Attackers strike sect mosques in Pakistan; 80 dead

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) - Suspected Islamist militants attacked two mosques packed with hundreds of worshippers from a minority sect in eastern Pakistan on Friday, holding hostages a..
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Two more days until BP knows if top kill attempt works

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

COVINGTON, La. (AP) - BP kept pumping heavy mud into its blown-out well beneath the Gulf of Mexico on Friday, but the company's chief executive cautioned it will be two more days b..
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Open letter to pope urges end to celibacy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

About a dozen Italian women have posted an open letter to the pope on the internet in which they claim to have had intimate relationships with priests and urge the church to abolish celibacy for Catholic clergy.
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Suspected sabotage derails train in India; 71 dead

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

SARDIHA, India (AP) - Suspected Maoist rebels derailed an overnight passenger train Friday in eastern India, triggering a crash with an oncoming cargo train that killed at least 71..
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Massive oil plume under Gulf threatens rich waters

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

 NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A thick, 22-mile plume of oil discovered by researchers off the BP spill site was nearing an underwater canyon, where it could poison the foodchain for sea..
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Three million feet of boom is in Gulf, but does it help?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) - Globs of sticky brownish ooze soil miles of sensitive shoreline and marsh from Alabama to Louisiana. Pelican rookeries are awash in oil. Oyster beds and shri..
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73 dead in India train wrecks; sabotage blamed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 70 bodies have been pulled out of the mangled wreckage where two trains crashed in eastern India early Friday in an incident linked to Maoist rebels. Authorities say tracks were sabotaged.
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11th person detained in connection to failed Times Square bombing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

ISLAMABAD (AP) - A Pakistani official says another man has been detained in connection with the main suspect in the Times Square attempted car bombing. The latest suspect to ..
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Fla. lawmaker considering Arizona immigration law

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The head of the Florida House's criminal justice committee says he's considering the introduction of an Arizona-style law against illegal immigrants. R..
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Obama heading to Louisiana for oil spill update

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

CHICAGO (AP) - President Barack Obama is heading to coastal areas of Louisiana for an update on the latest efforts to stop the devastating spill of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexic..
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Congress moves to end ban on gay ban in military

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress has taken two big steps toward ending the "don't ask, don't tell" ban on gays and lesbians serving openly in the military. In quick succession Thur..
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Factory raising wages after spate of suicides

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

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U.S. issues travel alert for South Africa during World Cup

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The State Department has issued a travel alert warning U.S. citizens in South Africa to be aware of increased terrorism risks during the World Cup, which starts June 11.
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American paroled in Peru could be expelled, official says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A U.S. citizen granted conditional release this week after being jailed in Peru since 1995 for helping leftist rebels could have her sentence commuted and be expelled from the country, a top government official said Thursday.
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Bodies being burned after Jamaica unrest, witnesses say

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Security forces were burning the bodies of the dead this week in a Jamaican neighborhood ravaged by a failed attempt to arrest a suspected drug kingpin, according to residents, who said their entire neighborhood had been a war zone.
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Magnitude 7.2 quake strikes off Vanuatu

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck near the Pacific island of Vanuatu Thursday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
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BP pauses effort to stop Gulf oil leak

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

ROBERT, La. (AP) - BP suspended its attempt to choke off the gusher at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday so crews could monitor their work and bring in more drilling mud..
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BP temporarily suspends pumping mud into well to assess situation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

GULF OF MEXICO - BP says they have temporarily suspended pumping mud to stop Gulf oil leak as they assess the situation. BP says it plans to resume pumping mud Thursday night in ef..
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Fatal crash occurs on US-41 in Bonita Springs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - A blue Saturn was involved in a fatal accident, which occurred on the southbound side of US-41 in Bonita Springs around 3:10 p.m. Thursday, May 27. MedFlight..
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Feds to tighten standards on blowout preventers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

WASHINGTON (AP) - Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says the government will require certification of emergency cutoff valves on offshore oil wells like those that failed in the massi..
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