Television networks bring something new to Iowa

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — New people are a big part of Iowa caucus coverage by television news networks. Fox News Channel, CNN and MSNBC devoted all of their prime time minutes to the ..
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A look at key moments in the Iowa caucuses

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some remarkable moments in Tuesday's Iowa caucuses: __ From the front-runners: — "Game on," said former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum in opening rem..
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France says Syrian regime committing massacres

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BEIRUT (AP) - French President Nicolas Sarkozy accused Syrian leader Bashar Assad of "barbarous repression" Tuesday and demanded that he step down, saying the regime is massacring ..
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Taliban to open Qatar office for peace talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The Taliban announced Tuesday that they will open an office in the Persian Gulf nation of Qatar to hold talks with the United States, an unprecedented ste..
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Libya plans vote on assembly to draft constitution

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - Libya's interim government has proposed a draft law for electing an assembly to draft a new constitution - a first step to setting up a new government after t..
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Canadian man uses iPad to enter US

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TORONTO (AP) - A Canadian man who realized he forgot his passport as he approached the U.S. border found a new way to gain entry - his iPad.    Martin Reisch said Tu..
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Va appeals court sides with sperm-donor father

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A state appeals court has sided with a Virginia Beach man who donated sperm to his longtime girlfriend, overturning a ruling that he lacked any parental rights..
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Pipeline attacked as Syria violence rages

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syrian officials and opposition activists blamed each other for an attack on a gas pipeline near the restive city of Homs Tuesday.
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France's Hollande attacks rival Sarkozy over economy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

French presidential candidate Francois Hollande opened the new year with a shot across the bow of rival President Nicolas Sarkozy Tuesday. In an open letter published in French newspaper Liberation, Hollande accuses Sarkozy -- who is seeking re-election this spring -- of failing to do enough to help his people during his term in office. "The French suffer. They suffer in their daily lives. Unemployment is at its highest because growth is at its lowest," writes Hollande, who is widely regarded as Sarkozy's chief rival.
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Looking for love for Patrick the gorilla in Dallas

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DALLAS (AP) - After a lonely bachelor existence, a long-term relationship may finally be in Patrick's future.    But first he has to learn some manners.   ..
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I-80 tally: 45 vehicles, 17 with lesser injuries

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

REYNOLDSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - A county emergency official says 45 vehicles were caught up in a pileup that closed Interstate 80 for about eight hours in western Pennsylvania, and that ..
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Obama readying for re-election bid after vacation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will waste little time getting back in front of voters following a 10-day Hawaiian vacation spent largely out of the spotlight.  ..
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George W. Bush barely mentioned in GOP campaign

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PERRY, Iowa (AP) - A funny thing happened recently in the presidential campaign in Iowa: The last Republican president's name actually surfaced.    "We've had, in th..
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Salma Hayek knighted in France

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Actress Salma Hayek has been named a knight of the Legion of Honour in France, according to an official government publication.
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Egyptians to vote, again

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Egypt opens the third round of voting for the lower house of Parliament on Tuesday after Islamist parties performed strongly in the previous rounds last month.
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Ex-Tunisia leader faces trial over killings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tunisian ex-President Zine el Abidine Ben Ali, who was ousted in the first uprising of last year's Arab Spring, faces a military tribunal Tuesday for his alleged role in the death of protesters in January 2011.
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Top U.S. diplomat in China to discuss North Korea

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A top U.S. diplomat will arrive in Beijing on Tuesday at the start of a tour around Northeast Asia, which is still adapting to the change of leadership in North Korea following the death of Kim Jong Il last month.
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Ex-Iranian leader's daughter gets prison

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Faezeh Hashemi, the daughter of former Iranian president, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, was sentenced to six months in prison for making anti-government statements, semi-official Mehr News Agency reported Tuesday.
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Amid violence, Iraqi lawmakers gather

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The crisis-plagued Iraqi Parliament reconvenes Tuesday just over a week after a key Shiite bloc criticized the government and called for early elections.
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Taliban, allies form council to coordinate efforts against NATO

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistani Taliban factions and their allies have set up a council of elders in hopes of coordinating efforts against NATO troops in Afghanistan, a spokesman said Monday.
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