Hurricane Jova closes in on western Mexico

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hurricane Jova closed in on Mexico's Pacific coast early Tuesday, as the weakening, but still powerful Category 3 storm began to buffet the region, the National Hurricane Center said.
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Israel, Hamas sign deal for Shalit's release

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israel and Hamas leaders said Tuesday they have brokered a deal to swap roughly 1,000 Palestinian prisoners for Gilad Shalit, the Israeli soldier captured by Hamas more than five years ago.
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Amnesty in Myanmar: Real change or pleasing gesture?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Myanmar announced Tuesday it will grant amnesty to 6,300 prisoners on Wednesday, one in a series of recent moves that could help the isolated nation normalize relations with Western nations including the United States.
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Sick woman could leave Pole on Friday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire woman who has been trying to leave the South Pole since late August says she could be on a plane as early as Friday.    Fifty-ei..
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Coroner: No evidence Jackson took fatal dose

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A coroner who conducted the autopsy on Michael Jackson says there is no evidence supporting the theory by attorneys for Dr. Conrad Murray that Jackson gave himse..
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Aruba: Attorney demands detained American's release

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The attorney for Gary Giordano has petitioned a court in Aruba demanding the immediate release of the detained American.
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Israel, Hamas announce deal on captured soldier

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli and Hamas have reached a deal to free a captured Israeli soldier held in the Gaza Strip in exchange for hundreds of Palestinian prisoners, officials from b..
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Astronaut will run for Congress in Central Calif.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MODESTO, Calif. (AP) - Former astronaut and migrant worker Jose Hernandez has announced plans to run for Congress in California's newly formed 10th district, which includes Stanisl..
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2 arrested in alleged plot to kill ambassador

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - The Justice Department says it has disrupted an Iranian government plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States.    Attorney Ge..
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Arizona awarded 2015 Super Bowl

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HOUSTON (AP) - NFL owners have awarded the 2015 Super Bowl to the Phoenix area.    It will be the third time the area has hosted the game, which will be played in Gl..
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Romney camp: Christie to back Romney for president

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is endorsing Mitt Romney for the GOP presidential nomination, Romney's campaign said Tuesday.    Romney and Chris..
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U.N. peacekeepers killed in Darfur

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Three United Nations peacekeepers were killed in an ambush in a camp for displaced people in Sudan's Darfur region, the global body said Tuesday.
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Bachmann slides ideas into 11-point economic plan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann has packaged many of the proposals she's been pressing in her campaign into an 11-point plan for putting t..
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Italy troops to guard ships from pirates

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Italy is to start putting military guards on ships traversing the pirate-infested waters off the coast of Somalia, the Defense Ministry announced Tuesday.
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B.O.B. single and double strollers recalled

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Hundreds of thousands of popular B.O.B. jogging strollers are being recalled because of choking concerns.    The Consumer Product Safety Commission..
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Feds: Airline attack suspect sought martyrdom

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DETROIT (AP) - A federal prosecutor says a Nigerian charged with trying to blow up an international flight was on a terrorist mission to kill nearly 300 people and earn a place in ..
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Republicans starting to pile on Romney

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The Republican presidential race is quickly becoming a scattershot effort to deny Mitt Romney the GOP nomination by any means necessary.    His ..
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Man gets shock after poking dead bear on live wire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LIVINGSTON, Mont. (AP) - Authorities say a bow hunter suffered serious injuries from an electric shock when he poked a dead bear lying on live wires.    The Park Cou..
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NY comptroller warns of weakness on Wall Street

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Wall Street is again losing jobs because of global economic woes, threatening tax revenue for a city and state heavily reliant on the financial industry, New York C..
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Reminders of Irish 'troubles' rise to surface

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The tragedy of Ireland's violent past seemed close to the surface this week as an Irish presidential candidate was confronted about his former role as an IRA commander, and Britain's prime minister talked with a family about a Catholic victim of "the troubles."
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