Former Romanian dictator's body exhumed for tests

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By: WINK Administrator

A medical team exhumed the body of former Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu on Wednesday to try to ensure that the remains are really his, Romanian state media reported.
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Report says police officer deaths up 43% in 2010

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By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of U.S. police officers who died in the line of duty is up 43 percent so far this year, according to an organization that honors fallen law enforcement..
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Southern China bracing for intensifying storm

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By: WINK Administrator

A tropical storm is making its way toward Hong Kong Tuesday, adding more weather woes to an already deluged area.
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UN: African nations face food crisis

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By: WINK Administrator

U.N. officials are pleading for immediate economic assistance for four African countries where people are facing malnutrition in the wake of a drought last year.
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Turbulence causes passenger injuries

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By: WINK Administrator

As many as 30 passengers were injured -- none critically -- after a United Airlines flight experienced severe turbulence and landed in Denver, Colorado, Tuesday evening, the Federal Aviation Administration said.
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Chavez: Government owns part of opposition broadcaster

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By: WINK Administrator

Venezuela will name a government representative to the board of opposition broadcaster Globovision, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said in speech Tuesday.
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Oil spill will 'forever change' industry

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By: WINK Administrator

As tests continue Tuesday on BP\'s ruptured oil well in the Gulf of Mexico, scientists are weighing a new option for permanently sealing it.
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Lesbian teen wins $35K in prom case

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By: WINK Administrator

A school district in Mississippi has agreed to pay a recent high school graduate $35,000 in damages and adopt a policy prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation, according to a statement released Tuesday by the American Civil Liberties Union.
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Lindsay Lohan starts prison term

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By: WINK Administrator

Actress Lindsay Lohan is scheduled to report to a judge to start serving a 90-day jail sentence, but confusion remained over what lawyer might stand with her in court Tuesday morning.
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Senior official chastises U.N. chief in parting shot

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By: WINK Administrator

A departing senior U.N. official has released a rare rebuke of her boss\'s performance -- saying the United Nations is \"drifting into irrelevance\" under Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon\'s management.
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Israel readies 'Iron Dome' missile shield

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By: WINK Administrator

Israel will have an anti-missile system, known as the Iron Dome, in place by November, the defense ministry said.
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British prime minister meets with Obama

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By: WINK Administrator

Prime Minister David Cameron makes his first White House visit as Britain\'s leader Tuesday.
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Death toll rises in China floods

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By: WINK Administrator

The death toll has risen to 34 as a result of floods and landslides in two provinces in China, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported Monday.
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French air traffic controllers to strike

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By: WINK Administrator

French air traffic controllers are scheduled to strike Wednesday, affecting flights out of the two main Paris airports, the French civil aviation authority said.
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U.S.: Cuba dissidents can apply to immigrate

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By: WINK Administrator

Freed Cuban political prisoners and their families are invited to \"explore their options\" for possible immigration to the United States, a U.S. official told CNN on Tuesday.
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Breast cancer drug may lose FDA approval

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal health advisers say unanimously that a follow-up study of the Roche drug Avastin failed to show meaningful benefits for breast cancer patients.A Food and ..
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Iran scientist to be subject of movie

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By: WINK Administrator

A government-linked film studio in Iran plans to make a movie about the Iranian nuclear scientist who Iranian officials say was kidnapped by U.S. agents, state media reported Tuesday.
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Audio purportedly from al Qaeda's No. 2 says victory is coming

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By: WINK Administrator

A man identified as Ayman al-Zawahiri, al Qaeda\'s No. 2 man, promises his followers victory in Afghanistan and Iraq, vowing that these wars will eventually lead to a battle to liberate Jerusalem, in an audio message posted Monday on jihadist websites.
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Karzai eyes 2014 security handover

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By: WINK Administrator

Afghanistan should be responsible for its own security operatons by 2014, President Hamid Karzai told an international conference Tuesday.
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French soccer stars quizzed over prostitution ring

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By: WINK Administrator

Two members of the French national soccer team, Franck Ribery and Karim Benzema, were being questioned by French police Tuesday in connection with an alleged underage prostitution ring, French police said.
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