Cleanup czar to tour Gulf region next week

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's point man for the clean up and recovery of the area affected by the Gulf oil spill will tour the region next week.    ..
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Raccoon blamed for 5-hour downtown Memphis outage

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A raccoon described as acrobatic and mean-spirited knocked out power to a section of downtown Memphis that included two hospitals and the newspaper for more t..
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Unclear if Tropical Storm Alex will hit oiled Gulf

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Alex formed in the western Caribbean on Saturday, and forecasters said it was unclear if it would hit the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. ..
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Police: summit protests have been tame so far

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TORONTO (AP) - Toronto police say they'll be watching splinter groups within the larger G-20 protest today in case they might be prone to violence.      Th..
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World leaders slam North Korea, Iran at summit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

HUNTSVILLE, Ontario (AP) - President Barack Obama and other G-8 leaders are agreeing on the need to confront Iran and North Korea.      In a joint communiq..
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Karzai backs choice of Petraeus

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Meeting with Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Mike Mullen, Afghan President Hamid Karzai says he supports the selection of Gen. David Petraeus as the top NATO commander in Afghanistan. FULL STORY l TALIBAN LEADER KILLED
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Officials: Suspected U.S. drone strike kills 2

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A suspected U.S. drone strike on a militant hideout killed two and injured another two in Pakistan\'s tribal region on Saturday morning, officials said.
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Military: Taliban commander, disguised as woman, shot dead

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Taliban commander disguised as a woman was shot dead Friday night in Afghanistan when he fired at troops, NATO\'s International Security Assistance Force said.
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Report: North Korea plans meeting to elect new leaders

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

North Korea\'s ruling party plans to hold a meeting with its representatives in September, state media said Saturday.
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Alleged Sinaloa cartel leader arrested in Mexico

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A leader of Mexico\'s Sinaloa drug cartel, Manuel Garibay Espinoza, was detained Friday in the northwestern border town of Mexicali by Baja State Police, a federal police spokesman said.
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Alleged kingpin pleads not guilty

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Alleged drug kingpin Christopher \"Dudus\" Coke, who was extradited to the United States from Jamaica, pleaded not guilty to drug and weapons charges in a New York courtroom Friday.
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Obama arrives in Canada for summit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

President Barack Obama arrived in Ontario on Friday for a series of high-stakes economic meetings with leaders from around the world.
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Islamists: General took fall for lost war

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The recent change in commanders in Afghanistan is proof the U.S and its allies have lost the war, statements posted on two Islamist websites said Thursday. FULL STORY l PETRAEUS BRINGS SAVVY
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4 dead, 5 wounded in Kashmir fighting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Four people were killed and five were wounded during violence Friday in Indian-administered Kashmir, a paramilitary official said.
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Mass infant burial site investigated

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

English archaeologists said Friday they are trying to figure out why 97 babies were buried around a Roman-era villa that may have been used as a brothel.
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Hospital: 16th person dies from burns in El Salvador bus attack

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 16th person has died from burns suffered in a Sunday night arson attack on a mass transit bus in El Salvador, authorities said Friday. Two other people were shot to death in a separate attack on another bus around the same time.
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Police: DNA found under Peru victim's nails

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Peruvian police said Thursday they found skin underneath the fingernails of a 21-year-old student Joran van der Sloot is accused of killing.
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Americans in Kyrgyzstan warned to be ready to run

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. citizens in Kyrgyzstan have been advised to stay close to their homes and keep an emergency kit available during Sunday\'s constitutional referendum, according to a news release from the U.S. Embassy in the troubled nation.
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Government lowers first quarter economic growth

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government lowered its estimate of how much the economy grew in the first quarter of the year, noting that consumers spent less than it previously thought. Th..
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Difference of opinion to open G-20 Summit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

TORONTO (AP) - World leaders, facing serious differences over the best way to nurture a fragile global recovery, are agreeing to disagree in a variety of key areas. Even before the..
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