Copts return to bombed church in Egypt

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Emotional congregants returned to their church Sunday in Alexandria, Egypt, mourning the loss of fellow worshippers in a bombing a day earlier. At least 21 people were killed and 97 others injured in Saturday\'s blast.
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Chavez, Clinton shake hands at Brazilian inauguration

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton shook hands on the sidelines of Brazil\'s presidential inauguration this weekend, state media reported.
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Egypt church blast draws condemnation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An explosion outside a church in Egypt killed at least seven people and wounded 24 others early Saturday, the country\'s interior ministry said.
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Deadlines pass in Ivory Coast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A minister in self-declared President Laurent Gbagbo\'s Cabinet reiterates calls for Ivorians to surround challenger Alassane Ouattara\'s hotel, but says violence is not the gathering\'s goal.
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Officials: Drones kill 17 in Pakistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two drone strikes killed 13 militants in northwest Pakistan on Saturday, two intelligence officials said.
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Some Hotmail users report missing e-mails

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NEW YORK (AP) - Some users of the Microsoft Hotmail service are starting the new year scrambling to get back e-mails of old. A chorus of frantic users has posted complaints on Micr..
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Expedia stops selling American Airlines tickets

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NEW YORK (AP) - The dispute between American Airlines and travel websites is escalating.      Expedia has stopped selling tickets on American Airlines flig..
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Missouri woman injured by tornado dies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Shaken residents have been spending New Year's Day sifting through the wreckage brought by tornadoes that touched down in parts of the central and southern ..
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Few in Capitol during evacuation over plane scare

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - An evacuation of the U.S. Capitol building might normally affect a lot more people. But it's New Year's Day -- Congress is out of session, and the Capitol Visitor..
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Rousseff sworn in as Brazil's new president

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) - Dilma Rousseff was sworn in as Brazil's first female president Saturday, capping a rapid political trajectory for the career technocrat and former Marxist r..
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Christians, police clash after Egypt church bomb

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (AP) - Christians clashed with Egyptian police in the northern city of Alexandria on Saturday, furious over an apparent suicide bombing against worshippers leavin..
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Russian passenger jet explodes; 3 dead, 43 injured

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

MOSCOW (AP) - A Russian passenger jet carrying 124 people caught fire as it taxied down a snowy runway in Siberia and then exploded on Saturday, killing three people and injuring 4..
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Spending showdowns will test new Congress leaders

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

WASHINGTON (AP) - Two early showdowns on spending and debt will signal whether the new Congress can find common ground despite its partisan divisions or whether it's destined for g..
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Smoking at Spanish restaurants, bars banned

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A law in Spain that goes into effect Sunday bans smoking in indoor bars and restaurants, and gives the nation some of the toughest smoking restrictions in western Europe.
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U.S. official talks security in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States has made \"significant progress\" in combating terrorist threats to the border region of Afghanistan and Pakistan, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Saturday after meeting with the Afghan president and the minister of finance.
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Inmates torch, smash windows at UK prison

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

About 40 prisoners at an open prison in southern England started a rampage early Saturday, smashing windows, setting fires and forcing prison staff to retreat, the Ministry of Justice said.
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Sudanese president says he will accept referendum results

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has said he will accept the results of a referendum this month that could see the country split in two.
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Report: North Korea calls for dialogue

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

North Korea on Saturday urged better ties with South Korea, warning that a war in the peninsula would amount to a \"nuclear holocaust,\" South Korea\'s Yonhap News Agency reported.
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Ship sinks off China; 15 missing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fifteen sailors remained missing Saturday after a North-Korean-registered cargo ship sank in the Yellow Sea, killing two, China\'s state media reported.
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Cholera kills more than 3,300 in Haiti

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In the 10 weeks since an epidemic erupted in Haiti, cholera has killed more than 3,000 people -- partly because the distribution of health supplies remains a logistical nightmare.
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