Ahmadinejad defends 2009 election

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad defended last year\'s contested presidential election during a wide-ranging interview on state-run television Sunday, calling its outcome \"the manifestation of the united and grand human will of 40 million people in a 100 percent free\" vote.
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Colombia's military rescues two top military officials

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Colombian military on Sunday rescued Columbian Gen. Luis Mendieta and Col. Enrique Murillo, two hostages held by the FARC guerrillas, Colombian President Alvaro Uribe announced.
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Karzai: Kandahar leaders OK offensive

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan, were in Kandahar Sunday to sell their plan of an upcoming military operation in the province.
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Pakistani intelligence funds and trains Taliban, expert argues

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistan\'s intelligence agency, the ISI, calls the shots for the Taliban and other insurgent groups in Afghanistan, training, funding and giving shelter to them, a Harvard academic claims in a new paper.
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Democrats want $20 billion from BP for oil cleanup

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Democratic senators want BP to set aside $20 billion to pay for cleanup and other costs from the Gulf oil spill.      Senate Majority Lea..
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Obama expect to campaign in fall elections

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's chief political adviser says the president will be out on the campaign trail for Democratic candidates in the fall elections.  ..
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Utah oil spill stopped, hasn't reached Salt Lake

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A spokesman for Salt Lake City's Joint Information Center says emergency workers believe they have stopped a 21,000 gallon oil spill from reaching the environ..
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Search continues for 3 believed missing in Arkansas flooding

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LANGLEY, Ark. (AP) - Survivors of Friday's flash flood in Arkansas, and relatives of those still missing, have been taken on a tour of the campground from which the victims were sw..
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15 killed in Baghdad blast, gun battle

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 15 people were killed and 45 others wounded in a bombing and gunfire near Iraq\'s central bank in the capital on Sunday, according to the Interior Ministry.
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Slovak voters turn right in elections

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Slovakia\'s governing center-left Smer-SD party came first in parliamentary elections, but center-right parties captured more seats overall and look more likely to be able to form the next government, the Slovak news agency TASR said Sunday, citing unofficial results,
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60 Afghan schoolgirls hospitalized

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

About 60 schoolgirls in Afghanistan\'s Balkh province appear to have been poisoned and required hospitalization, the Ministry of Health said Sunday.
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Wendy's pulls CD from Kid's Meals due to racy lyrics

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ATLANTA (AP) - The fast food-chain Wendy's has pulled a disco CD included in kids' meals because of racy lyrics in one of the songs.      The Atlanta Journ..
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Chevron pipeline leaks oil in Utah, coating birds

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A leaked pipeline sent oil spilling into a Salt Lake City creek, coating geese and ducks and closing a park, officials said Saturday as they started a cleanup..
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4 bodies found on plane that crashed into school

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PHOENIX (AP) - Authorities searching through the wreckage of a small plane that nosedived into an Arizona high school and exploded found four bodies Saturday.   &nbs..
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Obama makes beer bet on US-England World Cup match

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron set sudsy stakes on today's World Cup soccer match between their countries. The two leaders wagere..
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Powerful quake hits near India

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NEW YORK (AP) - An earthquake measuring magnitude-7.5 was reported early Sunday in the Indian Ocean west of India's Nicobar Islands, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. &..
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Dempsey goal gives US 1-1 tie against England

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

RUSTENBURG, South Africa (AP) - Clint Dempsey scored on a blunder by goalkeeper Robert Green in the 40th minute, and the United States came from behind to tie England 1-1 in the Am..
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Spirit Airlines cancels weekend flights due to strike

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A strike by Spirit Airlines pilots shut down the discount carrier on Saturday, stranding thousands of travelers. Spirit Airlines now says it's cancelin..
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President Obama tells Britain no hard feelings over spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron have discussed BP's need to do all it can to respond effectively to the oil s..
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Ala. beaches taking worst hit yet from oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) - Alabama's beaches are taking their worst hit yet from the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.      Pancake-size globs of crude and t..
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