NATO chopper crashes in Afghanistan: local official

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A NATO helicopter crashed Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, but there was no immediate information on casualties, local police said.
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Police, protesters clash as Senegal vote nears

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Senegalese police clashed Friday night with protesters, firing tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse them from downtown Dakar, where protests have been banned. The unrest was part of the opposition against the candidacy of President Abdoulaye Wade ahead of February 26 elections.
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Terror suspect arrested near Capitol in FBI sting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Police say a 29-year-old Moroccan man planning to detonate what he thought were explosives has been arrested in an FBI sting operation near the U.S. Capitol. ..
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Libya 1 year later: 'No guns' signs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In Tripoli, "no guns" signs outnumber ones that say, "no smoking."
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Red Sox' Wakefield retires after 19 years

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - Tim Wakefield is retiring after pitching the last 17 seasons for the Boston Red Sox.    The 45-year-old knuckleballer planned to make the ann..
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Congress sends payroll tax cut bill to Obama

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress has passed legislation renewing a payroll tax cut for 160 million workers and jobless benefits for millions more, backing the main items on President Bar..
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Murdoch to meet journalists after arrests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Media magnate Rupert Murdoch arrived at his News International subsidiary in London on Friday, where he will meet journalists as he attempts to take charge of the crisis surrounding the embattled Sun newspaper.
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German president resigns amid scandal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Germany's President Christian Wulff announced his resignation Friday, following a series of scandals that prompted calls for him to stand down.
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In one Syrian town, cries of defiance

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A solemn religious rite quickly turns into a furious rally denouncing Syria\'s president, Bashar al-Assad. CNN\'s Ivan Watson reports.
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Thai police seek 5th suspect after bombings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thai police want to arrest another Iranian allegedly behind the bombs in Bangkok, a fifth member of a group they say intended to strike Israeli diplomats.
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J&J consumer health segment recalls infant Tylenol

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Johnson & Johnson is recalling all infant Tylenol on the U.S. market because some parents have had problems with newly designed bottles - just introduced t..
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Baby gorilla arrives at Pittsburgh zoo

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Pittsburgh Zoo has a new baby gorilla in its midst.    Zoo officials say 15-year-old Moka gave birth last week after a year-and-a-half courtshi..
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Police search for 2 more suspects in botched terror plot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

BANGKOK (AP) - Thai police say they are searching for two more suspects in a botched terror plot against Israeli diplomats that has been blamed on Iran. Bangkok's police commi..
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NASA Celebrates 50 Years in Orbit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Bibey

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - The first American to orbit Earth will celebrate the 50th anniversary of his space flight today at NASA events in Cape Canaveral. John Glenn's first journey ..
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Australian man takes on Twitter over 'hate blog'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Australian man is taking legal against social media giant Twitter after being erroneously accused in a tweet of writing a so-called hate blog.
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1 dead, 1 hurt in Calif. federal building shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) - A federal immigration agent shot and wounded a colleague at their office, before the gunman was killed by a third agent, the FBI says. Several shots ..
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Chinese VP wraps up American visit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Xi Jinping, China's presumptive leader, is due to wrap up his five-day visit to the United States on Friday, meeting with U.S. governors and maybe even squeezing in a basketball game.
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Nigerian underwear bomber gets life in prison

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DETROIT (AP) - Calling it a "just punishment," a federal judge ordered life in prison Thursday for a Nigerian man who turned away from a privileged life and tried to blow up an int..
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DC group calls for closure of Heart Attack Grill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A Washington, D.C.-based anti-meat advocacy group is asking the owner of a Las Vegas restaurant that prides itself on unhealthy meals to shut down after a customer..
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NJ Assembly passes gay marriage bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - The New Jersey Assembly has passed a bill legalizing same-sex marriages, setting the stage for an expected veto by Gov. Chris Christie.    The 4..
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