USGS: 3 earthquakes recorded in Oklahoma

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Authorities say three earthquakes that have shaken much of central Oklahoma could be felt as far away as Kansas, Missouri and Arkansas. The U.S. Geological Sur..
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7 indicted in connection with Bhutto assassination

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Seven men, including two senior police officers, were indicted Saturday for conspiracy to commit murder in the killing of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, a defense attorney told CNN.
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Biden, GOP call for action on jobs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden says too many Americans are struggling, college tuition costs are rising, debt is increasing and it's time to pick up the pace and solve ..
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Red Cross: Gunmen, bombs kill 63 in Nigeria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A series of bomb and gun attacks targeting police stations, mosques and churches left 63 people dead in northeastern Nigeria, a Red Cross official said Saturday.
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Dozens more miners rescued from China mine; 8 killed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rescuers pulled out the last 45 workers trapped following a mine explosion that killed eight others in central China, state media reported Saturday.
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Pilot who flew while drunk gets 6 months in prison

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DENVER (AP) - A United Express pilot convicted of flying a commercial flight while drunk will serve six months in federal prison.    Thirty-three-year-old Aaron Jaso..
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Syria peace plan unravels; 15 killed in protests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BEIRUT (AP) - A Syrian peace plan brokered by the Arab League unraveled Friday as security forces killed 15 people, opening fire on thousands of protesters who denounced President ..
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Israeli president: Clock ticking on Iran

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's president says the international community is closer to pursuing a military solution to the standoff over Iran's nuclear program than a diplomatic one.&nb..
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IMF to monitor Italy's economic reform efforts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CANNES, France (AP) - The International Monetary Fund will monitor Italy's financial reform efforts, Premier Silvio Berlusconi said Friday, a humbling step for one of the world's b..
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Obama: World economic recovery on 'firmer footing'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CANNES, France (AP) - Conceding a fragile global recovery and plodding job growth back home, President Barack Obama said Friday he is confident European leaders are fixing their om..
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Man fights Zetas, joins Anonymous

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Texas man who is a self-proclaimed supporter of Anonymous says he's joining the hacking ring's purported fight against one of Mexico's most violent drug cartels.
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Prosecutors warn of sending chickenpox by mail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A federal prosecutor is warning parents not to try a new scheme for dodging vaccines: sending items infected with chickenpox through the mail.   &..
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W.Va. post office explosion was popping light bulb

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RANSON, W.Va. (AP) - Authorities say a report of an exploding package and white powder at a West Virginia post office turned out to be just a malfunctioning fluorescent light bulb...
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Iraq leader heading to U.S.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iraq's prime minister will visit the White House next month, just a couple of weeks before American service members are scheduled to depart from the country.
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15 die in latest Syrian clashes despite pledge

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Despite government promises two days ago to pull back from intense confrontations with protesters, Syrian security forces fanned out in force after Friday prayers, surrounding mosques to prevent demonstrations and used gunfire to disperse crowds, opposition groups said.
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Israeli military boards Gaza-bound aid ships

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Israeli military says it advised two aid ships headed to the Palestinian territory of Gaza to turn back, but asserted that the activists on board the "Freedom Waves" mini-flotilla were refusing to cooperate.
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Juvenile rape appeal causes uproar in Turkey

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Turkey's judicial system faced an uproar this week after one of the country's highest courts upheld a decision to reduce sentences against 26 men convicted of having sex with a 13-year old girl. Public outrage stemmed from a court ruling that the 13-year old girl had willingly engaged in "consensual" sexual relations with the 26 men.
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China urges Iran flexibility, but opposes force

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

China's Foreign Ministry weighed in on the widespread anxiety over Iran's nuclear program on Friday, urging Iran to be flexible with the U.N. nuclear agency but staunchly deploring force amid talk of strikes against the country.
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Greek PM faces confidence vote

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Prime Minister George Papandreou faces a crunch confidence vote Friday, after days of political turmoil sparked by his proposal to hold a referendum on an international bailout.
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Ohio deputies faced charging animals during escape

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

New reports detailing how authorities in Ohio responded when dozens of exotic animals escaped last month show that a lion and a bear charged at deputies before they were shot and k..
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