American Airlines cancels flights to Haiti

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - A major U.S. air carrier has canceled all flights in and out of Port-au-Prince, Haiti due to the unsettled political atmosphere and recent violence in the l..
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Ex-first lady to face Preval's pick in Haiti runoff

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Protests erupted around the Haitian capital Tuesday night after an election council announced a runoff between a former first lady and a candidate allied with an increasingly unpopular government.
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Taliban video shows US soldier held in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A new video released by the Taliban shows Spc. Bowe Bergdahl, the only known U.S. serviceman held captive in Afghanistan, with bags under his eyes and wha..
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Private company launches test spacecraft for NASA

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A private company has launched a spacecraft in a bold demonstration test for NASA. The Space Exploration Technologies rocket blasted off from Cape Canav..
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Teen suicide bomber kills 18 in Pakistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 15 people were killed and 26 wounded in a suicide blast Wednesday at a market in the city of Kohat in northwest Pakistan, officials said.
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Elizabeth Edwards' legacy: toughness amid tragedy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - A son dying young. A six-year battle with cancer. A humiliating betrayal. Americans knew Elizabeth Edwards in large part through her tragedies, but more im..
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French Haiti cholera report 'inconclusive'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A French doctor\'s report suggests that the strain of cholera ravaging Haiti may have originated with U.N. peacekeepers from Nepal, but U.N. officials and others cautioned that the report was inconclusive.
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U.S. ramps up pressure on China over North Korea

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

China should take a leading role in diffusing tensions on the Korean peninsula by warning North Korea there are consequences for its actions, the deputy secretary of state said Tuesday.
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U.S. unsure if accused teen hit man is citizen

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. State Department backed away Tuesday from earlier statements that a 14-year-old boy accused of being a drug cartel hit man in Mexico is a U.S.a citizen.
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Elizabeth Edwards dies after battle with cancer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Elizabeth Edwards, the estranged wife of former North Carolina senator and presidential candidate John Edwards, died Tuesday after a lengthy battle with cancer. She was 61
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Assange jailed as extradition considered

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is denied bail by a British court and is taken into custody, as Swedish authorities seek his extradition over rape allegations.
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Assange: WikiLeaks 'fearlessly publishing facts'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange defends the publication of secret U.S. documents in an editorial published online early Wednesday by The Australian newspaper.
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Elizabeth Edwards dies at 61

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Elizabeth Edwards, who closely advised her husband in two bids for the presidency and advocated for health care even as her marriage publicly crumbled, died Tuesd..
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U.S. ends bid to get Israel to extend a freeze on settlements

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States has dropped its efforts to get Israel to extend a settlement freeze as a precondition to resume Middle East peace talks, a State Department official said Tuesday.
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Pearl Harbor survivors gather 69 years later

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) - Aging Pearl Harbor survivors on Tuesday heard reassurances their sacrifice would be remembered and passed on to future generations as they gathered to m..
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FBI issues alert for Barbie doll with video camera

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The FBI has issued a cyber crime alert on a new Barbie doll that comes with a hidden video camera. Mattel's Barbie Video Girl has a video camera lens built int..
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Oil prices hit $90 milestone

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - Oil prices on Tuesday jumped above $90 a barrel for the first time in more than two years, a key milestone for Wall Street analysts who say tightening supplies will..
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Obama says tax deal should spur more job creation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says he expects the unemployment rate to go down because of the new compromise on averting tax increases, although he isn't predicting how ..
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Stocks pop after Obama, GOP agree on taxes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks rose Tuesday after President Barack Obama and Republican leaders agreed to a package of tax cuts and an extension of unemployment benefits. Bond prices fell ..
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Gov't announces $12B profit on Citigroup

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government said late Monday it had reached a deal to sell its remaining holdings of Citigroup common stock and will end up turning a profit of $12 billion on ..
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