Nelson Mandela admitted to hospital in South Africa

Updated 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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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Republican presidential candidates on the issues

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Here's where the 2012 Republican presidential candidates stand on a selection of issues.    They are former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Texas Rep...
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Illegal immigrant discovered to have false identity

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- On Wednesday, after allegedly committing a lewd act at a beach access in Bonita, Miguel Angel Rivera-Flores was arrested by Lee County Sheriff’s deputies. R..
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Al Qaeda-linked group claim Iraq attacks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Islamic State of Iraq has claimed responsibility for Thursday's attacks in that country that killed dozens of people and wounded hundreds more.
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Haiti's prime minister quits after just a few months

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Haitian Prime Minister Garry Conille submitted his resignation Friday, President Michel Joseph Martelly announced.
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Inspectors: Iran boosting enrichment efforts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iran has failed to cooperate with efforts to verify that its nuclear program is purely peaceful, the director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency concluded Friday in a report posted online by a non-proliferation group.
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Ohio man given choice of Facebook apology or jail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CINCINNATI (AP) - A man who was threatened with jail time for posting comments about his estranged wife on his personal Facebook page unless he posted daily apologies for a month s..
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Johnson & Johnson CEO getting bigger bonus in 2012

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Johnson & Johnson says it is bumping up the bonus of retiring CEO Bill Weldon by 55 percent in 2012.    The New Brunswick, N.J., company says Wel..
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Yemen to swear in new president Saturday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Yemen will swear in its new president Saturday, cementing a power transfer deal reached in November to end months of protests and violence over outgoing leader Ali Abdullah Saleh's longtime rule.
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Gaza's Hamas PM voices support for Syria protests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAIRO (AP) - The Hamas prime minister of Gaza on Friday expressed support for Syrian protesters seeking to overthrow President Bashar Assad, the first time a senior Hamas leader ha..
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Red Cross holds talks with Syrians over wounded

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BEIRUT (AP) - Red Cross aid workers entered a besieged neighborhood in the Syrian city of Homs Friday and are negotiating with authorities and rebels to evacuate all wounded, inclu..
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EU to freeze assets of Syrian central bank

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) - The European Union will freeze the assets of Syria's central bank at its meeting on Monday, the French foreign minister said Friday, in the latest effort to p..
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Brewers' Ryan Braun cleared, at camp

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PHOENIX (AP) - Cleared to play, Ryan Braun spent his first moments at spring training addressing his Brewers teammates.    The NL MVP reported to camp Friday, one da..
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Stocks rise on Wall Street; Dow edges above 13,000

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - The Dow Jones industrial average pushed above 13,000 in midday trading Friday after a measure of consumer sentiment came in stronger than analysts had expected.&nbs..
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