U.S.: Case against Iran strengthens

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Sources have corroborated the report about an alleged plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the U.S., a scheme the Obama administration is alleging is tied to Iran's military, a U.S. official told CNN.
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Painting stolen during World War I returned

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A famous French painting stolen during World War I by the German Army was returned to the government of France by U.S. officials on Thursday. The 1876 Jules Breton work is called "A Fisherman's Daughter/Mender of Nets."
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Most states to seek exception to education law

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - A majority of states intend to take President Barack Obama up on his offer to let them get around unpopular requirements in the "No Child Left Behind" education l..
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State patrol: 6 dead in crash of van carrying kids

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KIT CARSON, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say six people are dead after a van carrying children collided with a truck in eastern Colorado.    Colorado State Patrol spokes..
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Agency: Aid workers abducted in Kenya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Gunmen abducted two workers for the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres from the Dadaab refugee complex in Kenya Thursday, agency staff told CNN.
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Farmers celebrate approval of free trade deals

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - U.S. farmers are celebrating the approval of free trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama, saying the pacts will increase demand for their pr..
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Jobs painted as romantic teen in 'Rolling Stone'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Many people know the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs as an exacting tech visionary. Fewer know him as a romantic, a poet or a costumed "Alice in Wonderland" c..
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Whale dies after coming ashore in central Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JUPITER ISLAND, Fla. (AP) - Officials say a nearly 10-foot-long whale has died after coming ashore on a central Florida beach.    Jupiter Island public safety offici..
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Rubio to Clinton: Review, revise Bahrain arms sale

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Sen. Marco Rubio is telling Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that the United States should review and revise $53 million weapons sale to Bahrain to make ..
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Protesters suspicious of plan to clean up NYC park

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - The owner of the private park where Wall Street protesters are camped out says it will begin enforcing park regulations, which prohibit everything from lying down o..
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Debate in Israel: Is prisoner exchange worth the cost?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

While the deal to free captive Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit -- in exchange for more than 1,000 Palestinian prisoners -- was backed by a commanding Cabinet majority and enjoys wide support from the Israeli public, there is growing debate about the price Israel is willing to pay in order to free a single soldier.
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Solar company Solyndra says its CEO resigned

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DOVER, Del. (AP) - The CEO of a California solar energy company that sought bankruptcy protection after receiving a $528 million loan guarantee from the Obama administration has re..
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Rains from Jova flood parts of western Mexico

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The focus shifts to cleanup Thursday along Mexico's Pacific coast as floodwaters from Jova recede.
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Thais race to shore up flood defense

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Workers in Thailand are racing against time Thursday to shore-up protective floodwalls in Bangkok with sandbags and mud to stop the country's devastating floods from engulfing parts of the capital.
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Acropolis closed, transport halted as Greek strike

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Unions and demonstrators have shut down the Acropolis, brought public transportation to a halt and are occupying government buildings in Greece today. &n..
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King of Bhutan marries in elaborate ceremony

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNAKHA, Bhutan (AP) - The fifth Dragon King came down from his golden throne to place a silk crown upon the head of his bride. Monks chanted in celebration and she took her seat b..
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7 released after arrests in Nigeria newspaper raid

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - A Nigerian journalist says police threatened him with sedition charges over a story he wrote about presidential influencing after he and his six newspaper col..
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Cartel leader arrested, accused in casino attack

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Zetas drug cartel leader -- who allegedly oversaw criminal operations in three Mexican states -- was captured in Saltillo, Mexico by the military on Wednesday, officials said.
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Hedge founder gets 11 years in insider trade probe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A hedge fund founder who was the primary target in a massive insider trading probe has been sentenced to 11 years in prison.    Galleon Group founder..
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10 snakes, 3 lizards found in I-75 traffic stop

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CANTON, Ga. (AP) - State wildlife officials are investigating after ten snakes and three lizards were found in a car during a traffic stop on Interstate 75 north of Atlanta. Author..
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