April 18th, 2010
09:06 PM ET

WinCo supermarkets issue beef recall

WinCo Foods, a supermarket chain with locations throughout the western United States, has issued a recall on ground beef purchased from its stores over 13 days in late March and early April.

The recall, announced Saturday, comes after two samples of ground beef from WinCo's Modesto, California, store tested positive for E. coli 0157:H7, a bacteria strain in the E. coli family that can cause severe food poisoning.

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April 18th, 2010
05:52 PM ET

Pakistani officials suspended after U.N.'s Bhutto report

Seven senior Pakistani officials have been suspended from their positions and prohibited from leaving the country as a result of a United Nations commission report on the 2007 assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, Pakistan's information minister told CNN Sunday.

The officials were senior police officers and senior administration officials who held different positions at the time of Bhutto's death, said Qamar Uz Zaman Kaira, federal information minister.

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April 18th, 2010
08:46 AM ET

Pope meets with abuse victims on Malta visit

Pope Benedict XVI, on a trip to the Mediterranean island of Malta, met with eight men who said they were abused by priests when they were children, the Vatican said Sunday.

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