1,500 people evacuated in London hotel fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - A fire at London's Park Lane Hilton hotel forced the evacuation of about 1,500 people. No injuries were reported. Around 20 firefighters were sent to the hotel Friday..
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Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood welcomes US talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's powerful Islamist movement, the Muslim Brotherhood, said Friday it is willing to hold talks with the United States, taking up an offer of dialogue seen as an i..
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July 4 fireworks banned for fear of wildfires

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - From Arizona to Florida, there will be fewer oohs and aahs at the rockets' red glare this Fourth of July. That's because many cities across the nation's dr..
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J&J wins US approval for new blood thinner

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Johnson & Johnson said Friday that U.S. regulators have approved its new type of blood thinner shown to reduce deadly blood clots in patients who have undergo..
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Life sentence in US border agent's death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN DIEGO (AP) - A federal judge in San Diego has sentenced a Mexican man to life in prison for striking and killing a U.S. Border Patrol agent with a drug-laden Hummer as the offi..
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Fellows study effects of major civil rights ruling

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - A law professor studying attorneys who argued against civil rights cases and a New York Times reporter who is researching first lady Michelle Obama's family roots..
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Hot dog champ eats 20K calories, says MD approves

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Eating champion Joey Chestnut says his doctor doesn't mind how he spends his Fourth of July. The four-time Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest cham..
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Marchers vent anger on Hong Kong prices, policies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HONG KONG (AP) - Tens of thousands of people vented anger over Hong Kong's skyrocketing property prices and government policies Friday at an annual march held on the anniversary of..
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Pakistan college contest: Praise for bin Laden

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) - Two months after the covert U.S. raid that killed Osama bin Laden, posters emblazoned with images of the burning World Trade Center towers appeared at the c..
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Amnesty: Sudan activist held, at risk of torture

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAIRO (AP) - Amnesty International says a Sudanese rights activist from a conflict-torn area along the north-south border has been detained and the rights group fears he might be t..
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Baboon, possibly from amusement park, on run in NJ

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSON, N.J. (AP) - A baboon is on the loose in New Jersey. Police say they received two calls Thursday afternoon from people who saw the monkey. One came from a driver who said t..
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At least 6 dead in Syrian protests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Friday condemned attacks by Syrian forces on protesters, saying time was running out for President Bashar al-Assad to begin a meaningful political dialogue with anti-government demonstrators.
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Calif. governor, first lady to meet royal couple

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown and first lady Anne Gust Brown will greet Prince William and his wife, the former Kate Middleton, when they arrive in Los Ange..
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Mexican artists confront violence with song, brush

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Dozens of plastic foam heads rain onto the stage. Four drug traffickers in fringed jackets and sparkly pink cowboy hats bat them into the audience with toy AK-47..
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NASA sues ex-astronaut Mitchell over moon camera

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - NASA is suing former astronaut Edgar Mitchell to get back a camera that went to the moon on the Apollo 14 mission - a historic device Mitchell apparently tried to sell..
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NY plea hearing set for Canadian sports doctor

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - A high-profile Canadian sports doctor charged last year with smuggling unapproved drugs into the United States to treat professional athletes is due in federal..
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Under pressure, Idaho producer recalls sprouts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - An Idaho sprout producer has recalled its alfalfa and spicy sprouts because they may be linked to 21 cases of salmonella poisoning. Evergreen Produce of Moyie Spr..
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Mosquitoes in 3 Neb. counties have West Nile

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Mosquito pools in three Nebraska counties have tested positive for West Nile virus. The state Department of Health and Human Services says the positive results..
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Appeals court dismisses nuclear waste suit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration has won a legal battle in the fight over where to bury the nation's nuclear waste. The federal appeals court in Washington on Friday rule..
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Geithner says he'll stay for 'foreseeable future'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHICAGO (AP) - Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Thursday he'll stay put at the Treasury Department for the "foreseeable future," addressing speculation he might leave the O..
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