Floodwater recedes in Thailand, but challenges linger

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The mammoth flooding that has deluged much of Thailand, killing hundreds, appears to be subsiding. But steep challenges remain for displaced residents and migrant workers abandoned by their employers.
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Obama touts cooperation with Asia, calls out China

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. President Barack Obama ended his trip to this weekend's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit stressing job creation -- calling the Pacific region vital to such economic growth, even as he needled China to do more.
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PA Governor: Penn St. assistant failed 'moral obligation'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania's governor says a Penn State football coach who told a grand jury that he saw another coach molest a child did not meet what the governor called..
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Obama caps summit diplomacy in Hawaiian home state

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) - President Barack Obama says the U.S. will not be able to put people back to work and expand opportunity unless the Asia-Pacific region also is successful.&nb..
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GOP co-chair: Debt talks a 'roller coaster ride'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republican co-chair of a committee in charge of slashing the nation's deficit on Sunday called deliberations a "roller coaster ride" and gave no indication th..
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New Italian leader vows to quickly form new government

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ROME (AP) - Italy's new premier-designate economist Mario Monti says he will get to work quickly to try to form a new government, assuring the nation that it can heal its disastrou..
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Monti nominated to replace Berlusconi

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Economist Mario Monti, a former EU commissioner, was nominated today to replace Silvio Berlusconi as Italy\'s prime minister. Berlusconi resigned Saturday amid the country\'s ongoing financial crisis.
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Taliban claims to leak security details of crucial Afghan meeting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Taliban-affiliated website published on Sunday what it claimed was a leaked document containing confidential government security plans for a vital meeting of tribal elders in Kabul next week, one that is set to discuss Afghanistan's long-term relationship with the United States and possible peace talks with the insurgency.
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Regime backers rally after Arab League suspends Syria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

State media showed throngs of demonstrators rallying in support of Syria's president Sunday, a day after the Arab League's decision to suspend the country's membership
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Protesters take to the streets of Spain

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Several thousand demonstrators took to the streets of the Spanish capital Sunday, protesting unemployment a week before voters elect a new government.
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Death toll jumps from Turkey quake

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from Wednesday's 5.6-magnitude earthquake in eastern Turkey has risen to 40, the government said Sunday.
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Behind Arab League's Syria move

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

I strolled through the halls of the Arab League's headquarters in Cairo the other day, perusing all the family photos of Arab leaders at various summit meetings over the years.
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Niger's leader: Gadhafi's son 'welcome'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Niger's president is standing by his country's decision to offer amnesty to one of the late Moammar Gadhafi's sons, saying he is entitled to stay in his nation like other "Libyan refugees."
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Pacquiao beats Marquez by decision

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Manny Pacquiao defended his WBO welterweight title at the sold-out MGM Garden Arena in Las Vegas, defeating Juan Manuel Marquez by majority decision.
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U.S. Republican candidates tackle foreign policy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Republican candidates for president outlined their foreign policy and national security visions in a debate Saturday, tackling issues that have largely taken a backseat in a presidential race that has been shaped by the troubled economy.
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New Greek PM urged to pass bailout

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A day after being sworn in as Greece's new prime minister, Lucas Papademos talked Saturday with the leaders of France and Germany about efforts to address his nation's continuing economic woes -- including negative ramifications if certain moves aren't made soon.
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Shells of buildings seen at Japan plant

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Journalists got their first ground-level glance Saturday around Japan's stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear facility -- eying shells of reactor buildings, tons of contaminated water and workers scurrying still to mitigate damage from a crisis that began eight months ago.
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GOP hopefuls debate foreign policy in SC

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - Unsparing in their criticism of President Barack Obama, Republican presidential hopefuls disagreed in campaign debate Saturday night about the correct cour..
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End of an era: Italy's Berlusconi resigns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

ROME (AP) - A chorus of Handel's "Alleluia" rang out Saturday as Silvio Berlusconi resigned as Italian premier, ending a tumultuous 17-year political era and setting in motion a tr..
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NYC marks 10th anniversary of Flight 587 crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City is marking the 10th anniversary of the crash of American Airlines Flight 587.    Hundreds of people gathered at a seaside memorial Satu..
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