Obama, Iraqi prime minister meet

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

President Barack Obama will meet with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Monday as the United States prepares to withdraw virtually all of its troops from Iraq by December 31.
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Iranian president targeted by shoe thrower

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 45-year-old textile worker who has been out of work for a year threw his shoes Monday at Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to protest not having received unemployment benefits, an Iranian website reported.
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Teen freed in Philippines

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 14-year-old Filipino-American boy abducted in July by suspected Islamic militants in the Philippines is free, officials said.
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Italian markets nervous as unions strike over cuts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROME (AP) - Italian financial market jitters worsened on Monday, as workers angry about government austerity reforms went on strike and held nationwide rallies while investors turn..
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Canada pulls out of Kyoto Protocol

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TORONTO (AP) - Canada's environment minister said Monday his country is pulling out of the Kyoto Protocol on climate change.    Peter Kent said that Canada is invoki..
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UN rights chief says 5,000 dead in Syria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - More than 5,000 people have died in the nine-month-long Syrian uprising, U.N. human rights chief Navi Pillay said Monday.    Pillay, the U.N. H..
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Russian billionaire to run against Putin

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov -- the owner of the New Jersey Nets basketball team and one of the world's richest men -- said Monday that he will run for president of Russia next year.
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Lohan says she should have listened to advisers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Lindsay Lohan says she should have listened to her advisers, but her stubbornness led to many of her well-documented legal problems.    Lohan made..
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Justice, AT&T agree to put off anti-trust trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - AT&T Inc. and the Justice Department have agreed to put off their upcoming antitrust trial over the phone company's proposed acquisition of smaller rival T-Mo..
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NORAD prepares is track Santa on Christmas Eve

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.- The North American Aerospace Defense Command is ready to track Santa. “NORAD stands the watch protecting the skies of North America 365 days a..
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Love story tested by war, four times

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The pictures on the walls at the Dukellis home tell the story of the couple's time together -- and apart.
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ADHD drugs safe for adults' hearts, research finds

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - The biggest study of its kind says Ritalin and other drugs used to treat attention deficit disorder are safe for adults' hearts.    The results echo f..
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Backlash for Lowe's as ads pulled from Muslim show

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Lowe's Home Improvement has found itself facing a backlash after the retail giant pulled ads from a reality show about American Muslims.    The re..
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High court to look at state immigration laws

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has agreed to rule on Arizona's controversial law targeting illegal immigrants.    The justices said Monday they will review a fe..
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SF becomes first US city to top $10 minimum wage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - David Frias works two minimum-wage jobs to squeak by in one of the most expensive cities in America.    Come New Year's Day, he'll have a few mo..
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Occupy protesters seek to shut West Coast ports

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Anti-Wall Street protesters are planning to get an early start Monday as try to blockade West Coast ports from Anchorage to San Diego.    Demo..
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Bad economy? Farmers have one of best years ever

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. LOUIS (AP) - An Illinois farmer made so much money this year he made loan payments on one tractor a year in advance and exchanged some older ones for newer models. An Iowa farm..
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Discussing the future of Iraq

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

WASHINGTON,   Today President Obama meets with the Iraqi Prime Minister at the White House.     The two leaders will discuss the next phase of the rel..
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S. Korea: Chinese behind deadly attack

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A member of the South Korean coast guard was killed and another injured Monday after an attack by Chinese fishermen suspected of illegally fishing in the Yellow Sea, the South Korean coast guard said.
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Officials: Suspected al Qaeda escape from Yemeni prison

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fifteen suspected members of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula escaped from a south Yemen prison Monday morning, security officials said.
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