FBI arrests 89 cops, 44 others in Puerto Rico

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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?

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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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Government reopens more Gulf waters to fishing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - Another portion of the Gulf of Mexico has been reopened to commercial and recreational fishing after federal scientists found no oil contamination to bar c..
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Man tied to Smurfs goes cold on NY extortion plea

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - A Florida businessman who once had a stake in the Smurfs cartoon empire is having second thoughts after pleading guilty in New York to trying to shake down his son-..
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RI tourist bitten by poisonous snake at Fla. hotel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A tourist is in intensive care after being bitten by a poisonous snake near a Florida resort's swimming pool. A Dr. P. Phillips Hospital spokeswoman said 45-ye..
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Officials: Al Qaeda behind Europe plot

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The man at the center of an alleged al Qaeda plot to bomb cities in Europe has told investigators the conspiracy was directed by one of the organization\'s most senior figures, according to European intelligence officials.
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Kids walk for safer streets

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Southwest Florida school children were encouraged to walk to school in honor of International Walk To School Month.   Millions of schoolchildren from 4..
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Three professors share Nobel Prize in chemistry

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By: WINK Administrator

The 2010 Nobel Prize in chemistry was awarded Wednesday to three professors for a tool to make carbon-carbon bonds in organic chemistry, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced.
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WWII Japanese-American Army units honored

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By: WINK Administrator

Surviving members of legendary Japanese-American Army units, including Sen. Daniel Inouye, gathered around President Barack Obama on Wednesday as he signed a bill granting their forces the Congressional Gold Medal -- one of the nation\'s highest civilian honors.
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State of emergency in Ecuador extended

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A state of emergency in Ecuador has been extended to Friday, the country\'s government announced, as investigators watch videos and review photographs to identify officers involved in last week\'s police uprising.
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Alleged leader of Congo militia linked to rapes is arrested

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The suspected leader of an armed rebel group accused of committing mass rapes this summer in Congo was arrested Tuesday morning, a spokesman for the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo told CNN.
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Aid groups: Lead poisoning has killed 400 kids in Nigeria

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As many as 400 children have died of lead poisoning-related illnesses in Nigeria since March, two international aid groups say, and as many as 30,000 people could be affected by lead contamination.
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European plot directed by senior al Qaeda leader

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The man at the center of an alleged al Qaeda plot to bomb cities in Europe has told investigators the conspiracy was directed by one of the organization\'s most senior figures, according to European intelligence officials.
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U.S. pressing to reopen key supply route into Pakistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. military operations in Afghanistan could continue to be fully supplied even if Pakistan refuses to open a major border post blocking hundreds of fuel tankers, the Pentagon said Tuesday.
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Gates could meet Chinese counterpart next week

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. secretary of defense could meet with his Chinese counterpart during meetings in Vietnam next week, the Pentagon\'s spokesman said Tuesday.
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Bank bailout to cost taxpayers far less

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Treasury Department says the $700 billion financial bailout will cost far less than previously thought.A report on the program Tuesday says it will cost taxpa..
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