Merkel, Sarkozy hold talks amid euro crisis

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel presented a united front Sunday in the face of regional economic woes, but offered few details about how they would solve financial problems.
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Unemployed seek protection against job bias

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) - After two years on the unemployment rolls, Selena Forte thought she'd found a temporary job at FedEx that matched her qualifications. But Forte, a 55-year-ol..
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Deficit 'supercommittee' struggles as clock ticks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) - The supercommittee is struggling. After weeks of secret meetings, the 12-member deficit-cutting panel established under last summer's budget and debt deal ap..
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Syria warns against recognizing opposition council

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem had harsh words Sunday for nations that appeared unsympathetic to his government.
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Fighters: Gadhafi town near control

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fighters loyal to Libya's new leaders say they have "reached the final stages of the fight" to take control of former leader Moammar Gadhafi's hometown. They say they've taken control of Sirte University.
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Libya fighters tighten hold on Sirte

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fighters loyal to Libya\'s new leaders say they have \"reached the final stages of the fight\" to take control of former leader Moammar Gadhafi\'s hometown. They say they\'ve taken control of Sirte University.
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American fugitive in Portugal fights extradition

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fugitive American hijacker George Wright, who was found in Portugal last month after more than 40 years in hiding, is fighting extradition to the United States, his lawyer told CNN Sunday.
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Trial in white supremacist leader's death to start in South Africa

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The trial of two men accused of killing white supremacist leader Eugene Terreblanche is expected to start in the South African town of Ventersdorp on Monday.
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Paul wins Values Voters straw poll, Cain in 2nd

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Rep. Ron Paul of Texas is the top presidential pick of the thousands of social conservatives who are meeting this weekend, winning 37 percent in a non-binding str..
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$10 million bounty on al Qaeda in Iraq leader

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As thousands of American service members prepare to depart Iraq as part of an agreement to leave by the end of this year, the U.S. State Department has issued a $10 million bounty for a man there it recently designated international terrorist leader.
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Yemen leader says he will step down, but his aides qualify remark

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Yemen President Ali Abdallah Saleh said Saturday he would step down in coming days, but his senior aides immediately added that such a departure would occur only if a power transfer agreement is reached.
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Deadly gunfire at Syrian funeral

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Gunfire killed at least one person Saturday at as the funeral of an assassinated Kurdish opposition leader in northeast Syria turned into a protest, activist groups say.
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Kenyans say goodbye to Nobel laureate Wangari Maathai

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Kenyans gathered in the nation's capital Saturday for a state funeral honoring Nobel laureate Wangari Maathai, marking a final journey for the first African woman to win the peace prize.
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Cuban spy freed from U.S. prison

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rene Gonzalez, a Cuban convicted of spying in the United States, was released Friday after serving most of a 15-year sentence, a prison spokesman told CNN.
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21 deaths now linked to listeria in cantaloupe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal health authorities say a nationwide outbreak of listeria in Colorado cantaloupes is now responsible for 21 deaths and the number may continue to grow.&nbs..
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Hundreds of fighters storm Gadhafi's birthplace

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Battles raged on Friday as the new Libyan leaders sought to gain control of the coastal birthplace of ousted ruler Moammar Gadhafi.
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UMMC reports $85M in grants, contracts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A record $85 million in grants and contracts has helped the University of Mississippi Medical Center conduct research into cancer and diabetes and finance hea..
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Bahrain investigates teen protester's death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Bahraini authorities opened an investigation Friday into the death of a 16-year-old anti-government protester after conflicting reports emerged about how he died.
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Ex-astronaut pilot in downed plane

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Federal officials confirm former space shuttle pilot Bill Oefelein (OAF'-uh-line) was the pilot of a small plane that stalled and crashed last month in rur..
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Document: Navy commander drunk, abusive in Bahrain

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Documents obtained by The Associated Press show that the former commander of a Navy flight squadron hurled insults at subordinates and slapped another sailor se..
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