Garbage build-up adds to Bangkok's woes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As Thailand continues to battle its worst floods for 50 years, Bangkok residents are dealing with massive piles of garbage stacking up around the flood-stricken city, prompting worries over tainted water, disease and sanitation.
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Sean could become a hurricane by Thursday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Sean could become a hurricane by tomorrow. At 4:00 p.m., the center of Tropical Storm Sean was located near Latitude 28.7 North, Longitude 70.5 West. Sean is moving toward the nort..
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Atlanta, many Ga. cities OK Sunday alcohol sales

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - Voters in dozens of cities and towns across Georgia have struck down long-standing rules against Sunday alcohol sales, leaving just two other states in the nation wi..
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Republicans to debate in jobs-starved Michigan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) - Rampant foreclosures, high unemployment and a volatile auto industry create a grim backdrop as the Republican presidential candidates debate in a state hit ..
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Raul Castro's daughter, dissident blogger clash online

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Cuban President Raul Castro's daughter joined Twitter to set the record straight about an interview she did abroad, but ended up arguing with one of the communist island's prominent dissidents online.
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Lion tranquilized outside den at Seattle zoo

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SEATTLE (AP) - A lion got out of its den at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, but it didn't get far before it was tranquilized in a service building.    The zoo says..
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Calif. Marine beaten to death at Camp Pendleton

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) - Authorities in California have determined that a Marine who was found dead in his Camp Pendleton barracks was beaten to death by another Marine. ..
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Coast Guard OKs winding down BP spill cleanup

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Coast Guard is ready to reduce BP's responsibility for cleaning up oil that may still wash ashore on the U.S. Gulf Coast after last year's spill, a move offi..
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Yelling, cajoling during Murray jury deliberations

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A juror described some contentious moments, including yelling and cajoling, during two days of deliberations before reaching the guilty verdict in the trial of M..
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ND House says UND may drop Fighting Sioux name

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota's House has given final legislative approval to a bill that lets the University of North Dakota retire its Fighting Sioux nickname.   &..
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Holy cities face pollution threat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

This year's Hajj pilgrimage draws to a close, concerns are raised about environmental damage caused by the influx of millions of travelers.
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Orioles pitcher acquitted in Dominican death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A three-judge panel court on Tuesday acquitted Baltimore Orioles pitcher Alfredo Simon of charges in the shooting death of a man in his hometown.
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U.S. top attorney: 'Fast and Furious' unacceptable

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday that the controversial tactic that allowed illegal guns to be smuggled to Mexico "should never have happened, and it must never happen again."
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Report: Iran mastering nuclear weapons

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The International Atomic Energy Agency issued a critical report Tuesday saying that it has "serious concerns" that Iran's nuclear program is geared toward developing nuclear weapons.
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New charges against soldier in Fort Hood bomb plot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WACO, Texas (AP) - An AWOL soldier accused of plotting to bomb Fort Hood soldiers has been indicted on a charge of trying to use of a weapon of mass destruction.    ..
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Miss. voters asked if life begins at conception

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi voters were asked Tuesday whether life begins at conception, a state constitutional amendment with a chance of becoming the first victory for the ..
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Questions raised over the future of Paterno

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Questions are swirling about the future of Penn State football coach Joe Paterno. There are reports the Hall of Famer will leave Penn State amid the troubling sexual abuse scandal ..
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Sarkozy, Obama bemoan Netanyahu over open mic

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Journalists covering last week's economic summit overheard French President Nicolas Sarkozy blasting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a "liar" during a talk with U.S. President Barack Obama, according to published reports.
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Cain speaks out after allegations

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Herman Cain says he'd be willing to take a lie detector test to prove he's being truthful when he says he has never behaved inappropriately with anyone.&nb..
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Thousands pay Ai Weiwei's tax bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thousands of supporters have donated money to outspoken Chinese artist Ai Weiwei in order to pay a five million yuan ($2.3 million) tax bill from the Chinese government.
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