Hostages at Peru bank freed; two hurt

Updated 4 yearss ago   
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

Updated 4 yearss ago   
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

Updated 4 yearss ago   
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

Updated 4 yearss ago   
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

Updated 4 yearss ago   
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

Updated 4 yearss ago   
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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18 Dominican military officials detained

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) - Authorities have detained 18 military officials and two U.S. pilots after stopping a cocaine-laden airplane from taking off, officials said..
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US, South Korea reach trade deal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. and South Korea have reached an agreement on a free trade deal sought by the Obama administration to boost American exports and create tens of thousands ..
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U.N. chief makes urgent appeal to fight cholera in Haiti

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon made an urgent appeal Friday for more money to fight the cholera epidemic in Haiti that has claimed more than 1,800 lives.
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Japan, U.S. begin joint military exercises

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States and Japan started joint military exercises Friday, the Japanese defense ministry said, as tensions simmered on the Korean peninsula.
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Assange answers reader questions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Founder Julian Assange defended WikiLeaks\' posting of confidential documents Friday, saying that not a single person has been harmed in the website\'s four-year history. FULL STORY l
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Republicans seize on unemployment rate hike

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - With unemployment rising, incoming House Speaker John Boehner vowed Friday that Republicans will show the way toward extending tax cuts in 2011 if the outgoing De..
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WikiLeaks fights to stay online amid attacks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LONDON (AP) - Wikileaks struggled to stay online Friday as corporations and governments moved to cut its access to the Internet, a potentially crippling blow for an organization de..
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President Obama in Afghanistan on unannounced trip

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (AP) - President Barack Obama slipped unannounced into dangerous Afghanistan on Friday, one year after widening an ever deadlier war and just days bef..
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S. Korea threatens airstrikes on North

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South Korea\'s new defense minister said his country would respond with airstrikes if North Korea attacks it again, South Korea\'s Yonhap news agency reported Friday.
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Wikileaks forced to change domain name

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

      STOCKHOLM (AP) - Wikileaks was forced Friday to switch over to aSwiss domain name, wikileaks.ch, after a new round of hackerattacks on its system pro..
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Dozens killed in forest fire in Israel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
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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Leaked cables show U.S. concerns with Mexico's drug war

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Behind the headlines of the Mexican offensive against the drug cartels, there is a Mexico-U.S. relationship that is equal measures success and skepticism, leaked state department documents show.
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