Florida jobless rate better for first time since '06

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's unemployment rate improved in April for the first time in over four years, with 15,500 more workers finding jobs than those who lost them, state ..
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Moms of Americans jailed in Iran head home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - The mothers of three Americans jailed in Iran for 10 months were returning home Friday without securing an immediate release for their children, witnesses said...
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Paris heightens museum vigilance after big heist

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

PARIS (AP) - Paris City Hall, embarrassed by a major art heist at a museum with a broken alarm, urged security guards Friday to be more vigilant - and pleaded with the perpetrators..
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Stocks climb a day after biggest drop in a year

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks have turned higher a day after posting their biggest drops in more than a year. Trading has been volatile Friday after the drop Thursday. Investo..
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Fed officials track oil spill impact on wildlife

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

COVINGTON, La. (AP) - Federal officials say they have found a handful of animals injured by the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico but countless others may be feeling the effe..
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President Aims for Better Mileage Standards

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - Looking to a day when cars and trucks use far less gasoline or none at all, President Barack Obama plans to order the government to prepare fuel efficiency standa..
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Congress Works on Financial Overhaul Bill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

   WASHINGTON (AP) - The House and Senate must now get to workreconciling different versions of the financial overhaul bill.      The measure pas..
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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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