Equipment Failure Could Be To Blame For Oil Explosion

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Washington, D.C.-Lawmakers looking into the explosion and oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico say a crucial piece of safety equipment had a leak. Henry Waxman, who chairs the House Ene..
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Libyan jet with 104 crashes; child sole survivor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

TRIPOLI, Libya - A Libyan plane carrying 104 people crashed Wednesday on approach to Tripoli's airport, leaving a field scattered with smoldering debris that included a large chunk..
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Rush to drill deeper carries added risks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

NEW ORLEANS - The explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig illustrates the energy industry's push to drill in ever deeper waters in search of huge oil deposits, despite the mammo..
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Authorities delay cutting services to Thai protesters' camp

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thai authorities vowed to shut off power, cut supplies and seal off at midnight Thursday a central Bangkok intersection where anti-government protesters have amassed by the thousands for the last month.
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Washington man on trial for branding children

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

 PORT ANGELES, Wash. - A man accused of branding his three children like cattle is on trial on assault charges in Washington state. KIRO-TV reports Mark Seamands branded his 1..
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Pirates hijack Greek cargo ship off Oman coast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pirates hijacked a Greek-owned cargo ship Wednesday morning off the coast of Oman, the European Union Naval Force Somalia said.
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Child is sole jet crash survivor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An 8-year-old Dutch boy is the sole survivor of a plane crash in Libya in which 92 passengers and 11 crew members were killed, airline officials said Wednesday.
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Britian Under New Management

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

LONDON (AP) - Britain woke up to a new political era Wednesday with the first full coalition government since World War II - an unlikely marriage between the Conservative party of ..
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Gaza surfers ride wave of goodwill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In Gaza, a handful of Palestinian men have found a way to escape from the hardships of life in their conflict-wracked home. They go surfing -- often using surfboards and wetsuits donated by Israeli peace groups.
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New containment box installed at oil spill site

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) - A second, smaller oil containment box was lowered into the sea near the blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico. The box was being slowly submerged to the..
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Deadly China School Attack

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

BEIJING (AP) - Seven children and a teacher are dead in another savage school attack in China, and reports indicate the teacher and the attacker may have known each other. A local ..
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Supreme Court Nominee Meets Senators Today

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

     WASHINGTON (AP) - Want to know Supreme Court nominee ElenaKagan's thoughts about the legality of the White House's new healthcare law? How about her positi..
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Dead dolphins wash ashore in Gulf, role of oil spill unclear

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

HORN ISLAND, Miss. (AP) - Federal wildlife officials are treating the deaths of six dolphins on the Gulf Coast as oil-related even though other factors may be to blame. Blair Mase ..
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Analysis: U.S. must work with Karzai, for now

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Six weeks ago in Kabul, President Obama struggled to find something positive to say about his host, Afghan President Hamid Karzai. U.S. National Security Adviser James Jones was far less diplomatic, saying his boss wanted Karzai to understand \"that in his second term, there are certain things that have not been paid attention to, almost since Day One.\"
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Dog missing after flight to Mexico

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

It\'s one thing to lose your luggage while flying. It\'s another when your dog goes missing.
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Five dead in Indonesian police terror raids

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Indonesian police killed five suspected terrorists and captured a sixth in a pair of raids in Jakarta and a nearby town, a police spokesman said Wednesday.
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Seven children killed at Chinese school

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Seven children were killed, and at least 20 others wounded after an attack at a kindergarten in northwest China on Wednesday, local media reported.
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Teens, students slain in Pakistan bombings

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Bomb attacks in Pakistan killed four young people Wednesday, police told CNN.
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Oklahoma tornado deaths lowered to two

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma authorities are lowering the death toll from this week's storms from five to two after learning three children who were reported to be killed had surv..
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Fishing ban extended west as Gulf spill spreads

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration is again expanding the area of federal waters closed to fishing. NOAA said Tuesday that waters off-limi..
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