September 11th anniversary likely to be contentious

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW YORK (AP) - In the past, the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks was marked by somber reflection and a call to unity, devoid of politics. No more.This year's commemor..
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Chinese military power worries Japan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

China\'s military puts the scare into Japan and the U.S. is a key to keeping peace in the region, Japan\'s Defense Ministry said in a white paper Friday. FULL STORY l YEN BUYS TROUBLE TOKYO l NEW PM COMING?
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Oil drilling platform arrives at Chilean mine to aid in rescue

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A large oil drilling platform arrived Thursday at the Chilean mine where 33 trapped miners are awaiting rescue.
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Dateless coin could bring big payday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

People in Britain are being urged to check their wallets for some rare loose change that could earn them some serious cash.
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Southern Sudan acquires military aircraft

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nearing a January vote on independence, southern Sudan is acquiring its first military aircraft as the oil-rich region prepares for potential conflict in a nation Washington is calling a \"ticking time-bomb.\"
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Firefighters looking through burned out homes in destroyed neighorhood

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) - Fire crews sifted through dozens of burned-out houses and tried to account for the residents Friday after a gas line ruptured and a massive fireball explod..
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Judge declares military's ban on gays unconstitutional

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Kyla Filkowski

      RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - A federal judge in Southern California has declared the U.S. military's ban on openly gay service members unconstitutional b..
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Suspect arrested in KRAFT shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Kyla Filkowski

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Three people were shot inside a Kraft Foods Inc. facility in the city's northeast section on Thursday, and the shooter was taken into custody, police said. The ..
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California fire rips through neighborhood

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Kyla Filkowski

      SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) - A massive fire is roaring through a mostly residential neighborhood in the San Francisco suburb of San Bruno.  &nb..
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Rethinking canceled Quran burning?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A U.S. pastor who called off a Quran burning said he would \"rethink our position\" after a Muslim leader said the minister incorrectly announced that the proposed Islamic center near New York\'s ground zero would be moved as part of a deal.
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Japan alarmed over China's yen purchases

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

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Gainesville minister cancels burning of Qurans on 9/11

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida imam says that no deal has been reached to move the site of a mosque at the site of ground zero in exchange for a Florida minister to call off pl..
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Philippines says police may have shot some hostages

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Philippine authorities acknowledged for the first time Thursday that some of the tourists taken hostage in a bus standoff last month may have been shot by police in the bungled rescue operation.
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Parents try to recover runaway teen in Brazil

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An American family is desperately trying to get their daughter back after the 15-year-old ran away with her boyfriend to Brazil, where authorities handed her over to the boyfriend\'s family.
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Father says Cape Coral soldier tried asking for help in Afghan civilian killings

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SEATTLE (AP) - The father of a U.S. soldier serving in Afghanistan tells The Associated Press he tried to warn the Army that troops in his son's unit had killed civilians. By the t..
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China's tycoons shun Gates-Buffett

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In the world of business, who in their right mind would turn down the opportunity to dine with Bill Gates and Warren Buffett? Chinese tycoons, apparently.
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Unwanted Distinction: Hendry Co. ranks among worst in economic stress

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HENDRY COUNTY, Fla. - A new index of economic stress finds that Hendry County in Southwest Florida, ranks among the worst in America. The index, compiled by the Associated Pre..
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Iran to release 1 of 3 jailed Americans, official says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iran says it will release one of the three American hikers detained for more than a year on Saturday, a day after the conclusion of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, according to an official at the ministry of culture and Islamic guidance.
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Oil drilling platform headed to Chilean mine to aid in rescue

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A large oil drilling platform is on its way to the Chilean mine where 33 trapped miners are awaiting rescue and is expected to arrive later Thursday or Friday, an engineer overseeing the drilling said.
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Fire at pallet company lights up sky in Buffalo

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - A huge warehouse fire fed by wooden pallets and propane lit up the pre-dawn sky in western New York's largest city Thursday, raging until firefighters brought ..
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