President proposing oil drilling moratorium

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By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - Escalating his administration's response to the disastrous Gulf oil spill, President Barack Obama plans to announce Thursday that a moratorium on new deepwater ..
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Sudanese president starts new term amid boycott calls

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir will be sworn in for a new term Thursday amid an outcry from human rights groups over his international war-crimes indictment.
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Israel says it will block Gaza aid flotilla

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A flotilla of cargo and passenger ships have left a number of European ports on their way to Gaza.
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Afghans investigated rumored death of Taliban leader

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By: Rob Spicker

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Afghan officials said Thursday they were investigating reports that a leader of the Pakistani Taliban may have been killed in fighting in the remote mou..
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N. Korea warns of 'all-out war'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

North Korea reacted to a South Korean anti-submarine exercise Thursday by saying it would meet \"confrontation with confrontation\" and war with \"all-out war,\" according to North Korean state-run media.
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Art Linkletter dies at 97

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Art Linkletter, who encouraged both kids and grownups to say the "darndest things" during his decades as a genial and but gently mischievious television person..
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Unemployment benefits bill scaled back before vote today

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats are struggling to extend unemployment benefits before they go on vacation next week as they work to ease concerns among jittery lawmakers being hammer..
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Congress to make landmark vote on gays in military

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress is headed toward landmark votes on whether to allow gays to serve openly in the military. The House was expected to vote as early as Thursday on a propos..
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Weekly jobless claims go down

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of newly laid off workers filings claims for unemployment benefits dropped last week but the level still remained higher than expected, indicating on..
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North Korea Makes Threasts; South Holds Sub Drills

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Stung by a surprise underwater attack, South Korea flexed its muscles Thursday with anti-submarine drills and a U.S. general offered strong words of sup..
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Red Cross defends helping Taliban

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The International Committee of the Red Cross is defending its practice of providing medical training and basic medical supplies to the Taliban in Afghanistan -- saying it doesn\'t discriminate between sides in a conflict.
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Is "Top Kill" maneuver working in the Gulf?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

ROBERT, La. (AP) - One of BP's top executives says crews trying to plug a massive Gulf oil leak are pumping mud into a blown-out well as effectively and efficiently as they had hop..
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'Top kill' a pivotal moment for BP in capping oil leak

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As early as dawn Wednesday, BP will undertake what some say is a pivotal moment for the London-based oil giant to contain the gushing oil in the Gulf of Mexico -- a maneuver called \"top kill.\"
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Jamaicans unnerved after unrest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

There\'s a post-9/11 atmosphere in Kingston, Jamaica, local residents say, after a failed police assault on the stronghold of a suspected drug kingpin wanted by the United States. FULL STORY | 500 ARRESTS
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Ex-model arrested on drug charges

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A former Colombian model wanted on drug trafficking charges was captured Wednesday in Argentina, a spokesman for the Argentina Airport Security Police said.
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Russia bomb kills 6, wounds 40

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By: WINK Administrator

A bombing outside a planned performance by a dance company from the restive Russian republic of Chechnya left three women dead and wounded several other people Wednesday evening, prosecutors said.
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Britain discloses full nuclear arsenal

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By: WINK Administrator

Britain has a total nuclear arsenal of fewer than 225 weapons, with 160 currently operational, Foreign Secretary William Hague said Wednesday.
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Attack victim: Death of Conn. chimp owner is sad

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut woman who was mauled and blinded in a chimpanzee attack last year says the death of the chimp's owner is sad and that she isn't angry at her on..
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Haiti is US hurricane center chief's main concern

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The director of the National Hurricane Center says the potential for a new catastrophe in Haiti is his biggest concern for the upcoming Atlantic storm ..
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Gulf spill could foul Cuban waters

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fisherman Mario Lopez has relied on the waters off Cuba\'s northern coasts for decades.
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