Suburbs take hit as US poverty climbs in downturn

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Battered by the downturn, America's suburbs are bearing the brunt of poverty that has climbed to near-historic levels, creating strains on dwindling safety-net pr..
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Hotel developers convicted on tax charges

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A father and son who developed hotels in New York and Florida have been convicted on federal tax charges in Fort Lauderdale. The U.S. Attorney's Office..
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Florida soldier killed in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A soldier from north Florida has been killed in Afghanistan. The U.S. Department of Defense reports that Sgt. Karl A. Campbell, 34, of Chiefland, Fla., died Monday in ..
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Blowout preventer testing not started

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

METAIRIE, La. (AP) - A Coast Guard official tells The Associated Press that the 300-ton device that failed to stop the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill has not been analyzed a mont..
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UK: Yemen embassy car was targeted

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The British ambassador to Yemen said a car that was attacked in the capital, Sana\'a, may have been targeted because it was a diplomatic vehicle. An embassy staffer and two bystanders were injured.
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Israeli planes hit 'terror targets' in response to rocket fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israel\'s air force struck \"two terror targets\" in northern Gaza overnight in response to recent rocket fire into the Jewish state from the Palestinian territory, Israel Defense Forces said Thursday.
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Afghanistan war begins it's 10th year

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - It's make-or-break time in Afghanistan.  The war enters its 10th year Thursday, and this is no ordinary anniversary. With extra American troops now i..
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Swimmers fall ill at Commonwealth Games

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A dozen Australian swimmers have fallen ill at the beleaguered Commonwealth Games in India, officials say.
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Deaths rise to 91 in Indonesia flooding

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll has climbed to at least 91 dead and 68 missing in Indonesia, after flash floods that struck following torrential rains, officials said Thursday.
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Dollar falls to 15-year low against yen

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By: WINK Administrator

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Report: Police discussed killing Ecuador's president

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rogue national police who held Ecuador\'s president captive for 11 hours last week talked about killing him, according to an audio recording the state-run Andes news agency said were police radio transmissions.
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8 state agreement to provide mortgage relief

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard has announced an eight-state agreement under which Wells Fargo & Co. will provide relief to 8,715 adjustable rate mortgage..
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White House critical of Pakistan's efforts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Despite repeated Obama administration claims in public that Pakistan is working hard to crack down on militants, a private White House review uses unusually tough language to suggest the ally is not doing nearly enough to confront the Taliban and al Qaeda, according to a copy of the report to Congress obtained by CNN.
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20 NATO-bound oil tankers torched in Pakistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Another group of oil tankers carrying fuel for NATO has been attacked by unknown gunmen, at Quetta, Pakistan, police official said.
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FBI arrests 89 cops, 44 others in Puerto Rico

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Federal agents were \"executing numerous arrest warrants\" Wednesday morning related to a corruption investigation in Puerto Rico, the FBI said.
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Tornado derails 28 train cars in northern Arizona

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BELLEMONT, Ariz. (AP) - A tornado that ripped through a small northern Arizona town derailed 28 cars on a parked Burlington Northern-Santa Fe freight train. BNSF spokeswoman Lena K..
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Is free speech a right - even if it's an offensive speech at a soldier's funeral?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON DC - Is free speech a right - even if it's an offensive speech at a soldier's funeral? That's the question before the Supreme Court. Members of the Westboro Baptist Chur..
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Afghans seize 19 tons of Iranian bombs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities in southwestern found tons of explosive devices inside a 40-foot shipping container that had been brought across a bridge from Iran, the local police chief said. FULL STORY l Dialogue forges path to peace
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Panel: Gov't thwarted worst-case scenario on spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House blocked efforts by federal scientists to tell the public just how bad the Gulf oil spill could have been. That finding comes from a panel appointe..
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Lawmakers urge review of bowl game tax complaint

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Four lawmakers are urging the Internal Revenue Service to "thoroughly examine" a tax complaint filed against three premier college football bowls. Playoff PAC, a ..
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