Medical marijuana users denied firearms

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DENVER (AP) - The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is warning gun dealers that it is illegal for medical-marijuana patients to buy firearms.   ..
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Wall Street protests enter 3rd week

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Protesters speaking out against corporate greed and other issues are showing no signs of giving up their campaign.    Organizers on Monday urged part..
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Dual Philippine typhoons kill dozens

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from twin typhoons that pounded the Philippines has reached 59, authorities said.
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Officials: Cabinet for new Libyan government finalized

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A slate of Cabinet ministers for Libya's emerging government was finalized Sunday, two spokesmen for the National Transitional Council said.
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American shares Nobel Peace Prize for Medicine

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

STOCKHOLM (AP) - The Nobel committee says American Bruce Beutler and Luxembourg-born scientist Jules Hoffmann have shared the 2011 Nobel Prize in medicine with Canadian-born Ralph ..
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Two police officers killed by Dagestan car bomb

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two policemen were killed by a suicide car bomber in Russia's North Caucasus republic of Dagestan, the Dagestani Interior Ministry said on its website Monday.
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ICC to probe war crimes in Ivory Coast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The International Criminal Court on Monday granted the court's chief prosecutor permission to open an investigation into possible war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Ivory Coast during months of post-election turmoil last year.
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Verdict expected this afternoon for Amanda Knox

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 PERUGIA, Italy (AP) - Amanda Knox tearfully told an Italian appeals court Monday that she did not kill her British roommate, pleading for the court to give her back her life ..
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How Knox's fate will be decided

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

American Amanda Knox and her Italian former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito are appealing their convictions in the killing of British exchange student Meredith Kercher. Here is a guide to the appeal process.
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Activists on trial for insulting UAE president

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The trial of five Emirati activists charged with publicly insulting the UAE president and other top officials resumed Sunday without the defendants, but with the courtroom open to media and representatives from human rights groups for the first time in the trial's five sessions, which began on June 14. A police officer told the Federal Supreme Court judge that the defendants refused to come to court as the state prosecution presented its case.
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Afghan panel: Pakistani behind assassination of peace council chief

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Afghan officials repeated accusations Sunday that the assassination of the country's peace council chairman began with a plot in Pakistan and was carried out by a citizen of the neighboring nation.
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French woman kidnapped in Kenya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Kenyan officials sent mediators into Somalia Sunday after captors took a kidnapped French woman there, a Kenyan official said. He said Kenya was weighing whether to enter Somalia and attack.
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Yemeni airstrike mistakenly targets soldiers, kills 29, official says

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Yemeni government aircraft mistakenly bombed its own troops, killing 29 soldiers, a security official told CNN on Sunday.
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Philippine typhoons leave dozens dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A second typhoon in a week pounded the Philippines over the weekend, causing severe flooding and contributing to at least one death, officials said. The first typhoon killed 52 people.
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FBI, security officials warn of possible retaliation over al-Awlaki killing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. officials are warning the killing of American-born militant cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, the face of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, could spark retaliatory attacks, according to a bulletin obtained by CNN.
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Lawyer: Pakistan governor's killer sentenced to death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A security guard who killed a liberal politician in Pakistan over his remarks on its controversial blasphemy law has been convicted and sentenced to death, his defense lawyer told CNN.
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Officials: U.S.-born Muslim cleric killed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki -- an American whose fluency in English and technology made him one of the top terrorist recruiters in the world -- was killed Friday, officials said.
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Hurricane Ophelia strengthens in Atlantic

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ophelia strengthened into a Category 2 hurricane early Friday, packing winds of 100 mph as it swirled across the Atlantic far from land, the National Hurricane Center said.
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Knox: How the court saga unfolded

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

There was a plane ticket from Perugia, Italy, to Seattle, Washington, with Amanda Knox's name on it.
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Bloodshed shows no signs of ebbing in Syria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Violence continued to reverberate around Syria on Friday -- with the government claiming 13 military and law enforcement members plus three civilians had died, while an activist group said its tally showed 13 dead.
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