BP report on oil rig explosion spreads blame around

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Oil giant BP PLC said in an internal report released Wednesday before a key piece of evidence has been analyzed that multiple companies and work teams contribute..
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Car seat safety ratings released

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP)-The list of booster seats reviewed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The insurance industry group gave its top marks to 21 of 72 booster seats it..
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Vacation homes for the price of a hotel room

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - You've probably been there: on vacation with the family, all crammed into a small, high-priced hotel room. But there might be a way to stretch out and stretch yo..
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N. Korean gathering may set up handover of power

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

North Korea\'s political leaders are expected to meet this month in a rare gathering, possibly to set the stage for the handover of power from Kim Jong Il to his youngest son.
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Thousands strike in France over pension reforms

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thousands of workers across France were staging a one-day strike Tuesday to protest government plans to raise the retirement age.
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18 dead in shoe factory shooting in Honduras

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Eighteen people died in a shooting Tuesday afternoon at a shoe factory in San Pedro Sula in northern Honduras, police said.
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U.N.: Congo sex attacks exceed 500

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.N. officials estimated more than 500 rapes and other sexual attacks in eastern Congo in July and August, more than double the previous estimate.
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2 U.S. soldiers in Iraq killed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two U.S. soldiers were killed in northern Iraq on Tuesday, the U.S. military said.
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Church rebuffs military concerns on Quran burning

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida church is rebuffing warnings by the U.S. military's top official in Afghanistan to cancel a scheduled Sept. 11 burning of the Muslim holy book. P..
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Arbitration to begin over disputed arthritis drug

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. (AP) - Drugmaker Merck & Co. says arbitration will begin in late September in its dispute with Johnson & Johnson over revenue from two blockbuster ..
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Mozambique announces subsidy after price hikes spark riots

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In the aftermath of riots that killed 13 people and left over 400 injured, the Mozambican government announced Tuesday that it would implement a price subsidy program to offset price hikes on virtually all basic necessities including bread, water and energy.
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Athletes for America launch tour in Lee County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - ATHLETES FOR AMERICA (AFA) Founder, Billy McGehee is a resident at Gulf Harbour in Iona-McGregor's Fire District. Since 9-11-01, he has been on a mission t..
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Netanyahu eyes Mideast peace deal in year

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a Jewish New Year greeting he promised to strive for a peace agreement by this time next year but said there is no guarantee of success.
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Pakistan blast kills at least 20

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An explosion apparently targeting a police barracks in Pakistan\'s northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Tuesday left at least seven people dead, including two children, a Kohat district police official said.
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Politics appears to be recession proof

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - While politicians are focused on the gloomy economy, the political game appears to be a recession-proof industry.This year's volatile election is bursting with mo..
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Group: Iraqi reporters' killing highlights dangers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - The killing of an Iraqi journalist by unidentified gunmen highlights the dangers facing reporters in a conflict that has claimed more media workers' lives than any ..
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Democrats fighting for seats all over the country

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - Their control of the House in peril, Democrats are playing defense all across the country. Disgruntled voters, a sluggish economy and vanishing enthusiasm for Pre..
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HP sues ex-HP CEO Hurd over new job at Oracle

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hewlett-Packard is filing a lawsuit against former CEO Mark Hurd to prevent him from joining rival Oracle. The complaint filed Tuesday in a California state co..
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Microbes munch oil, haven't robbed Gulf of oxygen

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - A new federal report says microbes that are gobbling up oil from the BP spill haven't caused problems with oxygen loss in the Gulf of Mexico. Federal officials sa..
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Van der Sloot says he's sorry for Holloway lies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In a jailhouse interview with a Dutch television station, Joran van der Sloot said he is remorseful for telling so many stories regarding the 2005 disappearance of Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway, but once again denied culpability in the case.
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