U.S. House's mixed message on Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The House of Representatives is expected to officially register its disapproval of U.S. involvement in the NATO-led Libya campaign Friday, voting to restrict funding for America\'s role in the mission.
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Attackers rape more than 170 women in Congo raids

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Over the course of two June nights, attackers plundered villages in the far east of the Democratic Republic of Congo. They stole medicine from the local health center, goats from farmers, cell phones, motorcycles and other property from residents. Before fleeing, they raped and beat more than 170 women.
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Brazen, publicity-seeking hackers on attack spree

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - Can you be famous if no one knows your name? A new band of hackers is giving it its best shot, trumpeting its cyber-capers in an all-sirens-flashing publicity campaig..
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Hezbollah says CIA recruited members to spy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BEIRUT (AP) - CIA officers at the U.S. embassy in Lebanon have recruited low-level members of Hezbollah to spy for Israel, the leader of the Iranian-backed militant group charged F..
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Tunisia joins International Criminal Court

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tunisia, the country where the Arab Spring uprisings began this year, has joined the International Criminal Court, becoming the first North African country to do so.
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Perdue signs anti-meth database into NC law

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Attorney General Roy Cooper says a new North Carolina law requiring sales of certain cold medicines be entered into a national database will help law enforceme..
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Indicted pot provider warns others: You're next

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A medical marijuana provider indicted on federal drug charges is warning other caregivers to shut down their businesses or they'll be next. Jason Burns of Hele..
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Pa. robot institute attracts presidential visit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Need help defusing a bomb, mowing a lawn or scraping old paint? President Barack Obama saw robots that can do those tasks on Friday when he visited the National R..
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Small asteroid to zip harmlessly past Earth Monday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - NASA says a newly discovered asteroid will have a close encounter with Earth on Monday, but there's no need to worry.    The space agency's N..
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Oprah receives South African honorary doctorate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BLOEMFONTEIN, South Africa (AP) - Oprah Winfrey accepted an honorary degree from a central South African university infamous for troubled race relations, saying Friday the institut..
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Clinton heading to Europe to promote human rights

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will travel to Europe next week to support international efforts to advance human rights and democracy.   &nbs..
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Gay marriage bill gets an extended run in NY

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A coalition of gay rights advocates is demanding that New York's Senate allow a vote on the legalization of gay marriage.    New Yorkers United f..
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Lawyer: LL Bean workers fired after big markdown

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

AUBURN, Maine (AP) - A lawyer says several L.L. Bean call center employees were fired after buying a leather tote bag that was discounted in error online.    The wor..
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Google confirms launch of FTC antitrust inquiry

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Google is confirming that federal regulators have begun a formal antitrust review of its business practices.    In a blog post Friday, the Internet..
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Ohio pair accused of duct-taping, recording child

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio man and woman have been jailed after being accused of duct-taping the woman's 3-year-old daughter and using a cellphone to record the girl as the tape w..
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Syrian regime faces EU condemnation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The European Union is drafting a declaration on Syria that could call into question the \"legitimacy\" of the Bashar al-Assad regime, and injuries have been reported as more anti-government demonstrations erupted across the country on Friday.
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Obama: US must invest in high-tech manufacturing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PITTSBURGH (AP) - President Barack Obama says the U.S. must invest in new high-tech manufacturing ventures to replace lost jobs and stay competitive with the rest of the world. The..
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Three Alabama park visitors test positive for E. coli

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama Department of Public Health says five children who visited the Splash Park at the Opelika Sportsplex and Aquatic Center between June 12 and June..
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Ex-Rwanda minister gets life for genocide, rape

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A former Rwandan minister has been jailed for life for genocide and incitement to rape at the United Nations-backed court for Rwanda.
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BP: Don't give Gulf fail-safe device to Transocean

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ATLANTA (AP) - BP and Transocean are at odds over who should get possession of a key piece of evidence in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill investigation once additional testing is comp..
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