Computer monitor causes scare at Newark airport

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By: Danielle Koleniak

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A computer monitor that was checked as baggage caused a security scare Monday morning at Newark Liberty International Airport, prompting officials to shut down ..
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South Korea starts live-fire drill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South Korea\'s planned live-fire military exercises started Monday, its ministry of defense says, a move the North threatened could ignite a war. Island residents flee | What\'s behind Koreas tensions? |
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Authorities: Up to 48 dead in Christmas Island shipwreck

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Australian authorities on Monday raised the death toll of asylum-seekers killed last week in a shipwreck on Christmas Island to 48, possibly more than half of the passengers on the boat.
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Severe weather snarls Europe travel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Europe\'s busiest airports are cancelling hundreds of flights Sunday in the face of \"freak weather conditions\" after several inches of snow were dumped on the continent over the weekend.
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Protests erupt in Belarus over election

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Voters in Belarus head to the polls Sunday to cast their ballots in presidential elections.
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Mexico violence follows woman to grave

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By: WINK Administrator

On the day of the funeral of a prominent social activist in Chihuahua, Mexico, a business she had ties with was burned down by a group of armed men, according to witnesses.
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Oil pipeline explosion kills 27 in Mexico

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 14 people were killed and 33 injured after an oil pipeline exploded Sunday morning in central Mexico, officials said.
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Former Iraq PM signals political accord

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Former Prime Minister Ayad Allawi indicated Sunday that he will take part in the new Iraqi cabinet that his rival, incumbent Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, plans to present to parliament Monday -- effectively ending a months-long political stalemate.
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Death toll from pipeline explosion rises to 22

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

MEXICO CITY (AP) - A pipeline exploded in central Mexico early Sunday as thieves were trying to steal oil, killing at least 22 people and sending rivers of flaming crude through ci..
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UN Security Council meets on Korea tensions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council met in emergency session Sunday amid rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula and a North Korean warning of a "catastrophe" if South ..
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Stabbed US tourist's body found near Jerusalem

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli police found the body of a female American tourist, with multiple stab wounds and her hands bound behind her back, in a forest outside Jerusalem on Sunday ..
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McConnell to vote against treaty with Russians

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate's Republican leader came out Sunday against a nuclear arms treaty with Russia, warning Democrats not to rush through President Barack Obama's foreign p..
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U.S. tourist's body found in Israel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The body of a female tourist missing since Saturday was found outside Jerusalem on Sunday morning, an Israeli police spokesman said.
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U.N.: Thousands flee Ivory Coast

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By: WINK Administrator

A political standoff has forced nearly 4,000 citizens of northwest Ivory Coast to flee to neighboring countries, prompting fears of regional insecurity, according to the United Nations.
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Philippines hotel fire kills 15

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By: WINK Administrator

A fire ravaged a hotel in northern Philippines on Sunday, killing 15 people, most burned beyond recognition, authorities said.
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Earthquake hits region destroyed by tsunami

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By: WINK Administrator

A magnitude 5.1 earthquake shook parts of Indonesia Sunday morning, including areas decimated by an earthquake and tsunami in 2004.
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Report: 5 Palestinians killed after Israeli airstrike in Gaza

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By: WINK Administrator

An Israeli military strike killed five Palestinians in central Gaza on Saturday night, the Palestinian Authority\'s official news agency reported.
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Security Council to meet over Korea

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At Russia\'s urging, the U.N. Security Council will hold an emergency meeting Sunday morning aimed at defusing simmering tensions in the Korean peninsula.
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Judge in Knox appeal allows new reviews of evidence

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

American Amanda Knox won a major victory Saturday in her appeal of the murder conviction in the death of her British roommate when an Italian appellate judge granted approval of independent forensic reviews on two key pieces of evidence. FULL STORY l Man loses appeal
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Senate votes to overturn military gay ban

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate has voted to overturn the military's ban on openly gay troops and sent the bill to President Barack Obama. He's expected to sign it into law next week,..
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