Man says he was told he was too disabled to fly

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - A motivational speaker with cerebral palsy says he was kicked off a U.S. Airways flight after being told he was too disabled to fly alone.Forty-seven-yea..
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Chinese mine collapse kills 21, traps 16

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

BEIJING (AP) - In a country where 2,600 people died in mining accidents last year, China isn't saying much about an explosion today that killed 21 people and trapped 16 others.Ther..
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Series of attacks rock southern Kandahar city

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) - Afghanistan's main southern city has been rocked by a series of explosions.      Helicopters are patrolling above the Kandahar..
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Iran releases American held for 2 years in Tehran

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - A family spokesman says an American businessman jailed in Iran for more than two years has been released.      Reza Taghavi is out of Teh..
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Iran nuclear talks may take place in mid-November

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iran\'s foreign minister said nuclear talks with world powers could take place in mid-November, Iranian news agencies said Saturday.
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Two suspected dissidents arrested in Ireland

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two suspected dissident republicans were arrested after authorities found a bomb in their car, Irish police said Saturday.
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After mine rescue, Chilean president heads to England

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Sporting a burnished image after the rescue of 33 trapped miners, Chilean President Sebastian Pinera is arriving in England on Saturday.
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Gunmen kill 2 officers in Iraq

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two Iraqi police officers were killed and two others were wounded early Saturday when gunmen attacked a police checkpoint in Anbar province, authorities said.
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Floods kill 9 in Russia

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Flooding killed at least nine people and forced hundreds to flee from their homes in Russia, state media reported Saturday.
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Alleged talk between Mexican drug lord, congressman leaked

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A radio station in Mexico has aired parts of a telephone conversation it alleges took place between a top drug lord and a federal congressman.
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Report: China to shut down hundreds of smaller coal mines

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

China closed 1,355 small coal mines this year, according to Xinhua, the country\'s state-run press agency.
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Yemen posts reward for al Qaeda suspects

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Yemen\'s Interior Ministry is offering a reward 20 million Yemeni Riyal (almost US$100,000) for information leading to the capture of eight al Qaeda in Yemen suspects, Yemen\'s official news agency, SABA, reported late Friday.
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Rights group questions fairness of Cuban spy trial in U.S.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Amnesty International has questioned the fairness of a U.S. trial that convicted five Cuban agents of espionage, conspiracy to commit murder and other related charges.
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31 of 33 Chile miners released from hospital

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

More miners are expected to be discharged Friday from a regional hospital following their rescue after 69 days underground.
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Four miners trapped in Ecuador

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Four miners have been trapped in an incident at a mine in southern Ecuador, a government official said Friday.
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Army: Murder charge in Afghan civilian killings

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SEATTLE (AP) - The Army says it will try one of the soldiers accused of killing three civilians in Afghanistan for murder. Cpl. Jeremy Morlock is accused of premeditated murder, co..
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More than 40 arrested in NY-FL pot ring takedown

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - Federal authorities say they've rounded up more than 40 people in New York and Florida, including one of the founders of the Roc-A-Fella rap label founder, during a..
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Petraeus: 'Right strategy' in place in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan said Friday he is confident that the tough fight in Afghanistan is headed in the right direction and he backs the president\'s peace moves.
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Russia to help Venezuela build nuke plant

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Russia plans to help Venezuela build a nuclear power station, President Dmitry Medvedev said Friday.
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American's suspected shooting death brings scrutiny to cartel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The suspected shooting death of an American by gunmen linked to a Mexican drug cartel has brought unwanted attention to a cartel known as Los Zetas and may have resulted in a death sentence for the killers, security experts said.
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