Japan, U.S. begin joint military exercises

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By: WINK Administrator

The United States and Japan started joint military exercises Friday, the Japanese defense ministry said, as tensions simmered on the Korean peninsula.
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Assange answers reader questions

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By: WINK Administrator

Founder Julian Assange defended WikiLeaks\' posting of confidential documents Friday, saying that not a single person has been harmed in the website\'s four-year history. FULL STORY l
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Republicans seize on unemployment rate hike

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By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - With unemployment rising, incoming House Speaker John Boehner vowed Friday that Republicans will show the way toward extending tax cuts in 2011 if the outgoing De..
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WikiLeaks fights to stay online amid attacks

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By: Danielle Koleniak

LONDON (AP) - Wikileaks struggled to stay online Friday as corporations and governments moved to cut its access to the Internet, a potentially crippling blow for an organization de..
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President Obama in Afghanistan on unannounced trip

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By: Danielle Koleniak

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (AP) - President Barack Obama slipped unannounced into dangerous Afghanistan on Friday, one year after widening an ever deadlier war and just days bef..
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S. Korea threatens airstrikes on North

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By: WINK Administrator

South Korea\'s new defense minister said his country would respond with airstrikes if North Korea attacks it again, South Korea\'s Yonhap news agency reported Friday.
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Wikileaks forced to change domain name

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By: Jennifer Stacy

      STOCKHOLM (AP) - Wikileaks was forced Friday to switch over to aSwiss domain name, wikileaks.ch, after a new round of hackerattacks on its system pro..
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Dozens killed in forest fire in Israel

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By: WINK Administrator

At least 40 people have been killed in a massive wildfire blazing its way through northern Israel, Israeli authorities said Friday
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Leaked cables show U.S. concerns with Mexico's drug war

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By: WINK Administrator

Behind the headlines of the Mexican offensive against the drug cartels, there is a Mexico-U.S. relationship that is equal measures success and skepticism, leaked state department documents show.
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Ivory Coast body puts brakes on results

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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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Cable: UK offered exceptions for U.S. cluster munitions

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By: WINK Administrator

The British government offered the United States a deal to temporarily store cluster munitions at a military base on its soil, despite having signed a treaty banning such storage, according to a State Department cable published by WikiLeaks.
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Cables: Afghanistan rife with corruption

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By: WINK Administrator

U.S. diplomatic cables obtained by WikiLeaks paint a picture of corruption in Afghanistan at every level -- except for Agriculture Minister Asif Rahimi, \"about whom no allegations of bribery exist.\" WHERE IS ASSANGE? | FULL STORY
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Northern Israel forest fire kills dozens

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By: WINK Administrator

Some 22 people have been killed in a raging fire near Haifa in northern Israel, Israeli ambulance service officials told CNN Thursday.
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WikiLeaks: Italian PM's partying left him 'a complete mess'

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By: WINK Administrator

The partying lifestyle of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi had left him \"a complete mess\" by the fall of 2009, according to a Berlusconi confidant quoted in a U.S. diplomatic cable.
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Pope in 1988 sought to remove abusers faster

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By: Danielle Koleniak

VATICAN CITY (AP) - The Vatican on Thursday released documentation showing Pope Benedict XVI sought as early as 1988 to find quicker ways to permanently remove priests who raped an..
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Swedish Supreme Court refuses to hear Assange appeal

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By: WINK Administrator

The Swedish Supreme Court refused Thursday to hear an appeal by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange of an arrest warrant for suspicion of rape and sexual molestation.
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Gulf oil spill could usher in new safety agency

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By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The presidential panel investigating the massive Gulf oil spill will likely recommend to President Barack Obama next year new ways for both the federal government..
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NYC mayor: Obama has broken campaign promises

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By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who is occasionally mentioned as a long-shot presidential candidate, accused President Barack Obama in a magazine interview of bre..
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Google admits trespassing in Pa., pays couple $1

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By: Danielle Koleniak

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Google Inc. has acknowledged that it trespassed when it took a photo of a Pittsburgh-area house for its Street View service, but will pay only $1 in damages to a ..
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Oceans failing the acid test, U.N. says

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By: WINK Administrator

The chemistry of the world\'s oceans is changing at a rate not seen for 65 million years, with far-reaching implications for marine biodiversity and food security, according to a new United Nations study released Thursday.
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