Israel, Hamas announce deal on captured soldier

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli and Hamas have reached a deal to free a captured Israeli soldier held in the Gaza Strip in exchange for hundreds of Palestinian prisoners, officials from b..
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Astronaut will run for Congress in Central Calif.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MODESTO, Calif. (AP) - Former astronaut and migrant worker Jose Hernandez has announced plans to run for Congress in California's newly formed 10th district, which includes Stanisl..
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2 arrested in alleged plot to kill ambassador

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - The Justice Department says it has disrupted an Iranian government plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States.    Attorney Ge..
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Arizona awarded 2015 Super Bowl

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HOUSTON (AP) - NFL owners have awarded the 2015 Super Bowl to the Phoenix area.    It will be the third time the area has hosted the game, which will be played in Gl..
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Romney camp: Christie to back Romney for president

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is endorsing Mitt Romney for the GOP presidential nomination, Romney's campaign said Tuesday.    Romney and Chris..
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U.N. peacekeepers killed in Darfur

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Three United Nations peacekeepers were killed in an ambush in a camp for displaced people in Sudan's Darfur region, the global body said Tuesday.
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Bachmann slides ideas into 11-point economic plan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann has packaged many of the proposals she's been pressing in her campaign into an 11-point plan for putting t..
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Italy troops to guard ships from pirates

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Italy is to start putting military guards on ships traversing the pirate-infested waters off the coast of Somalia, the Defense Ministry announced Tuesday.
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B.O.B. single and double strollers recalled

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Hundreds of thousands of popular B.O.B. jogging strollers are being recalled because of choking concerns.    The Consumer Product Safety Commission..
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Feds: Airline attack suspect sought martyrdom

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DETROIT (AP) - A federal prosecutor says a Nigerian charged with trying to blow up an international flight was on a terrorist mission to kill nearly 300 people and earn a place in ..
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Republicans starting to pile on Romney

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The Republican presidential race is quickly becoming a scattershot effort to deny Mitt Romney the GOP nomination by any means necessary.    His ..
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Man gets shock after poking dead bear on live wire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LIVINGSTON, Mont. (AP) - Authorities say a bow hunter suffered serious injuries from an electric shock when he poked a dead bear lying on live wires.    The Park Cou..
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NY comptroller warns of weakness on Wall Street

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Wall Street is again losing jobs because of global economic woes, threatening tax revenue for a city and state heavily reliant on the financial industry, New York C..
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Reminders of Irish 'troubles' rise to surface

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The tragedy of Ireland's violent past seemed close to the surface this week as an Irish presidential candidate was confronted about his former role as an IRA commander, and Britain's prime minister talked with a family about a Catholic victim of "the troubles."
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Syria opposition gains regional backers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

International powers put more heat on Syria\'s government Tuesday, as a new umbrella opposition group gained key backers in the Arab world and China exhorted the government to respond to people\'s demands.
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'Significant' oil leakage from ship aground 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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Thailand flooding leaves hundreds dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As the death toll climbed Monday from flooding in Southeast Asia, officials beefed up flood prevention measures to protect Thailand's capital from rising water.
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NBA cancels first two weeks of season

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

NEW YORK (AP) - NBA Commissioner David Stern has canceled the first two weeks of the season after owners and players were unable to reach a new labor deal and end the lockout. ..
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Death toll rises in Egypt clashes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 25 people have been killed in clashes between the army and pro-Coptic Christian protesters, with many crushed by military vehicles, an official says.
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Yemen: Thousands of women demonstrate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Just two days after prominent Yemeni human rights activist Tawakkol Karman became the first Arab woman to win the Nobel peace prize, at least 22 women were injured during a march that took place in Taiz on Sunday.
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