Dalai Lama visits Miami for 2 appearances

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - The Dalai Lama will be in South Florida to speak about the significance of world religions. The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader is scheduled to speak Tuesday morning a..
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Norway at top of prosperity index

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Norway leads the 2010 list ranking the prosperity of 110 of the world\'s nations by the London analytical center Legatum Institute.
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Fla. appraiser: LePage tax exemption allowed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Florida has closed its investigation into a tax exemption of $1,400 that was claimed by the wife of Maine Republican gubernatorial candidate Paul LePage. The..
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Gov't and Norwegian Cruise Line reach agreement

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Norwegian Cruise Line has agreed to pay more than $140,000 and improve services for disabled travelers on its cruises. The Justice Department said it filed a cons..
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Sri Lanka appeals to Saudi king to spare maid's life

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Sri Lanka\'s president on Tuesday appealed to Saudi Arabia\'s king to grant clemency to a housemaid convicted of killing her employer\'s baby.
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Iran set to inject fuel into core of its first nuclear plant

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iran will begin to load fuel into the core of its first nuclear energy plant in the southern city of Bushehr on Tuesday, the state news agency reported.
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Group: Photos show misconduct by Israeli soldiers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Israeli rights group has posted three photographs it says show misconduct by soldiers of the Israel Defense Forces during a three-week offensive in Gaza in 2008 and 2009.
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Nobel Laureates call for 2010 peace prize winner's release

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A group of Nobel laureates sent a letter Monday to the leaders of the G-20, requesting their help in calling for the release of 2010 Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, a leading Chinese dissident.
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Feds watch ATF agent's murder trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Virgin Islands jury will decide is Will Clark is a brave and chivalrous off-duty federal agent brave or if he overreacted when he intervened in a domestic argument and shot a man five times, killing him.
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7.5-magnitude quake strikes off Indonesia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.5 struck off the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
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Chilean president honors rescued miners

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

They traded in their coveralls for suits, but many of the 33 miners who were trapped for 69 days in a gold and copper mine still sported their protective sunglasses when they appeared at the Chilean presidential palace Monday to accept awards for their ordeal.
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Greenpeace says oil still out in the Gulf

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Greenpeace says it disagrees with official statements that say most of the oil from the BP oil spill is gone from the Gulf of Mexico and added that it got a labo..
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Officials ID victims in drug rehab killings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mexican officials have identified those killed in a Tijuana drug rehabilitation center. According to Notimex, four heavily armed men stormed the facility Sunday and killed 13 people ranging from 19 to 56 years old.
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Home sales up 10% in September

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - Sales of previously occupied homes rose last month after a dismal summer but remain well short of healthy levels.The National Association of Realtors says sales g..
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Government calls for better gas mileage for trucks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - New medium- and heavy-duty trucks will have to cut fuel consumption and emissions by 10 to 20 percent under first-ever standards announced by the Obama administra..
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Warren Buffett defending his books

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Warren Buffett's company is defending its decision not to write down the value of its investments in Kraft Foods, US Bancorp and other stocks even though they we..
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Office Depot CEO stepping down

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - Office Depot Inc.'s Chairman and CEO Steve Odland is stepping down as the office supplier struggles to turn its business around in the face of tough competi..
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Canadian at Gitmo pleads guilty to killing American soldier

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) - A man whose supporters describe him as a "child soldier" has pleaded guilty to killing an American soldier in Afghanistan.Now 24, Omar Khadr ..
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Haiti cholera outbreak beginning to stablize

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - Health authorities in Haiti say a deadly cholera outbreak is beginning to stabilize.Michel Thieren of the Pan-American Health Organization says the fat..
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Tensions high in Guinea after new vote delay

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Both candidates contending in Guinea\'s much-delayed runoff presidential elections called for calm from their supporters and traded accusations over the weekend after the runoff was postponed for the fourth time.
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