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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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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