Prosthetic leg discovered in search for NC girl

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HICKORY, N.C. (AP) - Authorities searching for a North Carolina girl who lost a leg to cancer say they've found a prosthetic leg at a home where her stepmother once lived. Hickory ..
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Va man charged in fake bomb plot against DC subway

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Virginia man has been arrested and indicted on charges he tried to help people he believed were al-Qaida operatives in planning to bomb subway stations in and a..
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15 shot dead at carwash in Mexico, officials say

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fifteen people were killed Wednesday at a carwash in the western Mexican state of Nayarit, the state attorney general\'s office told CNNMexico.com.
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Family 'shocked' by Aziz verdict

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The daughter of former Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Tariq Aziz says an appeal will probably do nothing to stop her father\'s death sentence.
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Sources: Militant killed after firing at Israel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A member of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad was killed and another was seriously wounded after Israeli tanks fired shells toward them in Gaza on Wednesday, Palestinian medical and security sources said.
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3 killed, several wounded in Iraq explosions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two separate explosions killed at least three people and wounded several others in Baghdad Wednesday morning, police said.
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UF restricts student travel to Haiti after cholera

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The University of Florida is restricting student travel to Haiti because of a cholera outbreak in the Caribbean country. In a memo released Sunday, Provost..
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Fla. State, military studying suicide prevention

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida State University is preparing to announce a new research effort into military suicides. Florida State professor Thomas Joiner, who has studied suic..
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Venezuelan charged with extortion in US

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A Venezuelan is jailed in the U.S. on charges of attempting to extort $1.5 million from a businessman involved in a securities controversy in Venezuela. Prosecutors sa..
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Extinction threat for fifth of vertebrates

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A fifth of the world\'s vertebrates are facing extinction because of invasion and the effects of agriculture, a global study warned Wednesday.
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Foreclosures push home prices down in many cities

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Home prices are falling further, suggesting a bottom hasn't been reached in many metro areas. Millions of foreclosures are expected to pour onto the market in the..
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Most reliable car list

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - General Motors models are getting more reliable and Ford is still at the top as the most reliable American carmaker. Those are key findings in Consumer Reports l..
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Crews struggle to reach quake victims

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rescuers prepared for the worst Wednesday, deploying with hundreds of body bags as they struggled to reach victims two days after a 7.7-magnitude earthquake struck off Indonesia.
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Death toll climbs to 24 in Indonesia volcano eruption

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A day after the Mount Merapi volcano erupted in Indonesia, officials say the death toll has risen to at least 24, while 22,000 others have been displaced.
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NATO service member killed in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A roadside blast killed a NATO service member Wednesday in northern Afghanistan, the International Security Assistance Force said.
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Poor, battered and homeless, Haitians face new killer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Battered by a devastating earthquake, left for nearly a year without real homes, promised aid that failed to arrive, the people of Haiti now face a new killer, and the littlest children are among the hardest hit.
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Increasingly, mayors become targets in Mexico

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

They were elected to serve their small towns, but recently, mayors throughout Mexico have found themselves the targets of violent killings believed to be perpetrated by drug cartels.
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Corruption survey: Somalia is the worst

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Denmark, New Zealand and Singapore are seen as having the least corruption in the world, according to a just-published global survey.
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Air Force lost some communication with nuclear missiles

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Air Force lost partial communications with 50 nuclear missiles for almost an hour last weekend, an Air Force spokesman said Tuesday.
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Massive windstorm howls across nation's midsection

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHICAGO (AP) - A massive storm with wind gusts up to 81 mph howled across the nation's midsection Tuesday, snapping trees and power lines, ripping off roofs, delaying flights and s..
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