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4:19 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

See How The Warren Haynes Christmas Jam Events Support The Asheville Area Habitat For Humanity

Tune in to WNCW-FM on Thursday, December 12 for the live broadcast of the 15th Annual Warren Haynes Christmas Pre-Jam.  The broadcast will begin at 6pm.

See how the Warren Haynes Christmas Jam traditions support the Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity, click here.

11:54 am
Mon August 19, 2013

Saudi prince sacks TV chief for Muslim Brotherhood ties

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A well-known Kuwaiti preacher, Tareq al-Suwaidan, has been sacked from his job as the director of a Saudi religious TV channel because of his links to the Muslim Brotherhood.
A well-known Kuwaiti preacher, Tareq al-Suwaidan, has been sacked from his job as the director of a Saudi religious TV channel because of his links to the Muslim Brotherhood. Channel owner Prince Alwaleed bin Talal said there was no place for Muslim Brotherhood members in his business.
11:45 am
Mon August 19, 2013

Mexico Gulf Cartel leader Mario Ramirez Trevino captured

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Mexican troops have captured one of the country's most wanted drug-gang leaders. Mario Ramirez Trevino, known as X-20, is said to be the head of the cocaine and marijuana-smuggling Gulf Cartel.
Mexican troops have captured one of the country's most wanted drug-gang leaders. Mario Ramirez Trevino, known as X-20, is said to be the head of the cocaine and marijuana-smuggling Gulf Cartel. Security was stepped in the north of the country to prevent rival gangs fighting to expand their influence into the void left by the capture.
9:29 am
Mon August 19, 2013

Federal agents arrest hundreds in MS-13 gang sweep

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(CNN) -- A nationwide sweep by federal agents targeting the violent MS-13 street gang has resulted in hundreds of arrests, including 263 gang members, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency announced Friday.
(CNN) -- A nationwide sweep by federal agents targeting the violent MS-13 street gang has resulted in hundreds of arrests, including 263 gang members, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency announced Friday. Those arrested in the July and early August sweep include suspects wanted on murder, assault, sexual assault, robbery and kidnapping charges, among other offenses, ICE said in a news release.
9:26 am
Mon August 19, 2013

Train Kills Dozens of Religious Pilgrims in India

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A train killed at least 37 religious pilgrims as they crossed a railroad track in eastern India early Monday, prompting an angry mob to set fire to the train and attack its conductor.
NEW DELHI - A train killed at least 37 religious pilgrims as they crossed a railroad track in eastern India on Monday morning, prompting an angry mob to set fire to the train and attack its conductor, local officials said.
9:24 am
Mon August 19, 2013

Antarctica’s land of fire and ice

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Deception Island is one of Antarctica’s biggest surprises. Part of the South Shetland group, the island appears on the map as a broken ring or a “C” shape. But it is actually the collapsed, sunken cone of a still-active volcano.
In one of the coldest places on Earth, the still-active volcano of Deception Island has a dangerous whaling past.
11:28 am
Mon August 12, 2013

Yemen violence: Gunmen launch deadly gas plant attack

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Suspected al-Qaeda militants have killed five soldiers in an attack on a gas terminal in southern Yemen, reports say.
Suspected al-Qaeda militants have killed five soldiers in an attack on a gas terminal in southern Yemen, reports say. They opened fire on a checkpoint near the Balhaf terminal in Shabwa province, killing the soldiers before fleeing. Almost all US diplomatic missions recently closed in the region due to threats were due to reopen on Sunday.
11:26 am
Mon August 12, 2013

Bribery 'routine' for foreign pharmaceutical firms in China

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Bribes are routinely paid by major foreign pharmaceutical firms operating in China, the BBC has learned.
Bribes are routinely paid by major foreign pharmaceutical firms operating in China, the BBC has learned. Five drugs salesmen for foreign companies told the BBC their firms paid bribes in order to increase sales of their products. None of them wanted to be identified, fearing they would lose their jobs.
11:22 am
Mon August 12, 2013

Israel names 26 Palestinian prisoners for release

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Israel's government has given details of 26 long-term Palestinian prisoners to be freed as part of a deal which will see peace talks resume this week.
Israel's government has approved the release of 26 long-term Palestinian prisoners, as part of a deal which will see peace talks resume next week. A list of names chosen by a ministerial committee was published overnight. The prisoners will be freed on Tuesday. The delay allows time for last-minute legal challenges by victims' families.
11:21 am
Mon August 12, 2013

Is cursive's day in classroom done?

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As schools swap out old state standards for new Common Core academics, educators are warning about an overlooked casualty of progress – cursive handwriting.
Noah Duplechan writes his name in cursive during an enrichment camp at Cincinnati Country Day School on Thursday, July 25, 2013.

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