Conn. man sentenced to death in home invasion

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut man who said he was "tormented" by his crimes was sentenced to death on Thursday for the killings of a woman and her two daughters in a grueso..
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Obama gains ground in push for nuclear treaty

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama gained ground in his push for Senate ratification of a stalled nuclear treaty as once-reluctant Republicans signaled a willingness to back ..
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ECB extends special crisis measures

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LONDON (AP) - The European Central Bank stepped up efforts to contain the continent's government debt crisis, as bank president Jean-Claude Trichet announced it would prolong measu..
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Study: Africa can feed itself in generation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Africa could be able to feed itself in a generation, says a new study being presented to five African presidents Thursday.
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Snow forecast keeps Gatwick closed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The possibility of more snow has prompted officials at London\'s Gatwick airport to keep it closed at least until Friday morning, stranding hundreds of glum-faced holiday travelers.
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U.N., EU to Ivory Coast: Release results

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is warning against interference with the Ivory Coast electoral commission after another delay in announcing the results of the runoff between former PM Alassane Ouattara and President Laurent Gbagbo.
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'Sport killing' soldier to face court martial

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The first court martial of one of the soldiers accused of killing Afghan citizens for sport, is scheduled to start Wednesday.
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Pakistani man sues U.S. over drone strikes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Pakistani man is suing the U.S. government for $500 million over the death of his son and brother, whom he said were killed in a U.S. unmanned drone strike last year, his attorney said.
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WikiLeaks disclosures highlight Russia

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States scrambled to contain the fallout from the slow-motion leak of cables from its embassies worldwide Wednesday as new documents showed American diplomats casting a jaundiced eye toward corruption\'s grip on Russia.
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U.S. in 'grueling' effort to patch up

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A senior State Department official conceded, \"This was a rough week for American diplomacy,\" describing a \"grueling\" effort by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to contain damage from the leaks.
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Nigeria: Soldiers raid oil militant camps in delta

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - A military spokesman says soldiers have attacked three militant camps in Nigeria's oil-rich southern delta. Lt. Col. Timothy Antigha says a military forces be..
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Most major automakers see strong November sales

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

DETROIT (AP) - All major automakers but Toyota reported strong U.S. sales increases in November as the auto industry's slow-motion recovery continued to gain traction. Ford, Genera..
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Magnitude-6.1 earthquake rumbles near Fiji

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

SUVA, Fiji (AP) - A strong magnitude-6.1 earthquake has struck in waters near Fiji on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey says, but there are no immediate reports of injuries or d..
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Obama, Powell to meet, promote START nuclear pact

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama turned to former Secretary of State Colin Powell for help Wednesday in getting a stalled nuclear weapons treaty with Russia through the Sen..
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WikiLeaks site kicked off Amazon's servers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - WikiLeaks says Amazon.com kicked its website from its servers, forcing the site to move back to a Swedish provider. Sen. Joe Leiberman says the move by Amazon.com I..
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Yemen says WikiLeaks information inaccurate

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Yemen's Foreign Ministry says WikiLeaks memos about content of talks between Yemeni and U.S. officials are inaccurate and incorrect. The ministry, in a statemen..
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Obama: No offshore drilling in East Coast waters

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - In a reversal, the Obama administration said Wednesday it will not pursue offshore drilling off the East Coast of the U.S. and the eastern Gulf of Mexico. A senio..
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S. Korean spy chief warns of more attacks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South Korea\'s spy chief said Wednesday that there is a high chance that North Korea will attack again following an attack last month that has led to renewed tensions on the peninsula, the Yonhap news agency reported.
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Smart storms from court during doctor's testimony

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Kidnap victim Elizabeth Smart stormed from a Utah courtroom Wednesday as a psychiatrist testified that her alleged attacker had been motivated by a desire to ..
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Conrad, Gregg embrace deficit-commission's report

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - A tough new cost-cutting playbook submitted by the co-chairmen of President Barack Obama's deficit commission drew critical support from the chairman and senior R..
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