Tunisian forces clash with gunmen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tunisian forces clashed with unidentified gunmen in central Tunisia overnight, and the \"intensive shooting\" lasted until early Saturday, the country\'s state-run media reported. The military currently has the gunmen surrounded, and is sweeping the area, TAP reported.
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Gadhafi planning a 'last stand'?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Embattled Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi may be making preparations for what is described as a \"last stand\" in Tripoli as a months-long NATO air campaign continues amid reports of rebel advances, according to U.S. officials.
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Doc charged in prescription drug case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Authorities say a doctor who wrote nearly a million prescriptions for a popular painkiller last year has been charged in a strike against a ring that smuggled pres..
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Burger King retires mascot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The king is dead.    Burger King's spooky "The King" mascot is retiring so the struggling burger chain can refocus its marketing to reach new c..
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Israel tense after deadly attacks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rockets flew from Gaza into Israel Friday, a day after a deadly attack on Israeli soldiers and civilians, security officials said.
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Drug co lawyer: Clinic at fault for Vegas outbreak

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A lawyer for one of two drug companies being sued over a hepatitis C outbreak in Las Vegas says clinics - not drug manufacturers or distributors - were responsible..
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Newborn baby found in shoebox outside NYC home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City police say they are trying to locate the parents of a newborn baby discovered in a shoebox outside a Queens home.    Police say the inf..
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Bank of America to cut 3,500 jobs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Bank of America Corp., the nation's largest bank, said Friday that it plans to cut 3,500 jobs by the end of September.    The cuts amount to a little..
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NY lawyer gets 3 years for insider trading

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A New York judge has sentenced a lawyer to three years in prison for his role in an insider trading scheme that involved tips from two lawyers to hedge fund traders..
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$2M diamond heist on LA street, no arrests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police say masked men in dark clothing stopped a jewelry merchant in his car, beat him and stole $2 million worth of diamonds during a brazen Los Angeles street ..
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Mexico investigates alleged selling of girls

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mexico\'s National Human Rights Commission has opened an investigation into reports that some indigenous communities in the country continue to practice the ancestral custom of selling their daughters.
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FACT CHECK: Recession is culprit in high US debt

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - It's the loud and clear consensus of Republicans in Congress and on the presidential campaign trail: Runaway government spending is the problem, not taxes. &..
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Tropical Storm Harvey forms, approaches Honduras

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Harvey has formed in the Atlantic Ocean and is threatening to bring high winds and several inches of rain to parts of Central America.    ..
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Explosions rock British Council in Kabul

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Explosions and heavy automatic gunfire were heard hours after at least two suicide bombers attacked the British Council in the Afghan capital Friday, leaving at least eight people dead, officials said.
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Dozens killed in attack at Pakistani mosque

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Twenty-four people were killed and 70 wounded from a blast during Friday prayers at a mosque in Pakistan\'s Khyber Agency, a government official said.
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Syrian forces shoot at protesters, killing 13

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian security forces fired at thousands of protesters who poured into the streets throughout the country Friday, killing at least 13 people one day after the United..
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Arkansas judge accepts plea deal, frees Memphis 3

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) - Three men convicted of killing three 8-year-old Cub Scouts and dumping their naked bodies in an Arkansas ditch have been allowed to change their pleas and wi..
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German privacy watchdog dislikes Facebook's "Like"

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BERLIN (AP) - A German data protection authority is "unliking" Facebook's "Like" button.    The state of Schleswig-Holstein's data protection commissioner, Thilo Wei..
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8 die in attack on British compound in Kabul

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Suicide attackers stormed a British compound in the Afghan capital Friday, killing at least eight people in a series of explosions and a more than eight-h..
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Report: Rebels kill 11 policemen in India

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW DELHI (AP) - A news report says suspected communist rebels have killed 11 police officers in an ambush in eastern India.    The Press Trust of India news agency ..
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