Italy appeals court clears Knox of murder

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PERUGIA, Italy (AP) - An Italian appeals court has thrown out Amanda Knox's murder conviction and ordered the young American free after nearly four years in prison for the death of..
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Acapulco schools stay closed despite patrols

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MEXICO CITY (AP) - About 120 soldiers are patrolling streets around schools in Acapulco's rougher neighborhoods, but that hasn't persuaded many of the schools to reopen after recei..
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Iran leader urges 'cutting hands' in bank scam

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's top leader called on Monday for "cutting off the traitorous hands" of those implicated in a $2.6 billion fraud case described as the biggest financial sc..
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Activists: Syrian regime detains 3,000 in 3 days

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian troops going house to house have detained more than 3,000 people in the past three days in the rebellious town of Rastan, which saw some of the worst fighting ..
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Inquiry blames Cyprus president for deadly blast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - Cyprus' president is mainly to blame for events that led to the explosion of seized Iranian munitions that killed 13 people and caused a political and econom..
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La tumor registry gets $794,000 pediatric grant

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is giving the Louisiana Tumor Registry a three-year, $794,000 grant to develop a system to quickly collect and rep..
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Mosque in Israel vandalized, set on fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A mosque in northern Israel was set on fire and graffiti scrawled on its walls, the imam told CNN Monday.
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Cook County to donate bodies for medical research

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - Bodies left for more than two weeks at the Cook County medical examiner's office because families cannot afford burial will be donated for medical research, accordin..
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Pa. boy pulls out teeth after dad puts off dentist

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

EASTON, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to reckless endangerment after his teenage son tried to pull out his own teeth because he hadn't been taken to a dentist.&n..
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Plans for Newton attraction expanded

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Construction is under way on revised plans for a Las Vegas attraction that will bring tourists into Wayne Newton's home.    The singer's sprawling C..
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AMR stock plunges on renewed bankruptcy fears

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - The stock price of American Airlines parent company AMR Corp. is down 35 percent on concerns that the company could be headed for bankruptcy protection.  ..
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Calif. lettuce recall covers 19 states, Canada

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SALINAS, Calif. (AP) - A California farm that issued a voluntary lettuce recall over listeria contamination concerns says its notice has gone out to 19 states and Canada. &nbs..
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Paraplegic skipper lauded for saving lives at sea

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A paraplegic skipper is being credited with actions that helped save the lives of all but one friend on his pleasure fishing boat as it took on water in roug..
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Spokesman: Texas chemical plant workers evacuated

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WAXAHACHIE, Texas (AP) - A Texas chemical plant spokesman says employees who were inside the plant when a massive fire broke out were able to evacuate.    Donald Gol..
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Social Security HQ lifts lockdown; shooting nearby

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WOODLAWN, Md. (AP) - The Social Security Administration has ended a lockdown of its headquarters in suburban Baltimore.    The lockdown was prompted by what Baltimor..
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Syrian import ban threatens trade with Turkey

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Turkish government is considering economic sanctions against neighbor Syria after the Syrian government announced in September that it would suspend imports of high-tariff goods.
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Convicted Lockerbie bomber says truth will come out

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The truth about the bombing of a PanAm airliner over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988 will come out "one day, and hopefully in the near future," the only man convicted the bombing told Reuters in an interview aired Monday.
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Starbucks pushes job growth program

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Starbucks hopes customers will be pay at least $5 more when they stop in for their morning cup of Joe.    Starting Nov. 1, Starbucks will begin..
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Mass. moves closer to vaccination registry

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOSTON (AP) - Public health officials are pushing for Massachusetts to join most of the rest of the country and put together a vaccine registry that would help medical professional..
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Court won't hear appeal from judge over display

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has turned away another appeal from an Ohio judge who wanted to display a poster containing the Ten Commandments in his courtroom.   &..
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