Oklahoma flooding leads to dramatic water rescues

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Record-busting rainfall in Oklahoma led to a day of dramatic rescues from swift floodwaters, but officials and residents acknowledged the outcome could have be..
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5.7 Magnitude earthquake shakes Southern California

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

SAN DIEGO (AP) - The U.S.-Mexico border was rocked by a magnitude-5.7 earthquake Monday night, rattling nerves in a region still recovering from the deadly Easter jolt. The U.S. Ge..
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India to send troops to end blockade of 'jeweled land'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Indian authorities plan to send paramilitaries this week to end a crippling 65-day road blockade by ethnic tribes in a remote, insurgency-wracked northeastern region of the country, a top official said Tuesday.
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10 Mexican police killed in ambush

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ten Mexican federal police were killed in an ambush on a convoy Monday, the government said. An undisclosed number of criminals also were killed, the government\'s Information Ministry said.
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Koreas meet with U.N. Security Council over ship's sinking

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Civilian and military members of a South Korean investigative panel met with the U.N. Security Council on Monday to discuss the March sinking of a South Korean naval ship and called on the U.N. body to \"take timely and appropriate measures\" against Pyongyang for its role in the alleged attack.
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4 former Colombia hostages reunited with family

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Four hostages rescued from Marxist guerrillas in Colombia over the weekend were reunited with their families Monday in Bogota, the nation\'s capital, a broadcast on CNN affiliate Caracol TV showed.
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Thousands flee Kyrgyzstan violence

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Smoke was rising in the streets of Osh and sporadic gunfire could be heard Monday as ethnic violence in southern Kyrgyzstan continued.
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Iran sending aid ships to Gaza

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Iranian ship carrying aid supplies has set sail for Gaza and two others are expected to leave next week, two of Iran\'s semi-official news agencies reported on Monday.
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Cardinal should quit over abuse scandal, most Irish say

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Three out of four Irish adults say the country\'s top churchman, Cardinal Sean Brady, should resign for his role in hiding abuse of children by one of the country\'s most notoriously abusive priests decades ago, according to a poll published by the Irish Times Monday.
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Oxfam calls for end to Gaza blockade

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Oxfam, a U.K.-based International Aid agency, is calling on EU officials and the Middle East Quartet to pressure Israel into lifting the Israeli blockade of Gaza.
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U.S. high court rejects case alleging torture

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Supreme Court has turned away a lawsuit filed against U.S. officials by a Canadian man who was seized in New York, accused of having terrorism connections and sent to Syria, where he claims he was tortured.
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New Iraqi parliament meets for the first time

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iraq\'s new parliament met for the first time Monday, more than three months after national elections that resulted in a political deadlock.
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Armed ethnic clashes rage in Kyrgyzstan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Over 100 people have been killed in ethnic violence in Kyrgyzstan, and more than 700 hospitalized, the government said Sunday. According to one report, the numbers are much higher.
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Humanitarian group calls for lifting of Gaza blockade

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A report released Monday by the International Committee of the Red Cross is calling on Israel to lift a 3-year-old blockade against Gaza, saying the \"the closure is having a devastating impact on the 1.5 million people\" who live in the Palestinian territory.
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Scientists confirm location of capsule from asteroid

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) - Japan space officials say they know where in Australia they'll find a capsule that they hope is carrying samples from an asteroid.    ..
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Obama backs Israel's inquiry into flotilla raid

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House backs Israel's inquiry into its deadly raid last month on a flotilla trying to break a blockade against Gaza, saying the independent public commis..
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Gunmen storm Iraq's central bank; 26 killed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

BAGHDAD (AP) - Police and hospital officials in Baghdad now say as many as 26 people are dead after insurgents stormed Iraq's central bank.      The violen..
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Four dead in southwest Arkansas plane crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

UMPIRE, Ark. (AP) - An official with the Federal Aviation Administration says four people are dead after a small airplane crashed in southwest Arkansas.     &nb..
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Retired Israeli judge to head flotilla inquiry

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Retired Israeli judge Jacob Turkel will lead an inquiry into the Israeli raid on the Turkish ship Mavi Marmara, in which nine people were killed, Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu announced Sunday.
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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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