Deaths climb in Guatemala landslides

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The toll from torrential rains and landslides in Guatemala moved higher today, with disaster officials reporting 44 dead, 56 injured and 16 missing.
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Petraeus: Quran-burning harms troops

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By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. commander in Afghanistan criticized a U.S. church\'s plan to burn copies of the Quran on September 11, warning the event \"could cause significant problems\" for troops.
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Travolta halts retrial in extortion case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A retrial in the case of two men accused in the Bahamas of attempting to extort millions from John Travolta over the death of the actor\'s son was halted Monday just as it was about to get under way, according to the Bahamian attorney general\'s office.
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One rescue operation temporarily halted at Chilean mine

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rescue officials reported Monday they had to temporarily stop one of two drilling operations to reach 33 men trapped for more than a month inside a Chilean mine.
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Money can buy happiness

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - They say money can't buy happiness. They're wrong.  At least up to a point.People's emotional well-being - happiness - increases along with their income up t..
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IAEA: Iran still enriching uranium

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In defiance of U.N. Security Council resolutions, Iran continues its uranium enrichment activities, according to a report by the International Atomic Energy Agency released Monday.
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India: Four dead as police fire on protesters

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Indian police fired on pro-independence protesters in Indian-administered Kashmir Monday, killing four people and wounding 16 others, a senior police officer said.
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Colleges buying land, without knowing if they'll use it

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW YORK (AP) - Colleges around the country are buying up large chunks of land without always having a clear idea of how it will be used.The colleges are banking on growth in the y..
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NTSB wants to ban children in laps on airplanes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Federal transportation safety officials are using the crash of an overloaded plane in Montana to revive a debate about whether infants and toddlers should be a..
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Low blood pressure drug to stay on the market

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW YORK (AP) - Federal regulators are reversing a plan to remove a low blood-pressure treatment from the market after warning in August that it had not been proven effective. ..
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Former ELO member dies in freak accident

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A former cellist with the rock group Electric Light Orchestra was killed in southwestern England on Monday in a car crash involving a large bale of hay, local police said.
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Violence in Iraq leaves 6 dead

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A string of bombings and shootings in Iraq has left at least one Iraqi military officer and five civilians dead and at least 21 people wounded, authorities said Monday.
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Obama heads to Wisconsin for Labor Day campaigning

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

WASHINGTON, D.C.-On Labor Day President Obama hits the road to help democratic candidates in danger of losing their seat this fall. President Obama will try to convince voters this..
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Plan C for Chile mine rescue: Use oil drill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hedging their bets, officials in Chile said on Sunday they will set up an oil drill as a third option to rescue the 33 miners trapped underground since August 5.
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'Don't give up,' plane crash survivors tell trapped miners

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

For months, the men waited in isolation, struggling to survive. They forced themselves to eat the flesh of dead friends to sustain themselves.
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Rain, landslides kill 37 in Guatemala

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll in a mudslide that buried a bus and five cars on a Guatemalan highway rose to 37 today but could reach 100, the nation\'s emergency services agency said.
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Paper: Cricket player confirms corruption

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A British newspaper said Sunday that a top Pakistani cricket player confirmed its allegations of corruption on the Pakistani national team. Yasir Hameed said he was offered a bribe but turned it down, the paper reported.
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Coast Guard rescues 7 people off SC coast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - The Coast Guard has rescued seven people from a capsized boat about 30 miles off the coast of South Carolina.      The Coast Guard ..
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Iran continues back-and-forth barbs with Palestinians over peace talks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iranian officials continued Sunday to trade barbs with the Palestinian Authority over its president\'s decision to renew direct peace talks with Israel.
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Unknown number of missing after boat capsizes in Congo

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A cargo vessel caught fire and capsized in the Democratic Republic of Congo, leaving an unknown number of people missing, a government spokesman said Sunday.
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