Newark hopes Facebook gift translates to results

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Now that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has pledged $100 million to help boost Newark, N.J.'s low-performing public school system, it's time for officials to ..
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Karadzic trial set to resume

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The trial of former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic was set to resume Monday, after it was suspended earlier this month to give the defense time to review documents.
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British national missing in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A British citizen is missing in Afghanistan, but details about the person and the circumstances of the person\'s disappearance were unclear Monday.
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Suspected drone strike kills 3 in Pakistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A suspected U.S. drone strike killed three alleged militants in Pakistan\'s tribal region Sunday, the second such strike in two days, intelligence officials told CNN.
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France 'ready to discuss' release of kidnapped nationals

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

France is \"ready to discuss\" the release of French nationals kidnapped in Niger earlier this month, according to a spokesman from President Nicolas Sarkozy\'s office Sunday.
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Israel's West Bank building freeze expires

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A contentious issue between Israelis and Palestinians that some say could derail Mideast peace talks reached a milestone on Sunday.
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Survey: Gas prices flat in 2-week span

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) - A new survey finds the average price of regular gasoline in the United States has stayed flat in the last two weeks.      The Lund..
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Accused Georgia megachurch pastor addresses congregation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LITHONIA, Ga. (AP) - The pastor of a Georgia megachurch has addressed his congregation for the first time since he was accused of luring young men into sexual relationships. Bishop..
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Israeli settlement slowdown expires, future peace talks uncertain

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's 10-month settlement construction slowdown has expired, and Jewish settlers were preparing to resume their building, possibly endangering newly resumed pea..
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Report: 5 suspected militants, 2 soldiers killed in Yemeni offensive

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Seven people were killed and 32 suspected militants were arrested in Yemen during a military offensive touted by the government as part of an intensified hunt for terrorists, the state-run news agency reported Sunday, citing security sources.
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Hyundai recalls 139,500 Sonatas in US on steering

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Hyundai Motor Co. is recalling 139,500 Sonata sedans in the U.S. because of a manufacturing defect that may cause drivers to lose steering control.  &nb..
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South Korea to deliver aid to North

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The South Korean Red Cross will deliver tons of government-funded aid to North Korea next month, according to the Yonhap news agency.
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White House, Dems see tax cut vote after election

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House and Democratic leaders in Congress say extending middle-class tax cuts will have to wait until after the November elections.   &nbs..
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Jewish boat sets sail to Gaza with aid

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An aid ship sponsored by Jewish organizations around the world set sail Sunday from Cyprus to Gaza, despite a blockade to the occupied territory.
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Afghan officials say British woman, 3 colleagues kidnapped

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LONDON (AP) - Afghan officials said a female British aid worker and three Afghan colleagues were kidnapped Sunday in the country's northeastern Kunar province.   &nb..
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12 dead in bus crash in Germany

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Twelve people were killed and 19 severely injured Sunday when a Polish tour bus crashed near Berlin, Germany, police told CNN.
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Can computers replace teachers?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In the Hole in the Wall experiments, first implemented in 1999, a computer with an internet connection was embedded into a wall for children to discover and use unsupervised.
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Settlements deadline looms over Mideast talks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The clock is ticking as the United States seeks a way to keep Middle East peace talks from falling apart over this weekend\'s end to an Israeli moratorium on settlement construction.
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Rescue capsule arrives at Chile mine

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rescue workers in Chile took delivery Saturday of a 420-kilogram (924-pound) cage that is expected to haul 33 trapped miners back to the surface.
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Tropical Storm Matthew drenches Honduras

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tropical Storm Matthew was battering the northern coast of Honduras with heavy rains and winds early Saturday, bringing with it a threat of flash floods and mudslides, forecasters said.
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