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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Shrimp trawl data big problem in sea turtle study

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Duke University and Conservation International researchers say lack of data from shrimp trawlers is a huge problem in getting a national picture of sea turtle de..
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Company must pay $846K after firing cancer patient

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A California civil rights agency has ordered a Wisconsin company to pay $846,000 for firing a sales manager who had to limit work travel when he was recovering..
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Federal fraud charges for ex-Ohio St player

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Court documents say former Ohio State and NFL quarterback Art Schlichter (SHLEES'-tuhr) will plead guilty to fraud charges linked to a million-dollar ticket-s..
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Doctors describe conjoined twins surgery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Doctors said practice was the key to successfully separating conjoined twins at Memphis' Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.    For the anesthesia ..
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Jackie O's antiquated views 'horrified' grandkids

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Caroline Kennedy says her daughters were "horrified" listening to taped interviews of grandmother Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis' old-fashioned views on the role of wom..
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Perry: Washington shouldn't dictate how to live

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry is telling students at the nation's largest evangelical university that they should raise their voices to keep Washington politicians fr..
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Eagle doing well after stadium luxury box crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - The director of an Alabama raptor center says Auburn University's beloved eagle mascot, Spirit, is doing fine after crashing into a stadium luxury box in front ..
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Gulf spill blamed on poor management decisions

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

A key federal report blames poor management, key missteps and a faulty cement job by BP and others for the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history and the deaths of 11 rig workers..
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Israel warns against unilateral Palestinian move

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The unilateral declaration of a Palestinian state would have \"dire consequences,\" Israel\'s foreign minister warned Wednesday, a day after Palestinians said they would take the proposal to the United Nations.
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Neck-bomb suspect headed to Australia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A man accused of strapping a fake bomb around an 18-year-old Australian girl\'s neck in an attempt to extort money from her family is scheduled to appear at an extradition hearing Wednesday afternoon, prosecutors said.
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Tension in Kabul amid Taliban assault

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fighting that raged for hours in Kabul after a dramatic Taliban attack on the U.S. Embassy and NATO\'s command calmed down greatly during the evening hours, a military spokesman told CNN. PAST ATTACKS |
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Possible N. Korean defectors sail to Japan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Japanese Coast Guards found a small wooden boat Tuesday morning drifting off Japan\'s western coast with nine men, women and children on board claiming they are from North Korea, a Coast Guard spokesman said.
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