2 Barbados men charged in fire that killed 6

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) - Police said Monday they have arrested two robbers who set a clothing store ablaze, killing six young women in the normally tranquil capital of the Carib..
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Backup Pitt running back suspended after DUI wreck

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pitt backup tailback Jason Douglas has been suspended from the team after police charged him with hitting a pedestrian while driving drunk. Douglas is a 19-year-o..
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Cuba to lay off 500,000

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Cuba announced on Monday it would lay off \"at least\" half a million state workers over the next six months and simultaneously allow more jobs to be created in the private sector.
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Lawyer says alleged NYC cabbie stabber has PTSD

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - A defense lawyer says a student accused of cutting a Muslim taxi driver's neck in New York City has post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic alcoholism. A Manhatt..
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Pentagon readies $60 billion weapons shopping list

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon plans to ask Congress soon for permission to sell up to $60 billion in advanced weapons to Saudi Arabia, in what could be the largest single U.S. arm..
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Cuba to cut 500,000 gov't workers; reform salaries

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HAVANA (AP) - Cuba says it will fire at least half a million state workers by mid-2011 and will free up private enterprise to help them find new work - radically remaking employmen..
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Detained U.S. medical team to appear before Zimbabwe judge

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Four Americans, accused of dispensing AIDS medication without a license, are expected to appear before a magistrate in Harare, Zimbabwe, on Monday, the U.S. Embassy in the country said.
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Plane crashed with 51 aboard in Venezuela

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - A plane carrying 51 people crashed Monday in eastern Venezuela, and officials said at least 21 people survived. The French-built ATR-42 from the state air..
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2 homes feared lost in second Colorado wildfire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) - Authorities believe a new wildfire burning in the foothills of northern Colorado has destroyed two homes. Larimer County sheriff's Maj. Bill Nelson said Mond..
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College loan default rates rise, report says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

The number of college students defaulting on their federal student loans is climbing, and those who attend for-profit schools remain the most likely group to default, according to ..
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First lady asks restaurants to serve healthy foods

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - First lady Michelle Obama is challenging the nation's restaurants to add more healthy options to menus, label those items more prominently and market nutritious f..
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Arkansas bar fight leads to death of Oklahoma officer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - An Oklahoma police officer who was in Arkansas for sniper trainig was punched in the nose during a bar fight and later died at a hospital. Police say 25-ye..
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Oprah Winfrey to take studio audience to Australia

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHICAGO (AP) - Oprah Winfrey is taking her audience to Australia. On the premiere of the 25th - and final - season of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" that aired Monday, Winfrey surprised ..
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5-year-old boy wins Alaska moose calling contest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - For 5-year-old Andrew Polasky, being loud has paid off. Andrew was the winner of this weekend's moose calling contest at the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage. He li..
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Yale U. construction accident traps, injures 4

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - The mayor's office in New Haven, Conn., says a steel beam collapsed at a Yale University construction site, injuring four people. Spokeswoman Jessica Mayorg..
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Police evacuate parts of Capitol

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Police evacuated part of the Capitol building Monday after a powdery substance was found in the visitors' gallery overlooking the House chamber. Capital Police sp..
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Element of BP claims process to be reviewed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HOUMA, La. (AP) - The administrator of the $20 billion victims compensation fund that BP set up after the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill is considering making a significant conce..
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Fla. man sentenced in Del. for penny stock fraud

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - A Delaware federal judge has sentenced a Florida man to three years in prison for his role in a penny stock fraud and money-laundering scheme. District Judg..
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Obama health plan faces first legal challenge

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - The Obama administration wants a judge to dismiss a lawsuit by 20 states that claims the president's health care overhaul plan is unconstitutional. Federal a..
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Get a massage to help rub out breast cancer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA - For one day only, Massage Envy centers across the nation will offer $49 one-hour therapeutic massage sessions, and donate $15 from each massage directly to the ..
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