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

Updated 4 yearss ago   
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

Updated 4 yearss ago   
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'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
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

Updated 4 yearss ago   
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

Updated 4 yearss ago   
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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Obama: Nutrition bill vital to children's future

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is signing into law legislation to provide more lunches and dinners to school children and make those meals healthier. Speaking at ..
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First Senate vote expected on Obama-GOP tax deal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators get their first chance Monday to vote on the tax-cut deal struck by President Barack Obama and Republicans in a test vote that is expected to get..
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Explosion in Pakistan kills school bus driver

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An explosion Monday near a school bus in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar killed the bus driver and injured two children, police said.
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South Korean ship sinks in Antarctic, 4 dead

Updated 4 yearss ago   
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 four people, while at least 20 were rescued, according to maritime officials.
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Rains, winds pound parts of Middle East

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Heavy rains and strong winds lashed parts of the Middle East on Sunday, rocking ships in the eastern Mediterranean Sea and damaging dozens of buildings in Egypt, government officials and state-run media reported.
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In Haiti, Palin urges U.S. to do more to help

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin was in Haiti on Sunday, urging the U.S government and other Americans to do more to help the earthquake-ravaged country.
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Police: Sweden blasts 'an act of terror'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The explosions that killed one person and wounded two others in central Stockholm were \"an act of terrorism,\" a Swedish police official says.
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South Korea to conduct naval drills

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A new round of naval firing drills in South Korea is scheduled to steer clear of border islands, defense officials told the Yonhap News Agency.
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Fayyad: Peace talks may need stronger U.S. role

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States may have to expand its role from Middle East peace talks facilitator to become a broker on specific core issues, Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad said Sunday.
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