Drilling agency imposes conflict-of-interest rules

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Scandalized by federal regulators who had sex with oil company executives and negotiated with them for jobs, the agency that oversees offshore drilling is imposin..
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Castro admits 'injustice' for gays

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro said he acknowledges the persecution of gays and lesbians during the Revolution in his country, according to a newspaper interview published Tuesday.
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Police get tips in Cape Coral cold case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral police have new leads in a 20 year old cold case. Over the weekend, America's Most Wanted featured a segment about the brutal rape and murders of 11-y..
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No new judge for Fla. man in killing of NC trooper

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEWTON, N.C. (AP) - The Florida man accused of killing a North Carolina state trooper more than two years ago won't get a new judge for his trial. The Asheville Citizen-Times repor..
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Cancun bar bombed; 8 dead

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Eight people died early Tuesday after attackers hurled several Molotov cocktails into a Cancun, Mexico, bar, the state attorney general said.
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Govt investigating steering in Hyundai Sonata

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government has opened an investigation into possible steering problems in the 2011 Hyundai Sonata. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Tue..
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Pakistan: What India flood aid?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

India offered another $20 million in aid to its rival neighbor Pakistan on Tuesday, but an official in the flood-ravaged country says he has no knowledge of the aid.
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FEMA: US evacuations may be required for Earl

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Federal officials say evacuations may be required in the U.S. if Hurricane Earl tracks too close to the East Coast. Federal Emergency Management Agency adminis..
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Qantas flight returns to SF with engine trouble

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A Qantas jet headed for Australia returned safely to San Francisco International Airport early Tuesday after a problem with one of the engines forced pilots to..
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Clinton meets with Mideast leaders on peace talks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has a busy day of meetings with Middle East officials to prepare for this week's relaunch of direct Israeli-Palestinian ..
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Ala. grandmother shoots intruder in her bedroom

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DECATUR, Ala. (AP) - A pistol-packing grandmother in northern Alabama believes intruders will think twice before messing with her again. Police say 69-year-old Ethel Jones shot an ..
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NH teen who zapped nipples during shop class sues

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DOVER, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire high school student shocked so severely in shop class that his heart stopped beating is suing his teacher, the school district and the city of Do..
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Home prices up 1 percent in June

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Home prices rose in June for the third straight month amid a burst of home-buying due to tax incentives that have since expired. The Standard & Poor's/Case-Sh..
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Judge: Pa. district must pay $260K in spying case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A federal judge says a suburban Philadelphia school district embroiled in a laptop spying scandal must pay a family's lawyer about $260,000. Lower Merion School..
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Poll: Most NYers want developers to move mosque

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A new poll finds 71 percent of New Yorkers want the developers of an Islamic center and mosque near ground zero to voluntarily move the project. The Quinnipiac ..
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Palm Beach airport cleared after bomb threat

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A concourse at Palm Beach International was evacuated for about an hour as officials investigated a bomb threat. The Transportation Security Administra..
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South Korea offers millions in flood aid to North Korea

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South Korea\'s Red Cross has offered $8.4 million in flood aid to North Korea, the Yonhap news agency said Tuesday.
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Suspicious items in luggage lead to airport arrest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

 THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Dutch prosecutors say they are questioning two men arrested at Amsterdam's international airport at the request of American authorities who foun..
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American Muslims launch web site

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

WASHINGTON (AP) - American Muslims have launched a new web site they hope will defuse hostility over a proposed Islamic center near ground zero. Washington attorney Hassan Ahmad (H..
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Last official day for US Combat operations in Iraq

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - As President Barack Obama prepares to officially end the lengthy and divisive U.S. combat operation in Iraq, he'll personally thank some of the soldiers who fough..
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