Alex weakens to tropical depression over Mexico

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say Alex has weakened to a tropical depression, but the cyclone is expected to regain strength in the coming days as it moves out over warmer waters in the..
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Longtime Sen. Byrd in hospital, seriously ill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. Robert C. Byrd, who holds the record as the longest-serving member of Congress, is seriously ill in a Washington-area hospital.      ..
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Van der Sloot's unlawful detention motion rejected

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A superior court judge in Lima, Peru, upheld the confession and incarceration of Joran van der Sloot in connection with the killing of Stefany Flores, officials said.
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160 arrested in Bangladesh strike

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

More than 160 protesters were arrested Sunday during a violent opposition strike in Bangladesh, police said.
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Pope deplores raid in Belgium

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By: WINK Administrator

A raid at the headquarters of the Catholic Church in Belgium by police investigating child abuse was \"deplorable,\" Pope Benedict XVI said Sunday.
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Guinea's 1st free election since 1958

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By: WINK Administrator

Voters in Guinea cast ballots Sunday in the first free election since the west African nation gained independence in 1958.
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Israeli soldier's family marches for his release

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By: WINK Administrator

The family of Gilad Shalit, the Israeli soldier captured in Gaza by Hamas, set out on a march to Jerusalem on Sunday in an effort to bring about his release.
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Cobras become gourmet burgers

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By: WINK Administrator


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G8 criticizes North Korea, Iran

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By: WINK Administrator

The Group of Eight rich nations focused on recovery from a global economic crisis in their two-day summit but also issued strong criticism of Iran and North Korea in their final statement. FULL STORY l PROTESTERS, POLICE CLASH
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Six NATO-led troops killed in Afghan bombing attacks

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By: WINK Administrator

Five NATO-led service members were killed Saturday in bombing attacks in Afghanistan, NATO\'s International Security Assistance Force said.
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Ghana eliminates US for 2nd straight World Cup

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

RUSTENBURG, South Africa (AP) - The United States was eliminated from the World Cup by Ghana for the second straight time as Asamoah Gyan scored 3 minutes into overtime, leading th..
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Mullen to Karzai: New general won't alter war plan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has met in Afghanistan with President Hamid Karzai trying to ease concerns about the change in command following..
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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

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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

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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

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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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