Jury deliberating woman's claims of rape in Iraq

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HOUSTON (AP) - A federal jury in Houston is considering a woman's claims that the military contractor she worked for in Iraq allowed her to be drugged and raped by a co-worker. Jur..
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BP wants to end future loss claims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW ORLEANS - BP is arguing that most victims of last year's Gulf oil spill should not get any more payouts for future losses because the hardest-hit areas are recovering and the e..
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Fire at Okefenokee swamp still spreading

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FOLKSTON, Ga. (AP) - The Honey Prairie Fire at the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge has grown by about 1,000 acres to nearly 292,700 acres, fire information officers said. Offic..
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Pakistani couple sues airline over threat hoax

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A Pakistani couple is suing American Airlines after they were escorted off a plane in handcuffs based on a telephone hijacking threat that turned out to be a h..
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Medtronic warns of battery problem with drug pumps

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Medical device maker Medtronic is warning patients about a rare problem with its SynchroMed drug pumps that can cause them to lose battery power and fail. The co..
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Police: Michigan shootings suspect commits suicide

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - Police say two ex-girlfriends and his daughter were among the victims of a gunman who fatally shot seven people in Michigan. Chief Kevin Belk says Rodric..
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Rangers fan dies after fall reaching for ball

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - A man at Thursday night's baseball game between Oakland and Texas says he tried to grab a fan to keep him from falling, but he couldn't. Ronnie Hargis says ..
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Administration to propose steps on gun safety

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Six months after Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was shot, the White House says it will propose some new steps on gun safety in the near future. Spokesman Jay Ca..
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Small plane crashes near Calif. hospital; 2 dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WATSONVILLE, Calif. (AP) - Moments after takeoff, a small plane crashed into a parking lot near a California hospital and burst into flames as it skidded into an unoccupied office ..
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Egyptians gather to protest pace of reform

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hundreds of people began gathering at Cairo\'s Tahrir Square Friday morning ahead of a planned rally to urge the interim government to speed up reforms.
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The newspaper that died of shame

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As staff on News of the World prepare to publish the final edition of the paper Sunday, they may be rueing how life has a habit of bringing even the mightiest beasts crashing to earth. FULL STORY | LATEST UPDATES | SCANDAL TIMELINE | WHO\'S INVOLVED
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Witnessing the birth of a new nation: South Sudan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Victoria Bol sits under the blazing sun in the soon-to-be world\'s newest capital of Juba, a city of red soil, winding dirt roads and scattered tin-roofed homes.
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Berlusconi says he won't seek another term

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said Friday he will not run again when his term expires in 2013.
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Man gored in Spain's running of the bulls

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 24-year-old Australian man was gored in the thigh Friday, the second day of the annual running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain.
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India's top court halts temple treasure audit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

India\'s supreme court has temporarily stopped its inspectors from prying open the final vault of a centuries-old Hindu temple, officials said Friday.
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Texas Ranger fan dies after falling to catch ball

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - The Texas Rangers say a fan died after falling about 20 feet out of the stands while trying to catch a baseball tossed his way during the game. Rangers..
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Official: Somali, al-Awlaki were in contact

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Accused Somali terror suspect Ahmed Abdulkadir Warsame had been in direct contact with the radical American-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, pictured, and they may have been in the same place for a period of time, a U.S. official said.
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Search on for Americans lost off Mexico

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Relatives of seven Americans missing after a boat capsized off the coast of Mexico are seeking donations to help continue their rescue efforts past a search window set to expire Thursday.
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Hacking scandal spurs paper's closing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rupert Murdoch\'s News of the World, the globe\'s top-selling English-language newspaper, will shut down after Sunday\'s edition, the casualty of a phone-hacking scandal. SECRETS | CLOSING WON\'T HURT MURDOCH FINANCIALLY
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Pentagon: Iraqi extremists using Iranian weapons

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fresh warnings came from the Pentagon Thursday that Iran is supporting extremist militias in Iraq that are killing U.S. troops.
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