Federal budget deficit narrows to $80B in December

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal budget deficit narrowed slightly in December compared to a year ago, but the deficit for the entire year is still on pace to exceed $1 trillion. The T..
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Amber Alerts coming to Facebook

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW YORK (AP) - Amber Alerts, which have helped find 525 missing children since their start in 1996, are coming to Facebook.Facebook users in the 50 U.S. states, D.C., Puerto Rico ..
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US military chief: Enemy in Afghanistan is losing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The military's top officer says the enemy in Afghanistan is losing. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen told reporters on Wednesday that local ..
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Canceled flights piling up with Northeast snow

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Airlines canceled hundreds of flights in the snowy Northeast, but they said travelers won't be stuck for days as they were after a Christmas weekend storm. It will be easier to put..
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Suspicious package reported at DC mail facility

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Bomb technicians are investigating a report of a suspicious package at a mail facility in northeast Washington where another package ignited last week. D.C. polic..
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2 killed, 6 wounded in Afghanistan suicide attack

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least two people were killed and six wounded when a suicide bomber attacked a bus carrying government employees in central Kabul on Wednesday, authorities said.
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Haitian-Americans mark 1st year since earthquake

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - Haitian-American leaders and others are using Wednesday's anniversary of Haiti's massive earthquake to implore the Obama administration to welcome tens of thousands of..
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Doctor suspected of human organ trafficking arrested

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Turkish doctor reportedly suspected of involvement in an international organ smuggling ring has been arrested.
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MORE FLOODING: Philippines

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Forty people have died as massive floods continued to hit areas of the Philippines, emergency officials said Wednesday.
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North, South Korea talking again

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The South Korean Ministry of Unification confirmed Wednesday that it has reopened communication channels with Pyongyang, North Korea, in the border area of Panmunjom.
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Brisbane braces for more flooding

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Brisbane awoke Wednesday to sunny, clear skies amid renewed warnings that a wave of water was sweeping through the city\'s main river system, threatening to exceed the damage done by the record 1974 floods.
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Tunisian union wants inquiry into demonstrator deaths

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Tunisian workers union has called on President Zine el Abidine Ben Ali to order an independent inquiry into the deaths of demonstrators protesting high unemployment and poor living conditions in Tunisia.
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Report: Christian killed in Egypt attack

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Christian man was shot to death and five other people were wounded Tuesday in an attack on a train in Egypt, the state-run Egyptian news agency MENA reported, citing a local security source.
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Review of Haiti vote completed but not yet delivered

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A much-awaited review of Haiti\'s disputed presidential election has been completed but not yet been handed over to the president, the head of the monitoring team said Tuesday.
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Gates: N. Korea may pose 'direct threat'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pyongyang\'s development of nuclear weapons and missile technology is putting North Korea on a path to \"becoming a direct threat to the United States,\" U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Tuesday.
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Judge orders Michael Jackson doctor to stand trial

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A judge on Tuesday ordered the personal physician of Michael Jackson to stand trial for involuntary manslaughter after hearing testimony that he administered a l..
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China tests stealth fighter as Gates visits

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

China took its latest powerful toy, a new stealth fighter jet, out for its first test spin Tuesday, leading U.S. Defense Secretary Gates to wonder whether the flight was scheduled to coincide with his visit.
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$100K in drugs found on cruise ship docked in Md.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

BALTIMORE (AP) - Drug-sniffing dogs found nearly $100,000 worth of cocaine and heroin aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship in a federal investigation of an employee smuggling ring...
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Bill to abolish death penalty heading to gov.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - A bill to abolish the death penalty in Illinois is on its way to Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn. The state Senate voted 32-25 Tuesday to abolish the punishment...
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Obama marks anniversary of Haiti earthquake

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is honoring the memory of those who died in the Haiti earthquake as the one year anniversary of the disaster approaches. In a statement rel..
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