South Korea defense chief resigns as security strengthens

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

YEONPYEONG ISLAND, South Korea (AP) - South Korea's defense minister resigned Thursday amid intense criticism two days after a North Korean artillery attack killed four people on a..
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Radical cleric released on bail as retrial proceeds

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A radical Islamic cleric facing a life sentence on charges of aiding an al Qaeda affiliate has been released on bail while his retrial continues, Lebanon\'s state news agency reported.
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N. Korea warns of new attacks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

North Korea will launch additional attacks on South Korea if it continues \"reckless military provocation,\" the North\'s state media said Thursday.
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Mexico beefs up security in northeast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Mexican government announced Wednesday it was strengthening its security operation in the country\'s drug-riven northeast by sending more soldiers and federal police to the states of Nuevo Leon and Tamaulipas.
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Saudi king has back surgery in New York

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia underwent successful back surgery Wednesday, according to a statement by the Saudi Royal Court.
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Cambodians turn out to honor the dead

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The swaying of a suspension bridge led to fears it would collapse and resulted in a stampede that killed 456 people at a Cambodian festival, according to government investigators.
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Nations band together to save tigers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The wild tiger population is less than 4 percent of what it was a century ago, and leaders in 13 nations are taking a stand against the poaching and habitat destruction that has decimated the majestic predators\' numbers.
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Supplier settles in Chinese drywall case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - A supplier of defective Chinese drywall has agreed to settle its part of a class-action lawsuit brought by 79 South Florida homeowners. Attorneys said Tuesday that Ban..
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US says China must restrain NKorea

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration urged China to press North Korea to halt provocative actions against South Korea, after an artillery attack on the South that the U.S. ca..
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Web video shows passenger stripping down to Speedo

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A college student has posted a video on the Internet in which he strips down to a Speedo bathing suit to protest security measures at Salt Lake City airport. ..
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NJ anti-Facebook pastor taking leave over affair

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - A pastor who barred church officials from using Facebook, saying it can lead to adultery, is temporarily stepping down from the pulpit following his admi..
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Pentagon: WikiLeaks release threatens U.S. relations with allies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Pentagon is warning members of Congress that U.S. relations with its allies could be damaged if the whistleblower group, WikiLeaks, carries out its plan to publish more classified records on the Internet.
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Spreading cholera kills 1,415 in Haiti

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pivotal elections will proceed as planned in Haiti despite the cholera outbreak that has now sickened more than 60,000 people and threatens to keep spreading.
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Dozens killed in Yemen car bombing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 24 people were killed when a car bomb exploded in northern Yemen Wednesday, in an attack which the government blames on the local branch of al Qaeda, a local journalist told CNN.
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US jury convicts 5 Somali men in Navy ship attack

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - A jury in Virginia has convicted five Somali men of piracy for their attack on a U.S. Navy ship off the coast of Africa. Jurors returned the guilty verdict Wedn..
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British students protest tuition fee hikes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LONDON (AP) - Several thousand British students protested Wednesday against government plans to triple tuition fees, two weeks after a similar demonstration sparked a small riot. C..
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Irish austerity plan = higher taxes with fewer benefits

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Irish government was due to unveil its four-year plan to cut public spending and increase taxes -- part of the painful measures the country must take to reduce its national debt.
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Pakistan's president urged not to lift Christian's death sentence

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy has not yet been pardoned by Pakistan\'s president, representatives for the president said Wednesday, a day after a provincial governor told CNN that the president is expected to pardon the woman.
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29 New Zealand miners dead after second explosion

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

GREYMOUTH, New Zealand (AP) - A massive explosion deep inside a New Zealand coal mine Wednesday erased hopes of rescuing 29 miners caught underground by a similar blast five days a..
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Homeland Security proposes dropping color coded terror alerts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Homeland Security Department is proposing to discontinue the color-coded terror alert system that became a symbol of the country's post-9/11 jitters and the b..
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