Banks to allow local groups to buy foreclosures

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Major banks are agreeing to give local governments and nonprofit groups the ability to buy foreclosed homes before they are sold to private investors. The Obama a..
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Botox-maker pays $600M to resolve investigation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Allergan says it will pay $600 million to settle a years-long federal investigation into how it marketed its top-selling drug Botox. The company says it will plea..
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US adds Pakistani Taliban to terrorism blacklist

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration on Wednesday added the Pakistani Taliban to its international terrorism blacklist, targeting the group blamed for the failed car bombing ..
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Construction activity declines 1 percent in July

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Construction spending tumbled in July to the lowest level in a decade, as the housing market struggles in the weak economy and without a popular home-buying tax c..
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GM reports 7 percent sales dip compared with July

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DETROIT (AP) - General Motors Co.'s August sales dipped 7 percent compared with July as fears about the shaky economy discouraged customers from buying new cars and trucks. U.S. au..
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Biden marks transfer of U.S. command in Iraq

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

After more than seven years of American military operations in Iraq, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will help mark the transfer of U.S. military command in Iraq on Wednesday.
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Presidential address to students scheduled

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - The President will address the nation's students on Tuesday, September 14th. September 14th is a scheduled Early Dismissal Day for all Collier County Public ..
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Operation New Dawn starts in Iraq

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

BAGHDAD (AP) - The U.S. marks on Wednesday the transition to the final phase of the Iraq war, shifting the focus of the remaining 50,000 American troops from combat operations to p..
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Hurricane Earl downgraded to Category 3

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

MIAMI (AP) - Hurricane Earl has weakened to a Category 3 storm as it threatens to sideswipe the East Coast. Meanwhile, a hurricane watch that had been effect for the North Carolina..
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Hurricane Earl preparations and evacuations

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

OCRACOKE, N.C. (AP) - About 30 vehicles have been waiting in line for the first ferry to evacuate Ocracoke Island on North Carolina's Outer Banks, as Hurricane Earl approaches. Hyd..
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Four Israelis shot dead in West Bank

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Four Israelis were killed in a shooting near Hebron in the West Bank on Tuesday, Israeli medical sources and the army said.
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Drilling to reach Chilean miners begins

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Crews have begun boring a rescue shaft to reach the 33 miners who have been trapped underground in Chile for more than three weeks, according to CNN Chile.
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U.S. combat mission in Iraq ends

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. President Barack Obama announced the conclusion of the combat mission in Iraq, almost seven and a half years after his predecessor George W. Bush\'s \"shock and awe\" invasion of Iraq.
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Blair in 'anguish' over Iraq

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair writes in a book to be published Wednesday that he feels \"anguish\" about \"the nightmare\" that occurred after the U.S.-led overthrow of Saddam Hussein in Iraq, but defends the move, according to the Daily Telegraph.
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Police dismantle male prostitution ring

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

National Police said Tuesday an investigation that began in February has resulted in the arrest of 14 people involved in an organization dedicated to the sexual exploitation of men, Spain\'s first such bust of its kind.
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Rescued, rehabbed sea turtles returning to Gulf from Collier County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Rescued, rehabbed sea turtles will be returned to the Gulf Tuesday. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Servi..
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Mexico touts capture of 'La Barbie'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

One of Mexico\'s most ruthless cartel enforcers, American-born Edgar Valdez Villarreal, was captured following a shootout with Mexican authorities. He is known as \"La Barbie\" for his blond, blue-eyed good looks.
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Drilling agency imposes conflict-of-interest rules

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Scandalized by federal regulators who had sex with oil company executives and negotiated with them for jobs, the agency that oversees offshore drilling is imposin..
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Castro admits 'injustice' for gays

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro said he acknowledges the persecution of gays and lesbians during the Revolution in his country, according to a newspaper interview published Tuesday.
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Police get tips in Cape Coral cold case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral police have new leads in a 20 year old cold case. Over the weekend, America's Most Wanted featured a segment about the brutal rape and murders of 11-y..
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