Liu wins Nobel Peace Prize

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By: WINK Administrator

The 2010 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Liu Xiaobo, a leading Chinese dissident who is serving an 11-year prison term. FULL STORY l LAWYER HOPES NOBEL WILL HELP l CHINA: AWARD A \'BLASPHEMY\'
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U.N. delegation underscores Sudan vote

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By: WINK Administrator

Members of the U.N. Security Council wrapped up their visit to southern Sudan, underscoring support for the January referendum vote that could lead to the region\'s independence.
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Pentagon blasted over security contractors

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Senate report released Thursday rips into the Pentagon for failing to keep track of tens of thousands of private security contractors in Afghanistan, a failure that places both the mission and U.S. troops at grave risk.
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Chile: Rescuers set to reach miners

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

One of the rescue drills aimed at reaching 33 trapped miners is within 100 meters, a Chilean minister said. Rescuers hope to break into the area where they\'re trapped by Satuday. FULL STORY | Training for the rescue
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Jihadist website: One of Hamburg terror group killed in drone strike

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A jihadist from Hamburg suspected of being part of an al Qaeda plot against Europe was killed by a drone strike in northwest Pakistan this week, according to a statement Thursday on a Turkish-language jihadist website.
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72,000 stimulus payments went to dead people

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - A government investigator says 89,000 stimulus payments of $250 each went to people who were either dead or in prison. The Social Security Administration's inspec..
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Peruvian author wins Nobel Prize in literature

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Peruvian Mario Vargas Llosa won the Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday, the Swedish Academy said.
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Obama won't sign foreclosure docs bill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama will not sign a bill that would allow foreclosure and other documents to be accepted among multiple states. Consumer a..
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Consumers cut credit card borrowing for 24th month

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Consumer borrowing fell again in August as consumers cut back on credit card use for the 24th consecutive month. The Federal Reserve says that borrowing by consum..
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How to secure your wireless network

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

Securing your Wireless Network from Practically Networked: These days wireless networking products are so ubiquitous and inexpensive that just about anyone can set up a WLAN in a m..
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Twin blasts at Pakistani shrine kill 7

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least seven people were killed and many were injured in the two explosions near a prominent religious shrine in Karachi, Pakistan, the Sindh provincial interior minister said.
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Philadelphia flight halted by security issue

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A US Airways flight to Bermuda has been grounded before takeoff from Philadelphia International Airport over a security problem. Passengers were removed from US..
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Ancient Roman helmet up for auction

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A detailed and well-preserved Roman parade helmet -- complete with fine facial features on its face mask, tight curly hair, and a griffin-topped cap -- will go up for auction Thursday, five months after it was found in northern England.
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White House says it didn't withhold oil spill info

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is pushing back against accusations that the administration blocked government scientists from telling the public just how bad the BP oil spill co..
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Otto transitions to tropical storm in the Atlantic

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Otto, which had been a subtropical storm, has transitioned to a tropical storm as it meanders over the Atlantic and could reach hurricane strength. The National Hurric..
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Fort Campbell soldier dies in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) - A Fort Campbell soldier who twice enlisted in the Army died this week when he was hit by an improvised explosive device while patrolling on foot in southe..
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Money manager who crashed plane to be sentenced

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) - An Indianapolis-area money manager who tried to fake his death in a Florida plane crash faces up to 10 years in prison when he is sentenced on securities f..
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Austrian cop pleads not guilty to attack on US man

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

VIENNA (AP) - An Austrian undercover police officer has pleaded not guilty to assaulting an American teacher from Florida after mistaking him for an African drug dealer at a subway..
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Helpline set up for folks stressed by Gulf spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A toll-free helpline has been set up for people who need help from behavioral healthcare professionals in the wake of the BP oil spill. The U.S. Department of He..
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Colombian admits supplying boats to drug dealers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Colombian native faces at least 10 years in federal prison after admitting that he sold and outfitted "go-fast" boats for drug dealers. Federal prosecutors in ..
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