Iran says trial for hikers to begin soon

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Iranian prosecutor said Wednesday a trial will soon commence for three American hikers, one of whom, Sarah Shourd, was released on bail the day before from a Tehran prison.
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Anger awaits pope on UK visit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pope Benedict XVI arrives in Britain this week amid outrage over the landmark visit\'s cost to taxpayers and anger over the Vatican\'s record on child abuse and human rights. FULL STORY l PREGNANT NUN AD BANNED
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France steps toward raising retirement age to 62

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

France\'s National Assembly passed a controversial bill to raise the national retirement age Wednesday after a tumultuous legislative session that ran through the night and included insults and name-calling on both sides.
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American team helping to free Chilean miners

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Brandon Fisher has the deep orange hue of someone who has a sunburn on top of a sunburn. The creases under his eyes are evidence of how little sleep he has had lately.
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3 named storms in the tropics

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By: Rob Spicker

CANCUN, Mexico (AP) - A strengthening Tropical Storm Karl neared the Yucatan Peninsula on Wednesday, bearing down on the resort beaches of the Mayan Riviera. Karl had maximum susta..
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Seven killed in U.S.-Iraq raid in Iraq

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Seven people were killed and a woman was wounded early Wednesday morning when American and Iraqi troops raided a number of houses during a military operation in southern Falluja, the deputy governor of Anbar province said.
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Uncertainty over Guinea vote amid violence, uncertainty

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Guinea\'s presidential runoff election hangs in the balance of a political meeting Wednesday after the death of its electoral commission boss and weekend violence.
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11 kids from same family die in Brazil boat accident

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Eleven children from the same extended family died over the weekend in a lake in Brazil after the boat they were in overturned, police said.
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5.9 earthquake strikes offshore Mexico

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck the Islas Marias region of Nayarit, Mexico Tuesday, according to U.S. Geological Survey.
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Chilean miner's wife gives birth to Hope

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The wife of one of the 33 men trapped 2,300 feet below ground in Chile gave birth Tuesday to a daughter, a relative said.
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Freed hiker thanks Iran

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

American Sarah Shourd left Iran Tuesday after Iranian authorities freed her from the Iranian prison where she has been held since July 2009, her lawyer told CNN. FULL STORY l WATCH
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Eiffel Tower evacuated after threat

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Eiffel Tower and the park around it were evacuated Tuesday night after a bomb alert, police said.
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French senate approves burqa ban

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The French senate approved Tuesday a law banning any veils that cover the face, including the burqa, the full-body covering worn by some Muslim women. France is the first European country to nationally impose a ban.
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Tropical Storm Karl forms in Gulf of Mexico

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Karl has formed formed in the Gulf of Mexico, heading on a path that's expected to take it over the Yucatan Peninsula. Forecasters say the storm has max..
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Bush forfeits 2005 Heisman Trophy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Reggie Bush says he is forfeiting his Heisman Trophy. The New Orleans Saints running back released a statement Tuesday saying he would give back the award that..
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6 injured in explosion at Tenn. flare plant

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TOONE, Tenn. (AP) - An explosion and flash fire Tuesday at a plant that makes flares for the military injured six people, three of them critically, authorities said. The explosion ..
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U.N.: Hunger down, still 'unacceptable'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The good news is that improving economies in developing nations is allowing more people to eat better but the United Nations estimates that almost a billion people will still face chronic hunger this year.
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Nurse: Trapped Chilean miner's Hope born healthy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COPIAPO, Chile (AP) - Hope has been born outside the Chilean mine where 33 men have been trapped for 40 days. That's the name of the child of trapped miner Ariel Tiscona and his wi..
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Casey Anthony's defense team adds 3 new attorneys

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The Florida mother charged with killing her 2-year-old daughter is getting three new attorneys to handle her criminal and civil cases. Casey Anthony's lead att..
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American hiker freed from Iran

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

Sarah Shourd, the American hiker being jailed in Iran has been freed. This according to Iranian state television. Shourd spent more than a year in prison. Irans 'judiciar..
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