Child porn 'social networking site' busted by feds

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Federal prosecutors say they are working with police in several countries to investigate suspects in a child pornography "social networking site" that at one po..
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Somali diplomat concerned about Texas terror alert

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

HOUSTON (AP) - Somali officials are concerned that a member of a terrorist group from their country may be trying to get to Texas through Mexico. But Omar Jamal, first secretary of..
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Affidavits detail Jamaican drug ring

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Christopher Coke\'s indictment has set off more than a firefight in the streets of Kingston, Jamaica; it\'s also sparked a diplomatic imbroglio that threatens U.S.-Jamaican relations.
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Gulf spill surpasses Valdez; plug try going well

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

COVINGTON, La. (AP) - An untested procedure to plug the blown-out oil well in the Gulf of Mexico seemed to be working, officials said Thursday, but new estimates showed the spill h..
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Turkish shopkeeper saves 4-year-old in mall fall

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - A shopkeeper in Turkey has saved a four-year-old boy after he fell from the side of an escalator at an Istanbul shopping mall. Security camera video of the in..
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A smoking toddler?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

INDONESIA -  He may be still in diapers, but he enjoys pulling a deep drag on a cigarette. Ardi Rizal, a 2-year-old Indonesian toddler, has a 40-cigarette-a-day smoking habi..
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Giant new sea oil plume seen in Gulf

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Marine scientists have discovered a massive new plume of what they believe to be oil deep beneath the Gulf of Mexico, stretching 22 miles from the leaking wellhe..
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Scientists: Gulf oil spill has surpassed Exxon Valdez

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

COVINGTON, La. (AP) - The Gulf oil spill has surpassed the Exxon Valdez as the worst in U.S. history, according to new estimates released Thursday, but the Coast Guard and BP said ..
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Obama announces slowdown on new deepwater drilling; Gov't in charge of oil disaster response

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says federal regulators under his watch should have shown a "greater sense of urgency" about tightening oversight of oil and gas. Obama say..
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Kidnapped British couple plead for release

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A British couple kidnapped by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean last year said in a videotaped message they \"desperately need\" new British Prime Minister David Cameron to clarify whether he will work to secure their release.
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AP sources: Oil agency chief quits under pressure

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

WASHINGTON (AP) - The head of the troubled agency that oversees offshore drilling resigned under pressure Thursday, Democratic sources said, as President Barack Obama moved more ag..
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State media: Lebanon fires on Israeli warplanes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Lebanese army fired its anti-aircraft guns on Israeli warplanes Wednesday after what it said were repeated violations of Lebanese airspace, state media reported.
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President proposing oil drilling moratorium

Updated 4 yearss ago   
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

Updated 4 yearss ago   
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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