5 tourists killed in Ethiopia: report

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - Five foreign tourists were killed by unknown armed rebels in Ethiopia's restive Afar region in the country's north, Ethiopian state television reported..
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Turkey reacts to Rick Perry's terrorist accusation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry drew Turkey's ire on Tuesday after suggesting the country is ruled by Islamic terrorists and questioning its..
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Fliers panic over false crash alarm

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

British Airways is apologizing to passengers on board a trans-Atlantic flight after a recorded message announcing the plane was about to make an emergency landing was mistakenly played over the intercom.
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Romney says he pays about 15 percent in income tax

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) - Mitt Romney says he will release his tax returns in April and they will show he pays close to 15 percent of his income in taxes.    The multimi..
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Is Mexico City safe from drug war?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Once dogged by a crime-ridden reputation, Mexico City has become a refuge. But in a drug war that has claimed more than 47,000 lives, are there any sanctuaries?
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Obama to visit Disney World

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - President Obama will announce a strategy for promoting tourism during a visit to Walt Disney World in Orlando later this week.    White House of..
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Romanian health minister reappointed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Romania's deputy health minister, whose resignation last week triggered ongoing protests across the nation, was reappointed to his post on Tuesday after meeting with the prime minister.
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Muslim Brotherhood picks Egypt's new parliament speaker

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Egypt's top political parties have agreed to nominate a member of the Muslim Brotherhood as the nation's next parliament speaker, the first time in decades that an Islamist would hold that post.
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Obesity epidemic shows no hint of reversing course

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - America's obesity epidemic is proving to be as stubborn as those maddening love handles, and it shows no sign of reversing course.    That's according..
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Mexico's youth caught in crime

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 30,000 children in Mexico are involved in some sort of organized crime, according to a nationwide alliance of civic and social organizations.
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FACT CHECK: Distortions in GOP debate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Mitt Romney ignored the most significant expansion of trade ties in nearly two decades when he accused the Obama administration Monday night of doing nothing to o..
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Pascagoula hospital has new pet therapy program

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - A south Mississippi hospital has launched a program that provides animal-assisted therapy.    The Mississippi Press reports that (http://bit..
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Paula Deen teams with Novo Nordisk on diabetes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Celebrity chef and Food Network star Paula Deen is teaming with drug maker Novo Nordisk to launch a program that aims to help people live with Type 2 diabetes and promote a Novo di..
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Egypt's Bedouin leaders threaten rebellion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Egypt's military-led government, struggling to manage the transition to democracy, has a rising adversary: rebellious Bedouin tribes.
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Deaths, detentions mount in Syria, activists say

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The latest bloodshed in the besieged Syrian city of Homs came outside a bakery on Monday, when secret security forces fired indiscriminately on people in line, an opposition activist group said.
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BMW of North America is recalling Mini vehicles

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ann Peay

PORTLAND, Ore. - BMW of North America is voluntarily recalling nearly 89,000 Mini vehicles because of a water pump malfunction that could cause a fire. The company says in a r..
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Mount Rainier park official: Snowshoer found alive

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ASHFORD, Wash. (AP) - A 66-year-old snowshoer missing on Mount Rainier since Saturday has been found alive.    Park spokeswoman Lee Taylor says Yong Chun Kim, of Tac..
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Luxury cruise turns into nightmare

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

On board the Costa Concordia, passengers were dining, drinking, attending a magic show. Then they heard an ominous scraping sound.
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A talk with Mitt Romney's relatives in Mexico

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In the rolling hills of northern Mexico, about 180 miles south of the U.S. border, lies a community that stands out for its religious roots. The houses in this community surrounded by peach and apple orchards look more like homes you would find in the American Southwest than in Mexico. On top of a hill stands a gleaming white Mormon temple, a rarity in this largely Catholic country.
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Pakistan's PM to face contempt charge

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistan's Supreme Court has ordered Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani to face a contempt of court hearing this week, officials said.
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