John Lennon's NY killer also considered Liz Taylor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - The man who fatally shot John Lennon outside his New York City apartment says he considered killing Johnny Carson and Elizabeth Taylor but the ex-Beatle was mo..
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Pope in UK visit addresses sex abuse

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pope Benedict XVI said Thursday the Roman Catholic Church has not been vigilant enough or fast enough in responding to the problem of sexual abuse by priests. FULL STORY l MOOD IN THE UK l POLL: POPE\'S ACTION WEAK
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Wis. prosecutor tried to keep 'sexting' case quiet

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHILTON, Wis. (AP) - A Wisconsin prosecutor who sent sending sexually suggestive text messages to a domestic abuse victim tried to keep the matter from the public, his peers and st..
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California blaze grows as firefighters gain ground

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LAKE ISABELLA, Calif. (AP) - A forest fire in the southern Sierra Nevada has grown to more than 8,100 acres even as firefighters gain ground on the blaze that has destroyed one hom..
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Oil still washing up on beaches

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Large tar balls are continuing to wash up along Pensacola Beach, even though oil has stopped flowing from BP's blown out Deep water Horizon well. Beach..
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Iranian stoning woman says she was not whipped

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Iranian woman sentenced to be stoned to death for adultery put to rest what she says are rumors that she had been lashed 99 times for another alleged offense.
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Philadelphia police upset with Florida over gun permits

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Police in Philadelphia are upset a man with a lengthy criminal record was able to get a gun permit from Florida. The 28 year old suspect was arrested over the we..
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Foreigners, kids part of battle for Mogadishu

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In a city where brutal fighting is the norm, it is easy to glaze over reports of a surge in Mogadishu\'s violence this summer. But with the country\'s insurgents now attacking abroad and the expansion of Ugandan and Burundian peacekeepers on the ground, the situation is shifting as much as the front lines.
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Why is Pope Benedict heading to Britain?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As the United Kingdom braces to receive one of the best-known and most controversial figures on the planet, Pope Benedict XVI, a question hangs over the state visit: Why is he coming?
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Bicentennial joy lacking in Mexico

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mexico celebrates its bicentennial Wednesday, and despite lavish government plans to mark the day, many Mexicans are finding little joy in a nation beset by drug violence and economic woes.
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Israel: Mortars fired from Gaza contain white phosphorous

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two of nine mortars fired from Gaza into Israel on Wednesday contained white phosphorous, Israeli police told CNN.
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Arlington opens graves, finds 3 misplaced bodies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Arlington National Cemetery has discovered three people buried in the wrong graves. The Army said Wednesday that officials opened three burial sites last month an..
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Women suing Goldman Sachs for gender discrimination

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) -Three former female employees of Goldman Sachs & Co. are suing the big Wall Street firm for what they say is rampant gender discrimination that unfairly favors..
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McCollum hopeful over Florida oil spill claims

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum says he's "cautiously optimistic" after meeting with the administrator of a $20 billion compensation fund for victim..
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Arguments begin in US trial over 2 Afghan deaths

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Prosecutors say two former defense contractors were fueled by alcohol and anger the night they killed two Afghan nationals on the streets of Kabul. Their attorn..
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Chicago police officers rally against dept. head

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHICAGO (AP) - Several hundred police officers are marching outside of Chicago police headquarters to voice their displeasure with the department's leadership and with what they ca..
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New York man charged as unwitting money provider

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - A New York man has been charged with unwittingly providing unlicensed banking services to a man who plotted to set off a bomb in Times Square earlier this year. Moh..
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Allen: Blown-out Gulf well to be sealed by Sunday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

KENNER, La. (AP) - The U.S. government's point person on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill says the well that blew out is expected to be permanently sealed and declared dead by Sunday, ..
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Defendant awakens, says he wants to be at NY trial

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - A defendant who appeared to be sleeping at his trial on terrorism charges has told the court that he does, indeed, want to be there. Laguerre Payen (lah-GAYR' PAY'-..
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NYC to try banning smoking in parks and beaches

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City officials want to take their smoking ban outdoors. City officials announced new legislation on Wednesday that would outlaw smoking in parks, beaches, ..
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