Egypt death toll may be underestimated

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The number of people killed in Egypt\'s protests against President Hosni Mubarak could be two or even three times higher than previously estimated, a human rights activist on the ground warned Thursday.
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NY Rep. Lee resigns after shirtless photo surfaces

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CLARENCE, N.Y. (AP) - Rep. Christopher Lee of western New York abruptly resigned with only a vague explanation of regret after a gossip website reported that the married congressma..
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Protests ripple across region

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Protests in Egypt have dominated international headlines of late, but signs of unrest are prevalent in several countries throughout the Middle East and Africa.
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Obama promotes plan for near universal wireless

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) - Saying tomorrow's economy can't thrive on yesterday's infrastructure, President Barack Obama on Thursday promoted his five-year plan to lure new industries ..
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Obama: US backs orderly transition in Egypt

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Amid reports that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was about to step down, President Barack Obama said Thursday the United States stands ready "to support an orde..
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Teenage suicide bomber kills at least 27 in Pakistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A teenage suicide bomber killed at least 27 army recruits and wounded 42 others Thursday when he blew himself up at a military training center in northwest Pakistan, officials said.
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Six killed, six injured in Ireland plane crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Six people were killed and six were injured when a small plane crashed at Cork Airport in southern Ireland on Thursday, local officials said.
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Gov't says 3 planes on tarmac for 3 hours in Dec.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - Airlines' strategy to cancel flights early and often ahead of bad weather paid off in December, when not a single U.S. flight was stuck for more than three hours be..
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Expert: Pakistan building fourth plutonium reactor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - An independent expert says Pakistan has begun building what appears to be a fourth plutonium reactor, increasing concerns that the volatile nation is creating mor..
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Court: German man had 7 children with stepdaughter

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

BERLIN- A 48-year-old German suspected of fathering at least seven children with his stepdaughter goes on trial next week over allegations he abused both her and his daughter for m..
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Egyptian carpenter at US Embassy shot to death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - An Egyptian carpenter at the U.S. Embassy in Cairo was killed by gunfire after leaving his home two weeks ago, the State Department said Thursday. Secretary of St..
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Fla. senators may cut optional Medicaid services

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - State Senate leaders may propose cutting dentistry, optometry and mental health services for Medicaid patients as they try to curb the program's budget, which is expec..
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Boehner: Lee's resignation was his own choice

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- House Speaker John Boehner says New York congressman Christopher Lee's rapid resignation on the heels of an Internet scandal was Lee's decision alone. The Ohio Republic..
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Govt defends union rights for airport screeners

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The head of the Transportation Security Administration says he'd be willing to fire any federal airport screeners who strike or otherwise violate the agency's new..
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Utility: Gas main near Pa. blast passed inspection

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ALLENTOWN, Pa.- A spokesman for a utility says a routine leak-detection check this week found no problems in the area where a natural gas explosion killed at least one person in ea..
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SPIN METER: Abortion wars break out in Congress

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republican leaders have made new restrictions on abortion one of their top priorities, pushing a divisive issue to the forefront of the congressional agenda..
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Average rate on 30-year mortgage hits 5.05 pct.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - The average rate on the 30-year mortgage topped 5 percent this week for the first time since April. Higher rates could further hamper the struggling housing market ..
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Egypt army steps in, sign Mubarak has lost power

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's military announced on national television that it has stepped in to "safeguard the country" on Thursday and assured protesters that President Hosni Mubarak wil..
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Study suggests higher stroke risk with diet soda

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LOS ANGELES (AP) - It's not definitive proof of harm, but new research raises concern about diet soda. It suggests that people who drink it every day have higher risks for stroke a..
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Lohan charged with felony theft over necklace

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Prosecutors charged Lindsay Lohan Wednesday with felony grand theft of a $2,500 necklace - a case that could return the troubled starlet to jail rather than the ..
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