Missing U.S. case in Japan may be suicide

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The husband of an American woman, who has been missing for six weeks in Japan, said Thursday that she had threatened to kill herself the night she disappeared after the two argued.
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Pakistani actress: I posed topless, not nude

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Pakistani actress featured in a racy cover shot in the December edition of a men's magazine in India told CNN she posed topless but not completely naked.
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U.S. man sentenced for Thai king insult

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Thai criminal court has sentenced a Thai-born American to two and a half years in prison for insulting the monarchy.
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Group: More journalists jailed worldwide

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The number of journalists jailed around the world increased more than 20% in 2011, mainly because of government crackdowns in the Middle East and North Africa, a nonprofit organization said Thursday.
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West Bank mosque torched

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Palestinian mosque in the northern West Bank was torched early Wednesday morning in what police suspect is a nationalistic "price tag" attack.
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Experts say Mindy McCready will have trouble getting custody

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Mindy McCready walked out of an Arkansas courtroom after a closed-door custody hearing celebrating. She told reporters, "I'm a happy girl." The Arkansas judge pla..
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Sandusky jailed after he is unable to pay bail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Jerry Sandusky has been taken to a Pennsylvania county jail after being unable to post $250,000 bail in cash.    The former Penn State assi..
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Officials: Gadhafi son tried to secretly go to Mexico

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Saadi Gadhafi, a son of the deposed Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, secretly tried to travel to Mexico using false documents, Mexico's interior minister said Wednesday.
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Sandusky arrested on new sex abuse charges

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Ex-Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky has been arrested on new sex abuse charges brought by two new accusers    Authorities say Sandusky was a..
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Last full lunar eclipse for 3 years this weekend

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The last total lunar eclipse of the year is Saturday. And there won't be another one for three years.    Viewers in the western half of t..
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Blagojevich gets 14 years in prison for corruption

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - Rod Blagojevich is headed home to his family after a federal judge sentenced him to 14 years in prison for political corruption.    The disgraced form..
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Cuban exiles say flotilla not a provocation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A small coalition of Cuban exile groups says their plans to park off the coast of Havana and shoot fireworks over the water to highlight human rights violations on the..
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Pearl Harbor attack remembered at 70th anniversary

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) - About 120 survivors of the Dec. 7, 1941, bombing of Pearl Harbor have observed a moment of silence to commemorate the Japanese attack and the thousands ..
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Wind-related power outages persist in LA

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Utility crews are continuing to struggle to restore power to more than 2,000 customers a week after one of the strongest windstorms in years ripped across Southe..
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'M-A-S-H' star Harry Morgan dies at age 96

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Emmy-winning character actor Harry Morgan, whose portrayal Col. Potter on television's "M-A-S-H" highlighted a long show-business career, has died. He was 96.&nb..
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Airline responds after Baldwin kicked off flight

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - American Airlines is using social media to explain its actions after Alec Baldwin took to Twitter to complain that he was booted from a flight for playing a word..
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Calif. man charged in Fla. in UBS tax probe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A California man is facing federal tax charges in Florida in the latest indictment in a long-running investigation of tax evasion at Swiss bank UBS AG...
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Aussie facing 500 lashes in Saudi Arabia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Australia appealed for leniency after its citizen was sentenced Wednesday to 500 lashes and a year in prison by a Saudi Arabian court.
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Blagojevich sentencing for corruption resumes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - The sentencing hearing for Rod Blagojevich has started its second day.    Prosecutor Reid Schar is making his presentation. The impeached Illinois gov..
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Markets in retreat as euro plan optimism fades

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - Stocks gave up earlier gains Wednesday as hopes dissipated that a deal to save the euro would be agreed at a summit of European leaders at the end of the week, in the..
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