Earthquake hits region destroyed by tsunami

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A magnitude 5.1 earthquake shook parts of Indonesia Sunday morning, including areas decimated by an earthquake and tsunami in 2004.
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Report: 5 Palestinians killed after Israeli airstrike in Gaza

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Israeli military strike killed five Palestinians in central Gaza on Saturday night, the Palestinian Authority\'s official news agency reported.
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Security Council to meet over Korea

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At Russia\'s urging, the U.N. Security Council will hold an emergency meeting Sunday morning aimed at defusing simmering tensions in the Korean peninsula.
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Judge in Knox appeal allows new reviews of evidence

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

American Amanda Knox won a major victory Saturday in her appeal of the murder conviction in the death of her British roommate when an Italian appellate judge granted approval of independent forensic reviews on two key pieces of evidence. FULL STORY l Man loses appeal
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Senate votes to overturn military gay ban

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate has voted to overturn the military's ban on openly gay troops and sent the bill to President Barack Obama. He's expected to sign it into law next week,..
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Ivory Coast president orders U.N. troops to leave country

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo on Saturday ordered all U.N. peacekeeping forces out of the country a day after Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon called on the disputed re-election winner to step down.
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Iraq edges closer to forming government

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iraq moved a couple of steps closer Saturday to forming a government after a maddening year marked by political squabbling and paralysis.
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Obama: DREAM act vote 'incredibly disappointing'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says it is "incredibly disappointing" that Senate Republicans blocked a bill to grant some illegal immigrants a chance to gain legal status..
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Republicans block youth immigration bill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Republicans have blocked a bill to grant hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants brought to the United States as children a chance to gain legal status..
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Officials: At least 141 inmates escape from Mexican prison

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

State and federal authorities in Mexico traded barbs over the escape of 141 inmates from a border city prison as police stepped up security and searched for convicts on the run.
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Iran swears in acting foreign minister after Mottaki ouster

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iran\'s nuclear chief was sworn as the country\'s acting foreign minister on Saturday after the country\'s longtime top diplomat was ousted in a power play.
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141 inmates escape Mexican border prison

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Nearly 150 inmates escaped Friday from a state prison in the northern Mexico border city of Nuevo Laredo, and authorities said the breakout was probably helped b..
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At least 141 inmates escape from Mexican prison

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 141 inmates escaped Friday from a prison in Mexico\'s northeast border city of Nuevo Laredo, Notimex reported, citing an official.
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U.S. official: Al Qaeda in Yemen worse than in Pakistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The administration\'s top counterterrorism adviser said Friday that the al Qaeda group based in Yemen poses a greater threat to Americans than Osama bin Laden\'s group based in Pakistan.
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Venezuela lawmakers give Chavez power to govern by decree

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Venezuela\'s lame-duck National Assembly has granted President Hugo Chavez the power to pass laws by decree for the next 18 months, the website of state-run Venezuelan Television reported Friday.
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N. Korea warns Seoul against war games near flash point

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

North Korea warned Friday it would launch a military strike against the South if Seoul goes ahead with live-fire drills near Yeonpyong Island over the next five days, North Korea\'s state-run KCNA reported.
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U.S. Embassy: American relief worker in Haiti jailed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An American relief worker in Haiti has been jailed while investigators there look into an accusation that he kidnapped a 15-month-old boy, a U.S. Embassy spokesman confirmed Friday.
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U.N. urges Gbagbo to step down

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon called Friday for Ivory Coast\'s incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo to step down and said that \"any other outcome would make a mockery of democracy.\" FULL STORY l U.S., others set deadline
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Mugabe threatens 'revenge' against West

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Robert Mugabe threatens to seize all Western-owned investments in Zimbabwe unless their governments remove sanctions imposed on him and his senior party members.
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Arizona sues Bank of America

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

PHOENIX (AP) - Bank of America Corp. violated Arizona's consumer fraud law by misleading consumers trying to get home loan modifications, state Attorney General Terry Goddard said ..
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