China, Russia defend Syria veto

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

China said on Wednesday the U.N. Security Council resolution it vetoed would not have helped "ease Syria's situation."
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Escaped offender caught in ND cornfield

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TOWER CITY, N.D. (AP) - A convicted sex offender who escaped from a private transport company's van while being moved across the country was nabbed in a North Dakota cornfield Wedn..
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7 NY Dems call for investigation into NYPD spying

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Seven New York Democratic state senators are calling for the state attorney general to investigate the New York Police Department's spying on Muslim neighborhoods.&..
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White passes silver as most popular car color

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DETROIT (AP) - White has passed silver as the world's most popular car color, according to an annual survey by paint maker PPG Industries.    Silver spent a decade o..
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Epic bank scandal hits Iran's leader

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The largest case of bank fraud in Iranian history is threatening to engulf President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad after a parliamentary commission decided to investigate his office for possible connections to the crime, Iranian state media has reported.
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Bahrain opposition keeps up hunger strike

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Bahraini opposition leaders, many sentenced to life in prison, are 12 days into a hunger strike dedicated to gaining the release of "innocent women and girls" from jail, the son of one of the leaders told CNN Wednesday.
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Ron Paul raises $8 million in 3 months

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul says he raised $8 million in the last three months.    The Texas congressman said Wednesday that his cam..
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First lady delivers thank-you to Secret Service

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Michelle Obama has stopped by another federal agency as part of her effort to thank government workers for what they do.    But the first lady says..
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Suspect in NJ stabbing arrested on flight in Fla.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TEANECK, N.J. (AP) - Customs agents in Florida arrested a suspect in a fatal New Jersey stabbing minutes before his flight took off for Colombia.    Authorities foun..
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Official: Obama to embark on bus tour of NC, Va.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - A White House official says President Barack Obama is planning a bus tour through the politically important states of North Carolina and Virginia later this month..
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A.C. Nielsen Jr. dies at 92

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WINNETKA, Ill. (AP) - Arthur C. Nielsen Jr., who led the company that grew into an international market research firm known for producing the TV ratings known as "the Nielsens," ha..
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Door-to-door search under way for quarry gunman

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) - Authorities are searching door to door with guns drawn in a neighborhood about 5 miles from the Northern California quarry where a gunman killed two and wo..
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$2.2M in cocaine washes up on Fort Pierce beach

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) - Bundles of cocaine said to be worth $2.2 million have washed up on a Florida beach.    Police in Fort Pierce say beachgoers at Kimberly Berg..
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NM fraternity finds severed goat head on porch

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - University of New Mexico police are trying to determine who left a severed goat head on the porch of a fraternity house.    KOB-TV reports t..
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Wall Street protest expected to widen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Organizers of the protests in lower Manhattan have sought a permit to gather in a plaza encircled by courthouses and are planning for at least 2,000 people to march..
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India to help train Afghan security forces

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

India will help train Afghan security forces under a deal signed by India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Afghan President Hamid Karzai, according to a copy of the agreement released by India.
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Groups sue to block oil pipeline

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Three conservation groups are suing to halt preliminary work on a proposed 1,700-mile-long oil pipeline from the tar sands of western Canada to Texas Gulf Coast ..
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NBA talks break down over money, games in jeopardy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Unable to reach a deal, NBA owners and players walked away from the table and don't know when they will meet again.    If it's not in the next few da..
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Report highlights need to clean Gulf

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HOUSTON (AP) - A task force appointed by President Barack Obama says coastal states must work together to restore elements of the Gulf of Mexico that have made it a backbone of the..
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NATO: Top Haqqani leader killed in strike

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A week after the senior Haqqani network leader in Afghanistan was captured, a coalition airstrike killed one of his associates, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said on Wednesday.
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