North Vegas city manager leaving for Florida post

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) - The acting top administrator of a financially strapped southern Nevada city is leaving to take a similar post in a small beach town in the Florida Panh..
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2 nuclear reactors taken offline after Va. quake

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Federal officials say two nuclear reactors at the North Anna Power Station in Louisa County, Va., were automatically taken off line by safety systems around th..
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Facebook to let users pre-approve photo tags

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Facebook will now let you pre-approve photos before your friends can post them with your name attached.    Currently, your friends can add your ..
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Adidas launches barefoot shoe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Adidas is going barefoot.    The world's second-largest athletic company unveiled its first "barefoot" training shoe Tuesday. The Adipure, whic..
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Earthquake rocks Washington area

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - A 5.9 magnitude earthquake centered northwest of Richmond, Va., shook much of Washington, D.C., and was felt as far north as Rhode Island and New York City. ..
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Libyan rebels storm Gahdafi's Tripoli compound

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - Rebels on Tuesday stormed Moammar Gadhafi's fortress-like compound in Tripoli Tuesday after an all-day battle against forces loyal to the longtime leader.&nbs..
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Sex charges dropped against DSK, not in effect yet

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Dominique Strauss-Kahn says that the past months have been "a nightmare" for him and his family and that they're looking forwarding to returning home.   &..
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Strauss-Kahn dismissal about proof, not truth

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The sexual assault case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn is now over. The judge has granted the prosecutors\' motion to dismiss the case against the former head of the International Monetary Fund. But for all the complex legal machinations, one simple question remains unanswered: What happened between Strauss-Kahn and Nafissatou Diallo, the housekeeper at the Sofitel in New York, on May 14?
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Two Germans missing in Afghanistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two Germans are missing in Afghanistan, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said Tuesday, adding that it\'s possible \"they have become victims of a kidnapping.\"
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Official: 3 arrested in American's kidnapping in Pakistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Police have arrested three suspects in the kidnapping of Warren Weinstein. a development expert from the United States who was snatched this month from his home in Lahore, Pakistan, a police official said Tuesday.
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Turkey: Up to 100 Kurd rebels killed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ninety to 100 Kurdish rebel fighters have been killed during Turkey\'s incursion on northern Iraq, the Turkish military said Tuesday.
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Hurricane Irene strengthens to Category 2

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities posted warnings for Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic as forecasters predicted Tropical Storm Irene would strengthen into a hurricane Monday.
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DSK accuser's lawyer: Charges dropped?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A New York district attorney recommended Monday that charges be dropped against former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who was accused more than three months ago of sexually assaulting a hotel housekeeper.
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New search for missing U.S. woman in Aruba

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Police in Aruba launched a new search on Monday for missing U.S. woman Robyn Gardner not far from the facility where the only suspect connected to the case is being held.
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U.N. council to hold special meeting on Syria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.N. Human Rights Council is scheduled to meet Monday in Geneva, Switzerland, to discuss allegations of human rights violations in Syria.
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Gaza militants renew rocket fire despite truce

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JERUSALEM (AP) - Palestinian militants in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip launched rockets and mortar shells into southern Israel Monday, despite an unofficial truce meant to defuse esc..
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Dispute over Lockerbie bomber revived

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Politicians on both sides of the Atlantic are demanding that Libya\'s new rulers extradite convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdel Basset al-Megrahi.
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Fla. woman pleads guilty in 1985 Pa. homicide

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

EASTON, Pa. (AP) - A Florida woman has pleaded guilty to third-degree murder in the 1985 shotgun death of a Pennsylvania man.    Fifty-six-year-old Lucinda Andrews w..
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Man shoots self near kids' NJ toy gun swap event

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - The mayor of New Jersey's biggest city says a shooting near a children's toy gun exchange event illustrates just how vital such initiatives are to curbing the c..
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Ride worker at W.Va. State Fair critically hurt

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A worker hit in the head by a gondola on a ride at the West Virginia State Fair is in critical condition at Charleston Area Medical Center.   &nb..
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