White House: Afghan review will support July drawdown

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By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says a yearlong review of the Afghanistan war will show that the U.S. can begin withdrawing troops in July. President Barack Obama and his top nat..
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Army: Afghan blast that killed 6 leveled building

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By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) - The Army says a suicide bomb attack that killed six American soldiers in Afghanistan used enough explosives to bring down the building the soldiers were i..
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Fed sticks with $600 billion bond-buying program

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By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Reserve says it will maintain the pace of its $600 billion Treasury bond-buying program because a slowly improving economy with high unemployment stil..
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Bangladesh factory fire kills at least 8

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least eight people were killed and more than 100 others injured -- most of them critically -- in a fire at a garment factory in Bangladesh Tuesday, the country\'s national news agency reported.
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Cheney, Halliburton may settle Nigerian charges

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By: WINK Administrator

Charges of bribery against former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney and Halliburton by Nigeria\'s anti-corruption police may be dropped after an agreement to pay a $250 million fine.
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S. Korean firm cleared in deaths after stem cell therapy

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By: WINK Administrator

An international medical group has cleared a South Korean biopharmaceutical company in the deaths of two patients following stem cell procedures in other countries.
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Missing boys' dad ends fight over return to Mich.

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By: Danielle Koleniak

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - The father of three boys missing since Thanksgiving has ended his fight against returning to Michigan from Ohio to face parental kidnapping charges. John Skelto..
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UK court grants bail to WikiLeaks' Julian Assange

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By: Danielle Koleniak

LONDON (AP) - A British judge has granted bail to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. The judge at a London court said Tuesday that Assange must abide by strict bail conditions as he..
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Ex-rebels, Ivory Coast troops face off

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By: WINK Administrator

The European Union plans to take \"targeted measures\" against people \"who refuse to accept recent election results\" in the Ivory Coast, an EU spokesman said Monday.
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U.S. diplomat Holbrooke dies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Richard C. Holbrooke, the high-octane diplomat who spearheaded the end of the Bosnian war and was the U.S. point man in the volatile Afghan-Pakistani war zone, has died. FULL STORY | PHOTOS | \'FORCE OF NATURE\' | REACTION
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Cruise ship battered in Mediterranean storm

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A violent storm over the weekend lashed a Royal Caribbean ship trying to get to port in Alexandria, Egypt, injuring nearly 30 passengers, shattering glass and overturning furniture.
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Ship sinks off Antarctic; five dead

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By: WINK Administrator

A South Korean fishing vessel sank Monday in frigid ocean waters about 1,000 nautical miles north of McMurdo Station in Antarctica, killing at least 5 people while at least 20 were rescued, according to maritime officials.
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Spam attack hits Twitter, tied to Gawker breach

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By: Danielle Koleniak

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A spam attack on Twitter shows why it's wise to use different passwords for Internet accounts. Twitter said Monday that hackers broke into an unspecifi..
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Chief: Man shot by officers pointed a water nozzle

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell says a man shot to death by two officers during the weekend was found to have pointed a black pistol-grip wa..
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The internet and the 'end of privacy'

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By: WINK Administrator

An average internet user can dig up all kinds of details -- both juicy and mundane -- about the life of Louis Gray, a 33-year-old from Sunnyvale, California.
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Former WikiLeaks worker: rival site under way

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Wikileaks soon won't be the only secret-spilling game in town. A former co-worker of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange plans to launch a rival website Monday ..
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French teen arrested after taking hostages

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Children who were taken hostage at a school in France on Monday were released unharmed and the man who held them was arrested, the mayor of the town of Besancon told CNN.
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Reports: Iran fires foreign minister

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By: WINK Administrator

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has removed and replaced Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki, state-run Iranian media reported Monday.
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Man who sent warning in Sweden identified

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By: WINK Administrator

A bomber who apparently killed himself in central Stockholm on Saturday was probably on his way to a more crowded location, but his bomb went off prematurely, Swedish authorities said Monday.
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Judge in Va. strikes down federal health care law

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal judge rejected a key provision of the Obama administration's health care law as unconstitutional Monday, ruling the government cannot require..
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