Iran's top cop offers to resign if boy-girl survey proves true

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iran's top cop has offered to quit his job if anyone verifies the results of a recent survey that says 80% of Iranian students drink alcohol and have friendships with the opposite sex, the semi-official Iranian Labour News Agency reported.
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Libyan official: Gadhafi hiding in southern desert

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - A representative of Libya's ethnic Tuareg group says he believes Moammar Gadhafi is hiding in the southwestern desert near the borders with Niger and Algeria...
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Ivory Coast prez marks more than 100 days in power

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) - Ivory Coast's president on Monday marked more than 100 days in office following a disputed election and months of turmoil that left thousands dead. ..
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String of blasts in Iraqi capital kills 10

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi officials say a string of explosions targeting security officials has killed at least 10 people in western Baghdad.    A police official says th..
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Woman gives birth after running Chicago Marathon

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - Amber Miller says she felt contractions minutes after crossing the Chicago Marathon finish line.    A few hours after completing the 26.2-mile race Su..
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Group: Deadly day in Syria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 31 people were killed during clashes in numerous Syrian cities Sunday, an opposition activist group said Monday. "It's like a war zone," a Homs resident and opposition member told CNN.
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Italian ship attacked off Somali coast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Italian ship was attacked Monday off the Somali coast, the ship's owner said.
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Aussie teen accused of pot possession in Indonesia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An attorney for a 14-year-old Australian, accused of marijuana possession in Indonesia, is hoping to avoid a prison sentence for his client and have the boy released to undergo drug rehabilitation.
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Co. finds ship full of silver in Atlantic

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A sea exploration company said Monday it has discovered a ship filled with silver 8,000 feet beneath the surface of the North Atlantic Ocean.    O..
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Somalia launches offensive against al-Shabaab

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Somali National Army is working to secure the final sector of the capital city of Mogadishu from al Qaeda affiliate Al-Shabaab, with the support of the African Union Mission to Somalia, according to a AMISON force spokesman.
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Screenings at State Fair finds 371 possible cases

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) - Some 371 men were told they should be checked for prostate cancer after taking a free blood test at the Kansas State Fair, and several said they appreciated..
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Polish PM begins building new government after win

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WARSAW, Poland (AP) - Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk took his first steps toward building a new government Monday after his centrist ruling party became the country's first ever..
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BlackBerry reports problems in Europe, Middle East

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - BlackBerry customers across Europe, the Middle East and Africa are experiencing problems, the smartphone's maker said in a brief statement Monday.    R..
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Hundreds of Israeli doctors quit hospital jobs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JERUSALEM (AP) - Activists say hundreds of Israeli medical residents have resigned in protest their low pay and the high cost of living.    At least 340 of the natio..
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Thai capital bracing for arrival of floods

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BANGKOK (AP) - Thai authorities are building sandbag barricades in the capital Bangkok to protect it from the worst floods in decades that have already killed nearly 270 people acr..
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Netflix kills plan to split off DVD rentals

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

  NEW YORK (AP) - Netflix is abandoning its widely planned decision to separate its DVD-by-mail and Internet streaming services.    CEO Reed Hastings says in a ..
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Apple says pre-orders of iPhone 4S break record

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Apple says first-day pre-orders of the iPhone 4S topped 1 million, breaking the record set by last year's model.    Apple Inc. and various phone comp..
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Abbas in El Salvador stumps for statehood

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas met with the president of El Salvador during a three-country tour in Latin America to build support for U.N. recognition of a Palestinian state.
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23 dead as Egyptian forces clash with protesters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 20 people were killed Sunday when Egyptian army forces clashed with thousands of people protesting more than a week after the burning of a Coptic Christian church, officials said.
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Israeli officials try to restore calm after cemetery vandalism

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israeli officials were working on repairs at a cemetery in an Arab section of the coastal city of Jaffa Sunday after vandals covered graves with graffiti.
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