Gunfight erupts over Mexico-U.S. border

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A \"major gun battle\" between drug traffickers and Mexican federal police broke out Saturday evening in Juarez, Mexico, just 30 yards from the U.S. border at El Paso, Texas, according to a U.S. Border Patrol spokesman.
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Suspects in Van Gogh theft arrested

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Egyptian authorities have recovered a stolen painting created by Vincent Van Gogh, nabbing the suspected thieves just moments before they were to board a plane and flee the country, according to Egypt\'s official news agency, MENA.
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Arrest warrant for Assange revoked

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Swedish authorities say they have revoked an arrest warrant that had alleged rape against the founder and editor of the whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks, Julian Assange. FULL STORY l SMEAR CAMPAIGN?
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Floodwaters threaten Pakistani city

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Shahdadkot\'s half a million people frantically tried to flee their homes Saturday as a wall of water threatened to burst mud berms and drown the entire city in Pakistan\'s Sindh province.
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US golf clubs in the rough as members drop away

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) - The economy and changes in lifestyle have U.S. golf clubs in the rough.      Greg Nathan of the National Golf Foundation says that ..
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Government: 23,000 workers affected by Gulf oil drill ban

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - A six-month ban on deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico would directly put more than 9,000 people out of  work and indirectly affect another 14,000 jobs,..
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Bedbugs found in basement of Empire State Building

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NEW YORK (AP) - It survived the Depression, a bomber crash and King Kong's climb, but can the Empire State Building withstand a bedbug infestation?      Of..
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ACLU questions 'enhanced patdown' of air travelers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

BOSTON (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts is questioning the propriety of stepped-up security checkpoint procedures at airports in Boston and Las Vegas.The ..
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Rape accusation withdrawn against WikiLeaks founder

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

STOCKHOLM (AP) - Swedish prosecutors have withdrawn an arrest warrant for the founder of WikiLeaks, less than a day after the document was issued.      The..
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Hotel shootout in Brazil kills one

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

One person was killed and four police officers were wounded Saturday when police in Brazil traded fire with gunmen who fled into a luxury hotel and took people hostage, police said.
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Bomb attempts kill Somali militants

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two failed bomb attempts by the Somali Islamist group, Al-Shabaab, killed 11 militants around Mogadishu, Somalia\'s transitional government said Saturday.
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'Too close to call' in Australia poll

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Australia\'s political future hung in the balance after no clear winner emerged in the cliff-hanger election, and a final outcome remained days away.
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Spain's top terror suspect arrested

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Spain\'s most wanted terror suspect was arrested in Belgium on Saturday, Spanish Interior Ministry officials said. Luis Mar?a Zengotitabengoa, an alleged member of the terrorist ETA group, was captured by Belgian police as he checked into a hotel in the city of Ostende.
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Jean's Haiti presidential bid rejected

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hip-hop singer Wyclef Jean is not on the list of candidates approved by Haiti\'s Provisional Electoral Council to run in this year\'s presidential election.
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Frozen mamey fruit pulp recalled in U.S.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned consumers on Friday not to eat frozen mamey fruit pulp -- sold under the La Nuestra and Goya brands -- after at least nine people in California and Nevada fell ill with typhoid fever.
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Obama's Cuba policy finds key critics

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Five Cuban-American members of Congress expressed concern Friday over reports that the Obama administration is planning to announce rules loosening restrictions on travel and economic aid to Cuba. They asked the president to reconsider.
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Palestinians, Israel agree to resume talks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Palestinian Authority and Israel have agreed to hold direct peace talks beginning September 2 in Washington. The talks are intended to resolve all \"final status\" issues for a Middle East peace agreement.
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Regulators shut 3 banks in Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

WASHINGTON (AP) - Regulators have shut down two Florida banks and one in Virginia, lifting to 113 the number of U.S. bankfailures this year. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. on ..
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Beer truck stolen, woman stumbles out of it

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

WHEELING, WV. - A woman stole a beer truck on Thursday night and gets caught in a DUI.The truck was stolen from Carenbauer Distrubuting Company around 8 pm. The police spotted the ..
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SC toddlers' funeral today

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) - Hundreds of mourners have gathered for the funeral for two South Carolina toddlers authorities said were killed by their mother before they were strapped in..
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