Report: China to shut down hundreds of smaller coal mines

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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

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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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World's longest rail tunnel drilled

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The longest railway tunnel -- 54 kilometers or 34 miles -- in the world was completed on Friday in Switzerland when the last two meters of rock were drilled through. FULL STORY l BREAKTHROUGH
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Panic-buying as French refineries shut

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ten of France\'s 12 oil refineries were stopping production Friday, an oil industry spokesman said, as the country went through a fourth straight day of strikes over pension reforms. Drivers were lining up for fuel.
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One of Rhode Island's most wanted doubles as local fitness instructor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - On October 12, 2010, members of the United States Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force, consisting of members of the Lee County Sheriff's Office, United..
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NYPD probes suspicious package on Brooklyn Bridge

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - The Brooklyn Bridge is shut down in both directions as New York City police investigate a report of a suspicious package on the pedestrian walkway. The report came ..
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Evacuated residents allowed to return to Hungarian village

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Residents who were evacuated from a Hungarian village because of last week\'s toxic sludge were allowed back home Friday, a government spokeswoman said.
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Balloon took flight without boy 1 year ago

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - It's been a year since the world watched a runaway silver balloon flying over Colorado, fearing for the little boy thought to be inside. On Oct. 15, 2009..
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Fla. pastor wins car for canceling Quran burning

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey car dealer plans to keep his word after offering Florida pastor Terry Jones a new car if he promised to not burn a Quran. Brad Benson made..
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2 charged in smuggling of 31 illegal immigrants

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A South Florida man and woman have been arrested on charges of human smuggling after their boat carrying 31 illegal immigrants was intercepted by U.S. Coast Guard crew..
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Medicare fraud gets ex-ballplayer 20-year sentence

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A former minor-league baseball player has been sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison for a multimillion-dollar Medicare fraud scheme. A Miami federal judge imposed th..
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Jury finds man guilty in NC trooper shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEWTON, N.C. (AP) - A jury has found a Florida man guilty of killing a North Carolina state trooper. Multiple media outlets reported Thursday that the jury found Edwardo Wong Jr. o..
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