Oil spill possible after ships collide off Singapore

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An estimated 2,000 tonnes of crude oil may have spilled into the sea when two ships collided off Singapore\'s southeastern coast Tuesday, the Port Authority of Singapore said.
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Gunshots heard in Haitian tent city

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Gunshots rang out and the smell of tear gas filled the air in a crowded tent city outside Haiti\'s destroyed presidential palace Monday night in one of the most serious confrontations since an earthquake decimated the city.
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BP executive defends oil spill response

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two top Obama administration officials head to Louisiana on Monday to assess the response to the massive oil spill as the administration sends mixed messages about BP\'s effort to cap the gusher.
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U.S. tells BP to cut use of oil dispersants

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The federal government has instructed BP to scale back its use of oil dispersants in the Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson said Monday.
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The Korean War never ended

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Korean War began 60 years ago on June 25, 1950, and it still hasn\'t ended. Fighting on the Korean Peninsula may have stopped with a cease-fire in July 1953, but North and South Korea have remained in a tense state of armed truce ever since, with open warfare just a hair-trigger away.
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Unrest spreads in Jamaica

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Violence in Jamaica surrounding the planned extradition to the U.S. of a drug kingpin continued Monday, with shots fired at police officers as they sought to clear blocked roads in Kingston, police said.
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BP exec acknowledges public frustration over spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Chandler Friedman

BARATARIA BAY, La. (AP) - The BP executive in charge of fighting the Gulf of Mexico oil spill said Monday his company knows people are frustrated by its failure to plug the well th..
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U.S., South Korea to conduct joint exercises

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. military will conduct joint exercises with the South Korean military in response to that country\'s announcement that North Korea was behind the recent sinking of one of its warships, the Pentagon said Monday.
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Israel denies apartheid South Africa nuke talks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israel \"has never negotiated the exchange of nuclear weapons with South Africa,\" its president\'s office said Monday, after a British newspaper claimed such talks had taken place.
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Astronauts Inspect Shuttle Atlantis For Trip Home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Space shuttle Atlantis' astronauts surveyed their ship using a newly repaired instrument that scanned for damage Monday, two days ahead of their return ..
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President Wants to Force Votes on Spending Cuts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama on Monday is sending legislation to Congress that would allow him to force lawmakers to vote on cutting earmarks and wasteful programs from..
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Husband of Actress Brittany Murphy Found Dead

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The husband of Brittany Murphy was found dead at his Los Angeles home late Sunday, five months after the Hollywood actress died, police said. Firefighters respon..
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U.S. backs Seoul's stance on sunk ship

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. President Barack Obama directs military commanders to work with South Korean troops \"to deter future aggression\" from North Korea, following South Korea\'s suspension of trade with the North over a sunk warship.
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U.S., China talks focus on economy, North Korea

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

China and the U.S. begin high-level talks, with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton seeking support fro sanctions against North Korea, and Chinese President Hu Jintao showing a willingness to reform the yuan.
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Duchess of York caught offering to sell access to Prince Andrew

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LONDON (AP) - It may be another sign of the financial struggles of the Duchess of York, Sarah Ferguson. She's been secretly videotaped, apparently trying to sell access to her ex-h..
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Iran open to prisoner swap for detained Americans

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's intelligence minister on Sunday signaled that Tehran might be open to a prisoner swap with the U.S. for three Americans jailed in Iran since last July.Sa..
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Violence escalating in Jamaica

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) - Masked men and security forces are trading gunfire in a barricaded slum in Jamaica's capital.      A police station is burning aft..
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Slain Va. lacrosse player gets posthumous degree

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - A moment of silence was held at the University of Virginia's commencement ceremonies and a slain women's lacrosse player was given a posthumous degree.Y..
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Anger mounting in BP and White House oil spill response

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

BARATARIA BAY, La. (AP) - As officials approached to survey the damage the Gulf oil spill caused in coastal marshes, some brown pelicans couldn't fly away Sunday. All they could do..
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TV producer returns to face questioning in wife's death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A former "Survivor" producer wanted for questioning in Mexico about his wife's death has returned to the United States, his lawyer said Sunday.   ..
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