American Airlines jet makes safe emergency landing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - An American Airlines flight has made a safe emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport after the crew reported the smell of smoke aboard the aircraft..
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Festive Thanksgiving Day Parade heads through NYC

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A festive mood prevails as the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade makes its way through the crowded streets of Manhattan.    The parade stepped of..
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Portugal: Strike over austerity measures

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

All international flights to and from Portugal were canceled Thursday as a general strike over austerity measures caused chaos for the country's transport network.
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Demonstrators, security forces clash in Bahrain

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Clashes broke out between demonstrators and security forces in a village in northern Bahrain Thursday.
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Protests rage in Egypt

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Protesters and police clashed near Tahrir Square in Cairo, the fifth day of violence. \"The people demand the downfall of the council of shame,\" some chanted, referring to military-led government.
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Detained American students meet with U.S. diplomat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An American diplomat visited Wednesday with three American study-abroad students detained in Egypt, several hours after authorities questioned them again, according to a spokeswoman for American University in Cairo.
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Magnitude-5.9 quake hits near Japan nuclear site

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TOKYO (AP) - A strong earthquake struck Thursday morning near the Japan nuclear power plant hit by a powerful tsunami earlier this year. There were no immediate reports of damage o..
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International criticism of Egypt's rulers mounts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAIRO (AP) - Criticism of Egypt's military rulers is mounting as clashes between police and protesters continue for a fifth day.    A rights group says at least 38 p..
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Brazil suspends Chevron's drilling permission

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAO PAULO (AP) - Brazilian regulators have temporarily banned Chevron from drilling for oil in the nation.    The National Petroleum Agency's decision comes after a ..
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Cranberry in a can sacred on many holiday menus

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - If it's time for Thanksgiving dinner, it's time for an annual family debate: Should the cranberry sauce be homemade, or come from a can?    Many Ameri..
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GOP's Romney defends ad's use of Obama 2008 line

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is defending a TV ad that quotes President Barack Obama out of context, signaling he's ready for bare-knuckled..
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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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