US calls Iran's offer of nuke tour a PR stunt

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By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The State Department is belittling Iran's offer to let some countries - but not the U.S. - visit its nuclear facilities, calling the offer a "magical mystery tour..
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Obama to sign bill to improve nation's food safety

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By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - In an indication of coming tensions with the GOP-controlled House, President Barack Obama on Tuesday was signing into law an overhaul of the nation's food safety ..
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Unemployment rises in two-thirds of metro areas

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By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Unemployment rates rose in more than two-thirds of the nation's largest metro areas in November, a sharp reversal from the previous month and the most since June...
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Thieves tunnel into Buenos Aires bank

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities in Argentina\'s capital are searching for at least three people who allegedly broke into a bank through an underground tunnel, state media reported.
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Surge in bankruptcies shows signs of slowing

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By: Danielle Koleniak

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The growth in bankruptcies around the country slowed significantly in 2010 from its breakneck pace in recent years, with about a dozen states recording a decli..
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Pope rejects appeal from closed Mass. parishes

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By: Danielle Koleniak

BOSTON (AP) - Pope Benedict XVI has rejected an appeal from Boston-area parishioners who asked him to reverse a seven-year-old decision to close their Roman Catholic churches. The ..
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U.S. envoy in Asia for Korea talks

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By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. special envoy for North Korea arrived in South Korea Tuesday on a trip to the region to discuss next steps on the Korean Peninsula.
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Proposed Greek border fence raises concerns

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By: WINK Administrator

Greece\'s decision to build a 12-kilometer (7.5-mile) fence along its border with Turkey in a bid to curb illegal immigration has caused mixed reactions, with humanitarian agencies saying the fence could prevent asylum seekers from reaching safety.
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Granddad Banditt to plead in robberies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The so-called "Granddad Bandit" suspected of robbing 25 banks in 13 states has told court officials he will plead guilty to three heists in Alabama and Arkansa..
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Man charged in deaths of 3 found in tree in Ohio

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The only suspect in the deaths of three people whose dismembered bodies were found in a hollow tree has been charged with aggravated murder, burglary, kidnapp..
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Central America bus bombing takes 6 lives

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Six people were killed and 17 were injured in a bomb blast onboard a bus in northwestern Guatemala City, officials said.
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Eyes out for 'potential spoilers' as Sudan vote nears

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By: WINK Administrator

International observers will be watching out for \"potential spoilers\" as southern Sudan votes on whether to break away from the rest of the east African nation next week, a leading human rights activist said Monday.
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Zsa Zsa Gabor gets 'one last shot' before leg amputation

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By: WINK Administrator

Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor is hospitalized again and will have part of a leg amputated, according to her representative.
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Crisis envoys meet with Gbagbo

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

African envoys meet with self-declared Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo to persuade him to step down, but there is no indication that they are any nearer to their goal. U.S. OFFER TO GBAGBO \'RAPIDLY CLOSING\' | FULL STORY
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80 migrants feared drowned off Yemen

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By: WINK Administrator

At least 80 African migrants were feared drowned Monday after their boats capsized off the coast of Yemen, authorities there reported.
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NYC records 532 murders in 2010, up from 2009

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City has seen a double-digit increase in murders during 2010, though overall crime was down 2 percent from last year. That's according to preliminary figur..
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Report: FEMA hasn't tried to recoup $643 million

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By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A government audit says the Federal Emergency Management Agency hasn't tried to collect roughly $643 million in improper payments made to victims of Hurricane Ka..
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Obama returns to Washington to face emboldened GOP

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

HONOLULU (AP) - President Barack Obama got what he wanted from his Hawaiian vacation: nearly two weeks away from the spotlight. The peaceful lull ends Tuesday when he returns to Wa..
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Oil prices start the new year at a 26-month high

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Oil prices rose past $92 a barrel on Monday to a 26-month high, as the new year began with the prospect of still higher energy prices to come. Benchmark oil for February delivery r..
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Australian towns brace for more flooding

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rising floodwaters cut off the last ground route into the eastern Australian city of Rockhampton on Monday, as police pegged the number of people affected by prolonged flooding at 200,000.
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