32 killed in attacks on Iraq pilgrims

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 32 people were killed and 150 others wounded in two explosions targeting Shiite pilgrims Thursday in Karbala, Iraq, police officials said. Terrorist attacks across Iraq this week that have killed at least 118 people.
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Hu faces tough audience in Washington

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

After all the niceties of a state dinner at the White House, the reception Chinese President Hu Jintao receives on Capitol Hill on Thursday may be a bit chilly in comparison.
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China's economy grew 10.3% in 2010

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Chinese economy continued its breakneck growth in 2010, according to government figures released Thursday, as Chinese President Hu Jintao and U.S. President Barack Obama meet in Washington.
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Britain bans controversial U.S. pastor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Britain has denied entry to the Florida pastor who said last year that he was \"praying about\" whether to burn Qurans to protest the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
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As flood waters ebb in Brazil, death toll keeps rising

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As flood waters receded in some parts of the state of Rio, the devastation from flooding in Brazil continued to climb Wednesday, and the death toll in the area reached 765, the government said.
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Philly explosion caught on video kills 1, hurts 5

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A gas main explosion caught on video sent a 50-foot fireball into the sky above a Philadelphia neighborhood, killing a utility worker, injuring five other peopl..
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Jordan protesters inspired by Tunisian ripple

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nearly everyone you talk to in this little desert kingdom reacts the same way. They break into a broad smile at the mention of Tunisia.
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Saudis give up on Lebanon mediation talks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Prince Saud al-Faisal, Saudi Arabia\'s minister of foreign affairs, said Wednesday that his country had abandoned mediation talks to resolve Lebanon\'s political crisis that caused the government\'s collapse last week.
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House nears vote to repeal health care law

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Eager to honor their campaign pledge, Republicans pushed legislation to repeal the nation's year-old health care law toward House passage Wednesday despite implac..
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Man guilty of pimping teens; 1st under '07 law

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - The first person to be charged under a 2007 New York sex trafficking statute has pleaded guilty to forcing three teenagers into prostitution. The law was signed by ..
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Year after airlift to Pa., Haitian children thrive

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

It's been a year since 54 Haitian children - most of them orphans -were rescued from their earthquake-ravaged homeland and flown to Pittsburgh. Most of them have been adopted and o..
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Teen admitted sex with Berlusconi

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A teenager that Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi helped get released from prison, triggering allegations he abused his power, had sex with the premier, the girl\'s former roommate said in transcripts printed in court documents.
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LA school officer shot off campus

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Los Angeles school police officer has been shot outside a San Fernando Valley school but his bulletproof vest took the hit. Los Angeles Unified School District..
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Obama, Hu spar over human rights, hail econ ties

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao sparred over human rights on Wednesday, with Obama declaring that Americans believe such rights are among "..
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Judge gives former Ill. sheriff life in prison

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

BENTON, Ill. (AP) - A federal judge has ordered a life sentence for a southern Illinois sheriff convicted of trafficking marijuana on the job and later trying to have two potential..
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Family: Giffords will move to Houston rehab center

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will be moved Friday to a rehabilitation hospital in Houston to begin the next phase of her recovery from a gunshot wound, barring..
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Student rally confined in Yemeni capital

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Police in Yemen\'s capital of Sanaa thwarted a demonstration by students and activists at Sanaa University on Wednesday, the fifth rally since the Tunisian people forced their president to leave office and the country.
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Interim Tunisia leader vows break from past

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tunisia\'s interim president said Wednesday the country\'s new government plans to sever \"any link with the past,\" a reference to widely unpopular years of rule under the former regime.
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Abortion doctor charged with 8 counts of murder

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Philadelphia abortion doctor has been charged with eight counts of murder in the deaths of a woman patient and seven babies that prosecutors say were born ali..
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Bolivia wants coca to be legal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

For almost half a century the chewing of coca leaves, a practice dating back thousands of years, has been banned internationally. Now, Bolivia wants coca removed from a U.N. list of banned drugs.
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