Officials: 45 people lynched in Haiti amid cholera fears

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 45 people, most of them voodoo priests, have been lynched in Haiti since the beginning of the cholera epidemic by angry mobs blaming them for the spread of the disease, officials said.
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Station in Sweden cleared due to suspicious item

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Stockholm subway station shut Thursday night as Swedish police converged on an item made to look like a bomb.
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Ivory Coast government defiant amid rights abuses claims

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Scores of people have died in politically turbulent Ivory Coast over a six-day period, and reports of human rights abuses have mounted in the weeks since the disputed presidential elections, a U.N. official said Thursday.
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Two embassies bombed in Rome

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Police in Rome, Italy, launched a city-wide inspection of embassies after bombs exploded at the Swiss and Chilean embassies Thursday, injuring one person at each. FULL STORY l Double blast
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Change could be coming for long haul truckers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is leaning toward a 10-hour driving limit for long-haul truckers but is not completely behind the idea.The Federal Motor Carrier Administ..
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Preparations under way for Sudan vote

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A plane carrying thousands of ballots has landed in Southern Sudan ahead of a pivotal referendum there next month.
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Indian police issue Mumbai terror alert

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Indian police issued an alert Thursday in Mumbai, saying four members of a militant group had entered the Indian city and were suspected of plotting violence on the Christmas and New Year\'s holidays.
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Obama eases into Hawaiian holiday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

HONOLULU (AP) - President Barack Obama eased into the first day of his Hawaiian vacation Thursday, opting for privacy over publicity after wrapping up a frenzied lame-duck legislat..
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Zimbabwe elections likely to be delayed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States and other western powers appealed to Zimbabwe\'s tenuous power-sharing government to ensure a fair and free vote, but officials said an election would not take place anytime soon.
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GM recalls almost 100,000 vehicles due to 2 issues

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - General Motors Co. is recalling almost 100,000 vehicles to fix two problems that could cause the rear axle cross pin to shift out of place and the passenger-side ai..
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Elecction Commission: Emanuel can run for Chicago mayor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CHICAGO (AP) - Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel can run for Chicago mayor although he spent much of the last two years living in Washington while working for Presiden..
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Man trapped underwater in central Fla limerock mine

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

BUSHNELL, Fla. (AP) - A man is trapped underwater and feared dead after the ground gave way at a central Florida limerock mine. Authorities say the mine is located in Bushnell, abo..
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Runaway Lexus lawsuit settled

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A lawyer says Toyota Motor Corp. agreed to pay $10 million to the family of four people killed in a runaway Lexus crash last year that led to recalls of millions..
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Gates: Repeal of gay ban not in effect yet

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Robert Gates is warning troops that the law allowing gays to serve openly in the military is not officially in effect yet. Though President Bara..
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North Korea threatens 'sacred war' with the South

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The South Korean army says it has started its military exercises, held just 15 miles from Seoul\'s longtime adversary North Korea, which it has called its largest land and air winter drills.
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Gov't had 'extreme interest' in Steinbrenner probe

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Newly released documents show the special prosecutor in the Watergate case expressed "extreme interest" in a 1970s criminal investigation of Yankees owner George ..
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Pryor, 4 other Buckeyes suspended next season

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor and four other Buckeyes must sit out the first five games of the 2011 season for accepting improper benefits. All can st..
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Campaign to save teenager facing deportation to Pakistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Pakistani-born teenager now living in Wales presented a petition Thursday in London to the British Government in a last-ditch bid to avoid imminent deportation.
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Fewer people apply for unemployment benefits

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Slightly fewer people applied for unemployment benefits last week, the second drop in three weeks. That's a sign the job market is slowly healing. The Labor Depar..
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Threats restrict Iraqi churches' Christmas

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Some churches in Iraq plan to tone down festivities following violence targeting Christians in recent weeks.
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