2 killed, several injured in Norwegian cruise ship fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Three crew members have been injured after an engine room fire on a Norwegian cruise ship, the operator said Thursday.
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Lawyer: Papers filed for hikers' release

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A lawyer for two American hikers imprisoned in Iran said he has filed all the necessary paperwork for them to be released on bail, but he does next expect judges to act on it before Saturday, he told CNN Thursday.
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More jobless claims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of people applying for unemployment benefits last week jumped to the highest level in three months, a sign that layoffs could be increasing. The Labor ..
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A shift in Taliban strategy?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Does this week\'s assault on the U.S. Embassy and NATO command center in Kabul signal a shift in strategy by the Taliban? TERROR ALL IN THE FAMILY | INSIDE THE ATTACK | WAR OF WORDS |
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Mexico heightens security for independence celebrations

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mexican government officials plan to include the border city of Juarez in independence celebrations despite raging drug-related violence in the area.
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Cuba accuses Richardson of slander

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Cuba on Wednesday accused former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson of \"blackmail\" and denied the government had invited him here to negotiate the release of an American contractor sentenced to 15 years in prison.
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U.N. resolution would aid new Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Security Council is on the verge of authorizing the U.N. to set up operations in Libya to assist the National Transitional Council in post- Gadhafi planning. It is also likely to loosen sanctions that were imposed on that country in the spring, according to a resolution obtained by CNN.
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A chilling message for Mexico's social media users

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

It was a chilling message: two bodies with signs of torture found hanging from a pedestrian bridge in the border town of Nuevo Laredo, Mexico.
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Holloway's dad seeks death declaration

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The father of long-missing Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway has asked a court to declare her dead, a move the girl\'s mother says came as a surprise.
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Attacks target security offices in Yemen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Explosions rocked two government security offices Thursday morning in Aden, Yemen. The first explosion occurred at the city\'s political security headquarters, while the other was at al-Mualla police station, witnesses said.
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A family and a terror group

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A senior U.S. official is blaming the Haqqani Network, run by a father and his sons, for this week\'s attack on the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan. If the group claims credit, it will be only the latest attack on its resume of terror. FULL STORY | SHIFT IN STRATEGY?
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Iran court says it's considering bail for American hikers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Iranian Judiciary said it is considering a request for setting bail in the case of two American hikers accused of spying, the semiofficial Fars News Agency reported Wednesday.
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23 sailors kidnapped in tanker attack in W. Africa

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Armed pirates raided a tanker off the West African coast and kidnapped 23 sailors Wednesday, taking off with the vessel in waters that are increasingly at ris..
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State media: Angola air force plane crash kills 30

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LUANDA, Angola (AP) - An Angolan air force plane crashed as it took off from a central base Wednesday, killing 30 people including three generals, state media reported.  ..
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Protesters in Haiti demand ouster of UN troops

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - Protesters calling for the withdrawal of U.N. peacekeepers from Haiti clashed with police Wednesday outside the earthquake-damaged Haitian National Pal..
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Oil workers survived Mexican storm in tiny raft

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CIUDAD DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) - A small, flat fiberglass raft was all 10 oil workers had to escape the leveling winds and towering waves of Tropical Storm Nate as it pounded their..
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Collar bomb suspect in Ky. to return to Australia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - An Australian investment banker who is wanted on charges of placing a fake bomb around a student's neck while attempting to extort money from her millionaire..
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Washington judge orders striking Tacoma teachers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - A judge is ordering teachers in Washington state's third-largest school district to go back to work.    The decision came following arguments by..
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Justice Ginsburg slides to safety off airplane

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - An official says 78-year-old U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had to slide down an emergency chute to evacuate a flight at Dulles International Airp..
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Dad charged after son thrown overboard on cruise

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Prosecutors have filed child abuse charges against a father accused of throwing his 7-year-old son overboard during a pleasure cruise in California. &..
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