Suspect in French terror attacks dead

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mohammed Merah opened fire on police as they raided an apartment where he was holed up, a French official said Thursday. Merah jumped from a window while shooting and was found dead outside.
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'Harry Potter' actor jailed

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An actor in the Harry Potter movies was jailed for two years Tuesday for his role in riots that swept London last summer.
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'New' Van Gogh painting discovered

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A painting dismissed for years as the work of an unknown artist has been identified as a piece by Vincent Van Gogh, after x-rays revealed an image of two wrestlers fighting underneath the floral still life.
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Museum discovers 'new' Van Gogh painting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A painting dismissed for years as the work of an unknown artist has been identified as a piece by Vincent Van Gogh, after x-rays revealed an image of two wrestlers fighting underneath the floral still life.
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Al Qaeda leader to Afghans: Rise up against Western troops

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri calls on Afghans to rise up against Western troops -- especially American forces -- in their country and back the Taliban, according to a recent audio message posted on jihadist web forums Wednesday.
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Fla. police chief steps down temporarily

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - The police chief at the center of a fatal neighborhood watch shooting says he is stepping down temporarily because he has become a distraction.   &nb..
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Fined for watching protest videos

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A judge fined six Zimbabwean human rights activists $500 each on Wednesday for watching footage of the Arab Spring protests and threatened to send them to prison for 10 months if they fail to pay up by Monday.
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Divers find 3 more bodies in Costa Concordia wreckage

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The bodies of three more people killed when the Costa Concordia cruise ship sank were found Thursday, bringing to 28 the number of bodies located, Italian officials said.
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Romney to look for laughs, and votes, on Leno show

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Mitt Romney is heading to Jay Leno's stage.    NBC says the Republican presidential candidate will be the lead guest on the "Tonight Show" on Tues..
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Rutgers webcam defendant 'sorry about Tyler'

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PLAINSBORO, N.J. (AP) - The former Rutgers University student convicted last week in the webcam spying case that ended in his gay roommate's suicide said in an interview that he wa..
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Montana man charged with getting small dog drunk

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A Montana man is charged with animal cruelty after his 20-pound dog was so intoxicated it couldn't stand up.    The Independent Record (http://b..
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Pope's visit overshadowed by predecessor's legacy in Mexico

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

It was an exciting day for Laura Dominguez and her 11-year-old daughter Paulina.
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Hundreds rally in NYC in memory of Trayvon Martin

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - The parents of a black teenager shot to death by a Hispanic neighborhood watch captain in Florida told demonstrators in New York they will keep fighting to get just..
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Soldiers loot Mali presidency after ousting leader

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - Drunk soldiers looted Mali's presidential palace hours after they declared a coup on Thursday, suspending the constitution and dissolving the institutions of on..
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Stocks lower on worries over China slowdown

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Signs that China's economy is weakening and Europe is slowing hurt U.S. stock prices.    Oil prices dropped 2.4 percent to their lowest level in a we..
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Radiothon happening to benefit St. Jude Children's Hospital

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Two Fort Myers radio stations teamed up to help raise money to fight childhood cancer. The WINK f.m. and 97.7 Latino radiothon took place on Thursday and Friday. ..
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The secret life of drinking water

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

This infographic shows where the tiny proportion of the world\'s water goes and how it\'s misused and wasted.
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US watchdog questions spending at Fannie, Freddie

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - A U.S. government watchdog is questioning $600,000 that taxpayer-funded Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac spent on an October convention, according to a report released ..
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NYC schools to ditch 'pink slime' beef in the fall

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City's schools chancellor says the city will stop serving ammonia-treated ground beef in the fall.    Chancellor Dennis Walcott said while t..
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Calif. man, 88, suspected of helping sick wife die

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Relatives say 88-year-old Alan Purdy doted on his ailing wife, caring for her in a custom-built home north of San Diego through several years of sickness. Now, he'..
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