WINK's Kyle Jordan live in Pensacola as tar balls wash ashore

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. - WINK News' Kyle Jordan is reporting from Pensacola Beach, where tar balls washed ashore Friday. Children played with tar balls, hotels reported some cancell..
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Back to the Gulf: Obama sees progress on oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

KENNER, LA. - On his third personal trek to the Gulf disaster, President Barack Obama said Friday he sees some progress in fighting the enormous oil spill but it's "way too early t..
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Source: James Clapper is pick for U.S. intel chief

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

President Obama plans to nominate retired Air Force Lt. Gen. James Clapper to be the new director of national intelligence, a senior U.S. defense official confirmed to CNN.
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Anger grows as disaster reaches Panhandle beaches

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The smell of oil hangs heavy in the sea air. Children with plastic shovels scoop up clumps of goo in the waves. Beachcombers collect tarballs as if the..
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BP plans more payments for oil-related losses

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. - BP says it's preparing to send a second round of payments to Gulf Coast residents and businesses facing a loss of income or profit because of the Gulf of Me..
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NOAA opens 16,000 square miles of previously-closed fishing area in Gulf

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

GULF OF MEXICO - NOAA has opened more than 16,000 square miles of previously closed fishing area off the Florida coast. The most significant opening is a 13,653-square mile a..
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66 new oiled birds at rescue center, more expected

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

FORT JACKSON, La. (AP) - After six weeks with one to four birds a day coming into Louisiana's rescue center for oiled birds, 53 arrived Thursday and another 13 Friday morning. And,..
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Dutch man sent to Peru to face murder charges

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

LIMA, Peru (AP) - Chilean police flew a young Dutch murder suspect to Peru on Friday to face charges in the slaying of a 21-year-old woman in his hotel room. Joran van der Sloot sa..
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Disappointing jobs report sends stocks tumbling

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks have tumbled after the government said hiring remains weak and Hungary became the latest European country to report its economy is in crisis. The Dow Jones i..
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Lab tests confirm underwater layers of Gulf oil

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Scientists with the University of South Florida say laboratory tests have confirmed that oil from a spewing Gulf of Mexico well has accumulated in at least ..
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Florida man among 3 accused of trafficking 160 pounds of marijuana

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) - A Florida man is among three people accused of trafficking 162 pounds of marijuana found in the trunk of a Cadillac they occupied during a traffic stop in..
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Obama arrives in Gulf for updates on spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

KENNER, La. (AP) - Stormy skies greeted President Barack Obama as he arrived at the Gulf of Mexico Friday to encourage residents and get a fresh look at the horrifying oil spill th..
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Euro plummets below $1.20

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The euro fell to a fresh four-year low below $1.20 Friday, as investors cast fresh doubts on the European debt crisis and a global recovery after gloomy economic statements out of Hungary and a disappointing U.S. jobs report.
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S. Korea asks U.N. for action over ship sinking

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South Korea has formally asked the U.N. Security Council for action over what it says was North Korea\'s sinking of one of its warships in March, the Mexico U.N. mission said.
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S. Korea formally asks U.N. for action over ship sinking

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South Korea has formally asked the U.N. Security Council for action over what it says was North Korea\'s sinking of one of its warships in March, the Mexico U.N. mission said.
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Cap collects some Gulf oil; crude washes into Fla.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

 PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Waves of gooey tar balls crashed into the white sands of the Florida Panhandle on Friday as BP engineers adjusted a sophisticated cap over the Gu..
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'Furious' Obama heading to Gulf for spill update

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

WASHINGTON (AP) - Determined to project both command and compassion, President Barack Obama is returning to the Louisiana coast for a fresh look at work to stanch the oil spewing i..
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East Coast eyes oil, urging caution but not panic

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Scientists expect oil from the Gulf of Mexico to eventually slide up the East Coast, but they say the impact would be minimal compared to the disastrous scene ..
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200 foreign fighters may be in Somalia - U.S.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As many as 200 foreign fighters affiliated with al Qaeda may now be hiding in southern Somalia, according to the latest assessments by the U.S. military and intelligence community.
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200 foreign fighters may be in Somalia, U.S. officials say

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As many as 200 foreign fighters affiliated with al Qaeda may now be hiding in southern Somalia, according to the latest assessments by the U.S. military and intelligence community.
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