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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G20 drops support for fiscal stimulus

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

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Israeli ships trail aid boat headed for Gaza

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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BP fits cap but yet to stop leak in Gulf

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Oil is being siphoned from a ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico to a ship on the surface, BP says. But the company is yet to close four vents to stop the leak.
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Dutch murder suspect returned to Peru

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Chilean government has decided to expel murder suspect Joran van der Sloot to Peru, where he is wanted in connection with the slaying of a 21-year-old woman, Interpol said Friday.
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SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Paid for by the money and dreams of a millionaire, a newly developed rocket stands ready to blast off from Cape Canaveral on its first test flight. It serves as a symbol of the future and could carry astronauts and cargo to the international space station.
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WINK's Kyle Jordan live in Pensacola as tar balls wash ashore

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. - WINK News' Kyle Jordan is reporting from Pensacola Beach, where tar balls washed ashore Friday. Children played with tar balls, hotels reported some cancell..
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Back to the Gulf: Obama sees progress on oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

KENNER, LA. - On his third personal trek to the Gulf disaster, President Barack Obama said Friday he sees some progress in fighting the enormous oil spill but it's "way too early t..
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Source: James Clapper is pick for U.S. intel chief

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

President Obama plans to nominate retired Air Force Lt. Gen. James Clapper to be the new director of national intelligence, a senior U.S. defense official confirmed to CNN.
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Anger grows as disaster reaches Panhandle beaches

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The smell of oil hangs heavy in the sea air. Children with plastic shovels scoop up clumps of goo in the waves. Beachcombers collect tarballs as if the..
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BP plans more payments for oil-related losses

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. - BP says it's preparing to send a second round of payments to Gulf Coast residents and businesses facing a loss of income or profit because of the Gulf of Me..
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NOAA opens 16,000 square miles of previously-closed fishing area in Gulf

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

GULF OF MEXICO - NOAA has opened more than 16,000 square miles of previously closed fishing area off the Florida coast. The most significant opening is a 13,653-square mile a..
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66 new oiled birds at rescue center, more expected

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

FORT JACKSON, La. (AP) - After six weeks with one to four birds a day coming into Louisiana's rescue center for oiled birds, 53 arrived Thursday and another 13 Friday morning. And,..
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Dutch man sent to Peru to face murder charges

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

LIMA, Peru (AP) - Chilean police flew a young Dutch murder suspect to Peru on Friday to face charges in the slaying of a 21-year-old woman in his hotel room. Joran van der Sloot sa..
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Disappointing jobs report sends stocks tumbling

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks have tumbled after the government said hiring remains weak and Hungary became the latest European country to report its economy is in crisis. The Dow Jones i..
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Lab tests confirm underwater layers of Gulf oil

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Scientists with the University of South Florida say laboratory tests have confirmed that oil from a spewing Gulf of Mexico well has accumulated in at least ..
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Florida man among 3 accused of trafficking 160 pounds of marijuana

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) - A Florida man is among three people accused of trafficking 162 pounds of marijuana found in the trunk of a Cadillac they occupied during a traffic stop in..
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