Colombia crash survivor: 'It was a miracle from God'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Aires Airlines Flight 8250 was seconds away from landing at San Andres airport on a small island off the coast of Colombia early Monday. The pilot had turned on the seat belt sign and told passengers to stay in their seats. Passengers could see rain and lightning outside their small cabin windows, but nothing was amiss. Everything seemed calm. Normal. Routine.
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Man changing clothes while driving let off with warning

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) - A driver who tried to change his sweaty clothes while driving through a Milwaukee suburb has been stopped by police but let off with a warning.Police say th..
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3 Americans killed in Afghan bombings

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The deaths of three U.S. service members today brings the toll for August to 15 in Afghanistan. NATO said two of the Americans were killed in a bombing in..
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Bread shortages could lead to social unrest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CAIRO (AP) - Russia's temporary ban on grain exports is stirring both political and economic anxiety in Egypt, the world's largest wheat importer where half of the 80 million resid..
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GM recalling 250,000 crossover vehicles

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - General Motors is recalling nearly 250,000 crossover vehicles worldwide to inspect second-row seat belts that could be damaged and not latch.GM says the recall af..
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Four babies die in Romania nursery fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A fourth newborn baby has died after a fire in the intensive care unit of a maternity hospital in Romania, a hospital official said Tuesday.
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SC police: Mom killed children before sinking car

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) - A South Carolina mother who claimed her children drowned when her car careened into a river was charged with murder Tuesday after authorities said she confe..
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Reports of gunfire at campus near Dallas

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

McKINNEY, Texas (AP) - A community college about 30 miles north of Dallas has been put on lockdown after reports of gunfire. An e-mail alert, sent shortly after 9:30 a.m. Tuesday t..
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AP sources: US weighs Cuba travel restrictions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. and congressional officials say the Obama administration is considering easing travel restrictions to Cuba and could announce a decision before the end of ne..
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Pittsburgh officer charged with Harry Potter theme park theft

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh police Chief Nate Harper says an officer will likely be moved to desk duty during an internal investigation of charges that he shoplifted more than $30..
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Fla. Marine killed in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A Florida Marine was killed in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense announced Monday that Staff Sgt. Michael A. Bock, 26, of Leesburg, Fla., died Friday while suppor..
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Muslims in Spain campaign to worship alongside Christians

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Muslims in Spain are campaigning to be allowed to worship alongside Christians in Cordoba Cathedral -- formerly the Great Mosque of Cordoba.
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60 killed, 125 wounded in Iraq

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

 BAGHDAD (AP) - A suicide bomber blew himself up Tuesday among hundreds of army recruits who had gathered near a military headquarters in an attack officials said killed 60 an..
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Shrimpers report clean and plentiful first day catch

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) - Commercial shrimpers out for the first season since BP's disastrous spill indicated their catch was plentiful and free of oil, despite a report by scientists..
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Jet breaks apart landing in Colombia

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The injured were scattered on a darkened island runway after an Aires airline Boeing 737 jetliner crashed in bad weather early Monday on the island of San Andres, Colombia, officials said.
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Report: Gulf oil spreads east on sea floor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill may have settled to the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico further east than previously suspected and at levels toxic to marine life, researchers reported Monday.
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Report: Kyrgyz authorities allowed ethnic violence to continue

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Law enforcement authorities in Kyrgyzstan failed to respond adequately to deadly violence that erupted in the country\'s south in June, according to a Human Rights Watch report released Monday.
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Tweeting the Bible

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

LONDON - An English freelance web designer has dedicated himself to a new task; condensing the Bible to 140 characters or less on Twitter.Chris Juby, is also the director of worshi..
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Office Depot now offers the Postal Service

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

WASHINGTON D.C. - The nation's second-largest office supply retailer has started selling postal products and services.Office Depot's all over the country are offering Priority Mail..
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Kia Soul investigated for steering problems

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

WASHINGTON (AP) - The 2010 Kia Soul, a boxy vehicle that has been marketed to urban motorists, is being investigated bygovernment regulators for potential loss of steering control...
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