Asylum seekers hold sit-in outside Australian detention center

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Dozens of people seeking asylum in Australia after their boat crashed into cliffs along Christmas Island took part in two separate protests on the soil of their prospective home country, a spokesman for the Department of Immigration and Citizenship said Friday.
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Honda recalling Passport SUVs over suspension

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Honda is recalling about 35,000 Passport sport utility vehicles to inspect brackets on the rear suspension that could detach and lead to a crash. The recall invol..
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Zakaria: Afghan war on track for withdrawals

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The enhanced presence of U.S. forces in Afghanistan is working to increase stability in that nation and could set the stage for troop withdrawals to begin next summer, says analyst Fareed Zakaria.
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Top U.S. spy pulled from Pakistan after terror threats

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The CIA has recalled its top spy in Pakistan out of concern for his safety after terrorist threats against him, a U.S. intelligence official said.
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Coalition issues new rules for night raids in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Coalition troops in Afghanistan have been issued new guidelines for conducting night raids, an official from NATO\'s International Security Assistance Force said Friday.
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Fla. man gets life in prison in Colo. slaying

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - A Florida man convicted of killing a woman 33 years ago in Colorado has been sentenced to life in prison. Fifty-two-year-old Marcello Maldonado Perez of Port ..
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Moody's slashes Ireland's credit rating

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Moody\'s has downgraded debt-stricken Ireland by five notches just days after the Irish parliament approved a multi-billion euro international bailout.
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Tax rate compromise waiting for President's signature

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - A massive bipartisan tax package preventing a big New Year's Day tax hike for millions of Americans is on its way to President Barack Obama for his signature. The..
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Japanese man attacks students with knife; 13 hurt

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

TOKYO (AP) - An unemployed Japanese man with a knife attacked students and other passengers waiting on two public buses outside a train station Friday in a rampage that left 13 peo..
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Snow causes DC-area flight cancellations, delays

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

WASHINGTON (AP) - A storm that's dumped several inches of snow on the Washington area has stranded some passengers at Reagan National Airport. A spokeswoman for Delta Air Lines say..
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Deadly fire highlights China's growth problem

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

More than a month after a raging fire killed 58 residents of an apartment building in Shanghai, China\'s largest metropolis, nagging questions remain: Exactly what caused it? Are apartment residents safe? Survivors and families of victims are seeking a \"jiaodai\" -- an accounting -- and closure.
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LAPD releases pics in 'Grim Sleeper' killer case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police found a stash of sexually explicit photographs and home videos of scores of women when they searched the home of a car mechanic accused of the "Grim Sleep..
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Deadline set for disputed Ivory Coast leader

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States and other countries have given President Laurent Gbagbo a deadline to leave Ivory Coast or risk sanctions, a senior State Department official said Thursday.
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US aid worker jailed in Haiti kidnapping case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - An American who sold his construction business and traveled to Haiti to help earthquake victims was in jail Thursday as authorities investigated allega..
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Assange leaves London jail

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange was granted bail by a London court Thursday. He must stay at the mansion of a supporter outside London, report to police daily, wear an electronic tag and post financial sureties.
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General: South Korea drill could cause 'chain reaction'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A top general at the Pentagon said the coming South Korean military exercise risks a reaction from North Korea that could escalate out of control.
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Strong week for economy raises optimism for 2011

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Buoyed by a string of hopeful government reports on layoffs, factory production and consumer spending, economists are predicting that hiring and even housing will..
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UFO downed over Israeli nuclear plant

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Israeli Air Force shot down an unidentified flying object over the Dimona nuclear plant in the Negev Desert , the Israel Defense Forces said.
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Hanson: 'Pathetic' Australian PM to blame for boat deaths

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Controversial former Australian politician Pauline Hanson says the government\'s weak policies on asylum seekers are to blame for the deaths of dozens of people off the coast of Christmas Island.
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Teams comb Ariz. desert for suspect in agent death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) - Teams of border officers combed through the Arizona desert about 10 miles north of Mexico on Thursday in search of the lone outstanding suspect in the fatal s..
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