Macy's NYC parade getting into monkey business

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - There'll be some monkeying around at this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.    A huge helium balloon of Paul Frank's famed Julius the monkey is ..
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Octomom's fertility doctor wants to treat patients

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - An effort by "Octomom" Nadya Suleman's fertility doctor to reinstate his medical license has been delayed.    Dr. Michael Kamrava's hearing planne..
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ICC backs down on Saif Gadhafi trial demand

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Libya could try Saif al-Islam itself rather than handing him over to International Criminal Court if Libya can prove it has a functioning justice system, ICC prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo said Wednesday.
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Report: Yemen president to ink deal with Saudis

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh arrived in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Wednesday to attend the signing of a Gulf Cooperation Council proposal aimed at ending the country's months-long political crisis, Yemen's state-run news agency SABA reported.
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Afghan rape victim sentence reduced

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Afghan prosecutors announced Wednesday that a young rape victim, jailed for adultery after reporting the crime and pushed into marrying her attacker, would have her sentence reduced from twelve to three years. The prosecutor said she would, for now, remain in jail -- with her child -- for not reporting her attack fast enough.
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NJ man acquitted of murdering 5 teenagers in '78

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey man has been acquitted of killing five teenagers who went missing in 1978 in what was one of the state's longest-running cold cases.   &n..
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Obama pardons pair of gobblers for Thanksgiving

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has pardoned two plump turkeys in an annual holiday rite.    The official national Thanksgiving turkey is a 19-week-old, 45-..
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FBI arrests 7 in Amish haircut attacks in Ohio

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BERGHOLZ, Ohio (AP) - Federal authorities have arrested seven men in Ohio on federal hate crime charges in hair-cutting attacks against the Amish.    Authorities arr..
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Occupy protests: Shop mom-and-pop on Black Friday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Occupy protesters want shoppers to occupy something besides door-buster sales and the crowded aisles of big-box stores on Black Friday.    Some..
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Sticky goo on Pa. turnpike disables over 100 cars

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PITTSBURGH (AP) - A leaking tanker truck dropped a sticky substance over a nearly 40-mile stretch of the Pennsylvania Turnpike, disabling more than 100 cars that had their tires co..
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Students no longer need to give professor snacks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A California university professor can no longer demand snacks from students taking his psychology classes.    Sacramento State professor Ge..
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Clooney, Ronaldo called in Berlusconi trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Actor George Clooney and soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo could be called as witnesses in the trial of former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi on charges of sex with an underage prostitute, the court announced Wednesday.
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Taliban claims it attacked Pakistan police station

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for an early Wednesday morning attack on a police station that killed two officers and injured seven others, a spokesman for the militant group told CNN.
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Libya Transitional Cabinet named

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Libya's acting prime minister on Tuesday announced a new cabinet approved by the National Transitional Council as the North African nation continues to reshape itself following the end of Moammar Gadhafi's 42-year rule.
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Analysts: Egypt unrest will get worse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The showdown between Egyptian street demonstrators and the military-led government will likely escalate in the countdown to next week's parliamentary elections despite the military council's pledge Tuesday to speed up the transition to civilian rule, analysts said.
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Pakistan's new U.S envoy is named

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A day after Pakistan's ambassador to the United States stepped down, Islamabad named Sherry Rehman as the new U.S. envoy.
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Pepper spraying Calif. officer previously honored

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) - The riot-clad police officer who pepper sprayed a row of peaceful Occupy Wall Street protesters at a California university last week is a retired U.S. Marines ..
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New flu strain detected in Iowa

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - State health officials say a new flu strain has been found during routine surveillance in Iowa and that the three people who became ill with the virus have ..
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Bad economy means another scaled-back Thanksgiving

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Some are holding potluck dinners instead of springing for the entire feast. Others are staying home rather than flying. And a few are skipping the turkey altogether.   &n..
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Turkish PM tells al-Assad to step down or risk death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a stern warning to Syria's president Tuesday, saying that he risks facing the same fate as Libya's slain Moammar Gadhafi if he does not step down.
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