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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Ind. teen could face life for brother's strangling

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

RISING SUN, Ind. (AP) - A judge will decide whether a southern Indiana teenager who police say strangled his 10-year-old brother to satisfy an urge to kill spends the rest of his l..
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TV correspondent Edwin Newman dies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - NBC News says its longtime correspondent and language cop Edwin Newman has died. He was 91. Newman did political and foreign reporting on various NBC News programs ..
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CDC: One-third of sex ed omits birth control

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ATLANTA (AP) - The government says nearly all U.S. teens have had formal sex education, but only about two-thirds have been taught about birth control methods. The Centers for Dise..
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DHS wasting money on flawed nuclear detection plan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Homeland Security Department is wasting time and money on its current plan for developing technology to detect nuclear material at the nation's borders, two s..
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Mothers hope 2 hikers released soon from Iran

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - The mothers of two American hikers who have been detained in Iran for more than a year say they hope their sons will be released soon, now that the third hiker has ..
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Wildfire forecast improves; residents may go home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) - Crews battling a wildfire in the northern Colorado foothills say the wind may not be as bad as originally predicted, and residents may soon be able to go hom..
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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

Updated 4 yearss ago   
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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