Wis. students chatted with gunman to keep him calm

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MARINETTE, Wis. (AP) - Trapped in their classroom with a student gunman, a group of terrified Wisconsin high schoolers worked desperately to keep their captor calm by chatting and ..
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Leaks: China knows less about NKorea than thought

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

BEIJING (AP) - China knows less about and has less influence over its close ally North Korea than is usually presumed and is likely to eventually accept a reunified peninsula under..
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Living a week at the airport

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The man at a check-in counter at London\'s Heathrow Airport lost it.
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Gold rush triggers deadly lead poisoning in Nigeria

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Standing at the local graveyard, Mohammed Abubakar cannot find the grave of the son he unwittingly poisoned. The grass has grown too high.
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President Obama to meet with congressional leaders

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

  WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama and Republican andDemocratic congressional leaders are preparing for their firstjoint meeting since midterm elections altered the go..
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Travel survey

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

Ft. Myers, FL --Taking flight this holiday season? You might want to check out a new survey before you book that ticket.  Zagat asked thousands of frequent fliers their opinio..
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Iran says it will attend another round of nuclear talks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Tuesday that Iran has agreed to another round of nuclear talks with the United States and other nations.
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Pardon for Christian woman convicted of blasphemy nixed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Lahore High Court ruled Monday that Pakistan\'s president could not pardon a Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy, because the case has not been concluded, Pakistani media reported.
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Hundreds of previously unknown Picassos found in France

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

More than 270 previously unknown works by Pablo Picasso recently came to light when a retired electrician sought to have them authenticated by the late artist\'s estate, the Picasso Administration said Monday.
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Iran blames Israel after nuclear scientist killed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's president accused Israel and the West of being behind a pair of daring bomb attacks that killed one nuclear scientist and wounded another in their cars o..
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New warning from South Korea

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak warned Monday that North Korea will face severe consequences if it launches another military attack across its southern border. FULL STORY l OPINION: NAVIES SEND A MESSAGE
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UN studying NKorea sanctions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - U.S. Ambassador Susan Rice says the U.N. Security Council is studying how to respond to revelations about a new uranium enrichment plant in North Korea and th..
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Congress puts off cuts to Medicare payments

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress has agreed to a one-month delay in Medicare payment cuts to doctors, giving a short-term reprieve to a looming crisis over treatment of the nation's elde..
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Emissions risk 'devastating' temperature rise, scientists warn

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A rise in global temperatures of four degree Celsius is likely to occur during the 21st century causing \"devastating impacts\" if greenhouse gas emissions continue rising at the current rate, according to a group of international scientists.
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Juarez gang leader admits to killings

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An alleged gang member who police say was behind 80 percent of the killings in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, over the past 16 months, was arrested over the weekend, officials said. FULL STORY l KIDS LEARN TO SURVIVE
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Actor Leslie Nielsen dies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Despite decades spent playing sober commanders and serious captains, Leslie Nielsen insisted that he was always made for comedy. He proved it in his career's sec..
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Wikileaks reaction: Israel says Arabs agree on Iran threat

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's prime minister said Monday that newly leaked U.S. diplomatic memos provide clear proof that the Arab world agrees with his country's assessment that Iran ..
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Power outage at Atlanta airport cancels flights

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ATLANTA (AP) - Officials at Atlanta's airport say about two-dozen flights were canceled and others delayed because of a power outage. Katena Carvajales, a spokeswoman for Hartsfiel..
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Gov't opens probes of Honda CR-V, Kia Optima

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government has opened preliminary investigations into electrical issues in the 2006 Honda CR-V and potential shifting problems in the 2007 Kia Optima. The Nat..
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Gov't opens probes of Honda CR-V, Kia Optima

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government has opened preliminary investigations into electrical issues in the 2006 Honda CR-V and potential shifting problems in the 2007 Kia Optima. The Nat..
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