Eek! Mouse in pantry halts Nepal flight to Bangkok

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - Airline officials say flight attendants spotted a mouse in the pantry of a Boeing 757, prompting Nepal Airlines to cancel a Bangkok-bound flight, evacuate pa..
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UN declares famine in 1 more Somalia region

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - A famine spreading through Somalia is killing more than a hundred children each day, the U.N. said Monday, and warned that hundreds of thousands more peop..
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Still undecided, Palin rails against Obama

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Sarah Palin says the tea party needs to play a larger role in the 2012 presidential race.    Speaking to tea party activists Monday afternoon..
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Jesse Jackson: Inner-city economies in crisis

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DETROIT (AP) - The government should address the economic challenges facing America's inner cities with the same urgency it displays when responding to natural disasters, the Rev. ..
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World markets savaged by US recession fears

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - World stock markets took a beating on Monday after a report showed U.S. companies stopped hiring in August, reviving fears that the world's largest economy is heading..
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Killer typhoon brings more misery to Japan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TOKYO (AP) - Japan braced for more heavy rain and floods Monday as the death toll from the worst typhoon to hit the country in seven years climbed to 34. Rescuers searched for 55 o..
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Water gun fight in a park? Iran sees dark designs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran is trying to put down a new wave of civil disobedience - flash mobs of young people who break into boisterous fights with water guns in public parks. A gro..
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Catholic church knocks abuse of Cuban dissidents

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HAVANA (AP) - The Roman Catholic Church is denouncing acts of violence and abuse by pro-government crowds against a Cuban opposition group.    A spokesman adds that ..
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Clashes outside as Mubarak trial resumes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The trial of Egypt\'s former President Hosni Mubarak resumes Monday behind closed doors, three weeks after a judge halted the court proceedings to give officials more time to study evidence in the case.
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Ex-French leader Chirac can skip corruption trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PARIS (AP) - A Paris judge has ruled former French President Jacques Chirac will not be required to attend his long-awaited corruption trial after his lawyers said the 78-year-old ..
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Coroner: Miss. man drowns in Lee's floodwaters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Authorities say a man drowned in Mississippi when he was swept away by floodwaters caused by heavy rains from the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee.   ..
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Man subdued after rushing jet exit door in Seattle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SEATTLE (AP) - A 39-year-old man is in custody after he tried to rush the exit door of an Alaska Airlines jet as it was taxiing to a gate at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.&n..
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Red Cross granted access to Syrian facility

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The International Committee of the Red Cross has been granted access to a detention facility in Syria for the first time since unrest broke out in the country, the committee\'s president said Monday after meeting with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
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Pakistan detains top al-Qaida suspect

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ISLAMABAD (AP) - A battered al-Qaida suffered another significant blow when Pakistani agents working with the CIA arrested a senior leader believed to have been tasked by Osama bin..
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Netflix unveils Latin America service in Brazil

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAO PAULO (AP) - Netflix launched its movie and TV streaming service in Brazil on Monday, the beachhead for a push into Latin America that is seen as key to the company's continued..
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450 days after election, still no govt in Belgium

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BRUSSELS (AP) - Belgium hit a new milestone Monday - 450 days without a government - but still no one appears to be in any big hurry to resolve the situation.    Eur..
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Council of Europe demands truth on CIA 'black sites'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The human rights commissioner for the Council of Europe urged countries that have hosted secret CIA prisons to come clean Monday, as the tenth anniversary of 9/11 approaches.
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Turkey, Israel relations worsen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Relations between once strategic allies Israel and Turkey continued to deteriorate Monday as both countries exchanged allegations that it\'s nationals were targeted for intrusive and overly extreme security screening at each other\'s main international airports.
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Wildfire destroys nearly 500 homes in Texas

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BASTROP, Texas (AP) - A wildfire in Central Texas has destroyed nearly 500 homes as it races unchecked through rain-starved farm and ranchland.    Bastrop County Jud..
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Small plane crash sparks rapid brush fire in Calif

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TEHACHAPI, Calif. (AP) - Authorities now say that the plane crash that sparked a fire near a California mountain community killed two people.    One death was report..
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