Sean Penn to Senate: Haiti on 'razor's edge'

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By: WINK Administrator

Sean Penn could have been walking the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival. Instead, he was under the Capitol Dome in Washington on Wednesday to testify about Haiti.
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Euro hits four-year low against dollar

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By: WINK Administrator

The euro pared back earlier losses against the dollar Wednesday, after Germany said it would ban short selling on some European bank shares and the zone\'s government bonds.
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Cuban migrants illegal in their own country

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

\"I was caught because I was an illegal,\" explained a bicycle taxi driver as he gripped the rusted blue handle-bars of his vehicle in Havana\'s Central Park. \"And because I\'d been here several times before, I was deported back.\"
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Mothers of detained hikers arrive in Iran

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The mothers of three American hikers detained in Iran are set to arrive in Tehran Wednesday evening, the hikers\' attorney told CNN.
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Iran dismisses proposed U.N. sanctions

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By: WINK Administrator

With a fresh set of tough sanctions on the table, Iran lashed out Wednesday against U.S. efforts to punish the nation for its nuclear program.
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Salazar: Gov't failed to assure drilling safety

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By: Mia Carter

WASHINGTON  - Interior Secretary Ken Salazar caught sharp criticism from lawmakers Tuesday over the government's failures in overseeing offshore oil drilling, and he acknowled..
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Afghanistan: Suicide blast at recruiting center

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By: WINK Administrator

A suicide car bomb exploded near a registration center for Afghan Army recruits Tuesday, an Afghan defense ministry pokesman said.
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Russia, China agree on Iran sanctions, Clinton says

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By: WINK Administrator

The United States, Russia, China and other key nations have reached agreement on a \"strong\" Iran sanctions resolution, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Tuesday.
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Area of fishing ban extended in Gulf of Mexico

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By: WINK Administrator

Wider restrictions on fishing in the Gulf of Mexico raised new concerns Tuesday in an industry already hard-hit by the massive BP oil spill.
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Taliban attack on NATO kills 5 Americans

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A Taliban suicide car bomber struck a NATO convoy in the Afghan capital Tuesday, killing six troops, five of them American, officials said. Twelve Afghan ..
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Atlantis crew begins work on ISS

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The International Space Station is about to get bigger. On Tuesday morning, the visiting Atlantis astronauts will attach a Russian-built compartme..
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U.S., Mexico leaders to talk drugs, Arizona, trade

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By: WINK Administrator

Last week, it was Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai getting the Washington treatment -- and the pledges of long-term U.S. commitment.
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Four states hold key primary elections Tuesday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is not on the ballot in this week's primaries, nor is Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the Republican Senate leader. But both have a stake..
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18 dead in Afghan suicide attack

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Women, children and six NATO-led soldiers were among 18 killed in a suicide car bomb that exploded near a registration center for Afghan army recruits in Kabul on Tuesday morning, officials said.
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Top U.S. officials urge START ratification

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The proposed U.S.-Russia Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty will enhance U.S. security and diplomatic credibility, and won\'t compromise U.S. nuclear force levels or undermine its missile defense, top U.S. officials said Tuesday as they urged the Senate to ratify the pact.
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Obama to set up commission to investigate Gulf oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal official overseeing offshore drilling announced his departure Monday in a fallout from the Gulf oil spill and criticism that federal regulators have b..
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Qatar's World Cup bid: A mirage?

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By: WINK Administrator

In the tiny desert state of Qatar the locals know better than to brave the scorching summer sun.
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China's 4-year-old 'prince of pop'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

I first encountered Xiao Bao at a Beijing dance studio. He was wearing a Mickey Mouse T-shirt, zooming around the room, passing out lollipops and bottles of Cokes his parents had brought for our CNN crew. He seemed just like any other four-year-old, incredibly cute, giggly and overwhelmingly energetic.
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Scientists discover frog with inflating nose

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Scientists have discovered a \"treasure trove of new species\" including a frog with a \"Pinocchio-like\" nose in a remote section of Indonesian rainforest in Southeast Asia.
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Police: Suspected India Maoists kill 35

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Suspected Maoists killed 35 people in a land mine attack against a bus in central India, a local police chief told CNN.
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