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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Obama urges House to pass bill to help teachers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is urging lawmakers to pass a bill that he says will save hundreds of thousands of teachers and other public workers from unemployment. Spe..
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3 dead, 12 hurt in tourist bus crash in Utah

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) - A tour bus carrying Japanese sightseers from Las Vegas to a national park in Utah crashed on Interstate 15, killing three passengers and sending a dozen oth..
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Soldier from Plant City dies in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PLANT CITY, Fla. (AP) - The Defense Department has confirmed the death of a soldier from central Florida. Officials say 23-year-old Pfc. Paul O. Cuzzupe died earlier this month in ..
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Fast food fury caught on tape

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

TOLEDO, Ohio - Surveillance video caught a very angry McDonalds customer in Toledo, OH attacking the employees when she couldn't order mcnuggets. 25 year old Melanie Dushane pulled..
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Japan apologizes again for colonizing Korea

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Japan apologized once again to South Korea on Tuesday for colonizing the Korean peninsula for more than three decades in the early 1900s.
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UN to open probe into Israeli flotilla raid

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United Nations will launch a panel of inquiry Tuesday into Israel\'s interception of a humanitarian aid flotilla, in which nine people were killed.
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Al-Qaeda linked militants ban 3 aid groups in Somalia

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Al Qaeda-linked militants have banned three international aid groups from working in Somalia, claiming they are \"actively propagating Christianity\" in the predominantly Muslim nation.
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Groups treat Haiti's injured animals

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

More than six months since the earthquake in Haiti, family dogs and pigs paw through garbage and rubble in search of food, putting them at risk of infections, abscesses and parasites, according to animal welfare groups.
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Former President George W. Bush heads to Haiti

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Former U.S. President George W. Bush will travel to Haiti on August 10 in part to \"view progress made on rebuilding after the January earthquake ... and visit with organizations that are assisting in the rebuilding effort and have been supported by the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund,\" according to a statement from Bush\'s office.
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