U.S. weighs decision on Yemen leader

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Embattled Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh will be allowed to come to the United States for medical treatment in New York, a senior Obama administration official said Tuesday.
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Rights group: Syria hid detainees

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syrian authorities moved perhaps hundreds of detainees to military sites to hide them from Arab League monitors assessing whether the government is upholding a commitment to end its crackdown, Human Rights Watch said.
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Deal reached to avert NYC hospital nurse strike

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Negotiators for 1,300 nurses at a private New York City hospital have reached a tentative deal on a four-year contract that would avert a threatened strike. &n..
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Found stranded in Europe, turtle released off Fla.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - Marine experts have released an endangered turtle into the Gulf of Mexico three years after the creature became stranded in Europe.    About 30..
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Idaho teen loses cancer fight after delivering son

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) - Jenni Lake gave birth to a baby boy the month before her 18th birthday, though she was not destined to become just another teenage mother.    ..
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Israeli girl's plight highlights Jewish extremism

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BEIT SHEMESH, Israel (AP) - A shy 8-year-old schoolgirl has unwittingly found herself on the front line of Israel's latest religious war.    Naama Margolese is a pon..
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Lower Indian house passes anti-graft bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW DELHI (AP) - The powerful lower house of India's Parliament passed a contentious anti-corruption bill Tuesday after hours of fierce debate even as a protest leader began a thre..
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Activist's death leads void in Dominican Republic

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) - Sonia Perez was the undisputed champion of people of Haitian descent living in the Dominican Republic, fighting deep discrimination and hel..
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US extradites war crimes suspect to Bosnia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) - The United States has extradited a Muslim Bosnian woman accused of killing Bosnian Croat civilians during the 1990s conflict in the region, Bosn..
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Sources: Israeli airstrike kills 1 in Gaza

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Israeli airstrike in Gaza Tuesday killed one Islamic Jihad militant and injured three others, sources said.
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Trial of alleged spy starts in Iran

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A man accused of being an American spy in Iran told a judge Tuesday that his mission was to deliver information to Iranian intelligence circles, the semi-official Fars news agency reported.
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Police: Babysitter beat, dismembered Indiana girl

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) - A babysitter and trusted neighbor has confessed that he bludgeoned a 9-year-old Indiana girl to death with a brick then dismembered her, hiding her head, ha..
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Lamb born on Christmas Eve at Ohio nativity scene

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CINCINNATI (AP) - A lamb has been born unto a Cincinnati nativity display.    The Krohn Conservatory says that a night watchman oversaw the Christmas Eve delivery fo..
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Back to the future in Somoa dateline shift

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

When the Vatican switched from the Julian to the Gregorian calendar in the 16th century, legend has it that riots broke out over the "lost 11 days" the shift caused.
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Italian tanker hijacked off Oman

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Italian tanker with 17 people on board was hijacked off the coast of Oman, officials said Tuesday.
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Al Qaeda: We caused Iraq carnage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Al Qaeda in Iraq claimed responsibility Tuesday for a string of attacks that killed almost 70 people and wounded more than 200.
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Tainted milk product scare causes outrage in China

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Criticism of lax food safety standards at Chinese companies abounded on microblogging cites in China on Tuesday following the latest scare involving dairy products in the country.
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Swedish journalists await Ethiopia sentence

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two Swedish journalists who were found guilty in Ethiopia of supporting terrorism were expected to be sentenced Tuesday.
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More rain forecast amid Philippines deaths

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from the tropical storm that lashed the southern Philippines just over a week ago has risen further, the government said Monday, as hundreds of thousands of people continue to receive assistance from evacuation centers in the stricken region.
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India and Pakistan hold arms talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Representatives of India and Pakistan on Tuesday will hold the second day of two-day talks on conventional and nuclear weapons, Indian officials said.
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