Medvedev said to order probe into elections

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has called for a probe into vote fraud allegations over recent parliamentary elections, according to a post on his Facebook page Sunday.
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Israel to return envoy to Egypt after attack

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israel's new ambassador to Egypt is due to report to his post in Cairo on Monday, three months after Israel pulled diplomatic staff out of the country in response to the storming of its embassy.
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Earthquake rattles Mexico

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

MEXICO CITY (AP) - A 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck in Mexico's western Guerrero state Saturday night, shaking buildings and causing panic in the nation's capital and the Pacific ..
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Climate change talks extend Kyoto Protocol

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An agreement reached Sunday in South Africa will help tackle the challenges of climate change for years to come, the United Nations' chief said.
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Pakistani Taliban commander: Peace talks under way

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Pakistani Taliban commander said a faction of the Taliban in Pakistan's tribal region is holding peace talks with the government.
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General: Iran won't return U.S. drone it claims to have

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iran will not return an unmanned American plane that it says it has, one of Iran's top generals said, according to the semi-official Fars news agency on Sunday.
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President Obama on '60 Minutes' Sunday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Setting a new bar for the nation's economy, President Barack Obama said the unemployment rate could fall to 8 percent before he faces re-election next November. T..
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Radioactive water leaks in Japan nuclear plant

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Radioactive water leaked inside a nuclear power plant in southwestern Japan, but there was no impact on the surrounding area, a spokesman for the plant operator said Saturday.
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Police identify Va. Tech gunman

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) - Police are identifying the Virginia Tech gunman as a 22-year-old college student at nearby Radford University.    Police said Friday that Ross..
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Proposal to make Chicago a state shows Ill. divide

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GRAFTON, Ill. (AP) - A proposal by two state lawmakers that calls for Illinois to dump the Chicago area and make it its own state has virtually no chance of succeeding but reflects..
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In Syria, a boy lies dead in his home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

From a distance, he appears to be taking a nap. His long, delicate eyelashes are closed as his head rests on a blanket.
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House of Raeford recalling cooked chicken breasts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - House of Raeford is recalling more than 4,100 pounds of cooked chicken breasts which may be contaminated with a bacteria.    The U.S. Department of..
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FDA panel backs birth control patch despite risks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ADELPHI, Md. (AP) - A panel of federal health advisers said Friday that a birth control patch from Johnson & Johnson probably carries a higher risk of blood clots than older dr..
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'Massacre' feared brewing in Syrian city

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syria's leading opposition movement warned Friday of an impending government "massacre" designed to crush activists in the city of Homs, which has emerged as a center of anti-regime unrest.
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Nothing says 'season's greetings' like drag queens on ice

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN FRANCISCO- Here's something you may not see every holiday season: drag queens on ice! They've got nothing on Michelle Kwan and Kristi Yamaguchi, but these ice queens are steali..
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New eurozone deal reached

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A majority of European leaders agreed early Friday on a new deal to try to resolve the continent's debt crisis, but some countries including Britain refused to back a broader treaty change.
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Pa. ad executive sends holiday cards from grave

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The holiday cards from Bob McCully were truly a special delivery - from beyond the grave.    According to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (http://bit..
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American missing in Iran seen in video

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The wife of a retired FBI agent who went missing in Iran nearly five years ago said the family received a hostage video of her husband a \"little more than a year ago\" and released it publicly now to help free him.
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To thwart porn, colleges are buying up .xxx sites

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Universities and companies across the U.S. are rushing to buy up some of the new ".xxx" website names - but not because they intend to go into the porn busin..
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Man condemned to death in Conn. home invasion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A jury has condemned a Connecticut man to death for killing a woman and her two daughters in a 2007 attack in their suburban home.    The jur..
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