Senate Passes Financial Reform Bill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress is getting tougher on both borrowers and lenders blamed for inflating a housing bubble that, when it popped, plunged the nation into a severe recession t..
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National Intelligence Director Resigns

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - For months, National Intelligence Director Dennis Blair has been a dead man walking - and he knew it. So constant and vicious were the leaks from the White House ..
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Clinton says Consequences for North Korea

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

TOKYO (AP) - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday that evidence was "overwhelming" that a North Korean submarine sank a South Korean warship and that the communist..
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Atlantis Astronauts begins 3rd Spacewalk

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The Atlantis astronauts have one more big job before leaving the International Space Station. On Friday morning, two of the crew will venture out on the..
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Report: Airport behavior units miss 16 terrorists

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

WASHINGTON (AP) - A new government report says at least 16 known terrorists have passed through U.S. airports where federal officials were trained to spot suspicious behavior. The ..
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Worries rise at Louisiana refuge as pelican dies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

BRETON NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE, La. (AP) - Managers of a renowned bird sanctuary in the Gulf of Mexico say they have found their first dead pelican. Breton National Wildlife Refug..
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White House asks BP to share more information on spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is asking BP PLC to publicly disclose more information about the Gulf oil spill including measurements of the size of the leak 5,000 feet under th..
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EPA demands a less toxic dispersant in Gulf spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

 WASHINGTON (AP) - The Environmental Protection Agency has directed oil giant BP to use a less toxic form of chemical dispersants to break up the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexi..
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Thai government extends curfew

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thailand\'s government extended its curfew until Sunday morning, as violence continued in the country besieged by anti-government protests.
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Oil arrives on Louisiana shore, edges into key current

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - BP conceded Thursday that more oil than it estimated is gushing into the Gulf of Mexico as heavy crude washed into Louisiana's wetlands for the first time, feedi..
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Jobless claims rise to highest level in a month

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of people filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week by the largest amount in three months. The big surge was a setback to..
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Three Americans held in Iran meet with their mothers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Three Americans jailed in Iran for 10 months hugged and kissed their mothers in an emotional reunion Thursday after the women arrived on a mission to secure the..
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WSJ: Floyd Landis admits to performance enhacing drugs, points finger at Armstrong

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

NEW YORK (AP) - The Wall Street Journal is reporting that disgraced American cyclist Floyd Landis has admitted to systematic use of performance-enhancing drugs, and accused seven-t..
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North Korea warns of war for sunken sub

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Tensions deepened Thursday on the Korean peninsula as South Korea accused North Korea of firing a torpedo that sank a naval warship, killing 46 sailors ..
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Voluntary recall announced for GE coffee makers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

It's a popular household item sold at a major retailer, and now it's being cited as a risk to consumers.  Is it in your home? There's a major voluntary recall in place right n..
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Toyota says electronics not to blame for recalls

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - Toyota's top U.S. sales executive plans to tell Congress that the automaker believes faulty electronics are not to blame for unintended accelerations in its vehic..
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Atlantis Astronauts get day to relax in orbit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The Atlantis astronauts finally get a chance to relax in orbit, following two grueling spacewalks. Only one spacewalk remains for the shuttle crew, on F..
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Pakistan blocks internet access to YouTube

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

ISLAMABAD (AP) - The Pakistani government blocked access to YouTube on Thursday because of "sacrilegious" content on the video-sharing website, signaling a growing Internet crack..
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BP to release live feed of oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

Following a demand from Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) for a live feed of the BP oil spill to be made publicly available on the web, BP said they would release the feed and it wil..
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Wal-Mart pulls jewelry over cadmium

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Wal-Mart says it is pulling an entire line of Miley Cyrus-brand jewelry from its shelves after tests performed for The Associated Press found they contained high..
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