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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Rare meeting of N. Korean ruling party wraps up

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

North Korea\'s ruling party wrapped up a rare meeting on Wednesday afternoon, state-run media said.
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Report: S.Korea and N.Korea to hold military talks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South Korea and North Korea on Thursday will hold military talks for the first time in nearly two years, according to the South\'s defense ministry, the Yonhap news agency reported.
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Army may have known about Afghan murder

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Army may have known months ago about serious misconduct -- including the apparently unprovoked murder of a civilian -- by members of a platoon in Afghanistan, but failed to act on it.
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N. Korean leader's youngest son on rise

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

With the Korean Workers\' Party convening its delegates for the first time in more than four decades, the little-known youngest son of Kim Jong Il is gaining influence.
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Man recalls school with Kim Jong Un

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By: WINK Administrator

Many experts believe Kim Jong Il\'s youngest son will be North Korea\'s next leader. Not a lot is known about Kim Jong Un, but one former Swiss school friend remembers he had at least one passion: Basketball.
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Mexico landslide traps hundreds, official says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Up to 1,000 people may have been trapped by a landslide in the southwestern Mexico state of Oaxaca, Gov. Ulises Ruiz said Tuesday morning.
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Q&A: Why Moscow's mayor fell foul of Medvedev

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev fired the long-standing mayor of Moscow Yuri Luzhkov on Tuesday, saying he had lost the confidence of the president, according to a statement posted on the Kremlin\'s website.
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Tropical depression forms; tropical storm warning in Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Tropical storm warnings have been issued for the Cayman Islands and parts of Cuba, the Bahamas and the southern Florida coast as a new tropical depression approaches. ..
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Fidel Castro marks 50 years of neighborhood watch group

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Former Cuban president Fidel Castro marked the 50th anniversary of the country\'s neighborhood watch-dog network on Tuesday with an hour long speech in front of tens of thousands of cheering onlookers in the Cuban capital.
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8 dead, 100 missing in Mexico landslides

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MEXICO CITY (AP) - A disaster official says at least eight people are dead and 100 are missing in two mudslides in the southern state of Oaxaca. Oaxaca state Civil Protection opera..
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Former President Jimmy Carter hospitalized

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CLEVELAND (AP) - An airport spokeswoman says former President Jimmy Carter has been hospitalized in Cleveland. Carter was a passenger on a commercial flight to Cleveland on Tuesday..
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Thousands protest Romanian austerity measures

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thousands of protesters rallied Tuesday in Bucharest over government austerity measures that have cut state salaries.
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Shooting at University of Texas

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

AUSTIN, Texas - Police say someone opened fire inside a library on the University of Texas campus before shooting and killing himself. Austin police say no one else was hurt. They ..
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4 dead, including child, 1 hurt in Boston shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BOSTON (AP) - A shooting early Tuesday left a toddler and three others dead, and a fifth person was hospitalized and not expected to survive, police said. There have been no arrest..
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Obama urged to use spill fines to restore Gulf

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's point person on the Gulf coast's restoration will recommend paying for it with some of the billions of dollars in civil penalties that co..
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U.S. official: CIA steps up missile strikes in Pakistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The CIA has stepped up missile strikes in Pakistan, and the uptick in drone attacks is based on precise intelligence, a U.S. official said.
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U.N. chief to Myanmar: Free political prisoners

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Myanmar needs to show the world its November 8 elections are credible by releasing Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and all other political prisoners, said U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
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Tapes describe U.S. soldiers killing for sport in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tapes obtained by CNN of interrogations of a group of U.S. servicemen charged with the unprovoked killings of Afghan civilians describe gruesome scenes of cold-blooded murder carried out under the influence of illegal drugs.
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North Korean leader's son promoted

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

North Korean leader Kim Jong Il\'s youngest son was among more than 30 military promotions announced by his father during the Workers\' Party of Korea\'s 65th anniversary, North Korea\'s state news agency reported.
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