Strikes cost France hundreds of millions a day, minister says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Strikes in France cost the country 200 to 400 million euros ($280 to $560 million) per day, plus \"immaterial\" and \"moral\" damages, French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde said Monday.
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Haiti health workers scramble to keep 2 tragedies apart

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - A cholera outbreak that already has left 250 people dead and more than 3,000 sickened is at the doorstep of an enormous potential breeding ground: the ..
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Depression hurts moms and babies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

CHICAGO (AP) - An influential medical group says pediatricians should routinely screen new mothers for depression. Depression isn't just bad for moms: It can also harm their babies..
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Forecasters have lowered expectations about pace of economic recovery

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By: Jennifer Stacy

NEW YORK (AP) - A new survey finds that forecasters have lowered their expectations about the pace of the economic recovery.      The economy is still expe..
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Hurricane Richard makes landfall in Belize

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tropical Storm Richard is moving steadily toward the Bay Islands of Honduras -- a popular tourism destination -- bringing with it strong winds and heavy rains, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said early Sunday.
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Fatigue cited in U.S. swimmer's death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Doctors have determined that severe fatigue was behind the death of U.S. open water swimmer Fran Crippen, who died Saturday in competition in the United Arab Emirates, an official said.
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Security forces say they thwarted a bomb attack in Yemen

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Yemeni security forces have thwarted a plan to bomb a sports stadium in the southern city of Aden, scheduled to host the Gulf Cup soccer tournament next month, officials said Sunday.
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Rome landfill pledge fails to halt Naples unrest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Italian government said it would halt the construction of a controversial landfill near Naples, but the assurance was not enough for protesters who clashed with police Saturday night, injuring six police officers.
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Survey: Gas prices jump 5 cents in 2-week span

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) - A new survey finds the average price of regular gasoline in the United States has jumped 5.23 cents in the last two weeks.      Th..
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Hurricane Richard approaches coast of Belize

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) - Forecasters at the U.S. National Hurricane Center say Tropical Storm Richard has strengthened into a hurricane.      The storm..
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British deputy PM: Investigate Iraq leak claims

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LONDON (AP) - Britain's deputy prime minister says allegations of prisoner abuse and civilian killings contained in a cache of leaked military documents are extremely serious and m..
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Gay voters angry at Democrats could sway election

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CHICAGO (AP) - If Democratic candidates are counting on long-standing support from gay voters to help stave off big losses on Nov. 2, they could be in for a surprise.Across the cou..
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Karzai stands by ban on private security firms

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Sunday stoody by a decree to disband private security firms operating in his country, despite objections from the United States and other countries that the move would leave international development organizations without adequate protection to do their work.
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U.N.: Cholera in Haiti's capital 'worrying'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The confirmation of five cholera cases in Haiti\'s capital is a \"very worrying development,\" a U.N. spokeswoman told CNN. Health officials are working to keep the country\'s cholera outbreak from spreading in Port-au-Prince.
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Iraq's high court orders parliament to get to work

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Iraqi high court on Sunday ordered the current parliamentary speaker to begin the process that will fill key positions in the legislation body, and also ruled that the current open session of parliament is unconstitutional.
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'Women for sale' store highlights sex trafficking in Israel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A designer clothing store, a comic book store, a tattoo parlor and a ... women for sale store.
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Stampede at Kenya soccer game kills seven

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Seven soccer fans were killed in Kenya when crowds scrambled to enter a stadium in the capital to watch two rival teams, game officials said.
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Death toll at 14 in Juarez house party shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from a shooting at a house party in the violence-plagued Mexican border city of Juarez has climbed to 14, state media reported Sunday.
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Death toll rises in Haiti cholera outbreak

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A fast-moving cholera outbreak in Haiti has claimed at least 208 lives, according to a U.N. spokeswoman.
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Leaked war papers spur calls for probes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The WikiLeaks site used new methodology to redact sensitive information from the nearly 400,000 classified Iraq war military documents, an official with the organization said Saturday.
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