Death toll exceeds 700 in China mudslides

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from Sunday\'s mudslides in northwestern China rose to 702, state-run media reported Tuesday. There were 1,042 people missing in Zhouqu County, Gansu province, reports said. FULL STORY l MAN RESCUED
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Colombia, Venezuela re-establish ties

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Venezuela and Colombia renewed diplomatic relations after a meeting between their heads of state in Santa Marta, Colombia.
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Bolivian protesters cut off town

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Bolivia\'s president wants a peaceful solution to a two-week-old protest by residents of a remote Andean city who have cut off all roads, train and air traffic with the rest of the world, a government spokesman said Tuesday.
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Gamblin' grades

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Think you're going to ace freshman year? Want to put money on that? A website called Ultrinsic is taking wagers on grades from students at 36 colleges nationwide s..
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Contact lens' could cause health problems

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

CALIFORNIA - Ulcers of the cornea - the transparent front layer of the eye - may be twice as common in the U.S. as previously thought, likely owing to the recent rise in contact le..
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The Nation's productivity drops

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

WASHINGTON (AP) - Productivity dropped this spring for the first time in more than a year, a sign that companies may need to hire more workers in the near future. The Labor Departm..
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Census cheaper than expected

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

WASHINGTON (AP) - With the 2010 census nearly finished, the government said Tuesday it will save $1.6 billion in the cost of the U.S. population count because of strong public resp..
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Federal Reserve to buy Government debt

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

WASHINGTON (AP) - More worried about the strength of the economic recovery, the Federal Reserve took a small step Tuesday to give it a boost. Wrapping up a one-day meeting, the Fed..
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AirTran soon to go to Quad cities

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

FORT MYERS, Fla. - AirTran adds new cities to their flight route from Southwest Florida International Airport. AirTran is going to announce their service to and from the Quad citie..
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The House passes Jobs Bill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Democrats on Tuesday pushed through a $26 billion jobs bill to protect 300,000 teachers and other nonfederal government workers from election-year layoffs. ..
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U.N. plans to increase staff in Somalia

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

More U.N. personnel will be sent to the war-ravaged Somalia after years of low staff levels in the troubled nation, a top official said on Tuesday.
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Former Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens dies in plane crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - A spokesman for the family of Ted Stevens says the former senator has died in a plane crash in Alaska. Mitch Rose tells The Associated Press that the family h..
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Ex-NASA chief, son survive Alaska plane crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A former NASA spokesman says ex-NASA chief Sean O'Keefe survived the plane crash in Alaska that killed former Sen. Ted Stevens. Glenn Mahone (Muh-HOHN') says O..
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Fla. man sought in Ore. in woman's disappearance

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A Florida man seen last month in eastern Oregon is wanted on auto theft charges and is a person of interest in the disappearance of a Florida woman. The Portl..
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South African public sector workers strike

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As many as 1.3 million public sector workers are expected to go on strike across South Africa Tuesday, bringing schools, hospitals and all public services essentially to a standstill.
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H1N1 public health emergency over, WHO says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The public health emergency triggered by the emergence of the H1N1 virus \"should be considered over,\" an emergency committee of the World Health Organization said Tuesday.
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Taylor's lawyer accuses Campbell's former agent of lying

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The attorney for former Liberian President Charles Taylor accused the former agent for supermodel Naomi Campbell of lying in her testimony at an international court Tuesday.
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Flight attendant accused of cursing out passenger, grabbing beer, exiting on emergency slide

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - A New York City judge has granted bail for a flight attendant accused of cursing out a passenger on an airplane public-address system, grabbing some beer from the g..
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Feds set to reopen fishing in Gulf off Panhandle

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Federal authorities are set to announce that a stretch of the Gulf of Mexico off the Florida Panhandle will be reopened for commercial and recreation..
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Woman claims she threw 3 kids off Philly-NJ bridge

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A woman called a hospital Tuesday and told a drug counselor she had thrown her newborn and two young children off a bridge because she could not feed them, sett..
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