Ala. grandmother shoots intruder in her bedroom

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DECATUR, Ala. (AP) - A pistol-packing grandmother in northern Alabama believes intruders will think twice before messing with her again. Police say 69-year-old Ethel Jones shot an ..
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NH teen who zapped nipples during shop class sues

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DOVER, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire high school student shocked so severely in shop class that his heart stopped beating is suing his teacher, the school district and the city of Do..
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Home prices up 1 percent in June

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Home prices rose in June for the third straight month amid a burst of home-buying due to tax incentives that have since expired. The Standard & Poor's/Case-Sh..
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Judge: Pa. district must pay $260K in spying case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A federal judge says a suburban Philadelphia school district embroiled in a laptop spying scandal must pay a family's lawyer about $260,000. Lower Merion School..
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Poll: Most NYers want developers to move mosque

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A new poll finds 71 percent of New Yorkers want the developers of an Islamic center and mosque near ground zero to voluntarily move the project. The Quinnipiac ..
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Palm Beach airport cleared after bomb threat

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A concourse at Palm Beach International was evacuated for about an hour as officials investigated a bomb threat. The Transportation Security Administra..
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South Korea offers millions in flood aid to North Korea

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South Korea\'s Red Cross has offered $8.4 million in flood aid to North Korea, the Yonhap news agency said Tuesday.
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Suspicious items in luggage lead to airport arrest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

 THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Dutch prosecutors say they are questioning two men arrested at Amsterdam's international airport at the request of American authorities who foun..
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American Muslims launch web site

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

WASHINGTON (AP) - American Muslims have launched a new web site they hope will defuse hostility over a proposed Islamic center near ground zero. Washington attorney Hassan Ahmad (H..
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Last official day for US Combat operations in Iraq

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - As President Barack Obama prepares to officially end the lengthy and divisive U.S. combat operation in Iraq, he'll personally thank some of the soldiers who fough..
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Hurricane Earl's rain and winds hit Virgin Islands

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Hurricane Earl, now a powerful Category 4 storm, barreled toward the U.S. coast early Tuesday after battering tiny islands across the northeastern Cari..
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Drilling to reach Chile miners yet to begin

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Chilean officials plan to start drilling a rescue shaft Monday as they begin a months-long operation to reach 33 trapped miners. Officials also said the miners will soon be getting hot food and sandwiches. FULL STORY l WHO ARE THE 33?
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Source: Dutch arrests may be dry run

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two men held in the Netherlands may have been trying to test U.S. airport security by putting bottles with electronic devices attached in checked baggage, a U.S. law enforcement source said.
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Hurricane Earl grows to Category 4

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The cyclone known as Earl is now a Category 2 hurricane after strengthening in the Atlantic Ocean, with winds whipping at about 100 mph (160 kph) and even stronger gusts.
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Nigerian governor says abuse of child 'witches' exaggerated

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Nigerian governor said on Monday that reports of child abuse associated with witchcraft in his state are greatly exaggerated.
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Hurricane Earl strengthens to Category 4 storm

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - The National Hurricane Center says Earl has strengthened into a Category 4 hurricane with winds near 135 mph (215 kph) as it moves away from the Virgin Islands. Earl i..
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7 ISAF members killed in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Seven International Security Assistance Force servicemembers were killed in two incidents Monday in southern Afghanistan, the military said.
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Cape Coral soldier meets President, awarded Purple Heart

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - President Obama presented Corey Kent with his Purple Heart Monday. Corey's parents said it was an honor for Corey and the President was great. They talked some f..
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Neda's mother appeals for help in finding killer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The mother of the 26-year-old woman whose videotaped shooting last year sparked anti-government demonstrations in Iran appealed Monday to international human rights organizations and to the international court in The Hague for help in prosecuting her daughter\'s killer.
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Fidel Castro says he was 'at death's door'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In a rare interview, Fidel Castro gives new details about his health four years ago when emergency surgery forced him out of power, saying he didn\'t think he would make it and still has difficulty walking.
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