Guerlain faces boycott over racial slurs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Dozens of protesters wearing black crowded the sidewalk Saturday outside the Guerlain boutique in Paris, France, calling for a boycott of the cosmetics company following racist remarks made by a former executive on French TV earlier this month.
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Tropical Storm Richard soaks Honduran coast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) - Tropical Storm Richard gained strength Saturday, lashing the Caribbean coast of Honduras with strong winds and heavy rain that threatened potentially d..
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Lawsuit seeks to revive deepwater drilling ban

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - An environmental group wants a federal judge to put a freeze on deepwater oil drilling back in place.      The Center for Biological Dive..
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Cholera outbreak spreads toward Haiti's capital

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ST. MARC, Haiti (AP) - Cases of cholera are popping up in more places outside the rural valley in central Haiti where the outbreak began.      Authorities ..
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American al-Qaida spokesman urges attacks in US

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAIRO (AP) - Adam Gadahn is back in a new Internet video. In it, the U.S.-born al-Qaida spokesman says it's a duty of Muslims living in the United States and Europe to carry out at..
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Leaked Iraq war files portray weak, divided nation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - The nearly 400,000 secret war logs disclosed by the WikiLeaks website paint a picture of an Iraq plagued by persistent sectarian tension and meddling neighbors.Th..
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Swedish police hunt serial shooter

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Police in Malmo, Sweden, are searching for the shooter behind 15 attacks on immigrants in the past year. Investigators have plenty of victims but no suspects.
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4 militants, 1 police officer dead in Caucasus violence

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A bombing and a shootout caused deaths and injuries on Saturday in Russia\'s tense Caucasus region, Russian media reported, citing local authorities.
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Pakistani Taliban leader's former bodyguard nabbed, sources say

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistani security forces have captured one of the former bodyguards of Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud, intelligence officials told CNN Saturday.
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Civilians caught in Afghan fighting crossfire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two civilians were killed by NATO-led forces in Afghanistan on Saturday, a local official told CNN.
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Typhoon Megi traps 400 in Taiwan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Typhoon Megi advances in Asia, triggering rock slides that trap more than 400 people in vehicles in Taiwan, including 19 people on a tour bus, officials say. FULL STORY l CHINA HUNKERS DOWN
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Local law enforcement hears from soldier portrayed in 'Black Hawk Down'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Local law enforcement got quite a show Friday. Motivational speaker, Colonel Danny McKnight, participated in part of their leadership training this week. McKnigh..
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U.N.: Haiti cholera outbreak kills 138

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Haitian Health Ministry officials have informed the World Health Organization that 138 deaths are a part of a fast-moving cholera outbreak north of Port-au-Prince, a U.N. official said.
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SunTrust Bank warns of bogus e-mail

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - SunTrust Bank officials are warning of a potentially dangerous email finding its way to customer in-boxes. The message begins "Dear Suntrust client," and goes on..
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Regulators close 3 banks in Fla., Ga.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Regulators have shut down three small banks in Florida and Georgia, lifting to 135 the number of U.S. banks that have fallen this year as soured loans have mounte..
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French Senate OKs pension changes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The French Senate Friday approved its version of a controversial pension reform measure that has brought tens of thousands of union members and students to the streets in protest. FULL STORY l WHY FRENCH ARE STRIKING
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Another area of Gulf opened to fishing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Another area of the Gulf of Mexico has been reopened to commercial and recreational fishing after tests found seafood in the area to have no oil contaminatio..
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Indonesian official: Soldiers may have tortured two men

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Members of the Indonesia military may have been involved in the torture of two men in the country\'s province of Papua, a government official said on Friday.
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Iraq War, WikiLeaks in spotlight

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The controversial website\'s publication of never-before-seen documents dwarfs the Afghan War Diary released in July. The Pentagon, caught off-guard by the Afghanistan leak, has assembled a team of experts to read the published Iraq documents.
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Singapore might cane American who overstayed visa

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An American businessman could face three strokes with a cane for overstaying his visa in Singapore, his legal defense team said Friday.
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