After dozens of deaths, drop-side cribs outlawed

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By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government is outlawing drop-side cribs after the deaths of more than 30 infants and toddlers in the past decade. The Consumer Product Safety Commission has v..
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Bangladesh fire claims at least 20 lives

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By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from a fire at a garment factory in Bangladesh rose to 20 Wednesday and could rise again, the country\'s national news agency reported.
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Afghan civilian killed in coalition airstrike

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By: WINK Administrator

An Afghan civilian was accidentally killed in a coalition airstrike and three others died in a bombing staged by militants, NATO\'s International Security Assistance Force said on Wednesday.
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Video of Sudanese woman being flogged prompts protest

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By: WINK Administrator

A YouTube video of Sudanese police officers laughing as they publicly flogged a pleading, fleeing woman has sparked outrage, prompting dozens of demonstrators to protest Tuesday outside the Justice Ministry in downtown Khartoum, authorities said.
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Venezuelan lawmakers debate control of internet

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By: WINK Administrator

Venezuelan lawmakers are considering reforms to laws that would give the government more control over the internet, at the same time that President Hugo Chavez is seeking authorization to govern by decree for up to 12 months.
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Storm strands hundreds in Canada

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By: WINK Administrator

Canadian police and military teams were working Tuesday afternoon to rescue about 300 people stranded after what a local official termed the most brutal storm to hit the Ontario region in 25 years.
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Cartoon, threats preceded Sweden attack

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By: WINK Administrator

The people of Sweden are coming to terms with the first suicide bombing on their soil, an attack which stunned the nation and in the words of the country\'s foreign minister could have been \"catastrophic.\"
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WikiLeaks' Assange gets bail, still in jail

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By: WINK Administrator

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is accused of sex crimes in Sweden, was granted bail Tuesday after a hearing at a London court. But the filing of an appeal is keeping him in jail. HE\'S FIGHTING CASE |
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Yahoo cuts 600 jobs

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By: WINK Administrator

Yahoo cut about 600 jobs Tuesday, the company confirmed, finally swinging the ax on layoffs that had been widely rumored for weeks.
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Violence after Berlusconi survives vote

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is scheduled to face a confidence vote in Parliament on Tuesday, the latest in a series of votes on his leadership since a dispute with a former ally over the summer.
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Yahoo hands out 600 layoff notices for holidays

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Yahoo is reducing its work force by 4 percent and as it hands out 600 layoff notices for the holidays. The job cuts announced Tuesday follow weeks of speculati..
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Sweden appeals UK granting bail for Julian Assange

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LONDON (AP) - A British judge ordered Julian Assange released on 200,000 pounds ($316,000) bail Tuesday, but the WikiLeaks founder will remain in custody for at least two more days..
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Oil settles lower as Fed stays the course

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By: Danielle Koleniak

Crude oil prices settled lower on Tuesday after the Federal Reserve said the economy is recovering, but not fast enough to bring down unemployment. Benchmark oil lost 33 cents to s..
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White House: Afghan review will support July drawdown

Updated 4 yearss ago   
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

Updated 4 yearss ago   
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

Updated 4 yearss ago   
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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