Euphoria mixed with anxiety in Israel over swap

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli euphoria over a deal to free a soldier held for five years by Hamas gave way Wednesday to growing anxiety that the swap for 1,000 Palestinian prisoners, so..
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South African biker and beast collide, helmet wins

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - A South African mountain biker's collision with an antelope has become an Internet sensation.    Race organizer Max Cluer said Wednesday that Eva..
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Tens of thousands in Syria stage pro-Assad rally

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Tens of thousands of Syrians thronged a main square of the Syrian capital and nearby streets Wednesday in a show of support for embattled President Bashar As..
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Libyan leader hopes to declare victory within week

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) - Libya's de facto leader said Wednesday he is optimistic the ex-rebels will declare total victory over forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi in less than a week, op..
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Muslim comic series aims to break through in US

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DETROIT (AP) - Comic book fans might call it a great origin story: In the aftermath of 9/11, a Muslim man creates a comic book series, "The 99," inspired by the principles of his f..
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Detroit police impound suspected mobile strip club

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DETROIT (AP) - Detroit police have impounded a party bus they say operated illegally as a strip club for reveling football fans at a popular tailgating spot.    The ..
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Man pleads guilty to underwear bomb airline attack

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DETROIT (AP) - A Nigerian man charged with trying to blow up a Detroit-bound plane for al-Qaida with a bomb in his underwear has suddenly pleaded guilty on the second day of his tr..
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Gacy victims exhumed to ID them

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - It's been more than 30 years since authorities discovered the skeletal remains of more than two dozen young men hidden beneath serial killer John Wayne Gacy's house ..
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Scott approves loan to keep Fla. courts afloat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's court system is getting a $45.6 loan to avoid an impending deficit.    Gov. Rick Scott approved the loan Tuesday.   &nbs..
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Liz Claiborne to sell several brands, change name

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Liz Claiborne Inc., which hasn't had an annual profit since 2006, is planning to sell several brands, including its namesake business, and will change its name.&nbs..
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Clash over economy sets tone for 2012 election

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - For a voter looking to preview next year's presidential election, nothing placed the competing arguments in sharper focus than a single day.    Tue..
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Fears mount as Thailand flood waters rise

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thailand's capital was braced for unprecedented flooding Wednesday, amid the monsoon rains that have overwhelmed much of the country as well as Laos, Cambodia and the Philippines in recent weeks.
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Libya's new press freedom

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Around 120 newspapers have launched in the city of Benghazi since the start of the uprising, as Libyans make the most of their new-found press freedom.
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Captain of ship spilling oil off New Zealand charged

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The captain of a container ship that ran aground on a reef off the coast of New Zealand which is leaking oil into the sea has been arrested and charged, officials say.
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'Significant' oil leakage from ship off New Zealand

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A "significant" amount of oil is leaking from a container ship that ran aground on a reef off the pristine east coast of New Zealand's north island, officials said Tuesday.
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Source: Top Egyptian official resigns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hazen Beblawi, Egypt's deputy prime minister and finance minister, has submitted his resignation in the aftermath of the deadly clashes involving Coptic Christians, an official said Tuesday.
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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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