Japan alarmed over China's yen purchases

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Gainesville minister cancels burning of Qurans on 9/11

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Governor signs 'Chelsea's Law' on sex offenders

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By: Christina Hernandez

SAN DIEGO (AP) - California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed legislation that will lock up some convicted sex offenders for life. Chelsea's Law was signed Thursday. It's named..
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Travel alert issued in response to planned burning of Quran

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By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON - The State Department has now issued a travel alert to warn US citizens of the potential for anti-American demonstrations in many countries in response to the planned b..
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Suicide bombings kill peacekeepers at Mogadishu airport

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By: WINK Administrator

Suicide bombers driving a pair of civilian cars disguised as government vehicles slammed into the main gate at Somalia\'s main airport Thursday, a spokesman for the African Union said.
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Miners' families move near them

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By: WINK Administrator

Chile\'s Atacama Desert is no place to live. At night it\'s a freezing moonscape and when the sun comes up it becomes as hot as a burning skillet.
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Appeals court allows stem cell funding for now

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By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal appeals court on Thursday permitted federal funding of stem cell research to proceed temporarily until the court rules on the merits of the Obama admini..
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Strengthening La Nina could mean more hurricanes

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By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The La Nina climate phenomenon is strengthening, increasing the likelihood an active hurricane season could get even busier. The update from the National Oceanic ..
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FDA sends warning letters to e-cigarette companies

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By: Christina Hernandez

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration is lighting a fire under the electronic cigarette industry to work with the agency to legally market the devices and is cautio..
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''No screaming children'' sign at restaurant creating lots of noise

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By: Christina Hernandez

NORTH CAROLINA - A sign asking for quiet is creating a lot of noise in North Carolina. The owner of Olde Salty's Restaurant has put up a sign that reads, "Screaming children will n..
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17 killed in Russia car explosion

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By: WINK Administrator

A car exploded in the Russian republic of North Ossetia-Alania on Thursday, killing at least 16 people, government officials said.
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MUST SEE VIDEO: Dallas twister tears up city

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By: Christina Hernandez

DALLAS, Texas - The remnants of Tropical Storm Hermine are leaving their mark on Texas. Torrential rain triggered more than 100 high water rescues. Meanwhile, tornados spawned thei..
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