Obama makes beer bet on US-England World Cup match

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron set sudsy stakes on today's World Cup soccer match between their countries. The two leaders wagere..
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Powerful quake hits near India

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NEW YORK (AP) - An earthquake measuring magnitude-7.5 was reported early Sunday in the Indian Ocean west of India's Nicobar Islands, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. &..
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Dempsey goal gives US 1-1 tie against England

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

RUSTENBURG, South Africa (AP) - Clint Dempsey scored on a blunder by goalkeeper Robert Green in the 40th minute, and the United States came from behind to tie England 1-1 in the Am..
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Spirit Airlines cancels weekend flights due to strike

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A strike by Spirit Airlines pilots shut down the discount carrier on Saturday, stranding thousands of travelers. Spirit Airlines now says it's cancelin..
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President Obama tells Britain no hard feelings over spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron have discussed BP's need to do all it can to respond effectively to the oil s..
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Ala. beaches taking worst hit yet from oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) - Alabama's beaches are taking their worst hit yet from the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.      Pancake-size globs of crude and t..
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Teen sailor healthy after 3 days adrift

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) - The parents of teen sailor Abby Sunderland say she's healthy and was able to joke with her family in a phone call after being rescued from her crippled..
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Polish PM wants NATO timetable to leave Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WARSAW, Poland (AP) - Poland's prime minister says he wants NATO to develop a timetable to end its mission in Afghanistan.      Donald Tusk said Saturday t..
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Crews search for more Arkansas flood victims

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CADDO GAP, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas state police say the number of people missing after flash flooding on a pair of rivers is down to about two dozen.      Flo..
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Coast Guard tells BP to speed up containment pace

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The federal government has asked BP to "speed up the process" of containing the huge amounts of oil gushing from a ruptured well into the Gulf of Mexico. &n..
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Global protest planned over BP's handling of oil disaster

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Environmentalists plan to stage a worldwide protest against BP on Saturday as the petroleum giant takes hits from politicians and Gulf residents.
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Teen sailor safe aboard fishing vessel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rescue teams are expected to reach a remote area in the Indian Ocean on Saturday to fetch a stranded 16-year-old California sailor girl who lost contact as she tried to circumnavigate the globe in her yacht.
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South Korean speakers irk North

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

North Korea said it will launch a military strike against propaganda loudspeakers set up by South Korea along their heavily fortified border, state media reported Saturday.
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State of emergency in Kyrgyzstan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Kyrgyz interim leader has asked for Russian peacekeepers to help stop ethnic violence in the south of the country, a government spokesman confirmed on Saturday.
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Iran's soulful voice stings hardline regime

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A year after a fierce crackdown silenced street protests, few Iranians can defy the hardline government without fear. But legendary singer Mohammad Reza Shajarian is using his voice as never before. FULL STORY l CLASHES ERUPT
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Venezuela issues warrant for TV executive

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Venezuelan government has issued an arrest warrant against the president of one of the last independent TV stations in that country.
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Church: Cuba to free dissident, transfer 6 others

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In the latest sign of compromise between Cuba and the island\'s church leaders, Cuba\'s Roman Catholic Church says the government has agreed to free one jailed dissident and relocate six others to prisons closer to their homes.
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Spirit Airlines pilots strike; all flights canceled

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hundreds of Spirit Airlines pilots walked off their jobs on Saturday morning after negotiations over pay with the low-cost carrier hit a stalemate.
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Man accused of incest fathered children with two daughters

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Law enforcement agents in Brazil\'s northeastern town of Pinheiros trekked and canoed for nearly two hours through rugged terrain to arrest a 54-year-old man accused of fathering eight children with his two eldest daughters, a top regional investigator said.
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4 who killed U.S. aid workers escape Sudan prison

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Four men on death row for killing two U.S. international aid employees in Sudan escaped from prison in Khartoum, a State Department spokesman said Friday.
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