Thai floods may remain for a month

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thailand's prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra said the country's worst flooding in half a century could take four to six weeks to recede in some areas, state-run media reported.
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U.S. warns of 'imminent' terror threat in Kenya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. Embassy in Kenya warned it has credible information of an imminent terror attack, days after the east African nation announced it is sending troops to Somalia to battle Islamist militants.
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La. Gov. Bobby Jindal expected to win re-election

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal faces a field of nine competitors in Saturday's election, but they had little money to mount the type of advertising campaign ne..
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Nevada moves caucus to Feb. 4 after backlash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Nevada Republicans decided Saturday to shift the date of the state's presidential caucuses to Feb. 4 and avoid penalties from the national party for meddling with ..
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American killed in shark attack off Western Australia coast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 32-year-old American was killed Saturday in a shark attack off the coast of Western Australia, police said.
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Obama: 'America's war in Iraq will be over'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

President Barack Obama on Friday announced that virtually all U.S. troops will come home from Iraq by the end of the year, at which point he can declare an end to America's long an..
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Divers trapped underwater after ship sinks in Gulf

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - A team of six Indian divers conducting underwater pipeline installation were believed trapped in a diving chamber nearly 200 feet underwater with dwindling oxyg..
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Gadhafi's death energizes Syrian, Yemeni protests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BEIRUT (AP) - Pointing to the killing of Moammar Gadhafi in Libya, protesters in Syria and in Yemen are telling their long-time rulers that they will be the next to go.  ..
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In Britain, disquiet over grisly Gadhafi coverage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - The rush to air pictures of Col. Moammar Gadhafi's final moments has disturbed many in Britain, with some arguing that pictures of his bloody demise should have been ..
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7.6 earthquake hits South Pacific

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga (AP) - A strong earthquake struck far off the South Pacific island nation of Tonga on Friday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. &nbs..
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Obama: Iraq war will be over by year's end

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

President Barack Obama on Friday announced that virtually all U.S. troops will come home from Iraq by the end of the year -- at which point he can declare an end to America's long and costly war in that Middle Eastern nation.
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Syrian, Yemen opposition buoyed by Gadhafi death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Inspired by the death of deposed Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi in Libya, demonstrators took to the streets of Syria and Yemen on Friday filled with a renewed sense of purpose to end the regimes there.
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The next chapter in the Arab Spring

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

\"In a revolution, as in a novel, the most difficult part to invent is the end,\" a historian once wrote. Gadhafi\'s death is just the latest in the Arab Spring, and the region is still in the throes of an unpredictable transformation.
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Clinton to Pakistan: It's a 'time for clarity'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will continue "frank" talks with Pakistani officials Friday, a day after urging the nation's prime minister to strengthen efforts to combat terrorism, senior State Department officials said.
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Gadhafi an enigma in life and death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In the end, enigma swirled around Moammar Gadhafi in death just as it had in life, the grisly details of his demise still emerging.
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Soyuz rocket launches from South America

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Soyuz rocket was launched Friday morning from a European space base in South America after a delay over a fueling hitch.
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BP step closer to drilling new Gulf wells

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BP is a step closer to being allowed to drill new deepwater wells in the Gulf of Mexico.    The agency that regulates offshore drilling said Friday it has approved a..
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Cain tweaks 9-9-9 tax plan to allow exemptions

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DETROIT (AP) - Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain is redefining his signature "9-9-9" tax plan, which would have meant a tax increase for more than four out of five Americ..
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Hertz fires 26 Muslims in Sea-Tac prayer dispute

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SEATTLE (AP) - A Hertz spokesman says the rental car company is disappointed 26 Muslim transport drivers at Sea-Tac Airport chose to be fired rather than agree to clock out for pra..
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McDonald's net income rises 9 pct

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) - McDonald's Corp. increased its third-quarter net income by 9 percent to $1.51 billion, its ninth straight quarter of earnings gains.    Revenu..
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