Proposed Greek border fence raises concerns

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Greece\'s decision to build a 12-kilometer (7.5-mile) fence along its border with Turkey in a bid to curb illegal immigration has caused mixed reactions, with humanitarian agencies saying the fence could prevent asylum seekers from reaching safety.
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Granddad Banditt to plead in robberies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The so-called "Granddad Bandit" suspected of robbing 25 banks in 13 states has told court officials he will plead guilty to three heists in Alabama and Arkansa..
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Man charged in deaths of 3 found in tree in Ohio

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The only suspect in the deaths of three people whose dismembered bodies were found in a hollow tree has been charged with aggravated murder, burglary, kidnapp..
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Central America bus bombing takes 6 lives

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Six people were killed and 17 were injured in a bomb blast onboard a bus in northwestern Guatemala City, officials said.
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Eyes out for 'potential spoilers' as Sudan vote nears

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

International observers will be watching out for \"potential spoilers\" as southern Sudan votes on whether to break away from the rest of the east African nation next week, a leading human rights activist said Monday.
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Zsa Zsa Gabor gets 'one last shot' before leg amputation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor is hospitalized again and will have part of a leg amputated, according to her representative.
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Crisis envoys meet with Gbagbo

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

African envoys meet with self-declared Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo to persuade him to step down, but there is no indication that they are any nearer to their goal. U.S. OFFER TO GBAGBO \'RAPIDLY CLOSING\' | FULL STORY
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80 migrants feared drowned off Yemen

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 80 African migrants were feared drowned Monday after their boats capsized off the coast of Yemen, authorities there reported.
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NYC records 532 murders in 2010, up from 2009

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City has seen a double-digit increase in murders during 2010, though overall crime was down 2 percent from last year. That's according to preliminary figur..
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Report: FEMA hasn't tried to recoup $643 million

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A government audit says the Federal Emergency Management Agency hasn't tried to collect roughly $643 million in improper payments made to victims of Hurricane Ka..
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Obama returns to Washington to face emboldened GOP

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

HONOLULU (AP) - President Barack Obama got what he wanted from his Hawaiian vacation: nearly two weeks away from the spotlight. The peaceful lull ends Tuesday when he returns to Wa..
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Oil prices start the new year at a 26-month high

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Oil prices rose past $92 a barrel on Monday to a 26-month high, as the new year began with the prospect of still higher energy prices to come. Benchmark oil for February delivery r..
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Australian towns brace for more flooding

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rising floodwaters cut off the last ground route into the eastern Australian city of Rockhampton on Monday, as police pegged the number of people affected by prolonged flooding at 200,000.
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Cables point to German-French battle over satellite tech

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Normally Germany and France are close partners at the heart of Europe -- but U.S. diplomatic cables suggest a battle royal between the two allies over satellite technology, with the German space and intelligence agencies accusing the French of bad faith and looking to the United States as a future partner to develop next-generation satellites.
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Jerry Brown sworn in again as California's governor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Democrat Jerry Brown has been sworn in as California's 39th governor, returning to the office he left 28 years ago but inheriting a more troubled state th..
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Breakthrough blood test offers new hope in fight against cancer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

BOSTON (AP) - A blood test so sensitive that it can spot a single cancer cell lurking among a billion healthy ones is moving one step closer to being available at your doctor's off..
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Report: Facebook nets $500 million investment

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - A reported investment by Goldman Sachs and a Russian investor of $500 million in Facebook is a further sign that the social networking behemoth is becoming a powerf..
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Dollar General plans to hire 6,000 new employees this year

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Here's some good jobs news for the new year: Dollar General is creating  six-thousand new jobs this year.  The discount retailer said it plans to open ..
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Orioles pitcher surrenders in Dominican murder case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities in the Dominican Republic say a Baltimore Orioles pitcher was involved in the shooting death of a 25-year-old man.
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Witness: Palestinian shot, left for 30 minutes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Palestinian man who was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers was left on the ground for 30 minutes before receiving medical attention, a man who said he witnessed the incident told CNN.
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