WWII Japanese-American Army units honored

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Surviving members of legendary Japanese-American Army units, including Sen. Daniel Inouye, gathered around President Barack Obama on Wednesday as he signed a bill granting their forces the Congressional Gold Medal -- one of the nation\'s highest civilian honors.
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State of emergency in Ecuador extended

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A state of emergency in Ecuador has been extended to Friday, the country\'s government announced, as investigators watch videos and review photographs to identify officers involved in last week\'s police uprising.
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Alleged leader of Congo militia linked to rapes is arrested

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The suspected leader of an armed rebel group accused of committing mass rapes this summer in Congo was arrested Tuesday morning, a spokesman for the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo told CNN.
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Aid groups: Lead poisoning has killed 400 kids in Nigeria

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As many as 400 children have died of lead poisoning-related illnesses in Nigeria since March, two international aid groups say, and as many as 30,000 people could be affected by lead contamination.
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European plot directed by senior al Qaeda leader

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The man at the center of an alleged al Qaeda plot to bomb cities in Europe has told investigators the conspiracy was directed by one of the organization\'s most senior figures, according to European intelligence officials.
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U.S. pressing to reopen key supply route into Pakistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. military operations in Afghanistan could continue to be fully supplied even if Pakistan refuses to open a major border post blocking hundreds of fuel tankers, the Pentagon said Tuesday.
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Gates could meet Chinese counterpart next week

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. secretary of defense could meet with his Chinese counterpart during meetings in Vietnam next week, the Pentagon\'s spokesman said Tuesday.
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Bank bailout to cost taxpayers far less

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Treasury Department says the $700 billion financial bailout will cost far less than previously thought.A report on the program Tuesday says it will cost taxpa..
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Lincoln dealerships to close

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) - A dealer says Ford plans to eliminate at least 175 Lincoln dealers as part of its effort to revive the luxury brand.Ford revealed the plan to 900 Lincoln dea..
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12 arrested in France for terrorist links, police say

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Police arrested 12 people in the south of France Tuesday for having links to terrorist networks, French national police said.
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Blasts in Kandahar kill 9 children

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nine children died Tuesday when two explosions rocked a residential area of the city of Kandahar, an Afghan government official said.
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Vatican rips test tube baby Nobel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An official with the Vatican criticized the decision to award the Nobel prize for Medicine to British doctor Robert G. Edwards for his work on in vitro fertilization, Italy\'s official news agency ANSA reported Tuesday.
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Toxic mud kills four in Hungary villages

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Four people were killed after a reservoir broke and flooded three villages in western Hungary with toxic red mud, officials said.
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AP Poll: Americans support community colleges

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

A new poll shows the vast majority of Americans feel it's better for some students to go to community college instead of a four-year school. According to the poll by The Associated..
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Calif. girl found safe after Amber Alert issued

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Police in California say an 8-year-old Fresno girl who was apparently abducted while playing in her front yard has been found safe. Police spokesman Jeff Card..
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Service sector growth accelerates in September

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - A trade group says U.S. service-oriented companies, the nation's predominant job generator, grew slightly faster in September as demand from customers improved. It ..
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Times Square attempted bomber gets life sentence

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - The Pakistani immigrant who tried to set off a car bomb in Times Square was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison, a mandatory penalty that left him defiant as ever a..
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Government sues credit card companies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department on Monday sued the three largest U.S. credit card companies for anti-competitive practices and reached a proposed settlement with two of th..
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China, Japan leaders meet, signal thaw

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

China\'s and Japan\'s top leaders met in Belgium, indicating a thaw in relations since a diplomatic battle broke out last month over Japan\'s arrest of a Chinese fishing captain off the disputed Diaoyu Islands.
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Pakistan: Strike kills 'German militants'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Eight suspected German nationals were killed in a suspected drone strike in northwestern Pakistan, two Pakistani officials said Monday.
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