Clooney, Ronaldo called in Berlusconi trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Actor George Clooney and soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo could be called as witnesses in the trial of former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi on charges of sex with an underage prostitute, the court announced Wednesday.
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Taliban claims it attacked Pakistan police station

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for an early Wednesday morning attack on a police station that killed two officers and injured seven others, a spokesman for the militant group told CNN.
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Libya Transitional Cabinet named

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Libya's acting prime minister on Tuesday announced a new cabinet approved by the National Transitional Council as the North African nation continues to reshape itself following the end of Moammar Gadhafi's 42-year rule.
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Analysts: Egypt unrest will get worse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The showdown between Egyptian street demonstrators and the military-led government will likely escalate in the countdown to next week's parliamentary elections despite the military council's pledge Tuesday to speed up the transition to civilian rule, analysts said.
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Pakistan's new U.S envoy is named

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A day after Pakistan's ambassador to the United States stepped down, Islamabad named Sherry Rehman as the new U.S. envoy.
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Pepper spraying Calif. officer previously honored

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) - The riot-clad police officer who pepper sprayed a row of peaceful Occupy Wall Street protesters at a California university last week is a retired U.S. Marines ..
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New flu strain detected in Iowa

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - State health officials say a new flu strain has been found during routine surveillance in Iowa and that the three people who became ill with the virus have ..
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Bad economy means another scaled-back Thanksgiving

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Some are holding potluck dinners instead of springing for the entire feast. Others are staying home rather than flying. And a few are skipping the turkey altogether.   &n..
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Turkish PM tells al-Assad to step down or risk death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a stern warning to Syria's president Tuesday, saying that he risks facing the same fate as Libya's slain Moammar Gadhafi if he does not step down.
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Cabinet resigns as protests rage in Cairo

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Egypt\'s military-led government said Tuesday that the resignation of the Cabinet has been accepted but that some members will remain until a new government is formed.
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International prosecutor arrives in Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

International Criminal Court prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo arrived in Tuesday Libya following the capture of crimes against humanity suspects Saif al-Islam Gadhafi and Abdullah al-Senussi over the weekend, the ICC said.
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Libya's new leaders announce transitional Cabinet

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - Libya's interim prime minister has announced the formation of a transitional government that will lead the oil-rich country until parliamentary elections are ..
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Sources: Pakistani Taliban, government in back-channel talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Back-channel peace talks have been taking place between the Pakistani government and the Pakistani Taliban, three senior Pakistan Taliban commanders told CNN on Tuesday.
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South Africa's assembly passes 'state secrets' law

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South Africa's National Assembly passed legislation Tuesday that critics say is a threat to journalistic freedom and anti-corruption efforts.
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Pakistan's U.S. ambassador quits over memo controversy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistan's prime minister asked his country's ambassador to the United States to resign amid a probe into a secret offer to Washington by Pakistan's president to cut down the powers of the country's military leadership.
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Mass. fishermen snare 881-pound tuna, feds take it

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) - It's the big one that got taken away.    Massachusetts fishing boat owner Carlos Rafael was elated recently when one of his trawlers snared..
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George W. Bush to raise cancer awareness in Africa

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DALLAS (AP) - Former President George W. Bush will travel to Africa next month to raise awareness about cervical and breast cancer, an effort he calls a "natural extension" of a pr..
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Mexico's military seizes vehicle containing $15 million

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mexico's military has seized more than $15.3 million in cash from a vehicle in the border city of Tijuana, authorities said Tuesday.
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11 die in bomb blast in Somali capital Mogadishu

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - A roadside bomb in the Somali capital of Mogadishu killed 11 civilians and wounded many others on Tuesday, a government official said.    T..
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Chileans protest pro-Pinochet tribute; 7 injured

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - Chilean police fired tear gas and clashed with demonstrators who protested against an event honoring a former military officer imprisoned for killings during..
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