'Synthetic' marijuana is problem for US military

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN DIEGO (AP) - U.S. troops are increasingly using an easy-to-get herbal mix called "Spice," which mimics a marijuana high, is hard to detect and can bring on hallucinations that ..
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GOP's Bachmann limps to Iowa caucus finish line

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) - Encountering small crowds and fresh viability questions, Republican Michele Bachmann slogged into the final weekend of Iowa caucus campaigning Friday lookin..
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Puerto Rico FBI agent drowns in attempted rescue

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - An FBI agent who tried to rescue a swimmer in distress has drowned at a beach in northeast Puerto Rico, authorities said Friday.    Dani..
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Muslim, Christians clash in southern Egypt

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAIRO (AP) - Around 200 Coptic Christians and Muslims clashed in a southern Egyptian province after a drawing depicting the Prophet Muhammad was posted on a local Christian student..
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North Korea names Kim Jong Un Supreme Commander

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - North Korea said Saturday that it has officially named Kim Jong Un as Supreme Commander, giving formal approval to his control of the country's 1.2 mi..
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Groups puzzled by Egyptian raids

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A day after Egyptian police raided the offices of 10 nongovernmental organizations across the country, the groups remained in the dark about what the authorities were looking for.
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Report: Russia nuclear sub fire extinguished

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A fire on a docked Russian nuclear submarine has been fully put out, Russia's Emergencies Minister Sergei Shoigu said Friday according to state media.
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Verizon reverses on $2 fee for one-time payments

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - After a customer backlash, Verizon Wireless is dropping a plan to start charging $2 for every payment subscribers make over the phone or online with their credit ca..
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Occupy protesters arrested at Paul, Democratic HQ

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Police arrested more than a dozen Occupy protesters Thursday in Iowa who are targeting Democrats and Republicans just days before the state's closely watche..
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Family: NY woman's generosity led to burning death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - The weeping, cash-strapped relatives of a woman torched in the elevator of her apartment building said Thursday that she was kindhearted and helped a homeless man a..
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Md. bill would make parents report missing kids

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The Maryland General Assembly will consider a bill that would require parents or guardians to promptly notify police about dead or missing children. &nbs..
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Romney says Paul doesn't represent mainstream

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is casting rival Ron Paul as a fringe candidate and says he's working hard to make sure the Texas congres..
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Cyclone pummels India's coast, kills 19

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 12 people were killed after a cyclone pummeled India's southeastern coastline Friday, bringing high winds and rain, officials said.
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Turkish leader: Regrets over Kurdish civilian airstrike deaths

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that he regrets the deaths of 35 civilians in an airstrike in a Kurdish area on the border with Iraq late Wednesday.
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China unveils ambitious plan for space exploration

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

China plans to put laboratories in space, collect samples from the moon and prepare to build space stations over the next five years, according to an ambitious plan released this week aimed at putting the country on the global map for space exploration.
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N. Korea: No engagement with South

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

North Korea said Friday that it remained steadfast in its refusal to engage with the current South Korean government, dismissing the prospect of a shift in relations with Seoul after a dynastic succession in Pyongyang.
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Storm-hit Philippines gets foreign aid

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Foreign aid to the Philippines in the wake of a deadly tropical storm has reached $12.6 million, the Philippine government announced Thursday.
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Egypt police raid rights groups

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Several rights groups, including three U.S.-based entities, were raided in Cairo and other locations on Thursday in what one source called a push by police to "show some muscle."
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Group: Syrian security forces fire on protesters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syrian security forces opened fire on protesters in a Damascus suburb Thursday as Arab League monitors arrived, an opposition activist group said.
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Official: Turkish airstrike on border kills 35

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Turkey's military launched an airstrike near the Iraqi border Thursday, an action that killed at least 31 Kurdish villagers, a local official said.
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