Leaked cable calls Russia virtual mafia state

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MOSCOW (AP) - Leaked U.S. diplomatic cables portray Russia as a virtual "mafia state" where criminals work closely with the country's powerful security agencies, men enter the Krem..
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Mayor holds hope 3 missing Mich. boys are alive

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MORENCI, Mich. (AP) - Morenci Mayor Keith Pennington says his small southern Michigan town has been humbled by tragedy but won't be satisfied until three missing brothers are home...
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Jump in holiday retail sales pushes stocks higher

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - Signs that the retail and housing markets are improving encouraged traders to extend a stock rally into a second day Thursday. Major retailers reported sales in N..
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Doctor: Suspect in Smart case is schizophrenic

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A clinical psychologist for a federal prison hospital says a former street preacher charged in the abduction of Elizabeth Smart believes he will fight and def..
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Deficit panel takes tough stance on health costs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The health care cuts proposed by leaders of President Barack Obama's deficit commission would reach virtually every corner of society, making cost curbs in the ne..
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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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