Tokyo's "oldest man" may have been dead for decades

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Police have found the mummified body of a man believed to have been Tokyo\'s oldest man, who may have in fact died some 30 yeas ago, officials at the city\'s Adachi Ward said.
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Recession was deeper than first thought

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - The recession was deeper than the government previously thought. The Commerce Department, in revisions issued Friday, estimates the economy shrank 2.6 percent las..
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London saddles up and rides

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Six thousand matching black, silver and blue bicycles hit the streets of London as the city launches its ambitious public bike sharing scheme.
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July now deadliest month in Afghanistan for US troops

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Three U.S. service members were killed in blasts in Afghanistan, bringing the toll for July to at least 63 and making it the deadliest month for American ..
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Community reaches out to help local injured soldier

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

Cape Coral, FL-  Two different fundraisers will be held Saturday, July 31st, to raise money for a Cape Coral soldier who suffered life-threatening injuries in an explosion ove..
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Congress expected to pass new aviation safety measures

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress is getting ready to pass tough newaviation safety measures that were developed in response to adeadly commuter plane crash in western New York in early 2..
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Mexican drug lord killed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ignacio \"Nacho\" Coronel, a top leader of the Sinaloa drug cartel, was killed Thursday during a military raid in a suburb of Guadalajara, Mexico, sources with knowledge of the operation told CNN en Espanol.
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U.S. closes consulate in Ciudad Juarez

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Consulate General in Ciudad Juarez has closed to \"review its security posture,\" the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City said Thursday in a statement.
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Gulf oil cleanup chief details plans

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The man overseeing the federal response to the Gulf oil disaster will meet New Orleans parish presidents Thursday to outline the plans after the well is permanently sealed.
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Pakistan mourns in crash aftermath

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Every time the automatic doors at the outpatient ward of Islamabad\'s main hospital slid open, they revealed a thick white mist lingering inside.
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Arab leaders give OK for direct Palestinian talks with Israel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Arab leaders gave the Palestinian Authority Thursday the green light for direct talks with Israel, a move that prompted the Israeli prime minister to say his country is ready for the face-to-face talks as well.
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62 cops linked to Mexican drug cartels arrested

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mexican federal authorities arrested 62 police officers in the state of Baja California Thursday suspected of ties to organized crime and drug trafficking, the state\'s attorney general said, according to the state-run Notimex news agency.
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Grizzly responsible for attacks captured

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

COOKIE CITY, Mont. - One man was killed and two people were hurt in a Grizzly bear attack in a Montana campground on Tuesday.Montana wildlife officials on Thursday identified the m..
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Government asks farmers to flood land for the birds

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

MAMOU, La. - The federal government is paying farmers $20 million to flood their fields to help birds avoid oil-infested habitats.The project is designed provide an alternative nes..
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Federal Judges having trouble picking a location for BP lawsuits

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

BOISE, Idaho - Federal judges are having trouble where to hear over 300 oil spill lawsuits filed against BP.About 23 lawyers argued to the seven-member US Judicial Panel on Multi-d..
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Pentagon: WikiLeaks founder may have blood on his hands

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The top U.S. military officer said that the founder of WikiLeaks was risking lives to make a political point by publishing thousands of military reports from Afghanistan.
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Ballot measure to test federal health care law

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - More than 1 million people are expected to participate in what amounts to the largest-ever public opinion poll on the nation's new health care law.Missou..
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Scientists making progress testing stem cells

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW YORK (AP) - Scientists are making progress in testing stem cells to treat a variety of diseases, but they're warning about clinics that push unproven treatments.There are clini..
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6,600 graves unmarked, mislabeled at Arlington National Cemetery

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - The former superintendent of Arlington National Cemetery says he accepts "full responsibility" for the mix-up of graves at the famous military burial ground.John ..
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President tried to win over National Urban League on education initiative

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the country's long-term economic success will be tied to the success of the nation's schools.Speaking at the centennial convention of ..
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