Republicans block youth immigration bill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Republicans have blocked a bill to grant hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants brought to the United States as children a chance to gain legal status..
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Officials: At least 141 inmates escape from Mexican prison

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

State and federal authorities in Mexico traded barbs over the escape of 141 inmates from a border city prison as police stepped up security and searched for convicts on the run.
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Iran swears in acting foreign minister after Mottaki ouster

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iran\'s nuclear chief was sworn as the country\'s acting foreign minister on Saturday after the country\'s longtime top diplomat was ousted in a power play.
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141 inmates escape Mexican border prison

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Nearly 150 inmates escaped Friday from a state prison in the northern Mexico border city of Nuevo Laredo, and authorities said the breakout was probably helped b..
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At least 141 inmates escape from Mexican prison

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 141 inmates escaped Friday from a prison in Mexico\'s northeast border city of Nuevo Laredo, Notimex reported, citing an official.
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U.S. official: Al Qaeda in Yemen worse than in Pakistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The administration\'s top counterterrorism adviser said Friday that the al Qaeda group based in Yemen poses a greater threat to Americans than Osama bin Laden\'s group based in Pakistan.
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Venezuela lawmakers give Chavez power to govern by decree

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Venezuela\'s lame-duck National Assembly has granted President Hugo Chavez the power to pass laws by decree for the next 18 months, the website of state-run Venezuelan Television reported Friday.
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N. Korea warns Seoul against war games near flash point

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

North Korea warned Friday it would launch a military strike against the South if Seoul goes ahead with live-fire drills near Yeonpyong Island over the next five days, North Korea\'s state-run KCNA reported.
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U.S. Embassy: American relief worker in Haiti jailed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An American relief worker in Haiti has been jailed while investigators there look into an accusation that he kidnapped a 15-month-old boy, a U.S. Embassy spokesman confirmed Friday.
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U.N. urges Gbagbo to step down

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon called Friday for Ivory Coast\'s incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo to step down and said that \"any other outcome would make a mockery of democracy.\" FULL STORY l U.S., others set deadline
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Mugabe threatens 'revenge' against West

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Robert Mugabe threatens to seize all Western-owned investments in Zimbabwe unless their governments remove sanctions imposed on him and his senior party members.
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Arizona sues Bank of America

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

PHOENIX (AP) - Bank of America Corp. violated Arizona's consumer fraud law by misleading consumers trying to get home loan modifications, state Attorney General Terry Goddard said ..
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Obama signs massive tax bill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has signed an $858 billion tax bill he negotiated with Republicans. He praised the new law as a boost for the middle class.The package exte..
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FAA routinely misses airline inspection deadlines

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - A government report says a federal program aimed at identifying the most critical aircraft maintenance risks routinely misses deadlines.The report says the Federa..
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Space station has 3 new residents

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The International Space Station has three new tenants.A Russian Soyuz capsule docked with the orbiting lab Friday, two days after blasting off from Kaza..
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Neb. judge tosses illegal immigrant tuition suit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A Nebraska judge has thrown out a lawsuit on challenging a state law that allows some illegal immigrants to pay in-state college tuition. The lawsuit was filed o..
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Arizona sues Bank of America

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PHOENIX (AP) - Bank of America Corp. violated Arizona's consumer fraud law by misleading consumers trying to get home loan modifications, state Attorney General Terry Goddard said ..
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House approves billions for wars without debate

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The House has passed legislation that authorizes the Pentagon to spend nearly $160 billion on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan this budget year without major rest..
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UN chief urges North Korea to show restraint

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is urging North Korea to show restraint and calling on both Koreas to reduce tensions on the Korean peninsula. The U.N. chief's ..
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Government: Ban hand-held cell phone use in trucks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government is proposing to ban commercial truck and bus drivers from using hand-held cell phones from behind the wheel. The Transportation Department says the..
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