In family horror, some Canadians see culture clash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TORONTO (AP) - On a summer morning in 2009, in canal locks east of Toronto, police made a grisly discovery: In a submerged Nissan car were the bodies of three teenage sisters and a..
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Santa shows up in many forms around the globe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Apparently, people aren't the only ones donning Santa duds. Elephants dressed as Santa spread Christmas cheer to children in a town in Thailand. Although this is an annual event at..
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Crowds mass in Cairo's Tahrir Square in protest of army

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thousands gathered in the Egyptian capital on Friday in a mass demonstration against the country's armed forces and its heavy-handed treatment of protesters, which has since drawn international condemnation.
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George Michael thanks hospital for saving life

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - George Michael appeared outside his North London home Friday and acknowledged that he had nearly died during his monthlong battle with pneumonia.    "I..
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Fuel pipeline explodes in Colombia, killing 11

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - A fuel pipeline exploded in Colombia on Friday, killing at least 11 people, injuring more than 70 others, and destroying homes.    The explos..
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3 contract hepatitis C from infected donor

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says three people have contracted hepatitis C from an infected organ donor in Kentucky.    ..
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More than 1,000 missing in Philippines after storm

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

More than 1,000 people are missing in the aftermath of a tropical storm that wreaked havoc across the southern Philippines last weekend, the country's government said Friday, as it grappled with the mounting humanitarian crisis in the region.
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Biden: Romney content with limited success stories

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden says GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney favors economic policies that would help some succeed but leave most Americans behind. &..
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Vet hospital turns cat hair into Christmas cheer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) - An East Tennessee veterinary hospital was able to help local families have a merry Christmas by collecting bags of cat hair.    Strange as..
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Prime minister's 'conspiracy' comments jolt Pakistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistan was abuzz Friday with political rumor and intrigue about the possibility of a looming clash between elected leaders and the military after Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said he believed plots were under way to topple the government.
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Watchful sides on Korean DMZ

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A North Korean soldier lifts his binoculars, watching us watching him.
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N. Korea welcomes South's delegations

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

North Korea will admit delegations from the South that wish to visit Pyongyang to express their condolences following the death of the leader Kim Jong Il, according to a statement posted on a government website run by the North.
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23 dead in Tanzania flooding

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Heavy rains and flooding have killed at least 23 people in Tanzania and displaced more than 4,000 others, state-run media reported.
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India's ruling party woos Muslim voters with quota

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

India approved quotas for minority groups Thursday in a move that was widely seen as the ruling party's attempt to woo Muslim voters in a key state.
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World prepares to bid Havel farewell

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Vaclav Havel, the shy but iron-willed Czech writer endowed with a playful sense of humor and a powerful moral compass, is to be buried Friday, with world leaders and ordinary people gathering at Prague Castle to say final farewells.
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Wave of attacks kills dozens in Iraq

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A wave of explosions across Baghdad killed dozens of people Thursday and spread fears that Iraq's government could collapse in the wake of the U.S. military's departure.
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Attacks show Iraq's sectarian split

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nature abhors a vacuum but terrorism relishes one. And Iraq appears to be offering new space for al Qaeda and other militant groups, as political rivalries and sectarian animosities deepen.
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French parliament passes Armenian genocide bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

France's parliament passed a controversial Armenian genocide draft law Thursday, making it a crime to publicly deny the mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks last century, a National Assembly press officer said.
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Wave of bombings across Iraqi capital kills 69

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BAGHDAD (AP) - A wave of 16 bombings ripped across Baghdad Thursday, killing at least 69 people in the worst violence in Iraq for months. The apparently coordinated attacks struck ..
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Court blocks Fla. inmates from having pen pal ads

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - The federal appeals court in Atlanta has upheld a Florida rule that blocks inmates from using online pen-pal sites. A three-judge panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Cour..
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