Wyclef Jean intends to run for president of Haiti, source says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Wyclef Jean will announce exclusively on CNN\'s \"Larry King Live\" Thursday night that he intends to run for president of Haiti, a source close to the Haitian-American recording artist said Tuesday.
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Drug war death toll in Mexico since 2006 exceeds 28,000, official says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

More than 28,000 people have died in drug violence in Mexico since President Felipe Calderon took office in December 2006 and stepped up the fight against organized crime, the nation\'s intelligence and national security director said Tuesday.
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Russian wildfires are out of control

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

KADANOK, Russia (AP) - Russia's emergency chief says some of the devastating wildfires sweeping western provinces are out of control. And residents fear there are not enough firefi..
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Countrywide makes largest settlement in mortgage meltdown

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Countrywide Financial Corp. agreed to pay $600 million to settle shareholder lawsuits in the largest payout so far from the mortgage meltdown.U.S. District Judge..
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Teens drown in Red River, Louisiana

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Seven teenagers from two families were splashing around in the shallow waters of the Red River when one of them stepped off a slippery ledge and plummeted in..
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Mosque to be built near Ground Zero site

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

NEW YORK (AP) - Ignoring jeers and cries of "Shame on you," a city commission on Tuesday denied landmark status to a building near the World Trade Center site that can now be demol..
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Saudis to block BlackBerry service

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Saudi Communications and Information Technology Commission asked mobile communications companies in Saudi Arabia to halt BlackBerry service in the kingdom beginning August 5, the official Saudi Press Agency reported Tuesday.
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Deadly border clashes erupt between Israel, Lebanon

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Clashes between Lebanon and Israel along their volatile shared border Tuesday killed an Israeli officer and several Lebanese soldiers. FULL STORYl WATCH
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Housing market still struggles

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of buyers who signed contracts to purchase homes dropped in June, as the weak economy and tight lending standards kept consumers away from the housing ..
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Explosion rocks Mexico market

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A explosive device blew up early Tuesday at an open air market in Reynosa, Mexico, the city government reported.
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Republicans want review of birthright citizenship

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Leading Republicans are joining a push to reconsider the constitutional amendment that grants automatic citizenship to people born in the United States. Senate Re..
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World 'losing against Taliban,' Pakistan's president says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The international community is \"losing the war against the Taliban,\" Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari said Tuesday.
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NASA puts off space station repair until Friday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - NASA has put off a major repair job at the International Space Station until Friday. NASA says it needs more time to prepare before sending two astronauts on..
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Teenage Christian convert rejects family reunion

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLUMBUS, Ohio - An Ohio judge will hear arguments from a Christian convert who says a reunion with her Muslim parents is impossible before the girl's 18th birthday next week. At a..
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Attacks, car bomb kill 25 in Iraq

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Insurgents apparently tied to al Qaeda killed five police officers in Baghdad Tuesday, officials said. In the eastern city of Kut, at least 20 people were killed by a car bomb.
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Brett Favre retiring... again?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Clayton Ferraro

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) - A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Brett Favre has informed the Vikings he will not return to Minnesota for a second sea..
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Are Americans becoming more honest about their weight?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

ATLANTA (AP) - Are Americans becoming more honest about their weight?That theory could explain why the gap appears to be closing in what people say they weigh and what actual measu..
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323 Haitians found in overloaded boats in Bahamas

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard sent home more than 300 Haitians found over the weekend in two overloaded sailboats in the Bahamas. The Coast Guard interdicted a 40-foot vessel c..
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9 of every 10 teenage drivers admit to risky behaviors behind the wheel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TAMPA, Fla. -  Although 84 percent of teen drivers know distracted driving is dangerous, almost nine in 10 teenage drivers say they have done it anyway, accordi..
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Mudslide kills 2 workers in Mexico, 3 others injured

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A rain-induced mudslide at a construction site in Mexico\'s capital has left two workers dead and three others injured, city officials told CNNMexico.com.
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