Mexican drug gang leader gets life in prison for killings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Texas judge sentenced a Mexican drug gang leader to life in prison Thursday after he pleaded guilty to murder and weapons charges related to the killing of a U.S. consulate employee and her husband, officials said.
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Russia slams U.S. over sentence for arms dealer Viktor Bout

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Russia criticized the United States on Friday for handing down a 25-year sentence to Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, saying the verdict against him was \"baseless and biased.\"
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'Romeo and Juliet' offers Bosnia hope

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two families scarred by the Bosnian war -- and joined by the memories of a couple who dared to love across the ethnic divide -- have the same message of peace as the nation marks the 20th anniversary of the conflict.
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When a kiss is not just a kiss

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Opening in select U.S. theaters next week, the documentary \"Putin\'s Kiss\" tells the story of a Russian teenager who became famous in the mid-2000s when she was shown on TV giving President Vladimir Putin a kiss on the cheek.
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President Obama talks Women and the Economy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will speak at a White House Forum on Women and the Economy on Friday. As part of the forum, the White House will release a report that..
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Google creates a spectacle with project

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

NEW YORK (AP) - If you think texting while walking is dangerous, just wait until everyone starts wearing Google's futuristic, Internet-connected glasses. While wearing a pair,..
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U.S. sinks Japan tsunami-swept boat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. Coast Guard has deployed a ship to sink a fishing trawler that was swept away more than a year ago by the tsunami off the coast of Japan and is now adrift near Alaska. It\'s part of a giant debris field in the Pacific.
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Survivor still has faith in Rwanda

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The people in Rwanda do not want the world to forget what happened there 18 years ago. They certainly haven\'t.
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Cops: School shooter may have had multiple targets

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Police said Thursday they were investigating the possibility that a gunman who killed seven people at a tiny private Christian college was seeking multiple i..
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Annan: 'We must silence the tanks'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Kofi Annan, the U.N.-Arab League point man on Syria, urged the Bashar al-Assad regime to cease violence and carry out his six-point plan for peace. More than 60 people were reportedly killed Thursday.
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UK broadcaster Sky News admits to e-mail hacking

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

UK news channel Sky News said Thursday it had authorized its journalists to hack into the e-mail of individual members of the public on two occasions.
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Rebels capture northern Mali, declare cease-fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Separatist rebels who captured key northern areas of Mali called a cease-fire starting Thursday, saying on their website that they had achieved their military mission.
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US stocks closing mostly down; worst week of 2012

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are closing out their worst week of the new year.    The Standard & Poor's 500 ended a shortened trading week down 0.7 percent. That's the..
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Britannica's halt of print edition triggers sales

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - It turns out all Encyclopaedia Britannica had to do to breathe new life into the sale of its print edition was to kill it.    Since Britannica announc..
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Autopsy confirms Davy Jones died of heart attack

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - An autopsy report confirms Monkees star Davy Jones died of a heart attack.    The report obtained Thursday by The Associated Press shows..
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Gingrich's think tank files for bankruptcy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - The health care think tank created by Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich has filed for bankruptcy.    Records show the Gingrich Group, al..
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Doctors want to redefine autism; parents worried

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - One child doesn't talk, rocks rhythmically back and forth and stares at clothes spinning in the dryer. Another has no trouble talking but is obsessed with trains, me..
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Obama signs small business legislation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has signed legislation that will help small businesses and make it easier for startups to raise capital.    Obama says it's ..
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Suicide bomber strikes in Afghanistan, killing 3 US troops

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

A suicide bomber struck a market in Afghanistan, reportedly killing three US troops. A senior US official says two American soldiers are among the victims of a suicide bombing in n..
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Afghan police struggle with transition

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 21 Afghan police officers have been killed in attacks across the country since last week, as the nation struggles to ready its local forces in expectation of a NATO withdrawal.
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