Occupy protesters march to NYC financial district

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Police have started to arrest protesters who are sitting on the ground and blocking traffic into New York's financial district.    Police in riot hel..
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Smucker recalls jars of chunky peanut butter

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORRVILLE, Ohio (AP) - J.M. Smucker Co. is recalling thousands of 16-ounce jars of its Smucker's Natural Peanut Butter Chunky because of possible salmonella contamination. &nbs..
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New Italian premier presents plan to lawmakers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Italy's new prime minister presented his proposal for leading the country out of financial crisis Thursday.
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Obama pledges U.S. military power in Pacific

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

President Barack Obama traveled to Indonesia on Thursday after spending two days in Australia, where he declared that the United States will increase its military presence and expand its role in shaping the Asia Pacific region.
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Opponents dispute Nicaraguan election results

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nicaragua's election officials have officially declared President Daniel Ortega's victory, but opponents are protesting the results.
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Female activist: Yemen experiencing two revolutions

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Afrah Nasser is a female Yemeni journalist and blogger currently living in Sweden. She says that Yemen is experiencing two revolutions -- one trying to topple incumbent president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, the other is women fighting to enjoy the same rights as men.
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Pakistan's U.S. ambassador offers his resignation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistan's ambassador to the United States has offered to resign amid alleged links to a secret offer to Washington by Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari to oust the country's military leadership.
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Rockets fired into Kabul as national assembly continues

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two rockets were fired into the Afghan capital on Thursday as President Hamid Karzai met tribal elders to discuss the future of U.S. military presence in the nation, authorities said.
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Oil hits $100 as US economy slowly improves

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Oil prices hit $100 a barrel on Wednesday after a six-week surge that may drive gasoline prices higher in coming months and slow the fragile economic recovery. For ..
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Settlement reached in Chinese drywall case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A settlement has been reached between a major manufacturer of Chinese-made drywall and homebuilders who used the tainted product in about 1,500 Gulf Coast homes...
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Missouri mother charged with murdering toddler son

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

AFFTON, Mo. (AP) - Prosecutors have charged a 20-year-old suburban St. Louis woman with murdering her 13-month-old son.    St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch ..
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Liverpool football player accused of racist slur

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Liverpool player Luis Suarez has been charged by the English Football Association with making racist remarks about a fellow player.
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Johnson & Johnson removing toxic chemicals from baby product

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - Johnson & Johnson has begun removing toxic chemicals from baby products, under pressure from consumer groups.(Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. Al..
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Workers push back against earlier holiday openings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Count your blessings, then get to work.    That may be Thanksgiving for more retail workers this year, as desperate stores push their holiday open..
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Despite scandal, US makes headway vs. sex abuse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Amid the furor over the Penn State sex abuse scandal, it's an easily overshadowed fact: The United States has made huge strides over the past 20 years in reducing t..
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President of Native journalism group resigns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - The board president of the Native American Journalists Association has resigned, saying the group is in "financial ruin."    Darla Leslie resign..
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Secret Service says suspect in White House shooting arrested

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Authorities have arrested a man wanted in connection with an investigation of a shooting near the White House on Friday night.    The U.S. Secret S..
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Monti officially becomes Italy's PM

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Italy's Prime Minister-designate Mario Monti is presenting a government to the country's president for approval on Wednesday after two days of negotiations with leaders of the country's major political blocs.
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Kern on his way to Lee County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The man who is the only person of interest in the disappearance of 80-year-old James Arthur, has been released from Illinois authorities and is on his way back to..
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New Greek PM faces key parliament vote

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The new Greek Prime Minister, Lucas Papademos, faces a vote of confidence in parliament Wednesday, following his appointment to replace George Papandreou.
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