Tropical Storm Emily nears Dominican coast, Haiti

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - Forecasters say Tropical Storm Emily will drop a huge amount of rain on the Dominican Republic and Haiti.    But it appears the worst of..
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U.N.: Somalia's famine reaches into Mogadishu

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Three more regions of Somalia have now been struck by famine, including the capital, Mogadishu, the United Nations announced Wednesday.
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Lost Hitchcock film discovered in New Zealand

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Alfred Hitchcock is still surprising his fans.    Film preservationists say they've found the first half of "The White Shadow," the earliest survi..
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Mubarak trial adjourned until mid-August

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

CAIRO (AP) - A judge in Egypt has adjourned the trial of ousted President Hosni Mubarak  for nearly two weeks, ordering him held at a military hospital near Cairo and overseen..
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France issues extradition order for Noriega

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

France has issued an extradition order for former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega. Panama has requested Noriega\'s extradition from France to face charges he had a political rival killed.
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Obama campaign expects lower summer fundraising

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 WASHINGTON (AP) - The debt negotiations appear to have put a dent in President  Obama's campaign war chest.  The President's re-election campaign expects to ra..
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Questions linger in Afghan peace process

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Top diplomats from the U.S., Pakistan and Afghanistan claim to be gaining ground with plans to reach a peace deal with the Afghan Taliban, but revealed little about their progress.
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Ex-soldiers get 6,000 years for Guatemalan massacre

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Guatemalan court convicted and sentenced four former soldiers Tuesday to more than 6,000 years each in prison for their role in a massacre of 250 people during the country\'s civil war, state media reported.
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Video shows Nancy Garrido luring girl into van

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A California district attorney has released two new videos in the case of Jaycee Dugard's convicted kidnapper Phillip Garrido, one showing Garrido's wife ..
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NJ pol resigns after nude photos appear online

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey politician who emailed a woman nude photos of himself that were posted on a GOP activist's website says he's resigning and that he'll consider all..
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Illinois has 7 cases linked to turkey salmonella

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - Seven people in Illinois have been sickened with salmonella poisoning in a national outbreak authorities say is likely linked to ground turkey.    Ove..
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Jury hears tape of polygamist head discussing sex

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) - Texas prosecutors have played an audio recording of a polygamist religious leader instructing his 14-year-old "spiritual wife" on how to please him sexuall..
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Somali militia bleeds guns across Kenya border

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DHOBLEY, Somalia (AP) - Somalis with new uniforms and guns, reportedly purchased by Kenya's government, are supposed to be guarding the Kenya-Somalia border against Islamist insurg..
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Italian parliament commission approves burqa ban

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROME (AP) - An Italian parliamentary commission on Tuesday approved a draft law banning women from wearing veils that cover their faces in public.    The draft passe..
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Afghan minister: Peace depends on Pakistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ISLAMABAD (AP) - Afghanistan's deputy foreign minister says Kabul has yet to contact the insurgent leaders it needs to for meaningful peace talks to begin.    Jawed ..
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Obama urges Congress to end partial FAA shutdown.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is telling Congress to settle a dispute and end a partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration before lawmakers leave Washington..
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Obama to attend 9/11 anniversary events

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama in will attend events in New York City, Pennsylvania and Washington in September to mark..
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Video shows bodies tossed like trash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

\"Brother of a whore,\" men shout, as they hurl corpses into a river. \"Animals.\" \"Dogs.\" This scene, said to be shot in Syria, surfaced in a video on YouTube, where images of violence have emerged consistently since unrest started in March. PRESSURE MOUNTS | HOTBED OF REBELLIOUSNESS |
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Debt deal passes at the last minute

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON- The Senate has passed the debt deal, avoiding default. The bill was approved in a 76-24 vote. The bill needed 60 votes to pass. The debt ceiling has been raised by at l..
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Giffords' political future still uncertain

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Aides to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords say she wants to return to her job in Washington if her physical and mental recovery allows it.    A day after she..
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