Van der Sloot remains jailed as murder investigation continues

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A judge has extended the investigation into murder suspect Joran van der Sloot, accused of killing a Peruvian woman, for another week, a spokeswoman for Peru\'s Interior Ministry said Sunday.
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Sudanese leader not invited to African Union Conference, Uganda says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has not been invited to attend the African Union Conference in Uganda next month as he faces charges for alleged war crimes in Sudan\'s restive Darfur region, Ugandan officials said Sunday.
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Fans stampede at World Cup warmup

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A stampede of fans erupted outside a South African stadium Sunday before a friendly World Cup match between Nigeria and North Korea, police and the local organizing committee said. There were no fatalities reported, police said.
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Severe storms hit Ohio, destroy gymnasium

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MILLBURY, Ohio (AP) - Authorities say tornados and thunderstorms that swept through the Midwest overnight killed at least five people in Ohio, destroyed 50 homes and damaged a high..
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7 electrocuted in Pakistan as Cyclone Phet strikes Karachi

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Heavy rains and strong winds continued to lash the southwestern coast of Pakistan early Sunday as Cyclone Phet approached landfall.
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U.S.: Too soon to be 'pleased' with BP progress

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen, the federal government\'s response manager to the Gulf oil disaster, will do the rounds on the Sunday morning television news shows as oil from the gusher drifts onto beaches as far east as the Florida Panhandle.
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Men held at JFK planned 'violent jihad'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities have arrested two men at New York\'s John F. Kennedy International Airport as part of an ongoing investigation, the FBI and New York police said early Sunday morning.
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Tennis: Nadal wins fifth French Open

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rafael Nadal blew Robin Soderling away to regain his French Open crown and reclaim his status as the game\'s number one ranked player.
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Israel deports seized aid ship activists

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

All 19 passengers and crew members of the Rachel Corrie have signed deportation papers and will leave the country Sunday, an Israeli interior ministry spokesman said.
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Pope starts Middle East bishops group

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pope Benedict XVI launched a \"special assembly\" of bishops focused on the Middle East on Sunday, during a visit to the divided island of Cyprus.
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Afghan officials quit over summit attack

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Afghanistan\'s interior minister and director of national security have resigned in the wake of an attack on a high-level peace conference last week, President Jamid Karzai says.
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Suicide car bomb kills 4, wounds 13 in Baghdad

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A suicide car bomb attack, targeting a police station in southwest Baghdad, killed four people and wounded 13 others on Sunday, police said.
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Israel seizes Gaza-bound aid boat

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Israeli military has been in contact with an Irish-owned aid ship headed for Gaza, but has not boarded the boat, Israeli military officials said Saturday.
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Van der Sloot arrives at Lima police HQ

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Joran van der Sloot has arrived at police headquarters in Lima, Peru, where he is accused of killing a woman. Van der Sloot was a suspect in the disappearance of an American teen in 2005 but was never tried.
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Israeli government office apologizes for mock flotilla video

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Israeli government\'s press division is apologizing for circulating a link to a video that mocks the activists on aboard the a ship headed to Gaza that was blocked by an Israeli raid.
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One missing after Mt. Rainier avalanche

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SEATTLE (AP) - At least one climber remains missing after an avalanche on Mount Rainier sent a mass of snow cascading down a slope early today, burying at least four people. &..
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BP collects 6,000 barrels of oil in first 24 hours of using new well cap

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

GULF OF MEXICO - Saturday, June 5 marked day 46 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that began with the April 20 explosion and fire on the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, owned by Tran..
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Natalie Holloway suspect Joran Van Der Sloot interrogated in Lima murder

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

LIMA, Peru (AP) - The lone suspect in the disappearance of U.S. teen Natalee Holloway was paraded -- moist-eyed and looking stunned -- before reporters on Saturday as Peruvians den..
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Obama names new intelligence director

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Calling him one of America\'s \"most experienced and most respected intelligence professionals,\" President Barack Obama has nominated Air Force Lt. Gen. James Clapper to be the new director of national intelligence.
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Illegal gold mining poisons Nigerians

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

More than 160 Nigerians, including scores of children, have died of lead poisoning this year because of illegal gold mining, the nation\'s chief epidemiologist said Saturday.
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