U.S. halting millions in aid to Pakistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States is holding back $800 million in aid to Pakistan, President Barack Obama\'s chief of staff said Sunday.
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Suspicious package at Millenium Park in Chicago not a bomb

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

CHICAGO (AP) - Police say a suspicious package that forced the evacuation of Chicago's Millennium Park did not contain explosives and was left there by people participating in a "r..
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Israel sends back detained Gaza activists

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israel started sending home pro-Palestinian activists it detained while trying to enter the country last week, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that his government would block similar \"provocations\" in the future.
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Argentine singer shot dead in Guatemala

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Gunmen shot dead Argentine folk singer Facundo Cabral Saturday as his car made its way to the airport in Guatemala City, police said.
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Panetta: Al Qaeda 'on the run'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States \"is within reach of strategically defeating al Qaeda, newly appointed Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Saturday.
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Hundreds arrested in Malaysia protests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hundreds of demonstrators have been arrested in Malaysia after clashing with riot police Saturday as they marched to demand electoral reforms.
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South Sudan celebrates independence

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South Sudan marks its independence six months after voters chose to secede from the north, breaking Africa\'s largest nation into two. A 2005 peace deal ended decades of war. FULL STORY | PHOTOS | CEREMONY | SWEARING-IN
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Gunmen kill 20 at Mexican nightclub

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Gunmen entered a downtown bar in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey and shot 20 people dead, police told the state-run news agency Saturday.
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Rights group: Syrian troops ordered to shooted unarmed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syrian security forces were commanded to shoot unarmed protesters, according to military and security agency defectors interviewed by a human rights watchdog.
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Berlusconi firm must pay $800 million-plus to rival

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi\'s financial holding company, Fininvest, was ordered Saturday to pay more than 560 million euros ($801 million) in damages to the rival media group CIR.
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Death toll more than 80 in Pakistan ethnic clashes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from ethnic clashes in the Pakistani city of Karachi this week has reached 88, local police said Saturday.
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Dozens have been killed in Yemen, rights group says

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Dozens of civilians may have been killed by Yemeni forces since May while fighting an armed Islamist group in Abyan province, the activist group Human Rights Watch said in a report released Saturday. But a spokesman for Yemen\'s ruling party disputed the findings.
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Prince William, Catherine head to California

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Prince William and his wife, Catherine, will land in Los Angeles on Friday evening for the last leg of their whirlwind North American tour that started in Canada last week.
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Unemployment rose to 9.2 percent as hiring stalls

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Hiring slowed to a near-standstill last month. Employers added the fewest jobs in nine months and the unemployment rate rose to 9.2 percent. The economy generated..
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Egyptians protest, demand justice after Mubarak

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAIRO (AP) - Tens of thousands of Egyptians braved scorching summer heat to hold one of their biggest protests in months Friday, filling streets in Cairo and other cities to demand..
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Arizona court vacates $75 million cash-only bond

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - An Arizona appeals court has vacated a $75 million cash-only bond for a Brazilian man accused of sexually abusing his children. The bond that had to be paid in f..
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Fox that attacked boy, mom in Maine was rabid

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine- The Maine Department of Conservation says a fox that attacked a 3-year-old boy and his mother at a state park playground was rabid. Officials tested the fox ..
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Md. triple kidney swap donors, recipients meet

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BALTIMORE (AP) - Kidney donors and recipients in a triple transplant met for the first time at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The six met Friday at the medical center i..
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Ag secretary questions Corps on Missouri flooding

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DES MOINES, Iowa - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is taking the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to task for its handling of the Missouri River, which has flooded thousands of acres..
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Helena clinic worker files wrongful discharge suit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The former services director of Helena's Center for Mental Health has filed a lawsuit claiming the company wrongfully fired her for speaking publicly about the..
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