Report: Philippine family killed with impunity

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A powerful family accused in what is considered the worst politically motivated killings in recent Philippine history has committed many other atrocities with impunity over two decades, a human rights group says.
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Terror suspect acquitted of most charges

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani is acquitted of all but one count of conspiracy-related charges, in a landmark civilian trial involving the first Guantanamo detainee to be tried in civilian court.
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First cholera case strikes fear in Dominican Republic

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Cholera has arrived in the Dominican Republic, and so have fear and worry.
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American motorcycle missionaries attacked in Haiti

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Christian Motorcyclists Association came to Haiti to distribute motorcycles to pastors. Instead, angry Haitians, some of them on motorbikes, ended up attacking the 11 American missionaries when they tried to flee this city aboard a big, yellow bus.
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Pope calls for Pakistani Christian woman to be freed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pope Benedict XVI called Wednesday for the release of Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy.
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Indonesian maid recovering after alleged beating by Saudi employers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

She arrived in Saudi Arabia from a small fishing village in Indonesia, a cheery 23-year-old eager to work as a maid to support her family back home.
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Murkowski wins Alaska senate race

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Sen. Lisa Murkowski has become the first Senate candidate in more than 50 years to win a write-in campaign.Murkowski emerged victorious after a painstaking, t..
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Man shoots TV after Palin removed from Dancing with the Stars

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A rural Wisconsin man blasted his television set with a shotgun after watching Bristol Palin's "Dancing with the Stars" routine Monday night, saying he was fed..
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Pelosi re-elected as democratic leader

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Democrats have re-elected Nancy Pelosi as their leader in the next Congress.The closed-door vote Wednesday will let the California congresswoman shift from ..
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Dublin says aid package might be needed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

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TSA boss admits new pat-downs are more invasive

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - The head of the Transportation Security Administration is acknowledging that the new pat-downs are more invasive than what travelers were used to in the past. TSA..
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Father of missing North Carolina girl denies involvment in disappearance

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

HICKORY, N.C. (AP) - The father of a disabled girl who North Carolina police say was killed said he had nothing to do with her death and did not dismember the child. "There's no wa..
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France: 500 patients may have died after taking diabetes drug

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A French health agency is recommending patients who took the diabetes drug Mediator get tested for heart valve damage.
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UN adds French food, Flamenco dancing to heritage list

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A United Nations committee added Spanish flamenco dancing and French gastronomy to a list of \"intangible heritages\" that need preservation, a spokeswoman for the world body said Wednesday.
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Company removes jolt from energy drink

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

     WASHINGTON (AP) - The manufacturer of popular caffeinatedalcohol drink Four Loko has said it will remove the caffeine fromits products, pulling the blend o..
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Thanksgiving travel forecast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

   WASHINGTON (AP) - More Americans are expected to head out on thehighway this Thanksgiving.      AAA president Bob Darbelnet (DAR'-behl-nay) sa..
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Accused Russian arms dealer headed to court

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

NEW YORK (AP) - A Russian labeled the "Merchant of Death" by those who claim he fueled some of the world's deadly Third World conflicts over the last decade with powerful weapons h..
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U.S. case to unfold against accused arms dealer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Details about the prosecution of an accused international arms dealer known as \"The Merchant of Death\" are to be announced Wednesday, said U.S. law-enforcement officials who have spent years pursuing him.
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Riots over Haiti's cholera outbreak

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator


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Defense seeks acquittal in Smart abduction case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Defense attorneys on Tuesday asked a federal judge to acquit the man charged in the 2002 abduction of Elizabeth Smart, saying prosecutors failed to make their..
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