Obama Iraq speech to signal shift to Afghan focus

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

VINEYARD HAVEN, Mass. (AP) - With his Oval Office speech Tuesday night, President Barack Obama will signal a shift in America's focus from the Iraq War to the war in Afghanistan, h..
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Gill to headline Florida concert promoting tourism

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Vince Gill will headline a free outdoor concert Sept. 25 in Walton County, Fla., to promote tourism in Florida's northwest Gulf Coast. Dawn Moliterno, execu..
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U.S. soldiers charged with conspiracy in killings of Afghans

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Five U.S. soldiers facing murder charges in the deaths of three Afghan civilians earlier this year have now been charged with \"conspiracy to commit premeditated murder.\"
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Food on stove ignites fire that kills mom, twins

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Authorities say a South Carolina mother who died in a fire with her twin 3-year-old sons had left them alone in her house with food on the stove when the bl..
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Agency approves financing deal on 2 WTC towers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - The agency that owns the World Trade Center site has formally approved a deal with a developer over how to help pay for two towers on the site. The Port Authority o..
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Serial stabbings suspect in Mich. for arraignment

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FLINT, Mich. (AP) - A man suspected in 18 attacks in three states, including five fatal stabbings, has been flown to Michigan from Atlanta for a hearing in one of the attacks. Mich..
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Hurricane Danielle heading toward Bermuda

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Hurricane Danielle is churning across the open Atlantic as it heads toward Bermuda. Danielle's maximum sustained winds Thursday are near 105 mph (165 kph) and addition..
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BP exec avoids question on relief well completion

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HOUSTON (AP) - A senior BP executive is again avoiding committing the oil giant to using relief wells to seal to the Gulf of Mexico well that blew out in April. The comments by Sen..
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10 tons of fake medicine seized in East Africa

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities have seized 9,072 kilograms (20,000 pounds) of counterfeit medicine and arrested 80 people suspected of illegal trafficking in six East African nations, Interpol said Thursday.
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Report: Kim Jong Il making China visit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

North Korean leader Kim Jong Il \"appears to be traveling to China,\" a senior South Korean government official said Thursday, according to the official Yonhap News Agency.
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Pakistan flood victims give USAID chief an earful

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The head of the U.S. Agency for International Development traveled Wednesday to relief camps in Pakistan\'s southern Sindh province to get a personal look at what is being done for the flood victims and what they still need.
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Trapped miners building shrine

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Supplies were flowing to 33 miners trapped underground in Chile for what could be months, authorities said Wednesday. The miners are asking for certain objects to make their wait easier.
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Tropical Storm Earl forms in Atlantic Ocean

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tropical Depression 7 has intensified into Tropical Storm Earl in the Atlantic Ocean, the National Hurricane Center said Wednesday.
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U.S. may commit more military assets to Yemen fight

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In what would mark a major shift in counter-terrorism strategy, the Obama administration is considering adding military assets to the fight against al Qaeda in Yemen, a U.S. official said Wednesday.
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Egg prices up since recall

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Wholesale egg prices are climbing in the wake of a massive egg recall. That could lead to higher prices for consumers. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said..
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Tropical Storm Earl forms in Atlantic

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Earl has formed in the open Atlantic Ocean, but the system is far from land. Earl has maximum sustained winds of 40 mph (65 kph) and is expected to beco..
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British police investigate death of alleged spy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

British police are investigating the death of a man reported by the British press to have worked for the country\'s secret service.
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Spill panel probes Obama's decision to drill more

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The chairmen of the presidential panel investigating the Gulf oil spill are expressing disappointment that the Obama administration didn't consult with senior U.S..
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Criminal probe targets hospital where 5 newborns died in fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Romanian authorities have launched a criminal inquiry into a Bucharest maternity hospital where five newborns died and six others were injured in a fire last week, the chief prosecutor in charge of the investigation said Wednesday.
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Medicare changes meant to simplify seniors' lives, could complicate them

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - More than 3 million seniors may have to switch their Medicare prescription plan next year, even if they're perfectly happy with it, thanks to an attempt by the go..
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