Former President George W. Bush heads to Haiti

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Former U.S. President George W. Bush will travel to Haiti on August 10 in part to \"view progress made on rebuilding after the January earthquake ... and visit with organizations that are assisting in the rebuilding effort and have been supported by the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund,\" according to a statement from Bush\'s office.
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Former Mexican president favors legalizing drugs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox has come out in favor of legalizing drugs in an attempt to disrupt the illegal markets that have turned parts of Mexico into battlegrounds.
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Ed Stafford finishes his 2 1/2 year walk through the Amazon

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

MARAPANIM, Brazil (AP) - He fought tropical disease and deadly snakes, was held captive at one point and collapsed just short of his goal. Still, Ed Stafford ended his 2½-ye..
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Salmonella outbreaks linked to pet food

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

NEW YORK, NY - New research claimed salmonella outbreaks in young children could be linked to pet food.The outbreak caused 79 people to become sick on the East Coast between 2006-2..
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Honda recalls the Accord and Civic

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

WASHINGTON (AP) - Honda Motor Co. is recalling the popular Accord and Civic passenger cars to address problems with an ignition switch that could allow the key to be removed withou..
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Military eliminates jobs during tough economic times

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Robert Gates said tough economic times require that he shutter a major command that employs some 5,000 people in Norfolk, Va., and eliminate oth..
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One Arizona inmate down, one more to go

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

PHOENIX (AP) - Federal agents on Monday captured one of two inmates who escaped from an Arizona prison as he walked, armed with a handgun and a hitchhiking sign, in Wyoming, and we..
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Death toll hits nearly 350 in China mudslides

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Massive mudslides in northwestern China have killed 337 people, and more than 1,100 are missing, the state-run Xinhua news agency said Monday.
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James Sims loses bond

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A judge revokes bond for James Sims on the grounds of being a flight risk.Last month California police arrested Sims for the 30 year old murder of Roy Radabaugh...
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Chinese floods harm thousands

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

ZHOUQU, China (AP) - Rescuers lifted muddy bodies into trucks, and aid convoys choked the road into the remote Chinese town where hundreds died and more than 1,100 were missing Mon..
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Tree crashes into family living room

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

SIOUX CITY, IA. - A tree comes crashing down in on an Iowa family home.On Sunday, the winds were so strong a tree broke while the family was in the house and landed on the house.Ke..
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As 39,000 spill claims dangle, BP defers to feds

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) - BP says it has received 145,000 claims for lost income because of its blown-out well and has paid out $324 million without denying a single claim. But the..
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House of Representatives back in special session

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

 WASHINGTON (AP) - House members are giving up a couple of days reconnecting with folks in their districts this week to pass a jobs bill that Democrats say is crucial to the n..
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Heat and smog double death rate in Moscow

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The mortality rate in Moscow, Russia, has \"doubled recently\" because of an extended streak of heat and smog, Andrei Seltsovsky, the head of the city health department, told Russian news agencies Monday.
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165 dead, hundreds missing in India flooding

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from last week\'s flooding and subsequent landslides has risen to 165 in the Himalayan town of Leh, India, according to a senior police officer.
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U.S. girls entering puberty earlier

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

(CBS)  Girls in the U.S. are hitting puberty at younger ages, according to new research. At age 7, about 10 percent of white girls and 23 percent of black girls had started d..
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Milk will continue to flow in Britain's schools

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LONDON (AP) - The British prime minister's office says it won't seek to stop giving free milk each day to school children under 5 years old.The statement Monday by David Cameron's ..
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U.S. slipping when it comes to college graduates

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON, DC - The U-S is slipping in the world, in terms of college graduates.Among developed nations, America's college completion rate slides in at number 12.   Pres..
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Groom accidentally kills wedding guests in Turkey

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Three family members at a wedding in Turkey have been accidentally shot dead by the groom firing an AK-47 rifle in celebration.
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A look at the 10 aid workers killed in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The International Assistance Mission on Monday identified the 10 aid workers killed by gunmen in Badakhshan, Afghanistan, last week. The 10 \"were our friends and colleagues from the Nuristan medical eye camp team,\" the organization said in a statement.
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