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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Alleged Russian agent was dramatic TV reporter in Peru

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

One of the 11 people arrested Monday and Tuesday and accused of being secret agents for Russia is no stranger to controversy.
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FIFA apologizes to England, Mexico

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has done a U-turn over the use of goal-line technology and apologized to the English and Mexican football associations for controversial refereeing decisions in their round of 16 defeats.
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Facebook says it disabled "Boycott BP" page in error

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Facebook is embroiled in another controversy after the popular social networking site on Monday temporarily disabled a page that calls for a boycott of oil giant BP.
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Dollar should be replaced as international standard, U.N. report says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The dollar is an unreliable international currency and should be replaced by a more stable system, the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs said in a report released Tuesday.
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Maoists ambush Indian police, kill 26

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

(CNN) -- At least 26 armed police were killed in a Maoist ambush in eastern India on Tuesday, authorities said.
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'Doctor Death' convicted of manslaughter in Australia

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

After six and a half days of deliberation, an Australian jury convicted a surgeon dubbed \"Doctor Death\" in the deaths of three of his patients, media reports said.
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Angola capital called world's most expensive city

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Luanda in Angola is the world\'s most expensive city for expatriates, and New York is the costliest in the United States, said a report released Tuesday.
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Kaunda: I was no dictator

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Kenneth Kaunda was Zambia\'s founding father and its president for 27 years under a one party rule. In a frank interview with CNN, he denies presiding over a dictatorship.
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Vice President visits Florida gulf coast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

PENSACOLA, Fla.-Vice President Joe Biden makes a visit to the troubled gulf region.  It will be his first trip to the area since the disaster in the gulf began.  He's exp..
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Jimmy Buffett concert delayed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

GULF SHORES, Ala.-Jimmy Buffett's free beach concert is being rescheduled.  Organizers are concerned the increased surf from Tropical Storm Alex will threaten the stage. ..
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For rent in China: White people

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In China, white people can be rented.
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Feds charge 10 with spying for Russia

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Less than a week after Russian President Dmitry Medvedev\'s visit to the U.S., the Justice Department announces that 10 people have been arrested on charges of being Russian agents involved in a long-term mission in the country.
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Van der Sloot plans to 'paralyze' legal proces, attorney says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Joran van der Sloot, whose claim of unlawful incarceration was denied last week, will immediately appeal and fight all the way to the Peruvian Supreme Court and international courts, if necessary, his attorney told CNN Monday.
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Dick Cheney released from hospital

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Vice President Dick Cheney has been discharged from the hospital after his latest bout with heart-related trouble.Cheney was admitted to George Washington ..
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Mexico governor candidate shot dead

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A gubernatorial candidate in the state of Tamaulipas, Mexico, was killed by gunfire Monday morning in Ciudad Victoria, the government-run Notimex news agency reported.
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China landslide traps scores

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A landslide caused by heavy rain trapped or buried 107 people from 38 families in southern China on Monday, China\'s state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
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