Venezuela: Baseball catcher 'found alive'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Major league catcher Wilson Ramos has been "found alive," two days after he was reported kidnapped, Venezuelan state TV reported.
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Mexican interior minister killed in crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mexico's interior minister, Jose Francisco Blake Mora, was killed in helicopter crash Friday, the government said.
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Syria accused of crimes against humanity

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Syrian government's "systematic" crackdown on civilians amounts to crimes against humanity, Human Rights Watch said in a report issued Friday.
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PSU: McQueary placed on administrative leave

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Penn State assistant coach Mike McQueary, a key witness in the child sex abuse scandal that has engulfed the school, has been placed on administrative lea..
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Penn State Interim President speaks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Another news conferencehas taken place at Penn State. Officials were expected to address the growing scandal there. This all centers around the alleged sexual abuse of a number of ..
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Cat comes down from Arizona cactus after 3 days

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAGUARO LAKE, Ariz. (AP) - A lot of cats get stuck in trees, but an Arizona kitty was perched atop a giant saguaro cactus for at least three days before finally coming down on its ..
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Palestinian statehood bid stalls at U.N.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Palestinian bid for statehood at the United Nations was effectively stalled Friday after the Security Council approved a report stating its inability "to make a unanimous recommendation."
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At top schools, the elite defend right to protest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOSTON (AP) - The Occupy protests have attracted students at elite colleges across the country, and some of them know their involvement can seem contradictory.    Sc..
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Recall: Plastic in Wegmans mashed sweet potatoes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - Wegmans Food Markets says 4,000 pounds of its mashed sweet potatoes are being recalled because of possible contamination with pieces of white plastic. &..
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Greece swears in Papademos as PM

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Economist Lucas Papademos was formally sworn in as the head of Greece\'s new unity government, as the nation seeks to regain political and financial stability after weeks of uncertainty.
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Poaching blamed for loss of Western Black Rhino

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GENEVA (AP) - Conservationists blame lax anti-poaching efforts for the loss of the last wild specimens of West Africa's Black Rhino.    Craig Hilton-Taylor of the In..
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France lashes out at S&P's 'shocking' error

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PARIS (AP) - France reacted with outrage after the Standard & Poor's ratings agency accidentally sent out a message saying it was downgrading France's prized "AAA" credit ratin..
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Turkish quake death toll rises to 22

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

VAN, Turkey (AP) - The death toll from the second earthquake to hit eastern Turkey in about two weeks rose to 22 on Friday as several rescue teams clawed through heaps of concrete ..
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NATO ambassadors discuss possible Libya review

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BRUSSELS (AP) - Members of NATO's governing body are discussing informally whether to direct alliance staff members to perform an internal legal review of its Libya operations to a..
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Obama observes Veterans Day with Arlington rites

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - President Barack Obama is marking Veterans Day at Arlington National Cemetery by helping to place a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns.    The ..
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Sheriff: Amish man's beard cut in new Ohio attack

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) - Authorities in Ohio report another attack on an Amish man whose hair and beard were cut.    Jefferson County Sheriff Fred Abdalla says the ..
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Start your engines: Michelle Obama going to NASCAR

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - It will be Michelle Obama and Jill Biden instructing NASCAR's best to start their engines as the racing season comes to a close in Florida.    The ..
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EMI sold to Universal for $2.2B in two-part deal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - EMI Group Ltd., home of The Beatles and Coldplay, has been sold in two parts for $4.1 billion.    Vivendi SA's Universal Music Group said Friday t..
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11-11-11 brings hopes of good luck

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

From China to New York, people placed bets, tied the knot, made a wish and some were even extra cautious.    Friday marked the 11th day of the 11th month of 2011. Ar..
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Italy's Senate approves austerity plans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Italian Senate passed a series of austerity measures Friday demanded by Europe, as it seeks to ward off fears of a debt-driven crisis.
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