Blair: Israel could ease Gaza blockade in days

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By: WINK Administrator

A deal to ease the Israeli blockade of Gaza could be in place \"pretty quickly,\" Middle East envoy Tony Blair told CNN Wednesday.
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President's remarks on meeting with BP executives.

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By: Lois Thome

Presidents remarks following meeting with BP executives at The White House. "I just concluded a constructive meeting with BP’s chairman, Carl-Henric Svanberg. I raised two is..
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Pakistani doc: Bin Laden hunter has psych problems

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Pakistani doctor has determined that the Colorado man arrested in Pakistan while hunting for Osama bin Laden has psychological problems and has been undergoing dialysis every 20 days, said a senior Pakistani intelligence official Wednesday.
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Home construction sinks, building permits down

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By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - Home construction plunged last month to thelowest level since December as builders scaled back without afederal tax credit to lure buyers. Building permits also f..
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Accused Sudanese rebels surrender to court

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By: WINK Administrator

Two suspected rebel leaders accused of having committed war crimes in Sudan\'s Darfur region surrendered to the International Criminal Court on Wednesday, the court announced.
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Kurds urged to ban female circumcision

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By: WINK Administrator

A human rights group issued a new report detailing the widespread practice of female circumcisions in Iraqi Kurdistan, calling on Kurdish authorities to outlaw it.
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Man tries self amputation to escape home furnace

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Jonathan Metz had his left arm stuck in his furnace boiler for about 12 hours when he asked himself "what would MacGyver do?" and concluded that amputating t..
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Self proclaimed Bin Laden hunter in Pakistani custody

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

ISLAMABAD (AP) - An American construction worker detained in Pakistan on what authorities said was an armed solo mission to kill Osama bin Laden has been examined by a doctor, Paki..
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7.0 earthquake kills 3 in Indonesia

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

      JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - A series of powerful earthquakesrattled Indonesia on Wednesday, killing at least three people,triggering landslides and dem..
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Russian rocket launch taking Americans to space station

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) - A Russian rocket carrying a three-person U.S.-Russian crew to the international space station has blasted off successfully from Kazakhstan. The Soyuz TM..
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Two strong quakes strike off Indonesian coast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two powerful earthquakes struck near the coast of Papua, Indonesia, midday Wednesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. A tsunami watch was issued by the Indonesian Metorological Agency. \"The tsunami generated will likely be a small one,\" according to the head of the agency Fauzi, who goes by one name.
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Shootout in Mexican tourist town leaves 15 dead

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fifteen suspects were killed Tuesday in a shootout with soldiers in the tourist town of Taxco, Mexico, the national defense secretary said in a news release.
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An uneasy calm comes to parts of Kyrgyzstan Tuesday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A tense calm was felt in the streets of Osh Tuesday as Kyrgyzstan\'s interim government sent more security forces to the area to quell violent ethnic clashes.
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U.S. mulls help for Kyrgyzstan, rules out unilateral action

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As thousands of ethnic Uzbeks flee attacks in Kyrgystan, the United States is providing humanitarian assistance to the impoverished country and evaluating what further help may be needed, including military.
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N. Korea rejects findings, threatens war

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

North Korea rejected Tuesday international findings that it sank a South Korean ship, warning at the United Nations that the dispute could lead to war.
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Residents: Islamist militias target Somali World Cup watchers

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By: WINK Administrator

Gunmen believed to be from a radical Islamist group shot two people dead and detained 10 others when raiding a house where people were watching a World Cup match Saturday night, according to eyewitnesses.
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Bloody Sunday report blames soldiers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The British government releases damning report into the 1972 Bloody Sunday massacre in Northern Ireland, placing blame overwhelmingly on British soldiers. FULL STORY l Q&A l LONG-AWAITED REPORT
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Warmest May on record

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - And the heat goes on: It was the warmest Mayon record.      Worldwide, the average temperature for the month was 58.6degrees Fahrenheit (..
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Man takes hostages at Leipzig store

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By: WINK Administrator

A man has taken a number of people hostage in a clothing store in central Leipzig in eastern Germany, a police spokesman said.
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Spirit Airlines and its striking pilots to negotiate

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida (AP) - The union representing striking Spirit Airlines pilots says it's accepted an invitation from the National Mediation Board to resume talks today. The..
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