Report: Syria, Arab League reach agreement on unrest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syria and the Arab League have reached an agreement on a plan aimed at finding a solution to the months-long unrest in the country, state media reported Tuesday.
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Venezuelan registry axes 111-year-old voters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Venezuela's National Election Council has suspended voting privileges for 15,500 people. Why? Because the nation's voter registry says they're between 111 and 129 years old.
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Former Solyndra CEO got $456K severance

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DOVER, Del. (AP) - New court documents show the founder and former CEO of solar panel maker Solyndra Inc. negotiated a severance package worth almost half a million dollars. &..
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Congressman Rush compares NCAA to Mafia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Democratic congressman compared the NCAA to the Mafia over how it controls the lives of student athletes.    "I think they're just one of the mos..
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Greek vote proposal undermines shaky euro deal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - It took only a few words from Greece's prime minister to upend Europe's efforts to convince the world that its grand plan to save the euro would mark a tu..
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Canada cuts funding for UNESCO

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TORONTO (AP) - Canada is joining the U.S. in cutting off funding for the U.N. cultural agency UNESCO because it approved a Palestinian bid for full membership.    Fo..
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Plane from US lands on belly in Poland, none hurt

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WARSAW, Poland (AP) - A Boeing airliner carrying 231 people from the U.S. landed on its belly Tuesday in Warsaw after its landing gear failed to open, triggering sparks and small f..
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Obama designates Fort Monroe a national monument

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday took a shuttered Army fort in Virginia with an important role in the nation's slavery history and made it a national monument.&n..
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Sex offender charged with making child pornography

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Fort Myers, Florida - A 65-year-old Naples man and Ohio native was arrested Thursday, in the Dominican Republic and returned to the United States for his initial hearing Tuesday pe..
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Occupy movement getting modest help from the left

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Occupy Wall Street may have the look of disorganized youth movement, but the protest encampments are also getting support from a long list of experienced, well-fund..
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Deaths from painkiller overdose triple in decade

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - The number of overdose deaths from powerful painkillers more than tripled over a decade, the government reported Tuesday - a trend the nation's top health official ..
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Fukushima cleanup may take decades

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The decommissioning of four reactors at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant will likely take more than 30 years to complete, according to a report by Japanese officials.
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U.S. soldier gets 10 years for rape in S. Korea

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A South Korean court sentenced a U.S. soldier to 10 years in prison for raping an 18-year-old South Korean girl in September, court officials said Tuesday.
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Study: ADHD drugs don't raise heart risks for kids

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Ritalin and similar medicines that millions of children and teens take to curb hyperactivity and boost attention do not raise their risk of serious heart problems, the largest safe..
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Texas gun instructor draws heat for anti-Muslim ad

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MASON, Texas (AP) - On a YouTube clip that has gone viral, brash Texas handgun instructor Crockett Keller defiantly tells Muslims and non-Christian Arabs he won't teach them how to..
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Cain defends himself, says he never changed story

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - Presidential candidate Herman Cain says he never changed his story about sexual harassment allegations against him in the 1990s.    In a Tuesday inter..
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Libya picks engineer as interim leader

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Libya's transitional government picked an engineering professor and longtime exile as its acting prime minister.
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Aussie teen could face Indonesian jail for drug charges

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 14-year-old Australian boy accused of marijuana possession could face jail time on the resort island of Bali.
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U.N. workers killed in Afghan attack

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ten people were killed Monday in a suicide bombing outside a U.N. compound in Kandahar, Afghanistan, officials said.
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Ex-guerrilla elected mayor in Colombia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Voters have elected a former guerrilla who became a crusader against political corruption as the new mayor of Colombia's capital.
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