AIDS activists praise pope's condom comments

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pope Benedict XVI\'s possible shift on condom use is a \"significant and positive step forward,\" the head of the United Nations anti-AIDS campaign said, welcoming the potentially historic remark.
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Chinese worker rescued after 3 days in sunken shaft

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Chinese man was rescued Sunday after spending 80 hours in a steel shaft that sunk 18 meters (59 feet) underwater, China\'s official Xinhua news agency reported Monday.
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Magazine details al Qaeda plane plots

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A terror operation involving parcel bombs on UPS and FedEx flights in September and October cost $4,200, according to a report in a magazine that analysts say is published by al Qaeda\'s branch in Yemen.
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Gas prevents New Zealand mine rescue

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities listed the nationalities Saturday of the 29 miners trapped in a New Zealand coal mine and said gas levels inside are still too high to attempt a rescue.
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SWFL family, friends set up fund following Ohio kidnapping, murders

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Southwest Florida family and friends have set up an account to benefit an Ohio teen who survived a brutal kidnapping.  Sarah Maynard, 13, was found tied up ..
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Rescuers to drill hole at New Zealand coal mine

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - Rescuers are preparing to drill a gas sampling hole into a New Zealand coal mine where a powerful blast Friday trapped 29 workers.The chief executive..
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Security protest could disrupt Thanksgiving travel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CHICAGO (AP) - The busiest travel day of the year could get even busier this year.      On the day before Thanksgiving, airports could see even more than t..
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Colombia: Top rebel leader may be dead

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A top leader of a leftist guerrilla group in Colombia may have been killed during a bombing of a rebel camp, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said Saturday.
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Accused drug kingpin to be extradited to U.S.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Alleged U.S.-born cartel boss Edgar Valdez Villarreal -- alias \"La Barbie\" -- will be extradited to the United States from Mexico, a spokesman for the Attorney General\'s Office in Mexico City said Saturday.
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Peru: Yale agrees to return artifacts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Peru\'s president says Yale University has agreed to return artifacts to the South American country -- a move that could end a lengthy dispute over relics excavated nearly a century ago.
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Coroner: 2 Ohio women, boy stabbed and dismembered

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (AP) - A coroner says two Ohio women and an 11-year-old boy were stabbed to death before they were dismembered.      Knox County Coroner..
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Obama says understands ire over airport screenings

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LISBON, Portugal (AP) - President Barack Obama says he understands the frustrations of U.S. airline passengers who are subject to intrusive security screenings.He says he's asked s..
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Pope: Condoms can be justified in some cases

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Benedict XVI says in a new book that the use of condoms can be justified in some cases, such as for male prostitutes seeking to prevent the spread of HIV.T..
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Obama: US role in Afghanistan unclear past 2014

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LISBON, Portugal (AP) - President Barack Obama says he's confident the U.S. will be able to go ahead with its troop pullout plan from Afghanistan beginning in July 2011, but it's "..
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Airport official arrested over 'test device'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The head of safety at a Namibian airport has been arrested on suspicion of placing a piece of luggage containing a \"test device\" among the baggage of an Air Berlin flight, the German Interior Ministry said Saturday.
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NATO, Afghans agree to long-term ties

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NATO and the Afghan government on Saturday forged a \"long-term\" partnership -- an agreement that will leave international forces in the war-torn country for many years after a planned military transition in 2014.
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Clashes rock Egypt ahead of elections

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Streets in major Egyptian cities appeared calm Saturday, a day after clashes erupted between security forces and opposition supporters, state media and eyewitnesses said.
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Rescue on hold for trapped NZ coal miners

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Twenty-five to 30 people were unaccounted for after an underground explosion rocked a coal mine on New Zealand\'s west coast on Friday, a CNN affiliate said.
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Nigeria: Heroin was shipped from Iran

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nigerian authorities said Friday they had seized 130 kilograms (286 pounds) of high-grade heroin in a shipment that originated in Iran.
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NATO agrees on missile defense

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Calling it a significant step forward, President Obama announced that NATO will develop a missile defense system to safeguard most of Europe and the United States. FULL STORY | NATO\'S THREATS FROM WITHIN
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