Mia Farrow to testify at war crimes trial, U.N. says

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By: WINK Administrator

Actress Mia Farrow is expected to testify next week at the war crimes trial of Charles Taylor, the former president of Liberia who prosecutors allege funded a brutal civil war using blood diamonds.
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Gold mine fire traps 50

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A fire inside a gold mine trapped at least 50 workers in eastern China\'s Shandong province Friday evening, the state-run news agency Xinhua reported.
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Paraguay's President Lugo diagnosed with cancer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo has been diagnosed with lymphoma, a cancer affecting the immune system, Health Minister Esperanza said Friday in a news conference.
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Extreme skier dies on K2

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Swedish mountaineer and professional skier Fredrik Ericsson died Friday while trying to summit K2 in Pakistan, his friend David Schipper told CNN in a telephone interview.
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Thick smoke chokes Moscow

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The famous Moscow skyline of the Kremlin and St. Basil\'s Cathedral vanished Friday as a blanket of thick, noxious smoke shrouded the Russian metropolis, leaving 10 million residents with sore throats and burning eyes.
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Iranian attorney under diplomatic protection in Turkey

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A prominent Iranian human rights lawyer was under European diplomatic protection Friday after Turkish authorities released him from a detention center for illegal immigrants.
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Houston scientist predicting accurate hurricane hits

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

HOUSTON, Tx. - A woman said she could predict when a hurricane will hit with accuracy. Jill Hasling started the Weather Research Center in Houston. For 25 years, she has been predi..
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The big bad wolf can't blow this house down

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

BATH, England - A group of scientists at the University of Bath have built a straw house to withstand hurricane force winds. The Bale house was built las year to see if straw could..
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New al-Qaida leader lived in South Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

 MIAMI (AP) - The FBI says the man who's now in charge of making "operational decisions" for al-Qaida is very familiar with the United States. An FBI counterterrorism agent te..
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Fidel Castro calls Assembly special session

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In case anyone questioned the permanence of Fidel Castro\'s recent return to the national stage, this should answer doubts: The former Cuban leader has called the National Assembly into special session Saturday.
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Two women and two children found dead in Maryland

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

PRINCE GEORGES COUNTY, MD. - Two women and children were found dead in their apartment on Friday. The children are believed to be under six-years-old. The police said the apartment..
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AIG pays claims

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

 NEW YORK (AP) - Taxpayers took another hit, this one indirect, from the oil spill caused by the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion through insurance claims related to the disast..
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Snapping turtle ignores traffic

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

BOSTON, Mass. - A snapping turtle on a busy road in Boston causes some trouble.Drivers swerved around the turtle and a couple SUVs straddled him, and still he lived.A state trooper..
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Investigators are still looking into the cause of the Missouri bus accident

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

 GRAY SUMMIT, Mo. (AP) - National Transportation Safety Board investigators examining the Missouri crash that killed a15-year-old school bus passenger and the teen driver of a..
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Consumer borrowing falls, credit card use down

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - Consumer borrowing fell in June for a fifth straight month as households keep cutting back on credit card use.The Federal Reserve says borrowing dropped at an ann..
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Series of Casey Anthony defense motions denied

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A judge has denied a series of Casey Anthony defense motions that argued against the use of certain parts of the death-penalty statute in the case. Chief Orang..
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14 killed in Mexico prison riot

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 14 inmates died Friday in a prison riot in northeastern Mexico, the state news agency reported.
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Jury awards widow $2.2 million in tobacco case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Palm Beach County widow has been awarded over $2 million in a tobacco case over the death of her husband. The jury on Thursday found R. J. Reynolds a..
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4 people feared dead after volcano eruption in Indonesia

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Four people are missing and feared dead after a volcano eruption in Indonesia, according to a National Disaster Mitigation Agency official.
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Tarot card readers used in missing girl case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A former private investigator for the family of Caylee Anthony regularly consulted tarot card readers for leads into the case of the missing Florida toddler. N..
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