Conn. man who posed as hurt soldier is spared jail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut man who posed as a wounded soldier has been spared jail but is forbidden from leaving his home on Veterans Day and Memorial Day.   &..
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3 charged after 4 disabled adults locked up in Pa.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Three people have been charged following the discovery of four malnourished mentally disabled adults chained to a boiler in a locked Philadelphia basement room...
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Occupy Wall Street shows muscle, raises $300K

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The Occupy Wall Street movement has close to $300,000, as well as storage space loaded with donated supplies in lower Manhattan. It stared down city offic..
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Indy 500 winner dies after massive crash in Vegas

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon died Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway after his car became ensnarled in a fiery 15-car pileup on Lap 13, flew over another ve..
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French left chooses Sarkozy opponent

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

French Socialists are voting Sunday to choose their candidate to face President Nicolas Sarkozy in next year's presidential election.
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Witnesses: 6 protesters killed in Yemen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Yemeni security forces opened fired on demonstrators Sunday, killing five people and injuring 54 others, according to a medic on the scene. Elsewhere, a woman was killed by a shot from a government sniper, eyewitnesses said.
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Kenya vows to hit Al-Shabaab across Somali border

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Kenyan troops are pursuing suspected Islamic militants from Al-Shabaab across the border into Somalia, Kenyan government spokesman Alfred Mutua told CNN Sunday.
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Arab League to hold emergency Syria debate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Arab foreign ministers will hold an emergency meeting in Cairo about the continuing unrest in Syria, where security forces set up barricades and carried out raids Sunday, according to opposition sources.
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Israel releases list of Palestinian prisoners to be swapped

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israel early Sunday released the names of the first group of Palestinian prisoners to be freed in exchange for captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, setting in motion a process that will allow the public to file objections to specific releases.
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Libyan leaders claim new areas in Bani Walid

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Libya's new government said it has control of new areas in Bani Walid as the battle rages on for one of the last cities loyal to the ousted ruler.
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Death toll from 2 months of lashing rain rises to 297 in Thailand

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from the worst floods in half a century to hit Thailand continues to rise.
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US abandons plans to keep troops in Iraq next year

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

BAGHDAD (AP) - The Associated Press has learned that the Obama administration is abandoning plans to keep U.S. troops in Iraq past a year-end withdrawal deadline.    ..
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Peaceful Occupy events across Florida, 4 arrests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

MIAMI (AP) - Hundreds of participants were expected to protest corporate influence in politics and social inequality in nearly a dozen Occupy Wall Street protests happening across ..
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High school football player dies after game in NY

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

HOMER, N.Y. (AP) - A high school football player in upstate New York died Friday night after he suffered a head injury during a game. The fatal injury comes at a time when the..
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Wall Street protesters on the march again in NYC

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) - Demonstrators from the Occupy Wall Street encampment are on the move again in New York City. As many as 1,000 protesters were marching to a Chase bank branch i..
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American troops headed for Africa

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Why is the U.S. sending its troops to finish off a fractured band of bush fighters in the middle of Africa? Political payback for the quiet sacrifices of Ugan..
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Health overhaul law suffers first casualty

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's signature health overhaul law, under relentless assault by Republicans, has suffered its first major casualty - a long-term care insura..
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Occupy protests go global

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Occupy Wall Street movement spilled into main streets around the world Saturday as crowds chanted and marched in a global movement of discontent.
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Ministry: Drone attack kills senior al Qaeda member in Yemen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A senior al Qaeda member, Ibrahim al-Banna, was killed in a drone attack in southern Yemen late Friday night, the country's defense ministry said.
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Google to kill Buzz, focus social efforts on Plus

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google is getting ready to press the mute button on its much-maligned Buzz service.    Buzz will be shut down within the next few weeks. Google ..
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