UN votes to lift Libya no-fly zone on Oct. 31

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Thursday to lift the no-fly zone over Libya on Oct. 31 and end military action to protect civilians, acting swiftl..
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Deficit-cutting panel looking at benefits, taxes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Rival deficit-cutting plans advanced by Republicans and Democrats on Congress' secretive supercommittee would mean both smaller-than-expected cost of living benef..
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Pythons' big hearts hold clues for human health

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - You don't think of pythons as big-hearted toward their fellow creatures. They're better known for the bulge in their bodies after swallowing one of those critters..
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Calif. women allege Wal-Mart bias in new lawsuit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Lawyers representing former and current female workers of Wal-Mart Inc.'s California stores on Thursday filed the first of a planned "armada" of class action l..
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Altria to reduce cigarette workforce

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Marlboro maker Altria Group Inc. said Thursday that it will cut the number of salaried workers at its cigarette business and related service subsidiaries by 15..
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Bangkok district under evacuation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

All areas of Bangkok will be flooded Thursday, experiencing levels between 10 centimeters (3.9 inches) to 1 meter (3.2 feet), Thai Prime MInister Yingluck Shinawatra said, a day before the Chao Phraya River threatened to rise over embankments.
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Hurricane Rina nears Cancun

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hurricane Rina neared some of Mexico's most popular beaches Thursday, sending residents fleeing inland.
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Official: Al-Shabaab leaders contact Kenya to negotiate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Kenyan government official said Thursday that Al-Shabaab leaders are seeking negotiations as the nation pursues the Islamist militants deeper into Somalia.
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U.N. ends mandate for NATO mission in Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United Nations Security Council voted unanimously Thursday to end military operations in Libya.
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100 hours in Turkey quake rubble

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A teenager was pulled alive from rubble 100 hours after an earthquake shook eastern Turkey, authorities said today. Meanwhile, the death toll has risen to 535.
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Egypt: Accused spy in Israeli custody

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ilan Grapel, a citizen of Israel and the United States who was arrested in Egypt and accused of spying for Israel, was handed over to Israeli authorities Thursday as part of a prisoner swap, Egyptian officials and state-run media said.
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Embassy: McChrystal to visit Afghanistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

More than a year after remarks he made in a controversial Rolling Stone article cost him his job, retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal is heading back to Afghanistan -- at the invitation of the country's presidential palace.
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GOP seeking waiver of environmental laws at border

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - A growing number of lawmakers are working to give Border Patrol agents unfettered access to all federal lands within 100 miles of the border with Mexico and Canad..
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Gay and lesbian service members sue government

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOSTON (AP) - A group of married gay current and former military personnel has sued the federal government, seeking equal recognition, benefits and the same support as married hete..
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Oil spill claims czar: Shrimpers' pain continues

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

The administrator of the $20 billion fund set up to compensate individuals and businesses hurt by last year's Gulf of Mexico oil spill says new rules are being formulated to make p..
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Does debt deal solve euro woes?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

European leaders have hashed out a deal on debt crisis measures but what exactly does that mean?
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Study questions outsourcing traffic camera systems

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - One out of every five Americans lives in a community that pays a for-profit company to install and operate cameras that record traffic violations. A pro-consumer ..
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Game of Monopoly leads to knife attack in Santa Fe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - A Santa Fe woman has been arrested on suspicion of repeatedly stabbing her boyfriend over a game of Monopoly.    The Santa Fe New Mexican repor..
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Israel, Palestinians agree on step toward new talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israel and the Palestinians have agreed to come forward with proposals on security and territory issues within the next three months, the European Union said, in a development that keeps alive hopes for renewed peace talks.
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Oakland protesters hold late-night march

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Anti-Wall Street protesters filled a street with a late-night march Wednesday and Oakland's police chief pledged a vigorous investigation into an earlier cla..
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