Review: Key info on CIA base attack bomber not relayed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Prior to a suicide attack on a CIA base in Afghanistan last December, some people within the CIA and the Jordanian intelligence service were skeptical about the reliability of a Jordanian informant, but those concerns were not passed on to officers on the base, according to a U.S. intelligence official.
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Former spy sued by CIA for publishing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The CIA has filed a civil suit against a former spy who published a book critical of the agency without the necessary review of the material by the agency, in violation of a secrecy agreement.
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American hikers trial in Iran could start next month

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The trial for two American hikers in jail in Iran on suspicions of spying could begin as early as November, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Tuesday.
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Former British Prime Minister Thatcher hospitalized

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was admitted to a hospital Tuesday evening, a friend and former colleague of Thatcher\'s told CNN.
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Jerusalem tourism conference slammed by Palestinians

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A global economic development agency plans to hold its biannual tourism conference in Jerusalem this week, a move that is welcomed by Israel and slammed by the Palestinians.
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UK to slash armed forces manpower by 17,000

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United Kingdom will cut its armed forces by 17,000 people -- about 10 percent of its uniformed manpower -- in the next five years, Prime Minister David Cameron announced Tuesday.
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NFL players will be suspended for dangerous hits

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NFL - The National Football League will immediately begin suspending players for dangerous and flagrant hits, particularly those involving helmets. The NFL says the new disciplinar..
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Saudi prince guilty of murdering aide

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Saudi prince was found guilty of murdering an aide in London. Bandar Abdulaziz died after a severe beating left him with brain swelling and a fractured neck. He also had bite marks on his face, ears and arm.
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Jordanian man gets 24 years in Dallas bomb plot

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DALLAS (AP) - A Jordanian man caught in an FBI sting trying to blow up a Dallas skyscraper has been sentenced to 24 years in federal prison. Hosam Smadi was sentenced Tuesday in fe..
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'Happy Days' dad Tom Bosley dead at 83

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tom Bosley, who protrayed the patient, understanding father on television's long-running "Happy Days," has died. He was 83. Bosley's agent, Sheryl Abrams, says B..
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Military recruiters told to accept gay applicants

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Defense Department said Tuesday that it is accepting openly gay recruits, but is warning applicants they might not be allowed to stick around for long. Follow..
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Suspect indicted in Ohio real estate agent death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

RAVENNA, Ohio (AP) - A grand jury has indicted a Florida man accused of killing a real estate agent whose body was found in a vacant Ohio home. Fifty-nine-year-old Robert Grigelait..
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World Bank director: South Africa has 'unfinished business'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

From one of the founders of the Black Consciousness Movement to a Managing Director of the World Bank, Mamphela Ramphele is a one-woman testament to the profound transformation of South Africa over the past forty years.
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Stolen million-dollar artwork headed back to owner

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The FBI says a painting valued at roughly $1 million is headed back to its rightful St. Louis owner, more than six years after it was stolen from his home. Authori..
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NYC, Miami partner to encourage intercity trips

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - Tourism officials in New York City and Miami are partnering with American Airlines in the hopes of getting residents to visit each other's cities. For people who bu..
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Feds: Inspectors cite dozens of mines in September

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Federal regulators say they're still uncovering hundreds of serious violations at mines in more than a dozen states. The Mine Safety and Health Administrat..
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FDIC lowers expected cost of bank failures by $8B

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal regulators have lowered the estimated cost of bank failures by $8 billion over four years and are proposing no increase in the fees banks pay to replenish..
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Bank of America posts $7.7B loss on special charge

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - Bank of America has lost $7.65 billion during the third quarter due to a one-time charge related to credit and debit card reform legislation passed over the summer...
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Pentagon locked down after 'possible shots fired'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Pentagon entrances were locked down early Tuesday after a report of possible shots fired near the building. Major Chris Perrine, a Pentagon spokesman, says a civi..
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Florida man killed in N. Indiana mowing accident

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (AP) - Authorities in northern Indiana say a Florida man died after being pinned beneath a riding lawnmower in a pond at his son's home. Whitley County deputy c..
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