Naples Navy vet sentenced for lying about war record

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By: Danielle Koleniak

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A former U.S. Navy mail clerk has been sentenced to 10 months in prison for falsely claiming he saw horrific acts of violence during combat in Vietnam so he ..
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Obama secures enough GOP votes to back nuke pact

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By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has the votes for Senate ratification of a new arms control treaty with Russia. At least nine Republicans have announced publicly that they..
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Florida receives 2 more house seats

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - Florida will gain two congressional seats based on the latest U.S. Census data, which gives it even more influence in presidential elections. Florida is currently the ..
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US teen birth rate at all-time low, economy cited

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By: Danielle Koleniak

ATLANTA (AP) - The U.S. teen birth rate hit an all-time low in 2009 - a decline that stunned experts say is partly because of the economy. The birth rate for teenagers fell to 39 b..
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More than half age 25-29 only have cell phones

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By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - In a first for any age group, more than half of Americans age 25-29 live in households with cell phones but no traditional landline telephones. A report on phone ..
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Iraqi parliament approves government

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Iraqi parliament Tuesday voted in Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki\'s government, nine months after a hotly disputed national election that threatened to inflame the country\'s deep sectarian tensions. FULL STORY l How the deal got done
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S. Korea downplays North's restraint

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South Korea downplayed North Korea\'s decision to not follow through on threatened retaliation to its live-fire military drill this week as political maneuvering, according to a key South Korean military official.
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Rescuers hunt Iran quake survivors

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By: WINK Administrator

At least six people were killed Monday night after an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 struck southeastern Iran, state-run Press TV reports.
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Toyota to pay U.S. $32M over recalls

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Toyota has agreed to pay more than $32 million in penalties after two federal investigations that faulted the Japanese automaker for its handling of recent auto recalls, the U.S. Transportation Department announced Monday night.
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U.N. peacekeepers to stay in Ivory Coast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.N. is extending its peacekeepers\' mission in Ivory Coast through June 30, despite an expulsion order days earlier by the West African nation\'s disputed incumbent president.
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South Korea's live-fire drill ends

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By: WINK Administrator

South Korea\'s live-fire military exercise has ended, the country\'s defense ministry says, ending drills that North Korea had warned could ignite a war. Island residents flee | What\'s behind Koreas tensions? |
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Drone activity in Pakistan moves northward, official says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Intense drone activity in Pakistan\'s tribal region has moved northward, mirroring the movement of suspected militants as they try to flee the targeted strikes, according to a senior Pakistani military official.
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UK coalition vows to stand firm on cuts

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By: WINK Administrator

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Kosovo's PM fires back over stolen organs report

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By: WINK Administrator

Kosovo\'s prime minster lashed out at critics Monday over a recent report alleging that officials may have stolen organs from prisoners of war and political rivals, calling it \"pure fabrication.\"
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Obama to open door to gays in military

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Although Congress has now voted to repeal the military\'s controversial \"don\'t ask, don\'t tell\" policy, it will be at least a few months before the historic change takes effect.
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Severe weather crowds European airports

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By: WINK Administrator

Frustrated passengers crammed Europe\'s major airports Monday as heavy snowfall forced new cancellations and delays for fliers across the continent.
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Sudan president warns of tighter Islamic law

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By: WINK Administrator

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has warned that he will tighten the application of Islamic law, or sharia, in northern Sudan if southern Sudan votes for independence next month, the Sudan News Agency reported.
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Face transplant patient meets donor's family

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LAKEWOOD, Ohio (AP) - The nation's first face transplant patient has said a donor saved her from a life of eating and breathing through a tube, but until this weekend she knew her ..
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FBI data shows violent crime continues to decline

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Reports of violent and property crimes continued to decline in the first half of 2010, according to preliminary crime report released by the FBI Monday. The FBI's..
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Iran says it executed 11 with ties to terrorist group

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Eleven people with ties to a terrorist group have been executed in Iran, a semi-official news agency in the country reported Monday.
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