US golf clubs in the rough as members drop away

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By: Christina Hernandez

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 in 2009, about 140 of the coun..
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Van der Sloot's confession revisited

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A panel of Peruvian judges is considering whether to uphold the confession of Joran van der Sloot, who is accused of killing a 21-year-old woman.
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Chilean miners found alive

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - Chileans are euphoric after learning that all 33 workers trapped in a collapsed mine for 17 days are alive and well. President Sebastian Pinera says "Today a..
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1.5 million flood victims ill

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By: WINK Administrator

The misery of Pakistan\'s flooding, which has already displaced millions, is showing up in the form of communicable illnesses, the United Nations said Monday.
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Russian media: Police detain protesters

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By: WINK Administrator

Two opposition leaders and a human rights activist were detained in Russia on Sunday after taking part in rallies marking the country\'s National Flag Day, the Interfax news agency reported.
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Iraq attacks kill American soldier, 2 Iraqis

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By: WINK Administrator

A U.S. soldier was killed in southern Iraq on Sunday, while a round of bombings in Baghdad wounded 19 Iraqi civilians, Iraqi authorities and the U.S. military reported.
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Wyclef Jean not abandoning presidential bid

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - Hip-hop singer Wyclef Jean says he is not abandoning his presidential bid just yet and will send a lawyer to a Haitian court to appeal a decision rejec..
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Farms in recall linked to business with history of trouble

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Seattle attorney representing some of the 1,300 people sickened by salmonella says "you have to wonder where the USDA and FDA inspectors were."Two Iowa farms th..
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Netanyahu spells out opening position for peace talks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's leader says new talks with the Palestinians will lead to a peace deal only if Israel's vital interests are protected.      Benjam..
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Top General doesn't foresee return of combat troops in Iraq

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - The top American commander in Iraq says it would take a complete failure of the Iraqi security forces for the U.S. to resume combat operations.Gen. Ray Odierno sa..
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WikiLeaks founder says he's been targeted by smear campaign

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WikiLeaks founder and editor Julian Assange says Swedish authorities reached \"the height of irresponsibility\" by issuing an arrest warrant alleging rape against him, then revoking it less than a day later.
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Karzai confirms he got arrested official released

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By: WINK Administrator

Afghan President Hamid Karzai confirmed Sunday that he engineered the release of Mohammed Zia Saleh, a top security official arrested earlier this year on suspicion of corruption.
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Disease threat follows Pakistan floods

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By: WINK Administrator

For almost a million Pakistanis, the misery of epic flooding covering one-fifth of the country has now taken the form of communicable illnesses.
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North Korea demands reparations from Japan for colonization

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By: WINK Administrator

North Korea is demanding reparations from Japan for colonizing the Korean peninsula for more than three decades in the early 1990s, after Tokyo once again apologized to South Korea earlier this month.
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4 U.S. troops killed in Afghanistan

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By: WINK Administrator

Four U.S. troops were killed Sunday in Afghanistan, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force said.
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Baghdad truck heist nets $600,000

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By: WINK Administrator

Gunmen intercepted a vehicle carrying salaries of Iraqi government employees in western Baghdad and made off with nearly $600,000, police officials told CNN on Sunday.
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Venezuela defends flights to Iran, Syria

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By: WINK Administrator

Venezuela\'s ambassador to the United States is defending his country\'s controversial airline service to the capitals of Syria and Iran -- both countries designated by the U.S. as state sponsors of terrorism.
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Report: Iran to unveil defense project

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By: WINK Administrator

The Iranian defense minister has said the country\'s military plans to unveil an important project Sunday, state media reported.
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Gunfight erupts over Mexico-U.S. border

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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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