Major quake hits southwestern Pakistan

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By: WINK Administrator

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.4 struck Wednesday morning in southwestern Pakistan, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
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Rock promoter Kirshner dies in Florida at age 76

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By: Danielle Koleniak

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A business associate and close friend in Las Vegas says rock promoter Don Kirshner has died of heart failure in a Florida hospital at age 76. Promoter Jack Wishna ..
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Sudanese refugees in US vote for independence

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - More than 8,000 Sudanese refugees living in the United States voted overwhelming in favor to split their homeland, Southern Sudan, from the north in a histo..
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Twice-convicted ex-CIA spy gets 8 more years

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By: Danielle Koleniak

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - One of the highest-ranking CIA officers ever convicted of espionage has been sentenced to eight more years in prison after pleading guilty to betraying his co..
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FBI says suspicious package found on parade route

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - An explosive device found inside a backpack along a downtown Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade route was a credible threat capable of causing multiple deaths,..
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U.N. delays vote on sending more troops to Ivory Coast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United Nations Security Council decided Tuesday to postpone for a day a vote to approve sending 2,000 additional troops to the Ivory Coast. Security Council diplomats said the vote was delayed because Russia had objections to the \"political\" language in the draft resolution.
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60 die in attack at Iraq police recruitment center

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 50 people were killed and 150 others wounded Tuesday after a suicide bomber wearing an explosive-packed vest detonated among a group of police recruits, police officials said.
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Officer shot 5 times, slain by suspected burglar

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

DETROIT (AP) - An undercover police officer chasing a burglary suspect through the back yard of a suburban Detroit home was shot five times and killed with a gun stolen from the ho..
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2 wounded at LA school when gun in backpack fires

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A gun in a 10th-grader's backpack accidentally discharged when he dropped the bag, wounding two students at a high school Tuesday, Los Angeles police and school ..
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Rising gas prices bring spending trade-offs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Americans are starting to watch their spending more carefully as gasoline prices reach levels not seen since October 2008. Diane Swonk, chief economist at Mesirow Financial, says T..
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Rant against politicians lands Nobel laureate in court in Bangladesh

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By: WINK Administrator

Micro-credit pioneer and Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus appeared in a Bangladesh court Tuesday on a defamation charge for reportedly criticizing politicians four years ago, court officials said.
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Australia floods spread

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By: WINK Administrator

Helicopters flew into remote areas of southern Australia on Tuesday to reach residents isolated by flooding, an emergency official said.
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Mexico: A founder of Zetas cartel arrested

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By: WINK Administrator

One of Mexico\'s most-wanted fugitives, an original member of the violent Zetas drug cartel, has been arrested in southern Mexico, officials said Tuesday.
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Regis Philbin says he's retiring from his show

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - Veteran broadcaster Regis Philbin is retiring from his weekday talk show. Philbin made the announcement at the start of Tuesday morning's "Live With Regis and Kelly..
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Israel arrests suspect in Srebrenica massacre

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israeli police arrested Tuesday an immigrant from the former Yugoslavia who is suspected of participating in the 1995 massacre in the Bosnian town of Srebrenica.
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Chinese president to begin U.S. visit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Chinese President Hu Jintao arrives in Washington on Tuesday, a day before a high profile meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama to discuss trade, currency and a host of other issues, including North Korea.
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Few answers in Haiti after 'Baby Doc's' return

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Jean-Claude \"Baby Doc\" Duvalier, Haiti\'s former dictator, returned unexpectedly Sunday to the country after some 25 years in exile, adding uncertainty into an already turbulent situation.
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U.N. calls on new Tunisian government to restore stability

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tunisia\'s new government leadership will include members of the current regime, opposition leaders, and independents, Prime Minister Mohamed Ghannouchi announced Monday.
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Indictment in assassination of former Lebanon PM

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Lebanon\'s president has postponed consultations with parliament members to appoint a new prime minister, the presidential palace announced Monday.
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U.N. expected to approve more peacekeepers for Ivory Coast

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By: WINK Administrator

African Union mediator Raila Odinga began talks with Ivory Coast\'s self-proclaimed President Laurent Gbagbo on Monday, Odinga told CNN.
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