5 dead, scores injured in Belgium grenade, gun attack

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A grenade and gun attack in this eastern Belgian city left five people dead, including the attacker, and 119 wounded Tuesday, authorities said.
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US-born Syrian blogger faces criminal charges

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian authorities have charged a U.S.-born Syrian blogger with trying to incite sectarian strife, activists said Tuesday, while regime forces fired on a funeral proc..
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Attack in Belgian city leaves 4 dead, 123 wounded

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LIEGE, Belgium (AP) - A man armed with grenades and an assault rifle attacked holiday shoppers Tuesday at a central square in the Belgian city of Liege. Four people died, including..
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US military deaths in Afghanistan at 1,731

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

As of Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011, at least 1,731 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an ..
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Video: Turkish woman slapped by police

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A high-ranking Turkish government minister is calling for the speedy punishment of several police officers who were caught on a police station camera, repeatedly slapping a detained woman in the face and pulling her hair even after she had been hand-cuffed.
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Environmental group says more coal ash pollutants

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - An environmental group Tuesday added 20 sites to its list of almost 140 nationally where it contends coal ash appears to have contaminated groundwater or ..
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Trump says he won't host debate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Donald Trump says he is pulling out of a Republican presidential debate he had agreed to moderate in Iowa.    The real estate mogul announced Tuesday..
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Dominican Republic detains Miami sex offender

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Dominican Republic authorities have detained an American sex offender who failed to show up for a Miami court hearing.    The U.S. Marshals' service in ..
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National Guard presence at border to be reduced

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is planning to reduce the number of National Guard troops deployed to the U.S. border with Mexico.    About 1,200 National..
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Al-Obeidi struggles to start life anew

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Eman al-Obeidi, the woman who came to embody the cruelty of Gadhafi\'s regime in the midst of Libya\'s brutal civil war, lives every day with the scars of the rape she alleges was committed by Gadhafi\'s thugs.
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Activists: Defectors strike Syria convoy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syrian army defectors killed seven government security forces in an attack on a convoy Tuesday, a strike in response to the killings of 11 civilians, an activist group told CNN.
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Saudi woman beheaded for 'witchcraft'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A woman was beheaded in Saudi Arabia for practicing witchcraft and sorcery, the kingdom's Interior Ministry said, prompting Amnesty International to call for a halt in executions there.
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Yemenis capture six al Qaeda operatives

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Six al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula operatives -- including one high-value target -- were captured by Yemeni security forces, the country's embassy in the United States said Tuesday.
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Officials say Liege attacker had done jail time

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LIEGE, Belgium (AP) - A man armed with grenades and an assault rifle attacked holiday shoppers Tuesday at a central square in the Belgian city of Liege, leaving four people dead an..
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Tunisia swears in new president

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tunisia has sworn in a new president, a milestone in the North African country that kicked off the dramatic year-long cry for freedom across the Arab world.
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FAMU band members plan to fight hazing charges

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Two Florida A&M University students are planning to fight charges that they beat a fellow member of the famed Marching 100 band so hard during a hazing..
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Facebook aims to help prevent suicide

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) - Facebook is making it easier for people who express suicidal thoughts on the social networking site to get help.    A program launching Tue..
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Fla. group in Lowe's flap has history of protests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The conservative group that got Lowe's to pull its ads from a reality TV show about American Muslims has been fighting for more than two decades against gay righ..
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NH gay bishop responds to Perry ad

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The Episcopal Church's first openly gay bishop, Gene Robinson of New Hampshire, says GOP presidential hopeful Rick Perry has hit a new low with a campaign ad a..
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Driver sent 11 texts in 11 minutes before crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal safety official says the 19-year-old pickup truck driver who caused a deadly highway pickup in Missouri last year sent 11 texts in the 11 minutes immedi..
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