Toyota to pay U.S. $32M over recalls

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By: WINK Administrator

Toyota has agreed to pay more than $32 million in penalties after two federal investigations that faulted the Japanese automaker for its handling of recent auto recalls, the U.S. Transportation Department announced Monday night.
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U.N. peacekeepers to stay in Ivory Coast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.N. is extending its peacekeepers\' mission in Ivory Coast through June 30, despite an expulsion order days earlier by the West African nation\'s disputed incumbent president.
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South Korea's live-fire drill ends

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South Korea\'s live-fire military exercise has ended, the country\'s defense ministry says, ending drills that North Korea had warned could ignite a war. Island residents flee | What\'s behind Koreas tensions? |
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Drone activity in Pakistan moves northward, official says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Intense drone activity in Pakistan\'s tribal region has moved northward, mirroring the movement of suspected militants as they try to flee the targeted strikes, according to a senior Pakistani military official.
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UK coalition vows to stand firm on cuts

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By: WINK Administrator

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Kosovo's PM fires back over stolen organs report

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Kosovo\'s prime minster lashed out at critics Monday over a recent report alleging that officials may have stolen organs from prisoners of war and political rivals, calling it \"pure fabrication.\"
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Obama to open door to gays in military

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Although Congress has now voted to repeal the military\'s controversial \"don\'t ask, don\'t tell\" policy, it will be at least a few months before the historic change takes effect.
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Severe weather crowds European airports

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Frustrated passengers crammed Europe\'s major airports Monday as heavy snowfall forced new cancellations and delays for fliers across the continent.
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Sudan president warns of tighter Islamic law

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has warned that he will tighten the application of Islamic law, or sharia, in northern Sudan if southern Sudan votes for independence next month, the Sudan News Agency reported.
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Face transplant patient meets donor's family

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LAKEWOOD, Ohio (AP) - The nation's first face transplant patient has said a donor saved her from a life of eating and breathing through a tube, but until this weekend she knew her ..
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FBI data shows violent crime continues to decline

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Reports of violent and property crimes continued to decline in the first half of 2010, according to preliminary crime report released by the FBI Monday. The FBI's..
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Iran says it executed 11 with ties to terrorist group

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By: WINK Administrator

Eleven people with ties to a terrorist group have been executed in Iran, a semi-official news agency in the country reported Monday.
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2010's world gone wild: Quakes, floods, blizzards

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By: Danielle Koleniak

UNDATED (AP) - Experts say that even without the global economic woes, 2010 was a disaster -- literally. Earthquakes, heat waves, floods, volcanoes, super typhoons, blizzards, la..
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Senate passes food safety bill, again

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate on Sunday passed a sweeping bill to make food safer, sending it to the House in the waning days of Congress. It was the second time the Senate passed t..
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Computer monitor causes scare at Newark airport

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A computer monitor that was checked as baggage caused a security scare Monday morning at Newark Liberty International Airport, prompting officials to shut down ..
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South Korea starts live-fire drill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South Korea\'s planned live-fire military exercises started Monday, its ministry of defense says, a move the North threatened could ignite a war. Island residents flee | What\'s behind Koreas tensions? |
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Authorities: Up to 48 dead in Christmas Island shipwreck

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Australian authorities on Monday raised the death toll of asylum-seekers killed last week in a shipwreck on Christmas Island to 48, possibly more than half of the passengers on the boat.
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Severe weather snarls Europe travel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Europe\'s busiest airports are cancelling hundreds of flights Sunday in the face of \"freak weather conditions\" after several inches of snow were dumped on the continent over the weekend.
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Protests erupt in Belarus over election

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Voters in Belarus head to the polls Sunday to cast their ballots in presidential elections.
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Mexico violence follows woman to grave

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

On the day of the funeral of a prominent social activist in Chihuahua, Mexico, a business she had ties with was burned down by a group of armed men, according to witnesses.
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