Gadhafi's death energizes Syrian, Yemeni protests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BEIRUT (AP) - Pointing to the killing of Moammar Gadhafi in Libya, protesters in Syria and in Yemen are telling their long-time rulers that they will be the next to go.  ..
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In Britain, disquiet over grisly Gadhafi coverage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - The rush to air pictures of Col. Moammar Gadhafi's final moments has disturbed many in Britain, with some arguing that pictures of his bloody demise should have been ..
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7.6 earthquake hits South Pacific

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga (AP) - A strong earthquake struck far off the South Pacific island nation of Tonga on Friday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. &nbs..
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Obama: Iraq war will be over by year's end

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

President Barack Obama on Friday announced that virtually all U.S. troops will come home from Iraq by the end of the year -- at which point he can declare an end to America's long and costly war in that Middle Eastern nation.
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Syrian, Yemen opposition buoyed by Gadhafi death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Inspired by the death of deposed Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi in Libya, demonstrators took to the streets of Syria and Yemen on Friday filled with a renewed sense of purpose to end the regimes there.
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The next chapter in the Arab Spring

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

\"In a revolution, as in a novel, the most difficult part to invent is the end,\" a historian once wrote. Gadhafi\'s death is just the latest in the Arab Spring, and the region is still in the throes of an unpredictable transformation.
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Clinton to Pakistan: It's a 'time for clarity'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will continue "frank" talks with Pakistani officials Friday, a day after urging the nation's prime minister to strengthen efforts to combat terrorism, senior State Department officials said.
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Gadhafi an enigma in life and death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In the end, enigma swirled around Moammar Gadhafi in death just as it had in life, the grisly details of his demise still emerging.
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Soyuz rocket launches from South America

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Soyuz rocket was launched Friday morning from a European space base in South America after a delay over a fueling hitch.
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BP step closer to drilling new Gulf wells

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BP is a step closer to being allowed to drill new deepwater wells in the Gulf of Mexico.    The agency that regulates offshore drilling said Friday it has approved a..
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Cain tweaks 9-9-9 tax plan to allow exemptions

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DETROIT (AP) - Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain is redefining his signature "9-9-9" tax plan, which would have meant a tax increase for more than four out of five Americ..
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Hertz fires 26 Muslims in Sea-Tac prayer dispute

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SEATTLE (AP) - A Hertz spokesman says the rental car company is disappointed 26 Muslim transport drivers at Sea-Tac Airport chose to be fired rather than agree to clock out for pra..
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McDonald's net income rises 9 pct

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) - McDonald's Corp. increased its third-quarter net income by 9 percent to $1.51 billion, its ninth straight quarter of earnings gains.    Revenu..
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Thailand to open flood gates to save capital

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thailand's prime minister asked all Bangkok residents to move their belongings to higher ground as government workers fought to contain flooding inching toward the capital city.
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Pilots struggled with brakes in Wyo. runway mishap

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Just before an American Airlines plane ran off a Wyoming runway last December, pilots struggled to engage the brakes and thrust reversers that help slow speed.&nb..
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Supersize me! Restaurant offers 338-pound burger

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SOUTHGATE, Mich. (AP) - A Detroit-area restaurant has cooked up another giant burger.    The Detroit News reports that Mallie's Sports Grill & Bar in Southgate m..
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Chinese toddler in hit-and-run controversy dies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 2-year-old Chinese girl -- who was ignored after being hit by two cars last week, later sparking a fierce debate about the state of China's morals -- has died, a nurse at a military hospital said.
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Senate rejects slimmed-down jobs bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate has scuttled jobs legislation aimed at helping state and local governments avoid layoffs of teachers and firefighters despite a campaign-style push by ..
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Fed threat gets results as Calif. pot shops close

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

LAKE FOREST, Calif. (AP) - Pot shops appear to be closing as a result of a California crackdown on medical marijuana. All eight collectives that occupied the second floor of a..
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Libyans rejoice at Gadhafi's death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Libyans erupted in euphoria Thursday after Moammar Gadhafi was killed by revolutionary forces who were finally able to overrun his hometown of Sirte.
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