Tunisian PM promises democratic elections

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tunisia\'s new government is interrogating 33 people from ousted President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali\'s entourage, a top official said Friday, while 1,200 others who have \"spread terror among the population\" have been arrested, according to state media.
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Japan launches unmanned rocket

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An unmanned Japanese rocket was launched Saturday on a mission to deliver cargo to the International Space Station, the nation\'s Kyodo news agency reported.
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Report: Most Southern Sudanese support split

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An overwhelming majority of Southern Sudanese voted to split from the north, new preliminary results show, bringing the largest nation in Africa closer to breaking into two.
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Report: Mexican singer accused of raping teen to testify

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Mexican singer who is accused of raping a teen is scheduled to testify Saturday, state media reported.
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Ohio mom who gave pot to 2-year-old gets probation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

CINCINNATI (AP) - An Ohio woman who admitted giving her 2-year-old daughter marijuana and using her cell phone to record the child smoking it has avoided prison. A Hamilton County ..
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Brazil flood survivors saw loved ones washed away

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Leticia Lima was buried up to her neck in mud. Her forehead was crushed and her teeth knocked out.
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Rights Group: Haiti probing 'Baby Doc's' alleged atrocities

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The human rights group Amnesty International said Friday that Haitian authorities are launching a probe into alleged crimes against humanity committed during the 15-year rule of former dictator Jean-Claude \"Baby Doc\" Duvalier.
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Alleged teen torture victim returns to U.S.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 19-year-old Virginia man who claims he was kidnapped and tortured by Kuwaiti authorities and then prevented from returning to the U.S., was reunited with his family on Friday.
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A month into winter, Easterners have had enough

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Major cities up and down the East Coast have gotten clobbered with more snow one month into winter than they usually get all season. Cornell University profe..
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Authorities seek woman who raised long-lost child

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Local, state and federal authorities are searching for a woman involved in raising a child who recently reunited with her long-lost mother. A North Carolina De..
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Obama goal: 'Putting the economy into overdrive'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) - President Barack Obama said Friday that "putting the economy into overdrive" is a top priority, even as a new poll showed the public giving his economic po..
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Brewer signs Ariz. bill on Medicaid waiver request

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PHOENIX (AP) - Ariz. Gov. Jan Brewer signed an emergency bill Friday allowing the cash-short state to seek a federal waiver to temporarily remove nearly 300,000 people from its Med..
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Hu wraps up U.S. trip in Chicago

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Chinese President Hu Jintao wraps up his U.S. visit Friday in Chicago -- the hometown of his counterpart, U.S. President Barack Obama.
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UK judge clears alleged terrorist deportation to America

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A British judge ruled Friday that a Pakistani man wanted by U.S. authorities for alleged terrorism offenses can be extradited to the United States.
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Shooting suspect had been in Mont. for 2 months

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - A Florida man suspected of shooting the mother of a young genius before being shot to death by Montana law enforcement officers had been in the Bozeman area f..
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Union membership numbers decline again

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's labor unions saw another sharp decline in membership last year even as the economic recovery began and job losses slowed.The Bureau of Labor Statisti..
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Saab recalls sedans over engine stalling

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - Saab is recalling 4,400 passenger cars to fix fuel pumps that could seize and cause the engine to stall.Saab says the recall affects certain 2010 and 2011 model y..
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US drug maker discontinues key death penalty drug

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The sole U.S. manufacturer of a key lethal injection drug says it's discontinuing drug's production because it couldn't guarantee Italian authorities that it ..
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Obama shifts focus of economic advisory board

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - As President Barack Obama shifts the focus of his economic advisory board from recovery to jobs and competitiveness, he's getting some nods of approval. The new b..
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German doctors charged in porn star's death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two doctors who performed breast enlargement surgery on a German porn actress have been charged with negligent manslaughter after the woman\'s death, a prosecutor\'s spokesman said.
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