Attorney: Hikers' release delayed in Iran

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The attorney for two U.S. hikers who have been detained for more than two years in Iran said Tuesday their release has been delayed again.
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Hikers' release delayed in Iran, attorney says

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The attorney for two U.S. hikers who have been detained for more than two years in Iran said Tuesday their release has been delayed again.
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The President at the U.N. today

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 NEW YORK (AP) - President  Obama opens two days of meetings at the United Nations by seeking to boost Libya's transitional leadership. Obama will also tout the earl..
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Do Ask and Tell

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

WASHINGTON (AP) - Preparations for dropping the ban on gay military service have been in the works so long that Tuesday's official repeal is making few waves inside the military.&n..
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Typhoon bears down on Japan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

About 80,000 residents have been ordered to flee and more than 1 million people were urged to evacuate Nagoya, a city in central Japan, Tuesday as a typhoon was expected to hit the area.
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Activists: Iran detains filmmakers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iran has detained six documentary filmmakers on accusations that they worked for the British Broadcasting Corporation's Persian service, activists said on Monday.
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Mexico investigates lawmaker's killing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A day after authorities announced that the body of a Mexican congressman was found along a highway in the coastal state of Guerrero, lawmakers from his political party called Monday for a swift investigation of his killing.
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Ziggy creator Tom Wilson Sr. dies at age 80

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CLEVELAND (AP) - Tom Wilson Sr., the creator of the hard-luck comic strip character Ziggy, has died, his family said Monday. He was 80.    Tom Wilson Jr., who took o..
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Officials: Illegal rat poison sold in Chinatown

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A dozen people were arrested this week after undercover raids in Manhattan's Chinatown revealed that lethal packages of rat and cockroach poison were being sold for..
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DOJ: 2 Texas voting maps don't meet federal law

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The U.S. Department of Justice says Texas' new voting maps for Congress and for the Texas House do not met federal anti-discrimination requirements.  ..
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Yemen: Officials push power transfer as violence rages

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Officials from the United Nations and the Gulf Cooperation Council were in Sanaa, Yemen, on Monday, hoping to help organize a peaceful transfer of power as witnesses reported violence in the streets.
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Man upset over 'lemon' crashes into NH dealer cars

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) - A Massachusetts man who crashed his newly-purchased minivan into six cars at the Portsmouth, N.H., car dealership lot because he couldn't get his money back..
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NTC: Humanitarian disaster in Bani Walid

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi are creating a humanitarian disaster in Bani Walid, the National Transitional Council\'s military spokesman charged Monday. CNN JOURNALIST INJURED |
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Abbas to go ahead with statehood bid at U.N.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Monday that he still intends to submit an application for statehood to the United Nations Security Council, according to U.N. spokesman Martin Nesirky, despite a rising tide of controversy that accompanies the measure.
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Tentative pact in S. Calif. grocery labor talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Union leaders say they've reached a tentative deal with some of Southern California's largest grocery chains that would head off the threat of a walkout by more ..
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Zimbabwe poachers turn to poisoning water holes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - Zimbabwe's wildlife authority says poachers have begun poisoning watering holes, killing nine elephants and at least five lions in recent weeks.  ..
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Norway killer gets 4 more weeks in solitary

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Anders Breivik, who has admitted killing 77 people in Norway in July, will remain in solitary confinement for another four weeks, a judge ruled Monday.
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BBC: 6 independent filmmakers arrested in Iran

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - Six independent filmmakers have been detained in Iran, the BBC said Monday, denying an Iranian media report that the group were the broadcasters' staffers.  ..
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In resurgence of Yemen violence, 50 dead in 2 days

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Thousands of protesters armed with sticks and backed by armed military defectors overran a base of the elite Presidential Guards in Yemen's capital as fighting ..
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Titanic necklace stolen from Danish amusement park

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - A gold-plated necklace recovered from the Titanic has been stolen from an exhibition at Copenhagen's Tivoli amusement park.    Park spokes..
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