1 American killed in NATO helicopter crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A military helicopter crashed during an early morning operation in southern Afghanistan on Monday, killing three Australian commandoes and an American ser..
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Newspaper reports Joran Van Der Sloot retracts confession

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

AMSTERDAM (AP) - A Dutch newspaper that interviewed Joran van der Sloot in his prison cell in Lima, Peru, said Monday he has retracted his confession to the killing of a young woma..
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Girl, 11, among dead in San Salvador mass transit torching

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 11 passengers were killed and eight others injured Sunday night when assailants set fire to a mass transit bus in San Salvador, El Salvador, police said.
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46 workers killed in China mine blast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An underground explosion in a coal mine in central China\'s Henan province killed at least 46 miners early Monday, state media reported.
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Santos declares victory in Colombia

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Former Colombian Defense Minister Juan Manuel Santos declared victory in Colombia\'s presidential runoff, winning more than 69 percent of the votes with nearly all votes counted.
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Buffett plans Gulf Coast relief concert

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

GULF SHORES, Ala. (AP) - Jimmy Buffett and a few of his friends plan to give a free concert on the Alabama coast to show support for the Gulf region.      ..
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Runoff looms in somber Polish presidential election

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WARSAW, Poland (AP) - A somber election season in Poland has been prolonged by two weeks.      A first round of voting has produced no immediate successor ..
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Evacuations ordered as second wildfire flares up in Arizona

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - Residents of more than 1,000 homes just north of Flagstaff, Ariz., are being advised to evacuate, as the second wildfire to hit the forested city in two day..
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Polish election headed for runoff

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Poles headed to the polls Sunday to elect a new head of state to replace President Lech Kaczinski, who was killed in a plane crash in April.
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Celia upgraded as first hurricane in Pacific

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - Celia has been upgraded to hurricane status as it howls toward open seas, away from Mexico's Pacific coast.      The U.S. National Hurricane C..
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BP turns to an American to take over as face of cleanup duty

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LONDON (AP) - BP's answer to criticism that its CEO is too much of a stuffy Brit is to put an American in charge of the Gulf oil spill cleanup.      The Lo..
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7 Colombian soldiers killed by suspected guerrillas

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Seven Colombian national police officers were killed Sunday in an attack by suspected guerrillas in northern Colombia, defense ministry spokesman Javier Flores told CNN.
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Suspect arrested in massive Arizona wildfire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities say they have arrested a California man and charged him with starting a 350-acre wildfire burning near downtown Flagstaff that prompted evacuati..
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White House: July 2011 Afghan withdrawal 'firm'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is reaffirming its pledge to begin pulling U.S. troops out of Afghanistan next summer.      But the Pentagon and..
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Suicide bombers kill nearly 30 in Baghdad

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi officials now say suicide bombers carried out today's twin attacks outside a state-run bank in Baghdad. The nearly simultanelus bombings killed at least 27 peo..
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Kyrgyzstan probes claims against troops

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Kyrgyzstan will investigate allegations that government troops were involved in ethnic violence, an official said Sunday.
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Study: Millions in Bangladesh exposed to arsenic

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

It could be the worst mass poisoning in history. And the terrible irony is that it may all be due to an idealistic push to clean up drinking water for some of the world\'s poorest people.
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Flooding in southern China leaves 88 dead

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Heavy flooding has killed 88 people and displaced about 757,000, according to China\'s state-run Xinhua news agency.
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Mexican police: Mayor of Guadalupe killed by gunmen

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A group of armed gunmen shot and killed the mayor of Guadalupe, in Mexico\'s state of Chihuahua, early Saturday, a Mexican federal police spokesman said.
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Deadly shooting at California fast food restaurant

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a man shot four people - including two children - at a Southern California fast food restaurant before turning the gun on himself.&nbs..
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