Calif., Nev. merge Tahoe 2022 Olympic bid

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California and Nevada officials announced Thursday that they are joining forces in their effort to lure the Winter Games back to the Lake Tahoe area in 20..
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Somalia blast: Olympics warning?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A security expert wasn\'t surprised by the bombing that killed the heads of Somalia\'s two biggest sporting organizations.
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U.S. to sink 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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Syria must be held to law of war

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Laurie Blank, Geoffrey Corn say international legal experts do not call events in Syria a war, so laws governing the conduct of war don\'t apply. The dissidents and terrified civilians would beg to differ.
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Violence rages in Syria despite diplomacy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Clashes, shelling and raids erupted across Syria on Wednesday as high-level diplomats continued to work on a plan for peace.
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Mali postpones convention on future

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Military leaders who overthrew Mali\'s president postponed plans to hold a national convention Thursday aimed at addressing political woes and determining the direction of the country.
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S. Sudan "shoots down" Sudanese fighter jet

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In a dangerous escalation of border violence, South Sudan accused rival Sudan of war mongering Wednesday and said it had shot down a fighter jet sent to bomb the oil-rich Pan Akuac region.
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Shootings resonate in South Korea

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CNN\'s Ralitsa Vassileva reports on Korean reaction to the shootings at a small California Christian college.
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Sheikh Mohammed charged in 9/11

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States on Wednesday announced charges against Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, accused of orchestrating the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, and four others accused of involvement in the plot.
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Mali's junta plans talks over future

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The military junta that seized power in Mali last month has said it will hold a national convention on Thursday to determine the country\'s future direction as international pressure to restore civilian rule continued to build.
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New Yahoo CEO sweeps out 2,000 employees in purge

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Yahoo's turnaround attempt is going to be messy.    In his first three months on the job, CEO Scott Thompson has imposed the largest layoffs in ..
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Autopsy: White residue on spoon in Houston's room

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Whitney Houston was found face-down in a bathtub with cocaine in her system and drug paraphernalia on the bathroom counter nearby, investigators revealed in the ..
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Romney looks past opponents, focuses on general election

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Mitt Romney has widened his lead in the Republican Presidential race after three impressive wins. The GOP hopeful now seems to have a firm grip on the race. Romney is trying to con..
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DA files murder charges in Calif. college shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Prosecutors have filed seven murder charges against the man accused of a fatal shooting rampage at a California Christian college.    Forty-th..
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Transgender pageant contestant

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

After initially disqualifying a transgender contestant, organizers of the Miss Universe beauty pageant have reversed course saying she can participate.
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Olympics Afghan boxer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An arena where the Taliban used to execute women provides a chilling and incongruous setting for one teen girl\'s unlikely Olympic dream.
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Lions, tigers problem pets in Gulf

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

On a dusty day in the northern-most Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, 40-year-old Jasim Ali wrestles playfully with his four-legged friend Teymour over a chew toy. But Teymour is not a dog -- he\'s a fully-grown African lion.
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Bomb kills top Somali sports officials

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A bomb blast rocked Somalia\'s newly reopened national theater in the capital city Wednesday, killing two top sports officials.
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5 ex-cops sentenced in Katrina killings case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Five former New Orleans police officers were sentenced Wednesday to prison terms ranging from six to 65 years for their roles in deadly shootings of unarmed resi..
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U.S., Afghans talk 'night raids' deal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Afghanistan and the United States may soon reach a deal over night raids by U.S. and Afghan special forces on local dwellings that would increase Afghan control over and participation in the controversial operations.
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