Flooding strands thousands in eastern Australia

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Heavy rains left thousands stranded in eastern Australia on Saturday as authorities warned of more flooding and urged several communities to flee to higher ground.
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More die as Egypt protests escalate

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nine people died over two days in clashes between Egyptian police and protesters amid reports of inadequate security at a soccer match that devolved into a riot in which 79 fans were killed, officials said Friday.
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Hackers release private FBI call about hackers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The loose organization of hackers known as Anonymous released a recording Friday of a telephone call between the FBI and Scotland Yard that it claims to have recorded surreptitiously.
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Men sentenced to 18 years for slaying S. African lesbian

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Gay rights advocates in South Africa hailed a judge's sentencing of four men to 18 years each in prison for brutally slaying a 19-year-old lesbian.
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AL, GA and FL team up to promote 'Move Over' laws

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Concerned with the safety of law enforcement officers who have pulled over to the side of the road, Alabama, Florida and Georgia are teaming up to promote s..
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Kidnappers free 2 Americans, Egyptian guide

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) - Bedouin tribesmen abducted two female American tourists and their Egyptian guide at gunpoint Friday but released them several hours later after negotiations ..
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Suspicious woman leads police to fugitive

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire man wanted by police on child sex assault charges is in custody after a woman in Florida used an Internet search engine to check up on him.&..
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Iran's leader warns U.S. on war

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The supreme leader of Iran issued a blunt warning Friday that war would be detrimental to the United States.
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Komen to fund Planned Parenthood once again

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

The Susan G. Komen Foundation's funding for Planned Parenthood is back on. The foundation just released a statement announcing the reversal of its plans to cut funding to Planned P..
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Protests shrouded in secrecy

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As U.N. officials debate measures against the violence in Syria, individuals there are living it. Many protest in nightly rituals -- small, exhilarating stands for freedom.
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Officials: 2 kidnapped Americans released in Egypt

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two American tourists have been kidnapped in the southern part of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, a security official said Friday.
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Sudan bombs US-funded Bible school, US condemns

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Sudan's military bombed a Bible school built by a U.S. Christian aid group, prompting students and teachers at the school to run for their lives in the Nuba M..
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Gunmen kidnap 2 Americans and an Egyptian in Sinai

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) - Bedouin gunmen intercepted a tourist minivan and snatched two female American tourists and their Egyptian guide at gunpoint Friday near St. Catherine's Monas..
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More leaks found at crippled Japan nuclear plant

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TOKYO (AP) - Leaks of radioactive water have become more frequent at Japan's crippled nuclear power plant less than two months after it was declared basically stable.   &..
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Markets rally after forecast-busting US jobs data

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - Stocks spiked sharply higher on Friday after forecast-busting U.S. jobs figures reinforced hopes that the recovery in the world's largest economy is gathering pace at..
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Michael Foods widens egg recall

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MINNETONKA, Minn. (AP) - A Minnesota food company is widening its recall of hard-cooked eggs because of a potential for listeria contamination.    Michael Foods, of ..
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More jobs added in January

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

WASHINGTON (AP) - The unemployment rate fell for the fifth straight month after a surge of January hiring, a promising shift in the nation's outlook for job growth. The Labor ..
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Four bodies found after ferry sinking

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Some 246 survivors have been rescued in the aftermath the sinking of a passenger ferry off the east coast of Papua New Guinea, authorities said Friday.
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More than 100 missing in ferry sinking

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Some 246 survivors have been rescued in the aftermath the sinking of a passenger ferry off the east coast of Papua New Guinea, authorities said Friday.
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Aborigines' complex role in Australia

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Images beamed around the world last week of unruly and provocative protests by indigenous Australians projected a portrait of an angry and disenfranchised group.
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