Congolese rape victims say 'enough!'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Many of Congo\'s rape survivors took to the streets Sunday to speak out against sexual violence in a county where it has become a weapon of war.
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Lottery deja vu: Same 6 numbers come up twice in Israeli game

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The odds may have been in the trillions-to-one range, but lightning has indeed struck twice for some lucky lottery players in Israel.
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New al Qaeda threat targets Europe, 'notably France'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Saudi Arabian intelligence services are warning of a new terrorist threat from al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula targeting Europe, especially France, French Interior Minister Brice Hortefeux said in a radio interview Sunday.
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U.N. summit sends S.O.S. on biodiversity

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Delegates from all over the world are descending on Nagoya in Japan from Monday for talks considered crucial to sustaining the future of animal, plant and human life on Earth.
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Seeds of hope for Afghan and Pakistani farmers in an Iowa cornfield

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Across the road from his cornfield in Colo, Iowa, family farmer Keith McKinney pulls out his cell phone and checks the latest market prices from the Chicago Board of Trade.
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After 9 years and Condit's fall, Chandra Levy trial begins

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - More than nine years after the disappearance of Washington intern Chandra Levy generated headlines around the world, the man accused of killing her is finally sch..
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Strong typhoon threatens Philippines; thousands flee

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - A typhoon with sustained winds of 140 mph and even stronger gusts is making its way toward the northern Philippines.      Foreca..
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Pennsylvania man to give $1,000 for each jobless worker hired

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NEWTOWN, Pa. (AP) - A 71-year-old philanthropist from suburban Philadelphia thinks he can solve the country's unemployment woes one charitable donation at a time.Gene Epstein plans..
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Two killed in Arizona tour bus crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) - The Mohave County Sheriff's Office says two people were killed and several others injured Sunday when their commercial tour bus drifted off an Arizona highway..
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Gunmen kill at least 25 in Pakistan's largest city in 24 hours

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) - It's been a deadly 24 hours in Pakistan's largest city.      Gunmen have killed at least 25 people in Karachi as voters cast ballo..
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Top 400 charities see billions less in donations

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - A new ranking of the nation's 400 biggest charities shows donations dropped by 11 percent overall last year as the Great Recession ended - the worst decline in 20..
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French minister: Saudis warn of new terror threat

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PARIS (AP) - French Interior Minister Brice Hortefeux says that France has received new warnings of a terror threat in Europe, "notably France," from Saudi intelligence services.He..
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Group: Kidnapped British aid worker is well, 'in good spirits'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

One of two aid workers kidnapped from a Somali town near the Ethiopian border is doing well, according to a spokeswoman for their organization, Save the Children.
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US-backed Awakening Councils in Iraq deny defections

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The leaders of Awakening Councils in two Iraqi provinces Sunday denied a report that hundreds of council members have defected to al Qaeda.
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Afghan rules for private security companies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Afghan government on Sunday clarified the exceptions to a ban on private security contractors, stating that those firms offering protection to embassies and foreign diplomats will be allowed to continue to operate.
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Ahmadinejad: Iran ready for talks, won't yield nuclear rights

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is taking a hard line ahead of nuclear talks scheduled for next month with world powers skeptical of his government\'s intentions, local media reported Sunday.
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Barbara Billingsley, Beaver Cleaver's TV mom, dies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) - Barbara Billingsley, who gained the title supermom for her gentle portrayal of June Cleaver, the warm, supportive mother of a pair of precocious boys in..
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As Democrats' message lags, GOP looks for huge wins

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - There's a flurry of campaigning across the country this weekend as candidates court discontented voters two weeks before elections.Polls, campaign finance reports..
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Man says he was told he was too disabled to fly

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - A motivational speaker with cerebral palsy says he was kicked off a U.S. Airways flight after being told he was too disabled to fly alone.Forty-seven-yea..
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Chinese mine collapse kills 21, traps 16

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

BEIJING (AP) - In a country where 2,600 people died in mining accidents last year, China isn't saying much about an explosion today that killed 21 people and trapped 16 others.Ther..
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