Tests at Chile mine 'promising'

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By: WINK Administrator

Rescue crews in Chile will begin at midnight Tuesday -- and perhaps even earlier -- to free the 33 miners trapped for more than two months nearly half a mile below ground, Chile\'s mining minister said. HOW THEY SURVIVED |
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Tropical Storm Paula forms in the Caribbean

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tropical Storm Paula, with maximum sustained winds of 60 mph, has formed in the Caribbean, the National Hurricane Center said Monday.
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Test shows Chile mine rescue shaft works

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SAN JOSE MINE, Chile (AP) - Rescuers on Monday finished reinforcing the hole drilled to bring 33 trapped miners to safety and sent a rescue capsule nearly all the way to where the ..
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Hungary sludge leak executive arrested

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Five European Union experts are due to arrive in Hungary Monday to find out how badly toxic sludge has damaged the environment and advise on decontamination, the EU said.
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Israel PM offers to extend settlement freeze

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By: WINK Administrator

Israel\'s prime minister said Monday he would renew a halt of settlement construction in the West Bank in exchange for Palestinian recognition of Israel as a Jewish state. FULL STORY l PROTEST LEADER JAILED
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Iran lawmaker says Russia reneged on missiles, calls for lawsuit

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By: WINK Administrator

An Iranian legislator has called on the government to sue Russia after Moscow reneged on the delivery of an anti-aircraft missile system to Iran, the semi-official FARS News Agency reported Monday.
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Nobel winner's wife under house arrest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Liu Xia, the wife of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, remains under house arrest in Beijing and banned from talking to friends or media, the couple\'s lawyer said.
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NASA closer to getting extra space shuttle flight

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - There's still the matter of money. But it looks increasingly likely that NASA will get an extra space shuttle flight. President Barack Obama signed the ..
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Argentina protests UK military games on disputed Falklands

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By: WINK Administrator

The Argentine government continued to sound the alarm Monday about British plans to conduct military exercises on the Falkland Islands.
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5 killed, 4 injured in crash in Livingston County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GREEN OAK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Authorities say five people were killed and four seriously injured in a head-on collision on a busy southeastern Michigan expressway. The crash hap..
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Obama touts $50 billion transportation proposal

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By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is pushing a $50 billion plan to upgrade the nation's transportation networks and create jobs, bringing governors and mayors to the White H..
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More than 30 migrants found in boat off Boca Raton

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By: Christina Hernandez

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard has intercepted more than 30 migrants off the coast of Boca Raton. Petty Officer Barry Bena says the migrants were found in a boat Mond..
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4 men suspected of being stowaways at Tampa port

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By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Divers were dispatched to retrieve a suspected stowaway from the waters near the Port of Tampa. Hillsborough County Sheriff's Lt. Larry McKinnon says U.S. Custom..
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President Obama fundraises for Rep. Ron Klein

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) - President Barack Obama is visiting South Florida to raise money for a Democratic congressman running for re-election. Obama will visit the Coral Gables ho..
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South Florida sailor killed in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Navy sailor from South Florida has died after being hit by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense announced Sunda..
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NY JetBlue passenger removed for security reasons

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - A passenger at New York City's John F. Kennedy International Airport has been removed from a Florida-bound JetBlue flight due to a security concern. JetBlue spokesw..
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Possible national foreclosure freeze

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The government is weighing its options after allegations of mortgage fraud at major banks. One of the possibilities: a nationwide foreclosure freeze. This is a s..
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4 men killed after gunmen storm houses in Iraq

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Gunmen wearing Iraqi army uniforms stormed at least four houses, pulled the residents outside and shot them -- killing four, police in Baghdad said.
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Hungarians fear new wave of toxic red sludge

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By: WINK Administrator

Residents were evacuated and soldiers were on standby Sunday as authorities believe a damaged reservoir wall may unleash a second wave of toxic sludge onto a Hungarian village, an official said.
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Suspected drone kills eight in Pakistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A suspected drone strike killed four people in northwest Pakistan on Sunday, two intelligence officials said.
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