Longtime spy chief now atop Egyptian pyramid

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Long a pillar of Hosni Mubarak\'s three-decade rule over Egypt, Omar Suleiman now sits at the top of the pyramid as its de facto president.
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Egyptian military makes its move, inches Mubarak toward door

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

It was 17 days of expanding unrest that finally prompted the Egyptian military Thursday to nudge President Hosni Mubarak from power, analysts said.
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Ariz. governor countersues federal government

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

PHOENIX (AP) - Gov. Jan Brewer sued the federal government Thursday for failing to control Arizona's border with Mexico and enforce immigration laws, and for sticking the state wit..
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Woman charged with fondling 2 women gets plea deal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A Boise woman accused of posing as a plastic surgeon and fondling women has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors. Ada County prosecutors say 37-year-old Kr..
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Fla. wife accused in killing may face more charges

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) - A federal prosecutor says he'll decide within a few weeks whether to file additional charges against a Florida woman already accused of having her husband..
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1 dead after pickup plows into Calif. schoolgirls

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CERES, Calif. - The driver of a pickup truck ran a stop sign and plowed into a group of California junior high school students, killing one girl and injuring four others, police sa..
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Calif. court: Merchants can't ask patrons for ZIPs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The California Supreme Court says merchants in the state can no longer ask credit card customers for their ZIP codes. The high court ruled unanimously on Thurs..
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6 killed, 6 injured as plane crashes in Ireland

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

DUBLIN- A small commuter aircraft carrying 12 people crashed and flipped on its back Thursday while trying to land in heavy fog at Cork Airport in southwest Ireland, killing six pe..
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Egypt's Mubarak transfers power to vice president

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAIRO (AP) - Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak says he is transferring power to his vice president, Omar Suleiman. (Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
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January deficit grows by $50B, on pace for $1.5T

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- The federal government's budget deficit grew by $50 billion in January and is expected to finish the year as the highest in history. The Treasury Department said Thursd..
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Spain shutting down restaurant for defying anti-smoking ban

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities on Thursday ordered the closure of a restaurant for repeatedly violating the nation\'s tough new anti-smoking law, the first such shutdown in Spain, officials told CNN.
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In Israel, Netanyahu moves to cut food, fuel prices

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Facing mounting domestic political pressure, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Thursday announced a series of economic measures aimed at bringing down rapidly rising prices for food and gasoline.
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Report: Iran blocks reformist sites, detaines opposition figures

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iranian authorities have blocked reformist websites and detained several opposition supporters and activists, opposition website Saham News reported Thursday.
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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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