Israel tells diplomats: Don't help flotillas

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Israeli official escorted more than 80 diplomats on a tour of the Kerem Shalom crossing between Israel and Gaza on Thursday, urging them to prevent their citizens from participating in aid flotillas to the Palestinian territory.
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Use of Humvees restricted in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The once-ubiquitous Humvee may become a rare sight in some parts of Afghanistan following a decision by the senior U.S. commander in eastern Afghanistan to restrict the use of the vehicles in the field.
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Millions of doses of swine flu vaccine to be destroyed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

ATLANTA (AP) - About a quarter of the swine flu vaccine produced for the U.S. public has expired - meaning that a whopping 40 million doses worth about $260 million is being writte..
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CBS Early Show Exclusive: Smoking Baby

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Thursday morning, the CBS Early Show investigates the 2-year old baby from Sumatra that was caught on tape smoking.  The video has gone viral on the internet.  CBS Early ..
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Bail hearing Thursday for Russian spy suspects

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

NEW YORK (AP) - Bail hearings for nine people charged in a Russian spy case were scheduled Thursday as a U.S. prosecutor said the evidence against them was growing stronger by the ..
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1.3 million unemployed losing benefits

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - More than 1.3 million laid-off workers won't get their unemployment benefits reinstated before Congress goes on a weeklong vacation for Independence Day. An addit..
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Hurricane Alex comes ashore in Mexico

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

7:45 Update:  The National Weather Service in Miami is downgrading Alex to a tropical storm.  Reports sustained winds are at 70MPH and will continue to weaken as the stom..
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Hurricane Alex lashes Mexico, Texas

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Residents of southern Texas and northeastern Mexico braced for tornadoes and flooding as Hurricane Alex lashed a sparsely populated area south of the Texas border early Thursday morning.
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Tech augurs quake predictions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A team of scientists at NASA\'s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, in Pasadena, California, has developed a new imaging technology that could one day lead to the prediction of earthquakes.
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Thai economy shrugs off unrest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thailand\'s economy appears to be shrugging off the recent political turmoil, with government growth forecasts being revised up for the second time in three months.
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U.N. envoy: Afghanistan must be involved

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United Nations\' top envoy in Afghanistan told the Security Council the war-torn nation needs to take better control of itself. The Wednesday session came on the heels of a four-day fact-finding mission council members took to Afghanistan last week.
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Suspected Russian spy missing in Cyprus

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A suspected Russian spy is missing after being arrested in Cyprus and released on bail, a police spokesman told CNN Wednesday.
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Sources: BP plans to shed safety watchdog

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

BP has been trying to shut down an internal safety watchdog agency it set up under congressional pressure four years ago, according to sources close to the office and a leading congressman.
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Slain Mexican candidate's brother to run

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Egidio Torre Cantu, brother of slain Mexican gubernatorial candidate Rodolfo Torre Cantu, was chosen by the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, to take his place on the ballot, a PRI official told CNN.
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Parents seek justice for 2003 Gaza death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The parents of Rachel Corrie, an American killed by Israeli forces seven years ago, visited the State Department Wednesday as they continue to seek justice in their daughter\'s death.
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U.S.: Cleric involved in terror attempt

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The director of the National Counterterrorism Center says the U.S. government believes that U.S.-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki had \"a direct operational role\" in the attempt to bring down an airliner bound for Detroit, Michigan, on Christmas Day.
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Hurricane Alex could reach category 2 before landfall

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Hurricane Alex is on a heading towardMexico and the south Texas coastline.      The National Hurricane Center says Alex has top w..
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Noriega prosecution demands 10-year sentence

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega \"turned away from his responsibilities as head of state in order to pursue his personal interests,\" the prosecution alleged Wednesday in closing arguments at his trial on money-laundering charges in Paris, France.
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Aquino sworn in as Philippines president

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A new era is beginning in the Philippines -- or you could call it the continuation of a political dynasty.
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Police in Cyprus arrest 11th suspect named in Russian spy ring

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Police in Cyprus arrested Tuesday an 11th suspect in an alleged Russian spy ring in the United States.
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