Banks not participating in Fla. drywall case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Banks that own some Florida homes containing faulty Chinese drywall are refusing to participate in a class-action lawsuit brought by other homeowners. A Miami-Dade Cou..
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Bittersweet times for Ivory Coast's cocoa industry

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

This year\'s African cocoa harvest, which has just gotten underway, is looking bright. Warm weather is leading many to expect a bumper crop for the main harvest.
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Report: Two Koreas military talks end without progress

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The first military talks between South Korea and North Korea ended without progress Thursday, the Yonhap news agency reported.
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U.S. bill on Chinese currency would hurt both countries, China says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

China on Thursday urged the United States to resist protectionism and avoid damaging both nations\' economies, following the U.S. House\'s passage of legislation designed to combat Beijing\'s manipulation of currency.
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Two children among dead after NATO airstrike, governor says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A NATO raid left four civilians dead -- including two children -- in eastern Afghanistan, a district governor told CNN on Thursday.
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China: Three Japanese nationals released

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By: WINK Administrator

China on Thursday released three Japanese nationals after they admitted illegally entering a Chinese military zone and expressed regret, state-run media said.
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Report: S. Korea and N. Korea begin military talks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South Korea and North Korea on Thursday morning began military talks for the first time in nearly two years, the Yonhap news agency reported.
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New law targets fake fundraisers posing as war veterans

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Florida is about to get tough on fake charities, particularly phony soldiers stealing the honor of American veterans.A new law taking effect Friday in Florida ma..
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Commission: France didn't single out Roma for deportation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The European Commission gave France a pass -- and a warning -- over its recent deportation of more than 8,000 ethnic Roma, commonly referred to as gypsies.
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U.N.: Sanctions against Sierra Leone lifted

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United Nations Security Council has ended sanctions against Sierra Leone, restrictions originally imposed during the nation\'s brutal civil war, the Security Council announced Wednesday.
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Europe terror plot linked to bin Laden?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A man captured in Afghanistan has tipped off investigators to a \"Mumbai-style\" terror plot in Europe, a source said. Investigators believe Osama bin Laden signed off on the attack plan, a separate source said. FULL STORY | ANALYSIS
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Police: Man who shot 2 officers at hospital dies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Police say a man who opened fire at an Omaha hospital has died and that two officers he shot have been treated and released. Officer Jacob Bettin says 39-year-ol..
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1 dead, more hurt in bus crash outside DC

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) - Maryland State Police say a commuter bus plunged off a highway outside the nation's capital, killing one person and injuring several others. State police spoke..
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Official: U.S.-China military relations 'back on track'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Military-to-military relations between the United States and China are \"back on track,\" a Pentagon spokesman said Wednesday, largely due to a visit to Beijing by a senior U.S. Defense Department official.
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U.S. adds more sanctions against Iran for human rights abuses

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Citing \"mounting evidence\" of repression of the Iranian opposition, the Obama administration added more sanctions against Iranian government officials, members of the Revolutionary Guards Corps and others accused by the United States of being responsible for human rights abuses.
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American citizen held in Spain over alleged al Qaeda ties

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Algerian-born U.S. citizen with suspected links to international terror activity has been arrested in Spain, the Interior Ministry said Wednesday.
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Pakistan threatens military response to homeland incursions

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By: WINK Administrator

Pakistan\'s foreign minister said Wednesday his country may use military force to stop violations of its territory.
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Sacked Moscow mayor: Russia sliding back to Stalinism

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Long-time Moscow Mayor Yuri Luzhkov accused President Dmitry Medvedev of leading the country back into Stalinism a day before he was sacked, a letter in a Russian magazine showed Wednesday.
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BP's new CEO creates unit to enforce safety

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LONDON (AP) - BP's incoming chief executive is setting up a new safety division to monitor the company's operations around the world. Bob Dudley announced the initiative Wednesday,..
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Libraries launch apps to sync with iPod generation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GRANDVIEW HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) - Libraries are tweeting, texting and launching smart-phone apps as they try to keep up with a computer-savvy class of people who consider card catalog..
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