Deadly storm hits Central America

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tropical Depression Agatha unleashed torrential rains over Guatemala, southeast Mexico and El Salvador, triggering flash floods and mudslides.
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Canadian commander in Afghanistan out

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Brig. Gen. Daniel Menard, the chief of the Canadian forces in Afghanistan, has been relieved of duty following allegations of an inappropriate relationship, the country\'s military said.
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Germany's Lena wins Eurovision

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

German singer Lena has won the Eurovision Song Contest -- the continent\'s biggest musical competition that allowed musicians from 25 countries to shrug off the economic gloom shrouding Europe, at least for a day.
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Poll: Instability in Iraq hurts Obama plan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Support for President Barack Obama\'s planned removal of U.S. troops from Iraq by the end of the August could drop significantly if Iraq cannot solve its current problems in time, according to a new national poll.
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1,000th American serviceman killed in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

KERRVILLE, Texas (AP) - The 1000th American serviceman killed in Afghanistan had already fallen victim once to a hidden bomb, and was so eager to return to war that he pushed throu..
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First named storm of 2010 forms in Pacific

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - The first tropical storm of the season has formed in the eastern Pacific off Guatemala and is headed for land.      The U.S. National Hurrican..
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'Easy Rider' actor dead at 74

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Hehir

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dennis Hopper, the high-flying Hollywood actor-director whose memorable career included the 1969 smash "Easy Rider," has died. He was 74. Family friend Alex..
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Pakistan links attacks to Taliban

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from attacks on a religious minority in eastern Pakistan has risen to 98, officials said Saturday.
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N. Korea slams South over warship

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A North Korean official has questioned South Korea\'s credibility for its rhetoric and actions over the sinking of a South Korean warship in March, state-run media in North Korea reported Saturday.
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Hunt for Jamaican drug suspect to resume

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Security forces in Jamaica plan to renew a push Monday to arrest an accused drug lord at the center of violence that has now killed 76 people, the country\'s police commissioner said.
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Free saltwater fishing weekends

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Hehir

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Gov. Charlie Crist announced two free fishing weekends to help draw visitors to the beautiful Sunshine State. Both residents and nonresidents in Florida can fish..
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Police probe N. Ireland car bomb

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Northern Ireland police said Saturday they were investigating a car bomb that exploded overnight in the city of Derry, about 70 miles northwest of Belfast.
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Nearly 100 dead after India train crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Investigators were searching for bodies in a mangled wreck Saturday, a day after two trains crashed and killed at least 98 people in eastern India, officials said.
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U.S. tries to dampen dispute with allies over Iran

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Even as the United States pushes at the United Nations for sanctions against Iran\'s nuclear program, three senior administration officials, in a hastily scheduled briefing for reporters, tried late Friday to tamp down a dispute with two allies over the Islamic Republic.
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Volcano closes airport, prompts evacuation in Ecuador

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two villages in Ecuador were being evacuated Friday after the Tungurahua volcano erupted again, as it has done periodically since 1999, the government\'s emergency management agency said.
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BP says attempt to plug Gulf well going as planned; Obama visits affected shorelines

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

ROBERT, La. (AP) - BP's chief operating officer says the attempt to plug the gushing Gulf oil well is going basically according to plan. Doug Suttles says the company has shot asso..
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Diff'rent Strokes' star Gary Coleman dies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

PROVO, Utah (AP) - Gary Coleman, the adorable, pint-sized child star of the smash 1970s TV sitcom "Diff'rent Strokes" who spent the rest of his life struggling on Hollywood's D-lis..
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China, South Korea leaders discuss warship sinking

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

China\'s premier arrived in South Korea to meet with the country\'s president Friday as regional tensions mounted.
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Big volcanic eruptions rock Guatemala, Ecuador

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) - Explosive eruptions shook two huge volcanos in Central and South America on Friday, forcing thousands of people to flee their homes and disrupting air traffic..
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80 dead in Pakistan religious attacks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Bombing and firearms attacks in Pakistan targeting houses of worship for a persecuted religious minority killed at least 80 people Friday, a senior government official said. FULL STORY l GUNMEN FIRE ON WORSHIPPERS
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