New Zealand begins 'massive' oil spill cleanup

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A major clean-up operation is underway along the north coast of New Zealand 's North Island as debris and oil leaking from a cargo ship that ran aground on a reef wash ashore, officials say.
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'Massive' oil spill clean-up underway in New Zealand

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A major clean-up operation is underway along the north coast of New Zealand 's North Island as debris and oil leaking from a cargo ship that ran aground on a reef wash ashore, officials say.
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Hurricane Jova hits Mexico's coast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Heavy rain remained a "major threat" as Hurricane Jova quickly lost steam after making landfall along Mexico's Pacific coast overnight, the National Hurricane Center said.
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Syrians hiding in Turkey

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

It didn't take long for Ali Jadour to explain why he fled his homeland.
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Syrian-born American held for spying

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 47-year-old Syrian-born naturalized American has been charged for his alleged role in spying on Syrian protesters in the United States, the Justice Department said on Wednesday.
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6 killed in Southern California salon shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SEAL BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Southern California police are trying to determine the motive in a shooting that has killed six people and critically wounded three others in a hair salon..
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Shalit's parents: Happy, but worried

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The parents of Gilad Shalit, the Israeli soldier held captive by Hamas for more than five years, left their protest tent outside Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office Wednesday, thanking their supporters before heading home.
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Herman Cain's sudden surge powered by 9-9-9 plan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - Herman Cain's 9-9-9 tax overhaul plan has helped fuel the Georgia businessman's sudden surge in the Republican race. But behind the catchy slogan is a reality: Exper..
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Former UN official presses $1 million demand

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - An American demanded $1 million in damages from the United Nations on Wednesday, telling a U.N. tribunal that he was arrested by U.N. police, was humiliated b..
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US officials: Iranian plot serious but amateurish

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. officials say the alleged plot against the Saudi ambassador was unusually amateurish for Iran's foreign action unit, the Quds Force. By the U.S. account, the..
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Family lost in Mass. corn maze calls 911 for help

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DANVERS, Mass. (AP) - Authorities in Massachusetts say a family that got lost in a seven-acre corn maze called 911 for help, apparently taking advantage of the police department's ..
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Obama campaign charges Romney with flip-flopping

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's presidential campaign is accusing former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney of changing his positions on taxes, health care and China trade i..
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Flooded Vt. town struggles to ID cemetery remains

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROCHESTER, Vt. (AP) - Six weeks after the remnants of Hurricane Irene flooded Vermont, one town's residents are still searching for remains - of people whose graves were ripped up ..
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Arson attacks disrupt German rail traffic

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least seven homemade explosives have been found along Berlin\'s railways within the last three days, police said Wednesday, severely disrupting traffic on several lines.
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U of M center helps fight back against bedbugs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - It's a creepy, crawly and growing problem. Bedbugs are resurgent, and the University of Minnesota is helping people fight back.    The univers..
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Arrest, charges filed in Hollywood hacking probe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The FBI says it's made an arrest and federal charges have been filed in a probe of email hacking that targeted Hollywood celebrities.    FBI spoke..
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Euphoria mixed with anxiety in Israel over swap

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli euphoria over a deal to free a soldier held for five years by Hamas gave way Wednesday to growing anxiety that the swap for 1,000 Palestinian prisoners, so..
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South African biker and beast collide, helmet wins

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - A South African mountain biker's collision with an antelope has become an Internet sensation.    Race organizer Max Cluer said Wednesday that Eva..
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Tens of thousands in Syria stage pro-Assad rally

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Tens of thousands of Syrians thronged a main square of the Syrian capital and nearby streets Wednesday in a show of support for embattled President Bashar As..
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Libyan leader hopes to declare victory within week

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) - Libya's de facto leader said Wednesday he is optimistic the ex-rebels will declare total victory over forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi in less than a week, op..
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