Petraeus: Taliban reconciliation holds promise

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By: WINK Administrator

U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates arrived in Afghanistan Thursday to consult with political and military officials.
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At least 1 dead in second day of Mozambique riots

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By: WINK Administrator

At least one person was killed Thursday as riots in the southern African nation of Mozambique continued into a second day, the director of a hospital told a local television station.
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Stephen Hawking: God didn't create universe

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By: WINK Administrator

God did not create the universe, world-famous physicist Stephen Hawking argues in a new book that aims to banish a divine creator from physics.
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West Nile virus kills 13 in Greece, health officials say

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By: WINK Administrator

West Nile Virus has killed 13 people in northern Greece and sickened another 143, the Hellenic Centre for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday.
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Russian held in Spain for nightclub fire that killed 156

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Investigators have arrested a suspect from Russia in connection with a fire that killed 156 people in a nightclub in Russia in 2009, the Spanish National Police said Thursday.
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Deadly rioting in Indonesia over death of prisoner

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By: WINK Administrator

The death of a man in police custody has led to deadly riots and six deaths in Indonesia, police said on Thursday.
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Hurricane Earl headed toward North Carolina coast

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By: Rob Spicker

BUXTON, N.C. (AP) - Tourists were largely gone from North Carolina's Outer Banks, but those resolute residents who stayed behind say they were prepared Thursday to potentially face..
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Pakistan military group cancels U.S. visit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A delegation of Pakistani military officials decided to cancel a meeting this week with U.S. military officials in protest after they were taken off a plane and questioned at Washington\'s Dulles International Airport, according to a Pakistani official.
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Mideast talks take stage in Washington

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By: WINK Administrator

Ahead of direct talks between Israel and the Palestinians, U.S. President Barack Obama said he was hopeful for a two-state solution.
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Irish cardinal will not resign after scandals, he says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Months after the revelation that he helped cover up for one of Ireland\'s most notoriously abusive priests, the country\'s top Catholic churchman, Cardinal Sean Brady, says he has \"moved on\" and will not resign.
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Suicide blasts in Lahore kill at least 28

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 28 people are dead and at least 218 others were wounded Wednesday after three blasts during a Shiite procession here, authorities in Pakistan said.
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Police shoot and kill gunman, hostages freed in Discovery Channel building

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By: Christina Hernandez

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) - A gunman with what police described as "concerns" with the Discovery Channel networks took at least one person hostage in the company's suburban Washingto..
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Dutch police free 2 men held in terror probe

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Dutch authorities can detain two men held on suspicion of plotting a terrorist act for another day without charging them, a prosecution spokesman said Wednesday.
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Sweden to reopen WikiLeaks rape case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Swedish prosecutors will reopen the rape case involving WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. \"There is reason to believe that a crime has been committed,\" said a statement from Sweden\'s director of public prosecutions.
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July unemployment up in about half of US cities

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The unemployment rate rose in nearly half of the nation's 374 largest metro areas in July, as the pace of hiring slowed from earlier this year. The Labor Departme..
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Apple CEO Jobs announces new iPod lineup

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Apple CEO Steve Jobs is introducing a new line of iPods. Jobs is unveiling a new iPod Nano without any buttons. It has a touch screen instead. He also is intro..
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After 60 years, Korean War soldier's remains ID'd

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By: WINK Administrator

A Kentucky service member who was missing in action during the Korean War has been identified, a Defense Department agency said on Wednesday.
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Island evacuations start as Earl nears East Coast

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By: Christina Hernandez

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Federal officials say Hurricane Earl's effect on the East Coast will depend on when it makes its expected turn to the northeast near North Carolina's Outer Ban..
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Year's U.S. death toll in Afghanistan the highest

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By: WINK Administrator

In only eight months, 2010 has become the deadliest year for U.S. troops in Afghanistan, according to a CNN count.
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Holocaust survivors want French rail bid derailed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The French national railway is being scrutinized by Holocaust survivors for its involvement in transporting Jews and others to Nazi death camps during World Wa..
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