Rash of drownings as Russians attempt to escape heat

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

More than 1,000 Russians have drowned recently as they attempted to find relief from a stifling heat wave -- many of them after drinking alcohol, officials said.
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US transfers last prison under its control to Iraq

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

BAGHDAD (AP) - The United States has handed over the last detention facility under its control to Iraqi authorities. The move is a milestone in Iraq's push for complete sovereignty..
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Iroquois lacrosse team in passport delay

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The 4 p.m. Delta flight out of John F. Kennedy Airport to London came and went on Tuesday -- but without the members of the Iroquois Nationals lacrosse team on board.
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Arizona immigration law gets first court hearing today

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

PHOENIX (AP) - A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments Thursday over whether Arizona's new immigration should take effect later this month, marking the first major hearing i..
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Argentina legalizes gay marriage

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Argentina legalized same-sex marriage Thursday, becoming the first country in Latin America give gays and lesbians all the legal rights that marriage..
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Gaza aid ship arrives at Egyptian port

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Libyan-backed ship carrying humanitarian goods for Gaza docked at Al Arish in northern Egypt on Thursday morning, the Egyptian foreign ministry said.
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China's economic growth eases

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

China\'s economy continued to grow at a robust pace last quarter, a spokesman for the National Statistics Bureau said Thursday.
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Report: Iranian scientist arrives home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Iranian nuclear scientist, who Tehran claims was kidnapped by U.S. agents, arrived in his homeland early Thursday, state-run media reported.
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U.N., N. Korea hold talks on sinking of S. Korean warship

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S.-led United Nations Command and North Korea held rare military talks Thursday -- the first since the sinking of a South Korean warship, the Yonhap news agency reported.
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BP begins steps on test of oil well

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. government has told BP to proceed with an \"integrity\" test on its crippled Gulf of Mexico oil well, and BP has begun some initial moves in that direction.
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Top Mexican anti-drug official resigns

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mexican President Felipe Calderon has announced the resignation of Interior Secretary Fernando Gomez Mont, who oversaw security efforts against drug cartels in Mexico.
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Most Haiti aid pledges unmet

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By: WINK Administrator

Six months after a devastating earthquake struck Haiti, most governments that promised money to help rebuild the country have not delivered any funds at all, a CNN investigation has found. FULL STORY l FOOD SITS IN WAREHOUSE
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4 dead, 16 wounded in Baghdad violence

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least four people were killed and 16 wounded in a string of attacks since Tuesday night in the Iraqi capital, the Interior Ministry said Wednesday.
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Times Square bomber: 'Revenge'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The man who pleaded guilty in the failed Times Square car bombing said before the incident that the strike would be a \"revenge attack,\" according to an airing Wednesday on an Arabic-language TV network.
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Barefoot bandit makes first appearance in U.S. court

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

MIAMI (AP) - The American teenager who police call the "Barefoot Bandit" made his first appearance in a U.S. court since being extradited from the Bahamas.Colton Harris-Moore appea..
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Argentina votes on gay marriage bill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Argentine Senate votes Wednesday on a gay marriage bill that has already passed the lower chamber of Congress.
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Delays stop work on well

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - After days of progress on the Gulf of Mexico oil leak, BP said Wednesday that delays have temporarily stopped work beneath the water on both a stopgap solution a..
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Barefoot bandit gets shoes and court appearance

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

MIAMI, Fla.-The American teenager who authorities call the "Barefoot Bandit" will face charges in the U.S. Colton Harris-Moore was deported from the Bahamas on Tuesday and an initi..
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From half a world away, Iranian widow seeks to pressure Tehran

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mina Ahadi was to be executed in Iran -- for political reasons, she says. But she escaped. Now she lives in Germany and works daily to save the lives of people awaiting what she says is unjust execution in her former home country.
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BP delays 'Integrity' testing on Gulf well cap

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

BP is to conduct tests to assess the success of a new cap installed on its ruptured Gulf of Mexico well. Officials hope the cap could contain the oil leak completely.
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