UN adds French food, Flamenco dancing to heritage list

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By: WINK Administrator

A United Nations committee added Spanish flamenco dancing and French gastronomy to a list of \"intangible heritages\" that need preservation, a spokeswoman for the world body said Wednesday.
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Company removes jolt from energy drink

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

     WASHINGTON (AP) - The manufacturer of popular caffeinatedalcohol drink Four Loko has said it will remove the caffeine fromits products, pulling the blend o..
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Thanksgiving travel forecast

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By: Jennifer Stacy

   WASHINGTON (AP) - More Americans are expected to head out on thehighway this Thanksgiving.      AAA president Bob Darbelnet (DAR'-behl-nay) sa..
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Accused Russian arms dealer headed to court

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

NEW YORK (AP) - A Russian labeled the "Merchant of Death" by those who claim he fueled some of the world's deadly Third World conflicts over the last decade with powerful weapons h..
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U.S. case to unfold against accused arms dealer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Details about the prosecution of an accused international arms dealer known as \"The Merchant of Death\" are to be announced Wednesday, said U.S. law-enforcement officials who have spent years pursuing him.
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Riots over Haiti's cholera outbreak

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By: WINK Administrator


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Defense seeks acquittal in Smart abduction case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Defense attorneys on Tuesday asked a federal judge to acquit the man charged in the 2002 abduction of Elizabeth Smart, saying prosecutors failed to make their..
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TV producer arrested as fugitive in California

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A TV producer whose wife was killed in Mexico has been arrested as a fugitive in Southern California.      A statement from the U.S. att..
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Soldier remembers fallen comrades as he receives medal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - He has the nation's highest medal because of his heroism during a battle in Afghanistan. But Army Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta says he'd gladly give it back, if it..
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TSA: Religion offers no break on airport screening

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Transportation Security Administration says airline passengers won't get out of body imaging screening or pat-downs based on their religious beliefs. &nb..
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Stocks sink on fears of Asia slowdown, Irish debt

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are falling to their lowest level in a month as worries mount over a slowdown in China and a debt crisis in Ireland.      Asian mark..
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Iran: Two German journalists are spies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iran has charged with espionage two German journalists who interviewed the son and lawyer of a woman condemned to die by stoning, Iranian media reported.
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Cholera protests in Haiti turn violent

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United Nations stabilization mission in Haiti condemned the violent clashes that broke out Monday in two cities in the northern part of the country, charging that the riots may be politically motivated.
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Swamp gas believed behind Mexico hotel blast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The preliminary investigation into a hotel explosion in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, points to swamp gas and a leaking pipe as possible causes, the Quintana Roo state attorney general told CNN Tuesday.
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For Iraqi Christians, fear is knocking

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

She lives in a paralyzing state of \"constant and fear\" and it\'s forcing her to keep her children indoors and out of school. That\'s how one Baghdad woman describes the dire predicament faced by her and other Iraqi Christians.
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UN: North Korea facing hunger due to grain deficit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

About 5 million North Koreans will continue to face food shortages because of a grain deficit, two United Nations agencies warned Tuesday.
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UK to compensate Guantanamo detainees

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The British government will compensate a number of British residents who were interned at Guantanamo Bay, Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke announced Tuesday, saying he could not reveal the amount of compensation.
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Millions of Floridians traveling for holidays may go through intense security screenings

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The latest forecast for holiday travel is out and it looks like you may have more company if you plan to hit the road or fly the friendly skies for Thanksgiving...
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Ohio State shuts library, 3 labs in bomb scare

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio State University has evacuated four buildings, including the main library, because of bomb threats e-mailed to the FBI. FBI spokesman Michael Brooks says..
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Prince William gives UK long-awaited royal wedding

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LONDON (AP) - The college romance that seemed to falter under the pressure of adulthood and the glare of the paparazzi has blossomed at last. Prince William is finally engaged to h..
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