Man charged after 4,000 pounds of explosives found

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - A federal agent says a Michigan man charged with possessing more than 4,000 pounds of explosives and detonation equipment told an informant "when the go..
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Shakespeare's plays in 37 languages

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

It will be Shakespeare as nobody has seen it before. Over six weeks next spring, London's Globe Theatre will present all 37 of the Bard's plays in 37 languages, performed by companies from as many countries.
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Saudi woman sentenced to 10 lashes for driving car

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAIRO (AP) - A Saudi woman was sentenced Tuesday to be lashed 10 times with a whip for defying the kingdom's prohibition on female drivers, the first time a legal punishment has be..
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Egypt's 1st post-Mubarak election to begin Nov. 28

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's ruling military decreed Tuesday that the country's first parliamentary elections since Hosni Mubarak's ouster will begin Nov. 28, ending months of speculation ..
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ITV admits using video-game footage in IRA program

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DUBLIN (AP) - Britain's television network ITV admits that a documentary about the Irish Republican Army mistakenly used a scene from a video game and claimed it was a real IRA att..
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Hackers hijack Twitter accounts of Chavez critics

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Over months, Venezuelan TV soap opera writer Leonardo Padron built a Twitter following of about 250,000 people by posting more than a dozen messages a day..
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Smugglers hand off drugs through new border fence

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) - A new type of border fence is apparently forcing drug smugglers to change the way they move their cargo from Mexico to the U.S.    The Nogales ..
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OnStar changes over privacy concerns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The OnStar automobile communication service used by 6 million Americans is changing its policies after privacy issues were raised over keeping former customers ..
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Lawyer: Knox is no femme fatale

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The defense will begin presenting its final arguments Tuesday as American Amanda Knox fights to have her murder conviction overturned.
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Opening statements begin in Jackson doc's trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Opening statements have begun in the trial of the doctor accused of killing Michael Jackson with an overdose of the powerful anesthetic propofol.   &nb..
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Rappelling scrutiny of Washington Monument begins

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Engineers have begun attaching ropes to the top of the Washington Monument that they will use to rappel up and down the structure to check for cracks and other da..
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Alleged UK cell charged with terror training in Pakistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Six men appeared in a London court Monday charged in connection with an alleged planned terrorist bombing campaign in the United Kingdom. The six were arrested last week in Birmingham as part of what authorities called a "major operation."
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Police: Pa. couple stole copper to pay for wedding

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ELLWOOD CITY, Pa. (AP) - Police say a western Pennsylvania couple cut down copper wire from 18 utility poles because they needed money to pay for their wedding.    O..
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'Miracle doctor' brings gift of sight

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A mother who had never set her eyes on her baby, a poor villager who hadn't worked for years, an old man who had never seen his pension money -- these are just some of the thousands of blind Namibians whose lives have genuinely been transformed by the treatment of a woman who they call their "miracle doctor."
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Court to review rules for some deportations

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has agreed to hear the Obama administration's appeal of lower court rulings in favor of immigrants who were seeking to avoid being deported.&nbs..
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7 die in Philippines typhoon

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Typhoon Nesat struck the northern Philippine island of Luzon with top winds of 140 kph (87 mph) early Tuesday, the Philippine national weather agency reported.
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Florida couple among Nepal plane crash victims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A University of Miami surgeon and his fiance were among the victims of a tourist plane crash in Nepal.    Dr. Jagajan "JJ" Karmacharya was a professor o..
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Lockerbie bomber case closed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The case of Lockerbie bomber Abdel Basset al-Megrahi is "closed," Libya's transitional justice minister told reporters.
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'Bentley Bandit' enters guilty plea

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CALCASIEU PARISH, La.- On September 16, 2011, Justin Durbin, known by the local media as the "Bentley Bandit," entered a guilty plea to Aggravated Flight from an Officer and Illega..
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Witnessing a battle for a Libyan city

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CNN\'s Ben Wedeman has been following Libyan fighters as they battle for the last of the country\'s pro-Gadhafi strongholds. Here, he describes the scene before, during and after a recent assault on Sabha.
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