Scuffles in China over sale of iPhone 4S

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Apple halted sale of its iPhone 4S in Beijing and Shanghai on Friday after scuffles broke out over a delayed launch of the device, sending a shopper hurling eggs at one of its stores in the capital.
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Iran: U.S., Israel behind deaths

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iran's top cleric has blamed the CIA and Mossad, Israel's intelligence agency, for killing an Iranian nuclear scientist, Iran's state broadcaster said.
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Thailand arrests suspect amid terror warning

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Investigators in Thailand have arrested a Lebanese terror suspect who tried to attack spots in Bangkok that are popular with Western tourists, the Thai government said Friday.
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Duchess of York faces suit over film

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Duchess of York faces charges in Turkey for going undercover and secretly filming children at a state-run home for a documentary, according to the semiofficial Anatolian news agency.
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Peru court sentences Van der Sloot to 28 years

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LIMA, Peru (AP) - A Peruvian court has sentenced Joran van der Sloot to 28 years in prison for murder of a young woman he met at a Lima casino.    Friday's decision ..
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Nigerian union to suspend fuel protests

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nigeria's national strike entered its fifth day Friday as union officials called for a weekend suspension to allow protesters to go home and stock up on food and water.
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Gay honor killing inspires movie

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In colloquial Turkish, the word zenne means male belly dancer. It is also the title of a new film that explores sexual identity while also highlighting a deadly case of homophobia in modern-day Turkey.
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Taiwan's election: Why it matters

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As many as 200,000 people -- most of them mainland China-based Taiwanese - are expected to return to Taiwan this weekend for an election viewed as critical to the future of an economy that has boomed thanks to warmer ties with Beijing.
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Van der Sloot sentenced to 28 years for Peru murder

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Peruvian judges are set to sentence Joran van der Sloot on Friday, two days after he pleaded guilty on all charges related to the killing of a 21-year-old woman.
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Ahmadinejad to end Latin American tour in Ecuador

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived in Ecuador Thursday, the final stop of his five-day Latin American tour.
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Myanmar signs cease-fire with rebels

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Myanmar government signed a cease-fire deal with a rebel group Thursday, the same day Aung San Suu Kyi's party said it will join the upcoming elections.
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Nigerians protest fuel prices, call for accountability

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Protests that started over a scrapped fuel subsidy expanded into a demand for government accountability as throngs of Nigerians of all classes took to the streets again Thursday in a rare form of solidarity.
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ICRC suspends Somalia aid distribution

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Distribution of food, seed and medical relief intended for drought victims in Somalia has been suspended, the International Committee of the Red Cross announced.
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Fat cat rings in the new year with a diet

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

One fat cat is ringing in the new year...with a diet. Walter the cat tips the scale at a whopping 28 pounds! He's currently up for adoption from the Oregon Humane Society. Accordin..
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Holloway declared legally dead

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

An Alabama judge signed an order Thursday declaring Natalee Holloway legally dead, attorneys for her family said. Holloway was 18 when she was last seen in the early hours of May 3..
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Marines make ID in urination video

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Marine Corps distanced itself Thursday from a video purporting to show members of one of its sniper teams urinating on dead bodies in Afghanistan, even as military officials said they could not immediately verify its origin or authenticity.
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Haiti reeling two years after quake

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fabiola Leocal's story ought to be uncommon, but in post-earthquake Haiti, it's not. Two years after the disaster, about half a million Haitians are still in camps.
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Bomb kills Afghan official, 2 sons

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A terrorist attack in Afghanistan Thursday killed five people, including a government official and his two sons, officials said.
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Japan planning to test radiation in breast milk

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Some new mothers in Japan may soon be adding radiation testing of their breast milk to their list of health checkups.
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Syria opposition denies killing French journalist

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A French journalist was killed in Syria when a mortar shell struck the pro-government rally he was attending.
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