Sprint gets iPhone, evens odds vs. AT&T, Verizon

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Sprint subscribers will be able to use the iPhone for the first time, giving them one more reason to stay with the ailing company.    When revealing ..
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Somalis get life in prison for US yacht hijacking

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - A sixth Somali man has been sentenced to life in prison for his role in the hijacking of a yacht that left all four Americans aboard dead.    The..
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Helicopter crashes into NYC's East River

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Police Department says a helicopter with five people aboard has crashed into the East River.    The pilot and three others were pulled f..
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Utah rat eater has animal cruelty charge dismissed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A Utah man who is no longer facing charges for eating a live baby rat says the act was grotesque, but shouldn't be considered as animal cruelty.   &..
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Report: China mine accident kills 17

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll in a coal mine accident in China's southwestern Guizhou province rose to 16 late Tuesday, after three more bodies were found, the official Xinhua news agency reported.
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'Scores' dead in Somalia bombing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A truck filled with explosives barreled into a government complex in the heart of Somalia's restive capital on Tuesday, a brazen strike killing students registering for an education program.
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Yemeni protesters seek world backing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Anti-government demonstrators took to the streets in the Yemeni capital in two massive protests Tuesday, and the throngs chanted for international support, witnesses said.
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Bahrain sends 26 to prison over protests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A court in Bahrain sentenced 26 political activists Tuesday to between five and 15 years in prison, state media reported.
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Saudis promise 'iron fist' against 'instigators'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Security forces in eastern Saudi Arabia clashed with armed people provoked by a "foreign country," the Saudi Press Agency said Tuesday, citing an official source at the Interior Ministry.
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Dogs search for missing American in Aruba

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Aruban authorities used search dogs Tuesday to comb the area near where a Maryland woman went missing in August, officials in the prosecutor's office said.
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As relations sour, Turkey plans military exercise at Syrian border

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As relations continue to deteriorate between neighbors Turkey and Syria, the Turkish armed forces announced Tuesday it will conduct a weeklong series of military exercises in a province along the Syrian border.
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Security Council may vote on Syria resolution

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.N. Security Council could vote as soon as Tuesday on a resolution calling on Syria to immediately halt its violent crackdown on opponents who have staged protests against the continued rule of Bashar al-Assad.
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Texas to free man exonerated by DNA testing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GEORGETOWN, Texas (AP) - A grocery store employee who spent nearly 25 years in prison for killing his wife is set to go free after DNA tests showed another man was responsible.&nbs..
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ICRC: Afghan security situation alarming

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The International Committee of the Red Cross said Tuesday that deteriorating security in Afghanistan has impeded access to medical care, driving it to cri..
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Dogs to search for US woman missing in Aruba

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORANJESTAD, Aruba (AP) - A team of cadaver dogs has arrived in Aruba to search for the remains of a Maryland woman who was reported missing two months ago by her travel companion.&..
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Gunmen kill 13 Shiite Muslims in Pakistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) - Suspected Sunni extremists shot 13 Shiite Muslims to death execution-style after ordering them off a bus and lining them up Tuesday in southwestern Pakistan..
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IAEA to help decontaminate Japan nuke plant area

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TOKYO (AP) - A team of experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency will visit Japan this week to help with the massive cleanup of areas contaminated by a radiation-leaking ..
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Greece has weeks left before bankruptcy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece has enough money to pay pensions, salaries and bondholders through mid-November, the finance minister said Tuesday, as global markets sank on worries t..
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2 U.S. citizens killed in Mexico

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two U.S. citizens -- a mother and her son --- have been killed in the violence-plagued Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, authorities said.
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Rescue official: Truck bomb in Somalia kills 70

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - Islamist militants detonated a truck bomb Tuesday in front of the education ministry in Somalia's capital as students and parents crowded around to learn ..
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