With Pakistani visit to the U.S., a chance to ease tensions

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By: WINK Administrator

As the Obama administration begins three days of talks with Pakistani leaders, the two sides will seek to ease tensions over the muscular new U.S. strategy in the region.
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UK announces deep budget cuts

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By: WINK Administrator

The British government announced deep budget cuts Wednesday, as it tries to fight massive deficits. FULL STORY l PASSIONATE DEBATE
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Czech neo-Nazis jailed for arson attack on Roma

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Four Czech neo-Nazis were sentenced Wednesday to long prison terms and steep fines for an arson attack on the house of a Roma, or Gypsy, family, which nearly killed a 2-year-old girl, the national news agency reported.
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Second-hand stores often juggle recalled donations

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - For local charities and second-hand stores, it can be a daily battle to stay on top of product recalls.  Goodwill Industries of Southwe..
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NASA replacing leaky fuel lines in shuttle Discovery fuel line

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Steven Delmonte

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Space shuttle Discovery needs more repair work before it can take off on its last flight. NASA said Wednesday it will empty Discovery's on-board fuel ta..
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Kohl's recognized as EPA green power partner of the year

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. - Kohl’s Department Stores will be recognized Wednesday night with its second Green Power Partner of the Year honor at the Green Power Leadership A..
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NY judge implements new foreclosure rules

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW YORK (AP) - The chief judge of New York's courts has implemented a new rule requiring every lawyer handling a foreclosure to sign a form verifying that all paperwork in the cas..
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Environmental groups sue BP

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Several environmental groups are suing BP PLC for the oil spill's toll on endangered species of wildlife in the Gulf of Mexico's ecosystem.The federal suit filed..
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Lists of names exchanged for Korean family reunification

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

North and South Korea exchanged lists of families to be reunited in the North next week, Yonhap news agency reported Wednesday, citing a South Korean government official.
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Gay troops re-enlist after policy is banned

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

SAN DIEGO (AP) - At least three service members discharged for being gay have begun a re-enlistment process while gay rights groups continue to tell service members to avoid reveal..
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Asian markets fall on China rate hike

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Asian markets fell on Wednesday, following the reaction of U.S. and European markets to China\'s decision to raise its benchmark interest rates by a quarter-percentage point.
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Rescuers in Ecuador: We're closing in on miners

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rescue workers in Ecuador believe they are closing in on two of the four miners who were trapped underground after a part of a mine collapsed last week, the state news agency reported Tuesday.
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Review: Key info on CIA base attack bomber not relayed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Prior to a suicide attack on a CIA base in Afghanistan last December, some people within the CIA and the Jordanian intelligence service were skeptical about the reliability of a Jordanian informant, but those concerns were not passed on to officers on the base, according to a U.S. intelligence official.
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Former spy sued by CIA for publishing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The CIA has filed a civil suit against a former spy who published a book critical of the agency without the necessary review of the material by the agency, in violation of a secrecy agreement.
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American hikers trial in Iran could start next month

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The trial for two American hikers in jail in Iran on suspicions of spying could begin as early as November, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Tuesday.
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Former British Prime Minister Thatcher hospitalized

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was admitted to a hospital Tuesday evening, a friend and former colleague of Thatcher\'s told CNN.
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Jerusalem tourism conference slammed by Palestinians

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A global economic development agency plans to hold its biannual tourism conference in Jerusalem this week, a move that is welcomed by Israel and slammed by the Palestinians.
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UK to slash armed forces manpower by 17,000

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United Kingdom will cut its armed forces by 17,000 people -- about 10 percent of its uniformed manpower -- in the next five years, Prime Minister David Cameron announced Tuesday.
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NFL players will be suspended for dangerous hits

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NFL - The National Football League will immediately begin suspending players for dangerous and flagrant hits, particularly those involving helmets. The NFL says the new disciplinar..
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Saudi prince guilty of murdering aide

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Saudi prince was found guilty of murdering an aide in London. Bandar Abdulaziz died after a severe beating left him with brain swelling and a fractured neck. He also had bite marks on his face, ears and arm.
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