Toyota plant in China idle for 2nd day

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Toyota\'s massive car factory in Guangzhou, China, remained idle Wednesday, a day after it halted production following a strike at a supplier, Denso Corporation, a Toyota spokesman said.
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Coca cultivation falls in Colombia, rises in Peru

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

If current trends continue, Peru is poised to overtake Colombia as the world\'s top producer of coca, the plant used in the production of cocaine, according to a United Nations reports released Tuesday.
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Alleged Jamaica drug kingpin arrested

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Alleged druglord Christopher \"Dudus\" Coke has been arrested outside Kingston, Jamaica, police said Tuesday.
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Washington plans new drill moratorium

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A judge in New Orleans may rule Tuesday on whether to lift the federal government\'s moratorium on deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Peru slaying victim's skull fractured

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 21-year-old Peruvian woman Joran van der Sloot is accused of killing had a cranial fracture and other significant injuries to her face and neck and showed signs of asphyxiation, a court document obtained by CNN shows.
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Source: Alleged bin Laden hunter to be released by Pakistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An American man detained last week in Pakistan while on a hunt for Osama bin Laden will be released Tuesday with no charges filed, a source close to Gary Faulkner\'s family told CNN. Faulkner, who suffers from kidney disease, has been given dialysis in a Pakistani military hospital in Islamabad and is in good condition, the source said.
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France in turmoil after World Cup exit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Beleaguered France, rocked by a spat between coach Raymond Domenech and his squad, crash out of the World Cup after defeat against hosts South Africa.
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World Cup gambling ring busted

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Police in China said they broke an illegal soccer gambling ring ahead of the World Cup in South Africa, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported on Tuesday.
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Hundreds rescued from China floods

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rushing waters after a dyke burst in a river in east China Tuesday caused dramatic rescues and added to the woes in an area already besieged by deadly floods, state media reported.
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President to reveal health care law details

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is revealing details of how the government will enforce the health overhaul law, an announcement expected to focus on how insurance compani..
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Nebraska town votes to restrict illegal aliens

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

     FREMONT, Neb. (AP) - Voters in the eastern Nebraska city ofFremont have approved a ban on hiring or renting property toillegal immigrants.   ..
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Top General in Afghan war ordered home over magazine article

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan has been summoned to Washington to explain his controversial comments about colleagues in a recent interview, an Obama admin..
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Source says White House Budget Director to resign

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - White House Budget Director Peter Orszag plans to resign, a Democratic official said Monday night, positioning him to be the first high-profile member of Presiden..
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10,000-acre wildfire barely contained in AZ

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - Fire crews battling the so-called Schultz fire that has threatened hundreds of homes have made some progress, bringing 10 percent of the 10,000-acre wildfir..
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Flood toll, concerns rise in Brazil

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Officials in Brazil fear the death toll may rise as four days of flooding has punished the northeastern states of Pernambuco and Alagoas, killing 33 people and leaving thousands homeless, officials said.
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Bodyguards aim to kill in Mexico drug war

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In this corner of Mexico, people don\'t mention the devil by name. So if you hear the phrases \"Triple X\" (el Triple Equis) or \"The Letter\", (La Letra) you know people are obliquely referring to the warring factions in one of Mexico\'s most brutal drug war battlegrounds.
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Nine NATO soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two U.S. soldiers were killed and four other soldiers were wounded when an improvised explosive device detonated Monday in eastern Afghanistan, NATO-led forces said.
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Israeli plans to ease Gaza blockade praised

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Britain\'s foreign secretary has joined the chorus of international leaders praising Israel\'s plans to ease its blockade of Gaza.
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Van der Sloot says he was 'tricked' into confessing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Joran van der Sloot is scheduled to appear in a Peruvian court Monday for a hearing in the death of a 21-year-old woman last month.
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Electricity minister resigns after blackouts, violent protests

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iraq\'s minister of electricity resigned Monday, following protests in southern Iraq over a lack of electricity.
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