Israel probing claims of flotilla ship thefts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israel is investigating claims that some of its soldiers stole personal belongings of activists participating in the controversial Gaza aid flotilla in May.
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Bolivian dictator arrested for exposure

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A former Bolivian dictator has been arrested on a charge that he exposed himself to a group of children and has been sent to a drug rehabilitation center, the state-run news agency reported.
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BP accused of withholding spill data

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The owner of the Deepwater Horizon rig is accusing BP of withholding critical evidence needed to identify the cause of the worst maritime oil spill in history. In..
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Meeting fails to end Ohio church-strip club feud

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WARSAW, Ohio (AP) - The leader of an Ohio church feuding with a nearby strip club says a meeting failed to bring a truce. Pastor Bill Dunfee of New Beginnings Ministries says he an..
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Workplace deaths fall to lowest level since 1992

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of workers who died on the job fell by 17 percent last year to the lowest level in nearly two decades, as workers logged fewer hours during the economi..
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MasterCard acquires DataCash $520M in cash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) - MasterCard is buying DataCash Group for $520 million in cash, a company that provides electronic payments and fraud prevention for customers buying goods onli..
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Blagojevich Elvis statue, files put up for auction

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) - A suburban Chicago storage facility is auctioning off seven vaults worth of files, photographs and other items that belong to former Gov. Rod Blagoje..
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Gary airport director leaving to take job in Naples

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GARY, Ind. (AP) - The director of the Gary/Chicago International Airport is leaving for a similar job in Naples, Fla. Airport Director Chris Curry says he'll begin his new job over..
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Feds: BP's Gulf well to be killed after Labor Day

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The government now says the final plugging of BP's blown-out Gulf well will begin sometime after Labor Day. Jeffrey Carter, an aide to the goverment's spill chie..
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4 from Fla. killed in Philippines bus crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Four family members from Florida were among the 41 people killed in a bus crash in the northern Philippines. Family members identified the Florida victims..
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American seeking "peace forest" in Korean DMZ

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An American teenager who visited North Korea in his quest to establish a \"children\'s peace forest\" in the demilitarized zone returned from his trip.
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Egg recall expanded

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

ATLANTA (AP) - An egg company is expanding its recall of potentially salmonella-tainted eggs. The Wright County Egg of Galt, Iowa, is recalling 380 million eggs. Hundreds of people..
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Unclaimed property up for grabs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - You've just got a few days left to claim that forgotten Rolex watch, gold bar salvaged from a ship wreck or platinum necklace with 214 diamonds. If no one ..
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North Korea confirms detaining South's boat

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

North Korean state media on Thursday confirmed the seizure of a South Korean fishing boat earlier this month with seven crew members aboard.
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Aid workers increasingly in firing line

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Aid workers have been ambushed, bombed, assassinated or taken hostage in growing numbers worldwide. But that dangerous reality hasn\'t deterred many from staying in their humanitarian jobs.
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Aid only trickles to Pakistan's disaster

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistan is reeling from a natural disaster affecting 20 million people but relief groups say donors have been painfully slow in helping.
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Last U.S. combat convoy leaves Iraq

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The last U.S. brigade combat team in Iraq has left the country, a move that helps U.S. President Barack Obama reach his goal of 50,000 troops in the country by September 1.
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Moscow reduces hours for some alcohol sales

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Moscow authorities have cut the daily sales hours for beverages with more than 15 percent alcohol, making it illegal to buy such beverages in stores between 10 p.m. and 10 a.m., according to Russian state-run news agency RIA-Novosti.
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Sen. Ted Stevens funeral is today

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Services have begun in the funeral of former U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens, who died last week in a plane crash in southwest Alaska and was the longest-serving Rep..
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New York Gov. David Paterson offers new site for the Mosque

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

NEW YORK -  New York Gov. David Paterson plans to meet with developers of the controversial ground zero mosque as early as this week to offer them state land - at another loca..
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