Mental ordeal awaits trapped miners

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thirty-three men trapped almost a half-mile underground in a Chilean are getting enough food to survive. But their mental health is the real worry, experts say. FULL STORY l FIRST VOICE CONTACT
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Philippines hostage rescue botched

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities botched rescue efforts during a deadly hostage situation on a tourist bus, the Philippine National Police said in a statement Tuesday. FULL STORY l HONG KONG ANGRY l SURVIVOR PLAYED DEAD
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Lawyer: Pentagon not involved in Assange allegations

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rumors that the Pentagon or CIA was somehow involved in the sex crime accusations against WikiLeaks founder and editor Julian Assange in Sweden are \"complete nonsense,\" the attorney for the alleged victims told CNN on Tuesday.
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Transocean official recalls 'confusion' about test

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HOUSTON (AP) - An official says a high-ranking employee indicated a pressure test problem had been resolved hours before BP's Gulf of Mexico well blew out. Daun Winslow works for T..
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Less than 50,000 U.S. troops in Iraq

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

BAGHDAD (AP) - The number of U.S. troops in Iraq has fallen below 50,000 for the first time since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion and ahead of the end-of-the-month deadline mandated by ..
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150 women raped in Congo village

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two armed groups raped more than 150 women in a village in the volatile North Kivu province in the Democratic Republic of Congo in a four-day spree, a United Nations official said Monday.
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Saudi official: Paralysis not considered as punishment

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Saudi authorities backed away Monday from reports last week that a court was preparing to order a man paralyzed as punishment for paralyzing another man, allegedly in a fight.
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Mexican police find seven bodies dumped in mines

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities in the Mexican state of Hidalgo recovered seven bodies from two mines over the weekend, believed to be related to drug cartel activity, the Hidalgo state attorney general\'s office said Monday.
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Supplies sent to trapped Chilean miners

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rescue workers in Chile are preparing tubes packed with flashlights, food and medicine after learning that 33 miners trapped for nearly three weeks are still alive in an underground shelter.
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Bloody end to Philippine hostage siege

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Seven people died and two suffered critical injuries in Monday\'s attack in the Philippines on a bus carrying tourists from Hong Kong. FULL STORY l BUS DRIVER ESCAPES l SIEGE COMES TO END
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Nurse charged with murder in hospital fire deaths

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A nurse at a Romanian hospital has been charged with murder in the deaths of five newborns killed in a fire in an intensive care unit, prosecutors said Monday.
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Elephant tusks, rhino horns seized in Kenya

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two suspects were arrested after the seizure Sunday of two tons of raw elephant ivory and five rhino horns at Nairobi\'s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, the Kenya Wildlife Services said Monday.
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Gulf residents struggle in aftermath of oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The oil has stopped flowing into the Gulf of Mexico, but many of the people hit hardest by the huge spill are struggling as badly as ever. Large charities provid..
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Military announces Marine death in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) - Military officials say a North Carolina-based Marine has been killed in combat in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense announced on Monday that 19-year-..
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Tiger Woods, wife officially divorced

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods and his wife are officially divorced. The lawyers for Woods and Elin Nordegren say in a statement that the divorce became official Monday in Ba..
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26 dead in Pakistan suicide bombing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Twenty-six people were killed Monday afternoon when a teenage suicide bomber blew himself up inside a mosque in northwest Pakistan, a government official told CNN.
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Hearings into cause of oil spill begin in Houston

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HOUSTON (AP) - The official in charge of identifying and dealing with risks of BP's offshore Gulf marine operations today acknowledged he rarely had contact with a key manager at t..
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25 held hostage on bus, 8 killed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - A 12-hour hostage drama aboard a Philippine bus ended in bloodshed Monday, with at least seven Chinese tourists dead along with the disgruntled ex-police..
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Biden tells vets US keeping Iraqi commitments

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden has told a military veterans convention in Indianapolis that insurgents in Iraq have failed in their efforts to undermine elections and..
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3 dead, 4 wounded in shootout in central Virginia

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LOUISA, Va. (AP) - A man who shot and killed his son and nephew and wounded four other relatives had been involved in an ongoing family dispute over a piece of property in a rural ..
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