Deaths rise in Syria; U.N. Security Council holds talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thousands took to the streets in a Damascus suburb Friday for a funeral procession for a man they say was killed overnight as violence spawned by anti-government protests continues in Syria.
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Brazil search of collapsed buildings intensifies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Brazilian rescuers intensified their search for victims in the rubble of three collapsed buildings in Rio de Janeiro Friday, though they are yet to find any survivors.
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Boko Haram's campaign of violence

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Over the last month, Islamist extremist group Boko Haram has carried out multiple bombings and shootings across the north of Nigeria; hundreds of people have been killed. What\'s behind the attacks and why do some think they will only get bolder?
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Cruise disaster lawsuits face choppy seas in US

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - While the parent company of the owner of the stricken Costa Concordia is based in Miami, passengers who want to file a lawsuit in U.S. courts over the cruise ship disa..
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1 fugitive Dougherty sibling planned escape from jail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DENVER (AP) - One of three siblings who was part of a multistate crime spree and nationwide manhunt planned to escape from a Colorado jail with his sister, telling jailers that he ..
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Police: Car bomb targets funeral in Baghdad

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A suicide car bomber targeted a Shiite funeral procession in the Iraqi capital Friday, killing 31 people and wounding 60 others, two police officials said.
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Attorney: Breast implant company's founder charged

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The founder of a French company that makes breast implants linked to a health scare was charged Friday with involuntary injury, his attorney told a CNN television affiliate.
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Group: Guard led to aid workers' kidnapping in Somalia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A crooked Somali cop may have been the one who made the kidnapping of two foreign aid workers in October possible, the safety adviser for their employer told CNN.
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Rockets fired at Pakistani military school

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nine rockets were fired at the Pakistan Military Academy Kakul Friday about 500 meters from the infamous compound of Osama Bin Laden in Abbottabad, Syed Imtiaz, Hussain Shah a senior police official said.
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Aborigine protesters burn Australian flag

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A group of indigenous Australian protesters made headlines for a second day in a row Friday after they gathered outside the Australian Parliament and set fire to the country's flag.
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U.N. Security Council to hold Syria talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.N. Security Council will hold closed-door talks Friday afternoon on the situation in Syria, the British and French delegations reported on their respective Twitter feeds.
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Head of Papua New Guinea military freed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The head of the Papua New Guinea military has been freed from detention by rebel soldiers, the Australian government said Thursday, as an attempted mutiny appeared to unravel.
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Freed aid workers at U.S. base in Italy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Former hostages Jessica Buchanan and Poul Thisted arrived at a U.S. base in Sicily on Thursday, a day after being rescued during a U.S. military raid in Somalia.
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Death toll rises in Rio building collapse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Brazilian rescue workers dug through rubble in search of survivors Thursday morning, hours after three buildings collapsed in the historic center of Rio de Janeiro, Mayor Eduardo Paes told reporters.
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Romney failed to disclose income from Swiss bank

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Mitt and Ann Romney failed to list investment income from a Swiss bank account on financial disclosure forms filed last year. And other income is missing ..
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In campaign, Romney rarely notes Mexican heritage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLONIA JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) - Mitt Romney leaves out one tiny detail as he campaigns to win Florida's Hispanic vote: his Mexican heritage.    The Republican presiden..
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Bill Gates donates $750M to fight diseases

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will inject $750 million into the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates announced Thursday at the World Economic Forum.
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Mob threatens Australian prime minister

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Australian officials were escorted out of a Canberra restaurant Thursday after an angry mob of protesters surrounded the building during a luncheon ceremony, police said.
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Tough challenges in Libya in building new nation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Clashes between rival militias. Allegations of detainee torture. Assaults on the headquarters of the National Transitional Council, which governs Libya.
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Oral cancer virus affects 7 percent of Americans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - About 16 million Americans have oral HPV, a sexually transmitted virus more commonly linked with cervical cancer that also can cause mouth cancer, according to the f..
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