Nigerian New Year's blast kills four

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least four people were killed and another 13 wounded Friday in a bomb blast at an army barracks in Abuja, Nigeria, the deputy police commissioner said.
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Christians consider their future after more attacks in Iraq

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Some Christians in Iraq\'s capital were considering leaving, following a wave of bombings targeting members of their religion that left two dead and 16 others wounded.
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Colombia to put flood victims on seized drug land

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Colombian government plans to use lands seized from drug traffickers to relocate victims of massive flooding and the United Nations is beefing up emergency measures in what has been called the South American nation\'s worst natural disaster ever.
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Gbagbo given deadline to quit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A three-man West African delegation said it will ask self-declared President Laurent Gbagbo on Monday to relinquish his post or face a military ouster. FULL STORY | TENSIONS HIGH l YEARS OF CONFLICT
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Ex-SF crime lab tech won't face criminal charges

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Prosecutors will not file criminal charges against the former San Francisco crime lab technician who acknowledged snorting cocaine taken from evidence.  T..
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Plane, helicopter collide in Virginia, 2 killed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WEYERS CAVE, Va. (AP) - Federal aviation officials say a small plane collided with a medical helicopter in the air in rural western Virginia, killing two people on the plane. Feder..
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Oil's surge in 2010 paves the way for $4 gasoline

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - The price of oil is poised for another run at $100 a barrel after a global economic rebound sent it surging 34 percent since May. That could push gasoline prices to..
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Police: 1 of 2 bank hostage-takers in custody

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PEARLAND, Texas (AP) - Police have apprehended one of the two masked people who took hostages while trying to rob a suburban Houston bank Friday, but the other remains inside with ..
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Death count from Midwest storm system hits 6

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Authorities say a third person has been killed in Missouri by a powerful storm system that spawned several tornadoes and claimed at least three lives in Ark..
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NJ gov defends Fla. trip, praises storm response

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is defending himself against criticisms leveled at him for vacationing in Florida as a blizzard pummeled the East Coast and dum..
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U.S. crab tycoon faces new charges in Russia

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An American businessman who lost his company, health and freedom in Russia is now struggling to merely stay alive.
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Drone strike kills 4 in Pakistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Suspected U.S. drone strikes killed four militants Friday in Pakistan\'s tribal areas, intelligence officials said.
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Kidney parole condition raises ethical questions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A debate is unfolding over an unusual offer from Mississippi's governor: He will free two sisters imprisoned for an armed robbery that netted $11, but one wom..
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Queensland flood cleanup to cost 'hundreds of millions'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The flooding in the Australian state of Queensland will cost \"hundreds and hundreds of millions of dollars,\" Prime Minister Julia Gillard said Friday as she toured the devastation.
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Ban 'deeply alarmed' over Ivory Coast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said U.N. security forces are \"authorized to use all necessary means to protect its personnel\" and any others at the location where Ivory Coast\'s president-elect is based. LONG CONFLICT |
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Strikes on Christian homes in Iraq kill two

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least two people were killed and 14 others were wounded in a wave of bombings targeting Christian homes in Baghdad, an Interior Ministry official said.
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Khodorkovsky faces more years in prison

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A judge in Moscow sentenced Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the former head of the Russia\'s Yukos oil company, and his business partner to 14 years in prison on corruption charges.
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Yemen frees insurgents under peace deal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Yemen is releasing hundreds of jailed insurgents after the president\'s directive to free 500 detainees as part of a peace agreement, the country\'s embassy in Washington announced.
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Protests intensify in Bolivia over gasoline prices

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) - Protests against a sharp increase in fuel prices intensified and turned violent in Bolivia on Thursday, as thousands of demonstrators demanded President Evo ..
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New Orleans moves to get rid of last FEMA trailers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The era of the FEMA trailer - a symbol of the prolonged rebuilding from Hurricane Katrina - might be drawing to a close in New Orleans. Citing the remaining 221 ..
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