Gov't had 'extreme interest' in Steinbrenner probe

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Newly released documents show the special prosecutor in the Watergate case expressed "extreme interest" in a 1970s criminal investigation of Yankees owner George ..
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Pryor, 4 other Buckeyes suspended next season

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor and four other Buckeyes must sit out the first five games of the 2011 season for accepting improper benefits. All can st..
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Campaign to save teenager facing deportation to Pakistan

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By: WINK Administrator

A Pakistani-born teenager now living in Wales presented a petition Thursday in London to the British Government in a last-ditch bid to avoid imminent deportation.
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Fewer people apply for unemployment benefits

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Slightly fewer people applied for unemployment benefits last week, the second drop in three weeks. That's a sign the job market is slowly healing. The Labor Depar..
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Threats restrict Iraqi churches' Christmas

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Some churches in Iraq plan to tone down festivities following violence targeting Christians in recent weeks.
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South Korea begins major military drills

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The South Korean army says it has started its military exercises, held just 15 miles from Seoul\'s longtime adversary North Korea, which it has called its largest land and air winter drills.
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Hillsides collapse as storm lashes SoCal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Axl Dominguez awoke early Wednesday to a bumping sound and looked out the window to a scary sight: plastic trashcans floating down the flooded street. A..
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Greece approves austerity budget

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Greek parliament early Thursday approved an austerity budget that makes cuts required under conditions of a massive bailout from the International Monetary Fund and the European Union in May.
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3 convicted in terror plot on Australian army base

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Three men who believed Islam was under threat from western nations were found guilty in an Australian court on Thursday of plotting a suicide attack aga..
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South Korea holds massive new drills after North attack

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

 SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea on Thursday mobilized hundreds of troops, tanks, helicopters and jet fighters for a massive military exercise aimed at sending North Kor..
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China's president to make U.S. visit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Chinese President Hu Jintao will make a state visit to the White House on January 19, including a state dinner that night, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs announced Wednesday.
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Tug-of-war for Ivory Coast presidency

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By: WINK Administrator

France has become the latest Western country to warn its citizens of danger in the Ivory Coast.
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Former Argentine dictator sentenced to life

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Argentinian court is expected to render its verdict Wednesday in the trial of a former dictator on charges of human rights abuses during the nation\'s right-wing rule from 1976-83, the government\'s Judicial Information Center said.
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Poison center: beware fake 'bath salts'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Poison center officials say new drugs being sold as fake bath salts, fake fertilizer or fake insect repellent are sending experienced drug abusers to emergency r..
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President Bush's book tops 2 million mark

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW YORK (AP) - Make that 2 million books sold for former President George W. Bush.The Crown Publishing Group said Wednesday that Bush's "Decision Points" passed the 2 million mark..
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Obama: New Congress will focus on spending cuts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says Republicans and Democrats will have a robust debate about how to cut spending when a new Congress convenes next month with the GOP in ..
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Russian spy swap figure elected to pro-government board

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Anna Chapman, one of the Russian sleeper agents deported by the United States in last summer\'s spy swap, will be giving the dour face of Russian political life a bit of flash and glamour.
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Iranian lawmakers: Cut ties with Britain

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Angered by a British envoy\'s criticism of Iran\'s human rights record, Iran is considering severing ties between the two countries, Iranian media said.
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Heathrow boss gives up bonus over travel delays

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The boss of London\'s Heathrow Airport will forgo his 2010 bonus after heavy snow forces severe flight delays leaving thousands of angry passengers stranded for days.
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2 dead and more than dozen firefighters injured

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CHICAGO (AP) - Authorities in Chicago say two men have died in an abandoned commercial building blaze that injured more than a dozen firefighters. A spokesman in the Cook County me..
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