Pakistan: No to more U.S. drones

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By: WINK Administrator

Pakistan has rejected a U.S. request to expand drone access to more of the country, two senior Pakistani military officials told CNN.
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Mayors sign global pact to tackle urban emissions

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By: WINK Administrator

Mayors from around the world have signed a voluntary pact committing them to reduce urban greenhouse gas emissions at a climate summit in Mexico City.
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Rescuers preparing robot for New Zealand mine

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rescuers in New Zealand were testing a high-tech robot Monday that they hope will provide key information in their search for 29 miners trapped underground.
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Trapped miners rescued in China

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Twenty-nine miners trapped in a flooded mine in China were being rescued after more than 24 hours, with crews lifting them out in rapid succession, state television reported Monday.
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Ireland requests billions in euro loans

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ireland has formally requested substantial \"financial assistance\" from the European Union and International Monetary Fund to bolster its struggling banking sector, Prime Minister Brian Cowen says.
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U.S. reacts to N. Korean enrichment claim

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A U.S. State Department team arrived in South Korea on Monday in response to a U.S. scientist\'s report that North Korea has a new uranium enrichment facility.
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Robot to enter NZ mine to take photos, air samples

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

GREYMOUTH, New Zealand (AP) - Rescue officials are preparing to send a high-tech robot into a mine tunnel to transmit pictures and assess toxic gas levels three days after an explo..
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Trial for U.S. hikers detained in Iran set for February

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A trial for two American hikers held in Iran has been postponed until February 6, their attorney, Masoud Shafii, said Sunday.
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Early deals draw shoppers, raise retail spirits

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NEW YORK (AP) - Shoppers spent a bit more in early November, raising retailers' spirits about the holiday season right before it kicks into high gear.Early discounting on everythin..
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Plane lands safely at JFK airport; no sign of fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NEW YORK (AP) - Authorities say Delta Flight 30 from New York to Moscow arrived safely at John F. Kennedy International Airport after an engine problem led to an emergency landing...
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Official: Saudi king traveling to U.S. for blood clot treatment

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Saudi Arabia\'s king is set to fly to the United States on Monday for treatment of a herniated disc in his back and a \"blood accumulation\" near the disc, the nation\'s official news agency SPA reported Sunday.
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Gunmen kill young Iraqi journalist at his home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Gunmen shot and killed a young Iraqi journalist in front of his family Sunday in the northern city of Mosul, an official at the Interior Ministry said.
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Ireland says EU, IMF agree to fund emergency aid

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

DUBLIN (AP) - Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen says his country has reached an agreement in principle with EU and IMF donors to provide less than euro100 billion ($140 billion) to ..
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'Harry Potter' leaps to $125.1 million opening weekend

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LOS ANGELES (AP) - In terms of the money spent for tickets, the new Harry Potter film has done better on its opening weekend than any of the earlier ones in the series. It's brough..
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American believers find mixed blessings in Pope's comments

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Some Catholic believers in the Americas greeted Pope Benedict XVI's recent comments on condoms as a sign that the church was stepping into the modern debate i..
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BP claims a gamble: Get check now, risk less later

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) - Fishermen and business owners stung by a summer of lost revenue from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill have until Wednesday to file their compensation claims..
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Israeli PM says he's sure Cabinet will approve settlement slowdown

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he's sure his Cabinet will approve a U.S. proposed slowdown in settlement construction.But, in a statement today, Ne..
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Iran sets February trial date for 3 Americans

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran has set a Feb. 6 trial date for three Americans arrested more than a year ago along the Iraqi border and charged with spying.The trial was to have started ..
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Mullen: North Korea report shows belligerent behavior

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - The Obama administration is facing a new set of worries about North Korea.      A scientist who recently visited the north says a..
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Security chief says no change in airport screening policy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Although President Barack Obama is asking his national security team to consider less intrusive airport screenings, travelers may not be seeing any changes soon. ..
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