MSHA: Excess coal dust found at W.Va. mine

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A federal official says tests show more than 1,400 samples collected inside West Virginia's Upper Big Branch mine contained excessive amounts of highly exp..
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Lawmakers say Obama promises he'll push DREAM Act

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is promising to work with senators to help pass legislation allowing thousands of young people who attend college or join the military to b..
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Gulf oil well on verge of being plugged for good

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - After five months, the oil well that had spewed millions of gallons into the Gulf of Mexico is on the verge of being plugged once and for all. A relief well dril..
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Florida couple giving $30M to University of SC

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A Florida couple is giving $30 million to the University of South Carolina's pharmacy program. University President Harris Pastides said Friday the gift from ..
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Security costs for planned Quran burn around $200k

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say security for last weekend's canceled Quran burning at a central Florida church cost around $200,000. City officials say they expect the chu..
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Karachi erupts over politician killing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Violence erupted in the Pakistani sea port city of Karachi on Friday, a day after a prominent politician was killed in England, police said.
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5 arrested in terror plot against Pope

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LONDON, England - A terror alert hit London Friday morning during the pope's historic visit to Britain. Five men are in custody suspected of plotting an attack against the 84 year ..
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Hurricane Karl now a Category 3 storm in the Gulf

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Hurricane Karl has strengthened to a Category 3 storm as it roars toward ports and oil installations on Mexico's Gulf Coast. Karl's maximum sustained winds increased t..
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Woman who reported acid tossed in face now says injuries self-inflicted

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) - Vancouver police say woman who reported acid tossed in face now says injuries self-inflicted.
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North, S. Korea discuss reuniting families

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Representatives for North and South Korea on Friday sat down for talks on reuniting family members separated by the Korean War more than 50 years ago.
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Media scrutinized in Philippine standoff

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Philippine media are getting a hard look, as authorities investigate the fatally bungled rescue of tourists in a bus standoff last month.
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Japanese on edge in China over detention

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By: WINK Administrator

Japanese in China are on edge heading toward the weekend, amid outrage over Japan detaining a Chinese fishing captain.
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Driving teens to be safe behind the wheel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Car accidents can happen in a matter of seconds, especially if your eyes are on your mobile phone, instead of on the road. AAA and the Department of Transportati..
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Hurricane Karl bears down on Mexico

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Category 2 Hurricane Karl headed toward the Mexican coast with 100 mph (160 kph) winds with higher gusts and could become an intense Category 3, the National Hurricane Center said.
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Chile: Rescue on track for November

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Chile\'s mining minister expressed optimism Thursday that the 33 miners trapped 2,300 feet below ground here will be rescued in early November.
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Doctor shot at Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BALTIMORE (AP) - Baltimore police say a gunman who wounded a doctor at Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore and then barricaded himself inside a room has been shot and killed. Polic..
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Guatemala police operation leads to public shootout

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Guatemalan police on Thursday were searching for a drug trafficker who initiated a shootout with police at a shopping mall the day before.
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Source: Israel rejects Clinton proposal

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By: WINK Administrator

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has proposed a three-month extension of Israel\'s construction moratorium on the West Bank, a diplomatic source told CNN Thursday.
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12 die, 47 wounded in Somalia

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 12 people, mostly women, were killed and 47 others were wounded in Somalia\'s capital city, Mogadishu, after Islamists and African Union forces exchanged shells Thursday, an ambulance service official said.
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Pastor who wanted to burn Qurans is not sorry

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - He may have called off his highly controversial plan to burn Qurans, but Terry Jones said he's not sorry for planning the event. Jones said burning Qurans was m..
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