North Korea threatens military action

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

North Korea announces a freeze in relations with South Korea and threatens military retaliation in response to alleged intrusions into its waters by the South Korean navy. FULL STORY l HISTORIC, DANGEROUS MOMENT
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Okla. Legislature overrides another abortion veto

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma Legislature overrode Gov. Brad Henry's veto of an abortion bill that will require women seeking abortions to complete lengthy questionnaires..
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Queen opens British Parliament

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Britain\'s Queen Elizabeth planned to put on a special robe and ride in a royal carriage Tuesday to Parliament, where she was to open the new session with her highly anticipated Queen\'s Speech.
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Gunmen rob gold shops in Iraqi capital, 15 die

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

BAGHDAD (AP) - Masked assailants armed with rocket-propelled grenades and machine guns shot up a jewelry market in Baghdad Tuesday, killing 15 people before they fled with a large ..
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Owner of chimp in Conn. attack dies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

 NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut woman whose chimpanzee mauled and blinded her friend last year has died, her attorney said Tuesday. Sandy Herold died Monday night..
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North Korea severs all ties with rival South Korea

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea declared Tuesday that it would sever all communication and relations with Seoul as punishment for blaming it for the sinking of a South Korean..
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Lawmakers look to ban drop-side cribs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

WASHINGTON (AP) - Drop-side cribs - which have a side rail that moves up and down - may soon be banned. Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York has introduced a bill to outl..
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Gates agrees to proposal to repeal gay ban in military

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

 WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Robert Gates is reluctantly supporting a White House-backed proposal in Congress that would immediately repeal the law banning gays from s..
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BP: Tube siphoned more oil underwater Monday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

 COVINGTON, La. (AP) - BP says it siphoned more oil with a mile-long tube after two days of falling totals from a leaking seafloor well in the Gulf of Mexico. BP PLC spokesman..
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Obama chats with small business owners at White House

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama called on Congress Tuesday to pass a package of tax changes, credits and loans designed to help the small businesses that he called the "dr..
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Man charged with aiding suicides ordered off Net

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

FARIBAULT, Minn. (AP) - A former Minnesota nurse accused of going online and encouraging depressed people to kill themselves has been ordered to stay off the Internet while his cri..
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Netherlands puts suspected pirates on trial

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Five suspected pirates went on trial Tuesday in the Netherlands in what is thought to be the first trial in Europe of pirate suspects.
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Gulf oil plume darker; not good news, expert says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

WASHINGTON (AP) - Live video of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill shows the underwater plume getting significantly darker. A top oil engineering expert says that suggests heavier, more-..
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Proposal Moves Up Vote on Gays in the Military

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - Gay rights groups are urging quick congressional approval of a proposal to repeal the ban on gays serving openly in the military while allowing the Pentagon to co..
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Mote to Launch Robot off Key West to Search for Oil

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

On Tuesday, May 25, Mote Marine Laboratory scientists will launch an underwater robot about 15 miles from Key West to patrol for oil over the Continental Shelf north and west of th..
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Thaksin facing Thai terrorism charges

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thailand issued an arrest warrant for its former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra on terrorism charges related to riots that crippled Bangkok recently, his lawyer says.
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Unrest spreads in Jamaica over drug suspect extradition attempts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Violence in Jamaica surrounding the planned extradition to the United States of an alleged drug kingpin continued Monday, with police saying a number of people had died in an attack on the suspect\'s stronghold in West Kingston.
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Data recorder found at Air India crash site

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A team from the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is in India to assist in the investigation of a plane crash in the country\'s south that killed 158 people.
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Oil spill possible after ships collide off Singapore

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An estimated 2,000 tonnes of crude oil may have spilled into the sea when two ships collided off Singapore\'s southeastern coast Tuesday, the Port Authority of Singapore said.
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Gunshots heard in Haitian tent city

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Gunshots rang out and the smell of tear gas filled the air in a crowded tent city outside Haiti\'s destroyed presidential palace Monday night in one of the most serious confrontations since an earthquake decimated the city.
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