Taliban claiming responsibility for killing 3 NATO members

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The Taliban is claiming responsibility for an attack in Afghanistan that killed three NATO service members. The three were killed Tuesday by a roadside bo..
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North Koreans line the street for Kim Jong Il

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - Tomorrow, a national memorial service will be held for North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, who died Dec. 17 of a heart attack. Today, tens of ..
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Mourners fill Pyongyang streets for Kim

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The funeral of the North Korean leader Kim Jong Il unfolded across the snow-laden streets of Pyongyang on Wednesday, with the secretive regime displaying its ability to choreograph dramatic state ceremonies.
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Argentinian president has thyroid cancer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Argentina's president will undergo surgery next week after doctors diagnosed her with thyroid cancer, a spokesman said Tuesday.
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Tendulkar falls short of 100th hundred

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Sachin Tendulkar's wait for a history-making 100th international century continues after the legendary Indian cricketer fell short again in the first Test against Australia in Melbourne on Tuesday.
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U.S. weighs decision on Yemen leader

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Embattled Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh will be allowed to come to the United States for medical treatment in New York, a senior Obama administration official said Tuesday.
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Rights group: Syria hid detainees

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syrian authorities moved perhaps hundreds of detainees to military sites to hide them from Arab League monitors assessing whether the government is upholding a commitment to end its crackdown, Human Rights Watch said.
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Deal reached to avert NYC hospital nurse strike

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Negotiators for 1,300 nurses at a private New York City hospital have reached a tentative deal on a four-year contract that would avert a threatened strike. &n..
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Found stranded in Europe, turtle released off Fla.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - Marine experts have released an endangered turtle into the Gulf of Mexico three years after the creature became stranded in Europe.    About 30..
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Idaho teen loses cancer fight after delivering son

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) - Jenni Lake gave birth to a baby boy the month before her 18th birthday, though she was not destined to become just another teenage mother.    ..
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Israeli girl's plight highlights Jewish extremism

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BEIT SHEMESH, Israel (AP) - A shy 8-year-old schoolgirl has unwittingly found herself on the front line of Israel's latest religious war.    Naama Margolese is a pon..
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Lower Indian house passes anti-graft bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW DELHI (AP) - The powerful lower house of India's Parliament passed a contentious anti-corruption bill Tuesday after hours of fierce debate even as a protest leader began a thre..
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Activist's death leads void in Dominican Republic

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) - Sonia Perez was the undisputed champion of people of Haitian descent living in the Dominican Republic, fighting deep discrimination and hel..
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US extradites war crimes suspect to Bosnia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) - The United States has extradited a Muslim Bosnian woman accused of killing Bosnian Croat civilians during the 1990s conflict in the region, Bosn..
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Sources: Israeli airstrike kills 1 in Gaza

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Israeli airstrike in Gaza Tuesday killed one Islamic Jihad militant and injured three others, sources said.
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Trial of alleged spy starts in Iran

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A man accused of being an American spy in Iran told a judge Tuesday that his mission was to deliver information to Iranian intelligence circles, the semi-official Fars news agency reported.
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Police: Babysitter beat, dismembered Indiana girl

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) - A babysitter and trusted neighbor has confessed that he bludgeoned a 9-year-old Indiana girl to death with a brick then dismembered her, hiding her head, ha..
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Lamb born on Christmas Eve at Ohio nativity scene

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CINCINNATI (AP) - A lamb has been born unto a Cincinnati nativity display.    The Krohn Conservatory says that a night watchman oversaw the Christmas Eve delivery fo..
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Back to the future in Somoa dateline shift

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

When the Vatican switched from the Julian to the Gregorian calendar in the 16th century, legend has it that riots broke out over the "lost 11 days" the shift caused.
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Italian tanker hijacked off Oman

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Italian tanker with 17 people on board was hijacked off the coast of Oman, officials said Tuesday.
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