New al Qaeda leader slams Syria's president

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The new head of al Qaeda describes Syria\'s president as \"the leader of criminal gangs, the protector of traitors,\" and applauds anti-government protesters seeking to topple him, in a video that appeared on extremist websites this week.
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Somalia takes the fight to militant group

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fighting broke out in areas in Somalia\'s capital city Thursday morning as government forces backed by African Union forces attacked Islamist militant strongholds, a local journalist and a government official said.
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From 'privileged' youth to day of carnage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Anders Behring Breivik, to hear his purported manifesto tell it, was nothing if not patient. The 32-year-old Norwegian waited years before setting off on his self-confessed rampage last week.
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UK recognizes Libyan rebels, not Gadhafi

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United Kingdom has expelled all Libyan Embassy staff from the country, the Foreign Office told CNN on Wednesday.
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Pilot rescued from Lake Huron: People depend on me

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HARBOR BEACH, Mich. (AP) - A New York pilot whose small plane crashed in Lake Huron says he swam and treaded water for more than 17 hours until people on a boat saw him waving a so..
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Kandahar mayor joins list of Afghan assassination victims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ghulam Haidar, the mayor of Kandahar, died in a suicide attack at a city meeting hall Wednesday morning, a government official said.
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Suit against federal stem cell research dismissed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - A lawsuit that had threatened to end the Obama administration's funding of embryonic stem cell research was thrown out Wednesday, allowing the U.S. to continue su..
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Conn. court throws out crocodile possession charge

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The Connecticut Supreme Court says a former Greenwich man shouldn't have been charged with possessing a crocodile because police found the reptile during an ..
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House backs Dem plan on endangered species

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - In a rare defeat for Republican leadership, the House has backed a Democratic proposal allowing the Interior Department to continue adding new species to the Enda..
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Obama to announce fuel economy standards on Friday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama plans to announce new fuel economy standards for cars and light trucks for the model years 2017 through 2025 at an event Friday in Washingt..
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Urban League: Black middle class losing ground

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOSTON (AP) - The economic downturn has erased the gains made by the black middle class over the last 30 years as the unemployment rate of blacks with a four-year college degree ha..
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South Korea landslide leaves 36 dead, dozens injured

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A landslide near the South Korean town of Chuncheon killed 13 people and injured 24 others, authorities said Wednesday.
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UNICEF: Congo cholera outbreak kills 279

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) - A UNICEF official says a cholera outbreak in Congo has killed at 279 people and infected more than 4,000 others in the last four months.    Dr..
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Chile volcano grounds flights again in Argentina

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - The ash cloud from a Chilean volcano is hovering over Buenos Aires again, grounding flights between the Argentine capital and many nearby airports. B..
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Report: Mexican inmates partied before prison riot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) - Officials say a woman and a 15-year-old girl were illegally inside a Mexican border prison when a fight broke out that killed 17 inmates.   &..
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U.S. teen found guilty of gang slayings in Mexico

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 14-year-old American citizen has been found guilty in a Mexican court of torturing and beheading at least four people and kidnapping three others.
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Tea Party: Cut, cap and balance - not compromise

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Tea partiers rallying in Washington say House Speaker John Boehner should stay in his job - for now.    Gathered across the street from the Capitol..
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Activists: 8 slain in Syria protest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least eight people, including an 11-year-old boy, were killed outside the Syrian capital of Damascus by gunshots from security forces, according to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
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Continental cancels 24 flights over crew issue

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Continental Airlines says it is canceling 24 flights, primarily out of Newark, N.J.    Airline spokeswoman Megan McCarthy says Wednesday's cancel..
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Ga. soldier charged with murder blames crash diet

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT STEWART, Ga. (AP) - Attorneys for an Army Reserve soldier on trial for murder at Fort Stewart say he killed a superior because he was dehydrated and delirious from a crash die..
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