Peace Corps volunteer charged with sexual abuse of children in Africa

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A former Peace Corps volunteer from Connecticut is charged with sexual abuse of several preschool children in South Africa last year.
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Consumer borrowing up in June by most in 4 years

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans borrowed more money in June than during any other month in nearly four years, relying on credit cards and loans to help get through a difficult economic..
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Holton soldier killed in Afghanistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - The Pentagon has announced the death of a Holton soldier who was killed Wednesday along with another soldier during an attack in Afghanistan.    ..
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Wild donkeys to be taken from Hawaii to California

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HONOLULU (AP) - In an effort to control the Big Island's wild donkey population, about 100 of them are being taken to California.    KITV reports the Humane Society ..
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Hungarian zoo successfully rescues baby wallaby

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - A baby wallaby who fell out of its mother's pouch at 5 months of age has been successfully rescued by the Budapest Zoo and is developing normally. &nb..
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Cuba upholds jailed American's 15-year prison sent

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HAVANA (AP) - An American man who has been behind bars in Cuba for more than a year and a half has exhausted all of his legal options in Cuba.    Alan Gross, his fam..
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NY's 'Rent Too Damn High' candidate faces eviction

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A candidate who ran for New York governor because "the rent is too damn high" says he's being evicted from his rent-controlled Manhattan apartment because his landl..
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Mom urges fugitive siblings surrender

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - The mother of three Florida siblings being sought by the FBI is urging them to surrender after authorities say they fired shots at a Florida police car and the..
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Polar bear kills 1, injures 4 in Norway

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

One person has been killed and four severely injured in a polar bear attack in the Norwegian Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, local officials said Friday.
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British teen slain by polar bear in Norway Arctic

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OSLO, Norway (AP) - A polar bear attacked a group of British students camping on a remote Arctic glacier as part of a high-end adventure holiday, killing a 17-year-old boy and inju..
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Far-right anger, violence thrive on Europe's edges

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PARIS (AP) - They beat up black and Arab football fans, terrorize immigrant neighborhoods, smash Muslim and Jewish gravestones, preach hate and rally support online. Norway's attac..
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Actress who played Cha Cha in 'Grease' dies at 63

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Actress Annette Charles, perhaps best-known for her role as Cha Cha DiGregorio in "Grease," has died. She was 63.    Her agent Derek Maki confirms..
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Las Vegas man accused of mass spamming on Facebook

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - A federal grand jury has indicted a Las Vegas man on charges he sent more than 27 million spam messages to Facebook users.    Forty-year-old ..
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Jury convicts 5 officers in post-Katrina shootings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal jury has convicted five current or former police officers of civil rights violations in the deadly shootings on a New Orleans bridge after Hurricane Ka..
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New lava flow oozes from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HONOLULU (AP) - Scientists say a new lava flow has broken out at Kilauea, a volcano that has been continuously erupting for nearly three decades. The lava flow is entirely within H..
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Honda Recall Honda recalling 1.5 million vehicles

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Honda is recalling about 1.5 million vehicles in the U.S. to update the software on the automatic transmission to decrease the possibility of transmission damage...
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NHL's Sean Avery accused of shoving LA officer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - New York Rangers player Sean Avery is out on bail after he was arrested in California on allegations he shoved an officer at his Hollywood Hills home.  ..
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Stocks opened higher but those gains quick

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 NEW YORK (AP) - One day after the Dow lost more than 500 points, stocks have opened higher -- but those gains quickly disappeared. The Dow was up by more than 100 points..
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Report: China relaxes birth restrictions after mudslide

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

China has relaxed its strict birth-control restrictions for families that lost children in a mudslide that killed hundreds in the northwest last year, state media reported Friday.
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Thai lawmakers vote for first female prime minister

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Thai parliament elected the nation\'s first female prime minister Friday, with more than half the lawmakers backing her vote.
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