U.S. aircraft to help fight Israel fire

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By: WINK Administrator

Five U.S. military aircraft will head for Israel to help fight a wildfire that has killed at least 41 people and injured 17. Two suspects have been arrested, but authorities are no longer saying arson caused the fire.
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WikiLeaks loses PayPal revenue service

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By: WINK Administrator

WikiLeaks, beset by technical problems regarding its website and under fire from governments worldwide, has now lost a major revenue source.
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2 die as Russian plane skids off runway

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By: WINK Administrator

At least two people were killed and 48 injured Saturday when a Russian passenger plane skidded off a runway after an emergency landing in Moscow, a Russian official said.
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National monument status urged for Arctic refuge

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By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - President Obama is being urged to bestow national monument status on the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for its 50th anniversary.The nation's largest and ..
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Snowstorm cancels hundreds of flights at Chicago's O'Hare

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By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CHICAGO (AP) - More than 325 flights have been canceled at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport as airlines grapple with the season's first heavy snowfall.Chicago Department of A..
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Responders head to disabled ship in Bering Sea

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By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Emergency vessels are hurrying to reach a cargo ship struggling off Alaska's remote Aleutian Islands.      They're excpected to ge..
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Obama: South Korean trade deal will help US economy

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By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the newly sealed free trade deal with South Korea is a big victory for American farmers and ranchers, the aerospace and electronics in..
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President Obama confident of tax cut deal before Jan. 1

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By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says he's ready "to roll up my sleeves" and work with congressional leaders on a tax cut deal before rates are set to rise on Jan. 1.The pr..
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10 sailors missing after Chinese cargo ship sinks

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By: WINK Administrator

Fourteen sailors were rescued after their cargo ship sank off the southeast coast of China, but 10 others remain missing, state-run media reported Saturday.
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Captors release anti-landmine workers

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By: WINK Administrator

Seven employees of a non-profit landmine removal organization have been released two days after armed men kidnapped them near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border, police said.
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South Korea formally names new defense minister

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By: WINK Administrator

Kim Kwan-jin was formally named South Korea\'s defense minister Saturday, the country\'s state media agency reported.
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Clinton: WikiLeaks cables show diplomacy at work

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By: WINK Administrator

The confidential U.S. embassy cables posted online by the website WikiLeaks simply show \"diplomats doing the work of diplomacy,\" U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Saturday.
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Hostages at Peru bank freed; two hurt

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By: WINK Administrator

Two hostages were injured at a bank in Lima, Peru, before a police sniper killed a man who held 33 people there for seven hours, state media reported.
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Obama to talk on free trade deal with S. Korea

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By: WINK Administrator

President Barack Obama will make a statement Saturday morning about a new U.S. trade agreement with South Korea, the White House said.
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U.S., S. Korea and Japan to meet on N. Korea

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By: WINK Administrator

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will meet Monday with the foreign ministers of South Korea and Japan to discuss North Korea.
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WikiLeaks: Some success in Mexico drug war

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By: WINK Administrator

Mexico\'s war against the drug cartels is frustrated by a risk-averse army and interagency rivalries, according to U.S. diplomatic cables obtained by WikiLeaks. But amid some downbeat assessments of the challenges faced by President Felipe Calderon, some of the cables celebrate outstanding successes against the cartel \"capos.\"
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Arson suspected in deadly Israel fires

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By: WINK Administrator

At least 40 people have been killed in a massive wildfire blazing its way through northern Israel, Israeli authorities said Friday
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Air controller walkout disrupts travel in Spain

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By: WINK Administrator

The airports in Madrid and on Spain\'s Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean closed suddenly Friday afternoon, at the start of long holiday weekend, when air traffic controllers walked off the job, a spokeswoman for Spain\'s airport authority, AENA, told CNN.
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Deficit-cutting plan fails to advance to Capitol

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By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's budget deficit commission failed to garner enough support Friday to prompt quick congressional action on its austere spending blueprint. ..
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Viacom replays copyright claims in YouTube appeal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Viacom Inc. is seeking to overturn a court decision that dismissed its claims of copyright abuse against YouTube even though the Internet video site used to sh..
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