Southern Sudan. Some broke out into spontaneous song in the l..
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