Shell's reputation hit by North Sea oil spill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - Royal Dutch Shell struggled to contain the worst North Sea oil spill in a decade as well as damage to its credibility Tuesday as a second leak was found in an oil lin..
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OSHA faults Yale in lab accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - Federal safety regulators say a piece of machinery that killed a Yale University student lacked required safeguards.    Michele Dufault (doo-..
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Sick fish possibly due to oil spill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

It's been more than a year since the gulf oil spill and some fishermen believe the gulf still hasn't completely recovered. They say they've been catching fish with sores, fin rot a..
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Charter jet exec gets probation in fraud case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A former executive of a Florida charter jet company whose plane crashed at New Jersey's Teterboro Airport has been sentenced to probation.    Jos..
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Insurance co. may 'total out' dog hit by minivan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PARKER, Colo. (AP) - A Parker, Colo., woman was devastated when her dog was hit by a minivan last week and the driver's insurance company told her they'd pay for one or two trips t..
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Police: Target of Facebook hit fatally shot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Philadelphia man whose former girlfriend allegedly offered $1,000 on Facebook for someone to kill him has been gunned down hours after a judge upheld felony c..
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Aruba suspect to be transferred to prison

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Maryland man who was arrested in Aruba in connection with the case of a missing American woman is expected to be transferred to a prison Tuesday after a judge ruled there was enough evidence to hold him in custody for 16 more days.
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Bin Laden's doctor spotted in Egypt

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Egyptian army and police are cracking down in an \"anti-terror\" operation in the Sinai area of Egypt, state-owned media reported on Tuesday, as reports emerge of Osama bin Laden\'s doctor surfacing in the area.
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US stocks fall on global economic worries

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are falling as more evidence points to a slowing global economy.    Germany's economy stalled last quarter and dragged down growth for Europe...
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Ex-NY sportscaster admits child endangerment

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A former New York City sportscaster has admitted inappropriately touching a 14-year-old girl.    Dr. Marvell Scott pleaded guilty Tuesday to a misdem..
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Stranded California gray whale dies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KLAMUTH, Calif. (AP) - A 45-foot gray whale that's been stranded in Northern California's Klamath (KLA'-muth) River for more than a month has died after beaching on a sandbar. ..
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Australian 'collar bomb' suspect ordered detained

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A federal judge has ordered the detention of an Australian man accused of attaching a fake bomb to a teenager's neck in an extortion ploy until a hearing in ..
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Gunfire 'all night and morning' in besieged Syrian city

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Syrian government vehemently denied reports that more than 5,000 Palestinians fled a U.N. refugee camp in the port city of Latakia after it came under fire from Syrian security forces.
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Merkel, Sarkozy huddle as euro struggles

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The leaders of Europe\'s two most important economies meet Tuesday to try to help the battered euro, even as new figures show economic growth on the continent is stalling.
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Safety questions remain unanswered

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Safety questions linger about the deadly collapse of a concert stage at the Indiana State Fair. The fair reopened Monday  with a memorial service to h..
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Kenyans unite to raise funds for drought victims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A campaign to raise funds for starving Kenyans has galvanized the nation as families battle a devastating drought in the nation\'s northern region.
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Fuel depot attacked near Kandahar Airport

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least two suicide bombers attacked a fuel depot near Kandahar International Airport late Monday evening, leaving at least three people dead and six wounded, officials said.
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Biden to visit China, Mongolia, Japan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will depart Tuesday for a trip to China, Mongolia and Japan that will include meetings with China\'s top leaders.
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Qantas expands fleet to reverse losses

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Qantas announced a new international strategy on Tuesday with the acquisition of up to 110 Airbus A320s to boost its fleet, including its Jetstar Japan -- a new venture with Japan Airlines and Mitsubishi -- and a new Asia-based airline.
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Judges bar TV cameras from Mubarak trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The trial of Egypt\'s former President Hosni Mubarak will take place behind closed doors, Judge Ahmed Refaat announced Monday, citing \"the public interest\" as he barred television cameras from the court.
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