Pakistani president visits Afghanistan for security talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari is visiting Afghanistan on Tuesday to participate in bilateral talks on \"the current security situation in the region,\" including the fight against terrorism and cooperation between the two countries, his spokesman said.
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Japan bans beef shipment from Fukushima

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Japan announced Tuesday it is banning all shipments of cattle raised in the Fukushima Prefecture amid fears that the meat may have been contaminated from radiation at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi plant.
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Somalis flock to world's largest refugee camp

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hundreds of Somali refugees arrived here Monday looking for food, water, shelter and hope. They are among 4,000 to 5,000 Somalis who arrive each week at this complex of three refugee camps in Kenya\'s North Eastern Province, nearly double the rate a year ago.
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Taliban video shows Pakistani men executed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Graphic video footage released Monday by the Taliban shows the execution of at least 16 men believed to be Pakistani police officers -- a new escalation in the fight for control of a pivotal country in the global war over Islamic extremism.
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Taliban video shows execution of Pakistani men

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Graphic video footage released Monday by the Taliban shows the execution of at least 16 men believed to be Pakistani police officers -- a new escalation in the fight for control of a pivotal country in the global war over Islamic extremism.
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Libyan, U.S. officials hold face-to-face talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Libyan and American officials engaged in direct, face-to-face talks in Tunisia on Saturday, a spokesman for Moammar Gadhafi\'s embattled regime said Monday.
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Lawyers ask to delay Ga. execution, citing drug

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - Lawyers for a Georgia man set to be put to death on Wednesday have filed a lawsuit seeking to halt his execution, saying the drug authorities plan to use caused "nee..
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Quest for renewable power turns back to water

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The powerful flow of the Mississippi River, which brought destruction to scores living near its flooded banks this spring, is viewed by a new generation of energ..
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Court wrestles with bizarre malpractice case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - After a mentally ill Georgia man was charged with stabbing his mother to death amid a psychotic rage, his father took a peculiar step that has so far divided G..
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Tropical Storm Bret nears Bahamas

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tropical storm Bret strengthened slightly early Monday and crept southeast towards the Bahamas and southern Florida. But the National Weather Service predicts the storm will turn around later in the day and head northeast - away from land and into the Atlantic Ocean.
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Wrong surgery down, close calls up at VA hospitals

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - Medical procedures and surgeries on the wrong patient and wrong body part have declined substantially at Veterans Affairs hospitals nationwide, while reports of clos..
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Yemeni journalists protest harassment, censorship

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANAA, Yemen (AP) - About 100 journalists protested Monday in the capital Sanaa against harassment and censorship by authorities. One newspaper editor said he was forced to distrib..
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Libya says Gadhafi government held talks with US

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - A Libyan government spokesman says representatives of Moammar Gadhafi's government held face-to-face talks with U.S. officials on repairing ties between the n..
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New oil spill reported in northwestern Montana

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - An oil company says 420 to 630 gallons of crude leaked from a flow line at its field in northwestern Montana for up two weeks before the spill was discovered. ..
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Long quest to conceive baby elephant in Seattle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SEATTLE (AP) - A Seattle zoo's 20-year quest to use artificial insemination to make a baby elephant has been called cruel by some critics who say more than 50 unsuccessful attempts..
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Police: Phone-hacking whistleblower found dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LONDON (AP) - Police say Sean Hoare, the whistleblower reporter who alleged widespread hacking at the News of the World, has been found dead.    Police said Hoare's ..
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Anti-nuke groups to fight Manhattan Project parks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Anti-nuclear activists say they will fight a proposal to create national parks at Los Alamos National Laboratory and two other sites where the world's firs..
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Stage falls at Ottawa Bluesfest; 8 injured

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TORONTO (AP) - The organizer of an Ottawa music festival where the stage collapsed, scurrying thousands of fans who were watching the band Cheap Trick, called the accident "a freak..
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Poll: Obesity hits more boomers than others in US

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Baby boomers say their biggest health fear is cancer. Given their waistlines, heart disease and diabetes should be atop that list, too. Boomers are more obese tha..
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Cousin admits role in NYC subway terror plot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A cousin of admitted terrorist Najibullah Zazi says he was in on Zazi's failed 2009 plot to attack New York City subways with suicide bombers. The cousin testified ..
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