'The Artist' takes top Oscar honors

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The silent, black-and-white film "The Artist" took top honors at the Academy Awards on Sunday night, garnering five Oscars for best picture, best directing, best costume design, best original music score and best actor.
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WikiLeaks discloses U.S. intel firm's e-mails

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The website WikiLeaks has begun releasing what it says are 5 million e-mails from the private intelligence company Stratfor, starting with a company "glossary" that features unflattering descriptions of U.S. government agencies.
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Last missing U.S. soldier in Iraq ID'd

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. Army said Sunday it has identified the remains of the last missing U.S. service member unaccounted for in Iraq.
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Golf: Mahan wins WGC Match Play

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hunter Mahan thwarted Rory McIlroy's bid to become World No.1 by beating the Northern Irishman 2&1 in the final of the WGC Match Play Championship in Arizona Sunday.
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Canada train derailment kills three

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least three people were killed Sunday when a passenger train derailed near Toronto, Canadian officials said.
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Goodyear recalls 40,000 tires

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

NEW YORK (AP) - Goodyear is recalling six versions of its Wrangler Silent Armor tires over concerns that the tread could separate from the tire and cause accidents.   &nb..
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Syria: Vote results coming Monday

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 34 people were killed across Syria on Sunday, opposition activists said, as voting began on changes to the country's constitution.
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Gulf oil spill civil trial delayed for settlement talks

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - People close to case the case say the Gulf oil spill trial has been delayed, to allow another week for settlement talks. Billions of dollars are on the line in t..
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Romney worries about transition in Afghanistan

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Mitt Romney says the decision to pull international military personnel from Afghan ministries is "an extraordinary admission of a failure" to establish strong tie..
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Santorum: no apology needed for Quran burning

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum criticized President Barack Obama's apology for the burning of Qurans in Afghanistan, adding that Afghanistan should..
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Quran protests in Afghanistan kill 2, wound 7 NATO troops

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Protesters angry over Quran burnings by American troops lobbed grenades at a U.S. base in northern Afghanistan and clashed with police and troops in a day..
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Journalist Marie Colvin likely to be buried in Syria, mother says

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The body of Marie Colvin, a veteran correspondent for The Sunday Times of London who was killed in a shelling attack in the Syrian city of Homs, will likely be buried inside Syria, her mother said Saturday.
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U.S. in 'intense' talks over workers in Egypt

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States is having "intense discussions" with the Egyptian government to resolve the case of more than a dozen American overseas aid workers facing charges as part of an Egyptian crackdown on nongovernmental organizations, a senior administration official said Saturday.
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Nelson Mandela admitted to hospital in South Africa

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South African anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela was admitted to hospital Saturday following an abdominal complaint, the government said.
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2 US troops shot in Kabul; NATO pulls workers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A gunman killed two American military advisers with shots to the back of the head Saturday inside a heavily guarded ministry building, and NATO ordered mi..
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Naked man steals fire truck, kills pedestrian in SC

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PORT ROYAL, S.C. (AP) - Authorities say a man who was naked stole a fire truck at an apartment complex in South Carolina and sped away, killing a pedestrian who was walking on a si..
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Syrian forces pound opposition

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces pounded resistance strongholds Saturday, opposition activists said, raising questions about what immediate effect a plan by world powers to end the violence will have in the hardest hit areas.
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Oil surges after Iran uranium warning

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Oil prices surged on Friday as the UN's nuclear watchdog said Iran had significantly increased its production of higher-grade uranium over the past six months and had failed to dispel concerns that it was pursuing atomic weapons.
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Thousands go crazy for new shoes

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

Sneaker fanatics who lined up outside stores overnight got their first crack Friday at a new outer-space themed Nike basketball shoe, getting so unruly in some cities that police w..
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Troops in Afghanistan on high alert

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Violence in Afghanistan today includes deadly gunfire inside the Interior Ministry. Officials say two NATO service members died. Westerners serve as ..
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