More than 2 million gallons of oil-water mix collected

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Hehir

PORT FOURCHON, La. (AP) - The Coast Guard says about 2.1 million gallons of an oil-water mix has been collected since a spill in the Gulf of Mexico. BP PLC chief operating officer ..
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Dozens injured in Staten Island ferry crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Hehir

NEW YORK (AP) - Authorities say at least one person was seriously hurt and as many as 35 suffered minor injuries when a Staten Island ferry boat struck a pier at a terminal in New ..
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Severe storm kills 54 in India

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A powerful storm has killed at least 54 people in northern and eastern India, authorities said Saturday.
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Russian mine blasts kill 12, trap dozens more

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A pair of explosions at Russia\'s largest coal mine has left 11 dead and has trapped roughly 70 others -- including 20 rescue workers -- the country\'s state-run TV reported Sunday.
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Russian mine blasts kill 11, trap dozens more

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A pair of explosions at Russia\'s largest coal mine has left 11 dead and has trapped roughly 70 others -- including 20 rescue workers -- the country\'s state-run TV reported Sunday.
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Philippine gay party on ballot for the first time

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A gay political party will be on the ballot Monday for the first time in the Philippines, where eight out of 10 households are Roman Catholics.
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Al Fayed to sell iconic London department store Harrods

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mohamed al Fayed, whose son died in the car crash that killed Princess Diana, has sold the iconic British department store Harrods, the advisers to the sale announced Saturday.
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Prosecutor to probe post-poll violence in Kenya

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The top prosecutor of the International Criminal Court arrived in Kenya on Saturday to investigate post-election violence that left more than 1,000 people dead more than two years ago.
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UK leaders try to resolve deadlock

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United Kingdom spent a second day suspended in uncertainty Saturday as leading politicians met to resolve a national election that failed to yield an outright winner.
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EU leaders seek to calm markets, curb speculators

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

European Union leaders on Saturday called for a \"stabilization mechanism\" in hopes of easing markets shaken by the Greek economic crisis before they re-open Monday.
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Containment Box now in position over oil well

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

ON THE GULF OF MEXICO - A BP-chartered vessel lowered a 100-ton concrete-and-steel vault onto a ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico on Friday, an important step in a delicate and u..
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Regulators look into market plunge, weigh changes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal regulators that oversee financial markets say they are investigating the causes of the mass sell-off Thursday that pushed the Dow Jones Industrial ave..
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Like a video game: Big box lowered over Gulf well

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

UPDATE: Box now in place over oil well ON THE GULF OF MEXICO  - It was part engineering marvel, part video game challenge Friday as crews painstakingly worked to lower a box t..
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Kanellos the Greek protest dog makes another appearance

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

Some dogs enjoy being where the action is, but Kanellos the Greek protest dog has taken his love of excitement to a new level! Scenes of political unrest don't frighten this dog! A..
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Abandoned water cooler causes Times Square scare

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

NEW YORK - Police cleared streets around Times Square on Friday and called in the bomb squad after finding a cooler left on a sidewalk about a block from where a failed car bomb wa..
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Feds to examine blowout preventers on oil wells

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal regulators say they are going to examine whether the last-resort cutoff valves (pictured) on offshore oil wells are reliable enough in light of the explos..
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Autistic girl wins Calif. suit over lunch money thefts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

VENTURA, Calif. - A Southern California jury has awarded $5,700 to the family of an autistic girl whose lunch money was stolen for nearly two months by a teacher's aide. The Ventur..
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Drop-side crib problems kill at least 32 children

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

 WASHINGTON  - At least 32 young children have strangled or suffocated in the past nine years due to defects and other problems of drop-side cribs, the government says in..
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NYPD bomb squad gives all-clear in Times Square

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

NEW YORK (AP) - The bomb squad of the New York Police Department says a suspicious cooler in Times Square is not a threat. Streets have been reopened to traffic. Related: Po..
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Oil spill update for Friday, May 7, 2010

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

GULF OF MEXICO - Friday, May 7, 2010 marked day 18 of a Gulf of Mexico oil spill that began with an explosion and fire on April 20 on the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, owned by T..
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