UK terror sweep was news to U.S. intelligence director

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By: WINK Administrator

News of 12 terror-related arrests in Britain sped across the 24/7 cycle Monday. But the U.S. director of national intelligence, James R. Clapper Jr., somehow missed it.
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Obama signs 'don't ask, don't tell' repeal

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By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Declaring that members of the military will no longer be asked to lie, President Barack Obama fulfilled a campaign promise Wednesday and signed a landmark law rep..
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Senior police held in Bhutto assassination

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistan arrests two senior police officials over the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto in 2007 when she ran in the country\'s general elections.
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Cars deemed safe in new study

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

      The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recognized 66 vehicles as winners of their top safety pick award for the 2011 model year. The aw..
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South Korea to hold major live-fire drills

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South Korea will hold its largest-ever winter live-fire drills Thursday in an area adjacent to North Korea, amid heightened tensions, the South Korean Army says.
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U.N. chief: Ivory Coast risks a return to civil war

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Tuesday the situation in the Ivory Coast is increasingly volatile and the country risks a return to civil war.
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Halliburton settles Nigeria bribery claims

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Oilfield contractor Halliburton has agreed to pay Nigeria $35 million to settle bribery allegations that led to charges against former Vice President Dick Cheney and other executives, the company announced Tuesday.
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Officials: Al Qaeda considered poisoning food in U.S.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has contemplated spreading poison on salad bars and buffets at U.S. hotels and restaurants, U.S. officials told CNN.
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Netanyahu to seek release of convicted spy Pollard

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday agreed to formally request the release of convicted U.S. spy Jonathan Pollard.
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Blacks, women, now gays: Military to adjust again

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - Two decades after integration of the U.S. military, race riots flared on Navy warships in the Vietnam era. Long after servicewomen were officially placed on an equa..
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Senator: Bomber's release not justified

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An investigation into the release of convicted Pan Am Flight 103 bomber Abdelbeset al Megrahi found the prognosis used to justify his release was inaccurate, a U.S. senator\'s report said.
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Divided FCC adopts rules to protect Web traffic

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By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - A divided Federal Communications Commission has approved new rules meant to prohibit broadband companies from interfering with Internet traffic flowing to their c..
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Strong quake recorded off Japanese coast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A magnitude 7.4 earthquake struck off the coast of Japan early Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
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Naples Navy vet sentenced for lying about war record

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By: Danielle Koleniak

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A former U.S. Navy mail clerk has been sentenced to 10 months in prison for falsely claiming he saw horrific acts of violence during combat in Vietnam so he ..
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Obama secures enough GOP votes to back nuke pact

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has the votes for Senate ratification of a new arms control treaty with Russia. At least nine Republicans have announced publicly that they..
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Florida receives 2 more house seats

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - Florida will gain two congressional seats based on the latest U.S. Census data, which gives it even more influence in presidential elections. Florida is currently the ..
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US teen birth rate at all-time low, economy cited

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ATLANTA (AP) - The U.S. teen birth rate hit an all-time low in 2009 - a decline that stunned experts say is partly because of the economy. The birth rate for teenagers fell to 39 b..
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More than half age 25-29 only have cell phones

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - In a first for any age group, more than half of Americans age 25-29 live in households with cell phones but no traditional landline telephones. A report on phone ..
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Iraqi parliament approves government

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Iraqi parliament Tuesday voted in Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki\'s government, nine months after a hotly disputed national election that threatened to inflame the country\'s deep sectarian tensions. FULL STORY l How the deal got done
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S. Korea downplays North's restraint

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South Korea downplayed North Korea\'s decision to not follow through on threatened retaliation to its live-fire military drill this week as political maneuvering, according to a key South Korean military official.
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