Zimbabwe poachers turn to poisoning water holes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - Zimbabwe's wildlife authority says poachers have begun poisoning watering holes, killing nine elephants and at least five lions in recent weeks.  ..
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Norway killer gets 4 more weeks in solitary

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Anders Breivik, who has admitted killing 77 people in Norway in July, will remain in solitary confinement for another four weeks, a judge ruled Monday.
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BBC: 6 independent filmmakers arrested in Iran

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - Six independent filmmakers have been detained in Iran, the BBC said Monday, denying an Iranian media report that the group were the broadcasters' staffers.  ..
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In resurgence of Yemen violence, 50 dead in 2 days

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Thousands of protesters armed with sticks and backed by armed military defectors overran a base of the elite Presidential Guards in Yemen's capital as fighting ..
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Titanic necklace stolen from Danish amusement park

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - A gold-plated necklace recovered from the Titanic has been stolen from an exhibition at Copenhagen's Tivoli amusement park.    Park spokes..
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Rescuers in choppers reach Himalaya quake villages

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GANGTOK, India (AP) - Rescue workers dug through mudslides as they struggled Monday to reach thousands of villagers cut off by a powerful earthquake that killed at least 53 people ..
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Cyprus drills offshore despite Turkish warning

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - A U.S. energy firm has begun exploratory drilling for oil and gas off the coast of Cyprus despite strong warnings from Turkey not to do so.    ..
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Experts: Pirates hold English tourist in Somalia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An English tourist kidnapped from a remote Kenyan resort is being held by pirates in a remote corner of Somalia, according to experts and security analysts in Nairobi.
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Reality TV taps Phoenix-area foreclosures

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PHOENIX (AP) - Alaska has a reality show about ice truckers trying to survive deadly hauls. New York has Donald Trump's cutthroat competition to be his apprentice. And Georgia has ..
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You can't reinvent the burger; you can remake it

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - When Wendy's decided to remake its 42-year-old hamburger, the chain agonized over every detail. A pickle chemist was consulted. Customers were quizzed on their lett..
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Calm chaos followed Nevada air show disaster

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Amid the horrific aftermath of the nation's deadliest air racing disaster, a crash that killed nine and sent about 70 people to Reno-area hospitals, a sort of cal..
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Netflix separates its DVD, streaming businesses

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Netflix Inc. is formally separating its online streaming and DVD-by-mail service, naming the latter "Qwikster."    In a few weeks, Netflix subscriber..
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Quake kills 21 in India, Nepal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from a magnitude 6.9 earthquake -- and its aftershocks -- along the border of India and Nepal climbed to 21 Monday, officials said.
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Dengue fever strikes thousands in Pakistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Dengue fever has killed 25 people and affected more than 6,000 over the past two months in Lahore, Pakistan, a health department spokesman said Monday.
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U.S. religious leaders seek hikers' release

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A prominent group of Muslim American and Christian leaders are scheduled to return to Washington Monday, following a six day visit to Iran where top government and clerical officials indicated to them that two American hikers would be released.
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7 held in counter-terror raids in England

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Police arrested six men in Birmingham, England overnight in what they called a pre-planned, intelligence-led counter-terror operation, they said Monday.
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Officials: Pilot error, drunk navigator caused Russian crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pilot error, slight intoxication of the navigator, and a failure of the crew to interact properly caused a plane crash that killed 47 people in June of this year, Russia\'s Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) said Monday.
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Voting rules change

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Some state legislatures now under Republican control have been tightening voting regimens perceived as beneficial to Democrats - a move that comes as next yea..
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China calls for new 6-party talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

China is calling Monday for the resumption of six party talks on North Korea's nuclear disarmament two days before planned inter-Korean talks. "We are happy to see that there have been some new, positive interactions between the parties concerned surrounding the restart of the six party talks," Foreign minister Yang Jiechi told a seminar in Beijing. "The parties must seize these opportunities."
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China calls for resumption of talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

China is calling Monday for the resumption of six party talks on North Korea's nuclear disarmament two days before planned inter-Korean talks. "We are happy to see that there have been some new, positive interactions between the parties concerned surrounding the restart of the six party talks," Foreign minister Yang Jiechi told a seminar in Beijing. "The parties must seize these opportunities."
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