Pakistani party rejoins government

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An important political party that recently broke from Pakistan\'s ruling coalition has rejoined the government, a move that has averted a crisis in the South Asian nation.
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3rd package ignites at Washington postal facility

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - A package ignited at a Washington postal facility Friday, a day after fiery packages sent to Maryland's governor and transportation secretary burned the fingers o..
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House takes first step toward health care repeal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON-- House Republicans cleared a hurdle Friday in their first attempt to scrap President Barack Obama's landmark health care overhaul, yet it was little more than a symboli..
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Miss. sisters who will share kidney to be released

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PEARL, Miss. (AP) - Two imprisoned sisters whose life sentences were suspended on the condition that one donates a kidney to the other are set to leave a Mississippi prison. Jamie ..
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Court rules against banks in foreclosure case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

BOSTON-- The highest court in Massachusetts has ruled against U.S. Bancorp and Wells Fargo & Co. in a widely watched mortgage foreclosure case that could have serious implicati..
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Obama appoints new White House economic adviser

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON-- President Barack Obama named veteran adviser Gene Sperling as director of the National Economic Council Friday, placing a Washington insider with a bipartisan nature i..
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Former UK lawmaker gets 18 months in expenses scandal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A former British parliament member is being jailed for 18 months in connection with the so-called expenses scandal, a court official in the United Kingdom said.
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Cuba sacks construction minister in reshuffle

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Cuba announced a Cabinet reshuffle Friday, sacking the construction minister for undisclosed \"errors\" and removing the communications minister in order to give him broader oversight over various ministries.
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Soccer matches canceled after riots in Algeria

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A national soccer league in Algeria has canceled matches scheduled for Friday and Saturday after riots in the capital and elsewhere this week.
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Report: 33 women raped in DR Congo

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 33 women were raped on New Year\'s Day in a region in the Democratic Republic of Congo, said the medical group Doctors Without Borders Thursday.
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Sudan: The trek home to vote

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

After a 55-year struggle, Africa\'s largest country is days from a referendum that may see the mainly Christian and animist people in the south split from the majority Muslim north. FULL STORY | U.N. observations
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FIFA boss expects winter World Cup

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

FIFA president Sepp Blatter expects the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to be held in the winter to avoid the searing temperatures in the region in the summer.
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Israeli forces hit Gaza with air strikes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israeli forces carried out air strikes late Thursday in Gaza, but there were no reports of casualties, Israeli officials and a Hamas official concurred Friday.
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Pentagon plans to rein in spending

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

WASHINGTON (AP) - For the first time in more than a decade defined by costly wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, the Pentagon announced plans Thursday to freeze its ballooning budget, fo..
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Sources: Security threat level for London 'severe'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

New information has emerged from an intelligence operation about the possibility of an attack being planned in or near London, with subway stations and airports of particular concern to officials, a British security source told CNN Thursday.
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Britain recognizes Ouattara as Ivory Coast leader

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The British government announced Thursday that it has recognized Alassane Ouattara as the democratically elected president of Ivory Coast, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office said.
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Reports: American woman arrested in Iran

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iranian customs agents arrested a 55-year-old American woman accused of spying, local Iranian media outlets reported on Thursday.
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John Edwards not named in wife Elizabeth's will

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) - The will Elizabeth Edwards signed days before her death last month made no mention of her estranged husband and two-time presidential candidate John Edwar..
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Medic: Doc grabbed painkillers in Jackson bedroom

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A paramedic testified Thursday that he saw the doctor charged in the death of Michael Jackson grab three bottles of painkillers and place the vials in a bag duri..
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Assassin or hero? Pakistan's great divide

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Salman Taseer, the governor of Punjab province in Pakistan, lived and died a Muslim. So why is the man accused of gunning him down being hailed as a hero by many? SUSPECT APPEARS IN COURT | FULL STORY
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