Residents flee after U.S. lake dam fails

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A dam on an eastern Iowa lake failed Saturday, sending a massive amount of water into nearby communities and forcing residents to flee.
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Medical marijuana to be allowed in some VA clinics

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government says patients treated at Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics will be able to use medical marijuana in the 14 states where it's legal.The directi..
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Two Americans missing in Afghanistan; both are in the Navy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A massive air and ground search is under way in eastern Afghanistan, where two U.S. Navy service members have disappeared.      &..
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Music festival stampede leads to deaths in Germany

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

BERLIN (AP) - German police have raised the death toll to 18 in a stampede inside a tunnel crowded with techno music fans. Police say dozens more were injured.   &nb..
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Ships head back to oil spill as Bonnie breezes by

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - BP's evacuation of the Gulf of Mexico was called off Saturday and ships headed back to resume work on plugging the leaky well as remnants of Tropical Storm Bonni..
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Bombs kill five U.S. troops in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Bombings killed five American troops in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, NATO\'s International Security Assistance Force said.
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Iran launches nuclear fusion program, official says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The head of Iran\'s nuclear energy agency announced Saturday that the country had launched a \"serious\" nuclear fusion research program, according to state-run Press TV.
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Top U.S. military officer visits Pakistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

America\'s top military officer arrived in Pakistan on Saturday as part of an international tour, officials said.
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Mexico: 38 bodies found in 9 graves

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities in the Mexican border state of Nuevo Leon are investigating after finding at least 38 bodies in nine hidden mass graves, the state\'s attorney general said.
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North Korea ramps up threats against U.S. military exercises

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

North Korea vowed Friday that there would be a \"physical response\" in reaction to the planned joint military exercises between the United States and South Korea. FULL STORY l N. KOREA, U.N. COMMAND MEET
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Taliban commanders arrested in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Six insurgents, among them two Taliban commanders, have been captured in eastern Afghanistan, the military said Friday.
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Storm disrupts Gulf oil spill relief effort

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As Tropical Depression Bonnie churns through the Gulf of Mexico, vessels at the site of BP\'s ruptured well are being moved, possibly leaving the sealed well cap unattended for about 48 hours, federal officials said.
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Budget deficit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

WASHINGTON, D.C. - New estimates from the White House on Friday predict the budget deficit will reach a record $1.47 trillion this year. The government is borrowing 41 cents of eve..
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Earthquakes strike south of Philippines

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck the Philippines\' Moro Gulf early Saturday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
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Seven out of 91 banks fail EU stress tests

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By: WINK Administrator

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Record water levels test China's giant dam

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Water behind China\'s giant Three Gorges Dam was backing up to record levels on Friday as water continued to flow into the swollen Yangtze River. FULL STORY l WET WEATHER BATTERS CHINA
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Entire France soccer squad suspended

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

New France coach Laurent Blanc choses not to select any of the 23-man World Cup squad, that refused to take part in a training session during their disastrous tournament, for next month\'s friendly against Norway.
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Dutch court issues fine over Ivory Coast waste dump

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Court of Amsterdam on Friday ordered giant oil-trading company Trafigura to pay a fine of 1 million euros ($1.3 million) for illegally dumping chemical waste in Ivory Coast in 2006.
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Lee County Emergency Management monitoring Tropical Storm Bonnie

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

Tropical Storm Bonnie is located near 24.7 N and 79.8 W, present movement toward the West-Northwest at 20 mph, with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph. A Tropical Storm War..
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Kosovo bank leader arrested in corruption probe

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities arrested the governor of the Central Bank of Kosovo on Friday after searching his house and office as part of a corruption investigation, the European Union Rule of Law Mission said in statement.
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