Merkel: Greece remains on knife-edge

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is expected Wednesday to give a stark warning to economic policymakers that Greece may yet face meltdown amid a crisis that has brought the European single currency to the brink of collapse.
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SEALs parachute, rescue aid workers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. special forces swooped into Somalia in a pair of helicopters under the cover of darkness Wednesday to rescue two kidnapped aid workers -- an American and a Dane -- in a daring raid that also killed several gunmen , an American official said Wednesday.
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Red Crescent official gunned down in Syria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Security forces and pro-government militias in Syria assaulted neighborhoods overnight in the flashpoint city of Hama, an opposition activist group reported Wednesday.
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Family: Syria releases American student

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Ohio-born student missing for three weeks after being detained by Syrian authorities has been released, his family announced Wednesday.
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Senate Democrats promise to push Obama tax agenda

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's Democratic allies in the Senate promised Wednesday to press ahead this year with legislation drawn from his plans to require millionaires..
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Turkish film highlights gay honor killing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Shortly after telling his parents he was gay, Ahmet Yildiz was gunned down inside his car by his father in Istanbul. It was Turkey's first officially recogniz..
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Palestinian leader: Talks with Israel over

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) - A low-level dialogue between Israelis and Palestinians about a future border has ended without any breakthrough, the Palestinian president said Wednesday..
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US military raid in Somalia frees American, Dane

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - U.S. Navy SEALs parachuted into Somalia under cover of darkness early Wednesday and crept up to an outdoor camp where an American woman and Danish man wer..
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Obama to protect US goods globally

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) - President Barack Obama adopted a new strategy Wednesday declaring for the first time that the United States has a national security interest in protecting..
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Iraq al-Qaida says US withdrew to save money

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BAGHDAD (AP) - The U.S. pulled its troops out of Iraq because its economy is collapsing and it needed to save money, an al-Qaida front group said in a messaged posted on its websit..
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Ex-BP employee files whistleblower suit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A former BP employee who claims he was fired for airing concerns the company wasn't following federal rules for cleaning Mississippi's shoreline after the Gulf o..
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5 voices: Egypt's 'unfinished revolution'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Protests started in Egypt a year ago, but the country still has a long way to go. CNN\'s Ben Wedeman spoke to prominent Egyptians about the \"unfinished revolution.\"
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Iraqi outrage over U.S. Marine's plea deal in Haditha killings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iraqis reacted with outrage Wednesday to news of a plea deal for a U.S. Marine squad leader charged in connection with the deaths of 24 people, in which he received a rank reduction and pay cut but avoided jail time.
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Cruise ship captain admits 'mistake' in deposition

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In his answers to prosecutors, defense attorneys and a judge, the captain of the ill-fated cruise ship Costa Concordia admitted he made a "mistake" in colliding with rocks off the Italian island of Giglio.
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In Romney's tax returns, details on Mormon tithe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Mitt Romney's newly released tax returns provide more than an accounting of the Republican presidential candidate's remarkable personal wealth. The documents also give a rare glimp..
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Judges weigh HIV-infected man's fight to get job

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - A panel of federal judges appeared skeptical Wednesday of the Atlanta police department's decision to reject a job application from an HIV-infected man.   ..
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Giffords resigns from Congress

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Representative Gabrielle Giffords has resigned from Congress today. Giffords handed her letter of resignation to Speaker of the House John Boehner in front of Congress and on live ..
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Millions of spiders make cape

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A golden cape woven from the silk of 1.2 million Golden Orb spiders has gone on display at London's Victoria and Albert Museum.
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Hostages rescued overnight from Somalia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is praising Special Operations Forces who rescued two hostages, including an American aid worker, from pirates in Somalia early Wednesday.&..
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Thousands in Cairo on revolution anniversary

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thousands of people gathered under rainy skies in Cairo's Tahrir Square early Wednesday, exactly one year after the start of the revolution that ousted longtime Egyptian ruler Hosni Mubarak but, many say, accomplished little else.
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