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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Rescuers in choppers reach Himalaya quake villages

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GANGTOK, India (AP) - Rescue workers dug through mudslides as they struggled Monday to reach thousands of villagers cut off by a powerful earthquake that killed at least 53 people ..
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Cyprus drills offshore despite Turkish warning

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - A U.S. energy firm has begun exploratory drilling for oil and gas off the coast of Cyprus despite strong warnings from Turkey not to do so.    ..
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Experts: Pirates hold English tourist in Somalia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An English tourist kidnapped from a remote Kenyan resort is being held by pirates in a remote corner of Somalia, according to experts and security analysts in Nairobi.
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Reality TV taps Phoenix-area foreclosures

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PHOENIX (AP) - Alaska has a reality show about ice truckers trying to survive deadly hauls. New York has Donald Trump's cutthroat competition to be his apprentice. And Georgia has ..
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You can't reinvent the burger; you can remake it

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - When Wendy's decided to remake its 42-year-old hamburger, the chain agonized over every detail. A pickle chemist was consulted. Customers were quizzed on their lett..
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Calm chaos followed Nevada air show disaster

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Amid the horrific aftermath of the nation's deadliest air racing disaster, a crash that killed nine and sent about 70 people to Reno-area hospitals, a sort of cal..
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Netflix separates its DVD, streaming businesses

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Netflix Inc. is formally separating its online streaming and DVD-by-mail service, naming the latter "Qwikster."    In a few weeks, Netflix subscriber..
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Quake kills 21 in India, Nepal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from a magnitude 6.9 earthquake -- and its aftershocks -- along the border of India and Nepal climbed to 21 Monday, officials said.
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