13 on Indonesian boat found adrift at sea

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thirteen people left adrift off the coast of Indonesia after their boat sank have been rescued by a passing coal freighter, the head of the local search and rescue agency said Tuesday.
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Syria to allow Arab monitors, 100 dead in violence

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BEIRUT (AP) - Syria agreed Monday to an Arab League plan to send foreign monitors, bowing to growing international pressure to end its bloody crackdown on a nine-month uprising. Ho..
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Larsson's partner chides 'Dragon Tattoo' marketing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

STOCKHOLM (AP) - The longtime partner of late Swedish crime writer Stieg Larsson says he wouldn't have approved of merchandise being linked to this week's release of a Hollywood ad..
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UN denounces human rights violations in Iran

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. General Assembly has approved a resolution denouncing serious human rights violations in Iran ranging from flogging and amputations to frequent use o..
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Former Miss Venezuela dies of breast cancer at 28

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Former Miss Venezuela Eva Ekvall, whose struggle with breast cancer was closely followed by Venezuelans, has died at age 28.    Her family ..
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Battle for Egypt's Tahrir Square

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Police and military troops clashed Monday with protesters in Egypt's Tahrir Square, the symbolic center of the uprising that brought down President Hosni Mubarak earlier this year.
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Q&A: What's next for North Korea

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

With North Korea\'s leader Kim Jong Il\'s death, questions remain over regional tensions, change inside the country, the role of China and more.
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Mexico City closes world's largest trash dump

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico City officials say they will close one of the world's biggest dumps by Dec. 31 and will turn the city's garbage into reusable material and energy. &n..
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Arrest warrant issued for Iraq's vice president

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iraq's Judicial Committee issued an arrest warrant Monday for Vice President Tariq al-Hashimi, who is accused of orchestrating bombing attacks.
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Kim's death viewed with wary optimism

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BERLIN (AP) - North Korea's closest neighbors responded to the news of leader Kim Jong Il's death by bracing for possible destabilization in the region, while across the globe, oth..
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Iraq issues arrest warrant for Sunni VP

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq's Shiite-led government issued an arrest warrant Monday for Vice President Tariq al-Hashemi, the country's highest ranking Sunni official and an outspoken criti..
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Diplomats say Iran invites nuke aides

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

VIENNA (AP) - Diplomats say Iran has reinstated a previously withdrawn offer to U.N. nuclear agency officials to visit Tehran.    But they tell The Associated Press ..
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Thousands of rare documents burned in Egypt clash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAIRO (AP) - Volunteers in white laboratory coats, surgical gloves and masks stood on the back of a pickup truck Monday along the banks of the Nile River in Cairo, rummaging throug..
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UN denounces NKorea rights violations

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. General Assembly overwhelmingly approved a resolution Monday denouncing widespread human rights violations in North Korea ranging from public executi..
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Death toll from storm tops 900 in Philippines

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from a tropical storm in the southern Philippines has reached more than 900, an official with the country's disaster agency said Monday.
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Winn-Dixie Stores sold to Bi-Lo for $560M

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - The supermarket chain Winn-Dixie is being sold in a deal valued at $560 million to Bi-Lo LLC, the companies said Monday, creating a huge grocery operator in..
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Therapy dog takes edge off law exams

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Ella the therapy dog had never been to university before.    Judging by her smile - yes, she smiles, her owner insists - the experience suited h..
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Feds issue warning to unconventional sperm donor

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FREMONT, Calif. (AP) - Federal officials have issued a warning to a California man who has been donating cups of his sperm to women who want kids.    Trent Arsenault..
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Syria signs Arab League plan, minister says

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syria has signed an Arab League proposal aimed at ending violence between government forces and protesters, Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Moallem announced Monday.
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Fla. ministry sued over abuse allegations in Haiti

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Panhandle ministry is being sued over alleged sexual abuse at a Haitian orphanage whose finances it manages.    A lawsuit filed in E..
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