Dollar falls against euro after Bernanke comments

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - The dollar fell sharply against the euro Monday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said that the U.S. job market is still weak despite recent signs that it..
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Ontario legalizes brothels in landmark ruling

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ontario\'s top court has legalized brothels, saying Canadian prostitution laws unfairly discriminate against prostitutes and their ability to work in safe environments.
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'Pink slime' maker halts some plants

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - The company that makes "pink slime" on Monday suspended operations at three of four plants where the low-cost beef filler amid a public outcry over concern ab..
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Tebow the Jet: Celebrity backup meets media

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) - Tim Tebow is getting his first New York close-up.    At his introductory news conference Monday, the New York Jets backup quarterback, acqu..
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BMW recalls 1.3 million cars worldwide

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - BMW AG is recalling 1.3 million 5- and 6-series cars from the 2003 to 2010 model years.    The company says that in rare cases a battery ca..
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Big gain for stocks after Bernanke remarks

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks leapt to one of their biggest gains of the year Monday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke suggested that the economy still needs help to produce fas..
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Company won't allow safe-sex ad on Ohio billboard

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Plans for a safe-sex ad campaign in central Ohio have hit a snag as one billboard company refuses to accept a spot featuring a shirtless man and an arrow poin..
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A brutal choice in North Korea

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

During a sleepless night, Song Ee Han agonized over a decision: Was she willing to leave her youngest child behind while she and her daughters escaped North Korea?
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Study: DC female condom program likely saved $6M

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - A new study says the District of Columbia's effort to increase the use of female condoms, the lesser-known equivalent of the male condom, likely prevented 23 new ..
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Trayvon Martin's parents to join rally in Fla.

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - The parents of an unarmed black teenager who was shot dead by a neighborhood watch captain in Florida will be part of a rally in the city where he was killed t..
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Oil discovered in Kenya

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Kenya has finally struck oil after decades of exploration, the country\'s president announced Monday.
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Afghan soldier kills 2 British troops

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - An Afghan soldier shot and killed two British troops Monday at a NATO coalition base in southern Afghanistan before being gunned down by international for..
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Pakistan official: U.S. apology not good enough

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistan\'s foreign minister says an apology by the U.S. government for the NATO airstrike that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers would not satisfy the Pakistani government, and the attack demanded a reassessment of Islamabad\'s partnership with the United States.
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Pakistan lawmakers debate end to U.S. drone strikes

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistan\'s parliament reconvenes Monday to debate a committee\'s recommendation that the United States stop drone strikes inside its territory and apologize unconditionally for airstrikes last year that killed two dozen soldiers.
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Senegal's president in runoff

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Senegal President Abdoulaye Wade faced off Sunday against his protégé in a runoff election after he failed to win a majority during last month\'s controversial election.
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Chavez to return to Cuba

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Saturday that he will head back to Havana to begin radiation treatment.
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Who takes over after al-Assad?

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

For 12 bloody, horrific months, Syrian dissidents and world leaders have dreamt of one outcome for the Syrian crisis: the ouster of President Bashar al-Assad. But who would take over remains a mystery.
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Were warnings missed in France?

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Did French intelligence services miss vital clues as Mohammed Merah showed signs of growing radicalization? In the words of the French newspaper, L\'Express, on Thursday: \"Did the security services fail in their surveillance?\"
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Troops deployed to hunt Kony

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The African Union plans to deploy 5,000 troops to hunt down Joseph Kony, the notorious leader of the Lord\'s Resistance Army who is wanted for war crimes by the International Criminal Court.
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More bodies found in cruise 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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