Chavez illness sparks power struggle in Venezuela

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

With no heir apparent to Venezuela\'s presidency, politicians are jockeying for power as President Hugo Chavez undergoes medical treatment in Cuba, analysts said.
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Thai elections: What's at stake

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thailand\'s first elections since last year\'s violent protests place it at the crossroads between national reconciliation and further destabilization, a scenario analysts believe could have serious implications beyond its borders.
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Knox's mom: No celebration until Amanda is free

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The family of American student Amanda Knox is happy that new DNA analysis has called into question her murder conviction, but won\'t celebrate \"until she walks out of that prison,\" her mother said Thursday.
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Indictments issued in 2005 killing of Lebanese PM

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Four members of the Lebanese Shiite movement Hezbollah have been indicted in the 2005 assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, a high-placed source in the Lebanese Army confirmed on Thursday.
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Syrian military raids villages; protests in Aleppo

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syrian tanks and helicopters opened fire and killed at least two civilians as the military advanced through a series of villages in northwestern Syria on Thursday, a push that sent residents running for the hills, several villagers said in phone calls with CNN.
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Tropical Storm Arlene lumbers across Mexico

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tropical Storm Arlene picked speed as it set its eye for a Thursday morning landfall along Mexico\'s eastern coast, the National Hurricane Center reported.
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35 Yemeni soldiers killed in clashes with militants

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Clashes continued Thursday in southern Yemen after 30 soldiers and at least 14 militants were killed in fighting a day earlier, two security officials said.
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Ohio couple sentenced for locking woman in attic

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CINCINNATI (AP) - An Ohio couple who locked the woman's mother in a sweltering attic for three days so the daughter could give birth have been sentenced on abduction charges. Autho..
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1 hiker dead, another presumed dead in Yosemite

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) - Officials at Yosemite National Park say one hiker is dead and another is presumed dead after the two were swept over a bridge into a reservoir..
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Facebook campaign forces cottage cheese price cut

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JERUSALEM (AP) - In the land of milk and honey, feelings run pretty strong when it comes to the price of cottage cheese. Surrendering to a two-week online campaign, the Israeli dai..
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Telemarketer admits role in $30 million scheme

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

EAST. ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) - A New Jersey woman has pleaded guilty to federal charges linked to a telemarketing scheme that prosecutors say defrauded more than 22,000 victims throu..
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Trial: Officer says he shot at teen out of fear

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Ignatius Hills didn't feel like a hero when cheering supporters greeted him and six other New Orleans police officers outside the jail where they were booked in ..
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ISAF: Haqqani network leader killed in airstrike

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ismail Jan, a top Haqqani network leader suspected of providing support for Tuesday\'s deadly attack at a Kabul hotel, was killed in an airstrike in southeast Afghanistan, the International Security Assistance Force said.
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Judge delays trial in Auburn tree poisoning

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - A judge has delayed the trial of the University of Alabama fan charged with poisoning the oak trees at Auburn University's Toomer's Corner. An order issued Thur..
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NBA in lockout after sides fail to reach new deal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Union chief Billy Hunter says owners are locking out players after failing to reach a new collective bargaining agreement, potentially putting the 2011-12 season in..
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Teen with scoliosis starts Mass. Curvy Girls group

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DALTON, Mass. (AP) - Unlike many people in her position, 16-year-old Rebecca Grunow isn't shy about her back. Diagnosed with scoliosis when she was 13, the Wahconah Regional High S..
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Prisoners could be released early for crack crimes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Thousands of federal prisoners locked up for crack cocaine offenses will be eligible for early release after a vote by a Washington commission. Congress passed a ..
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Baby Einstein creators question research again

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SEATTLE (AP) - Ever since a University of Washington study published in a major medical journal in 2007 showed baby videos don't make infants smarter, the creators of the Baby Eins..
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British labor strikes could cause chaos for schools, travel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hundreds of thousands of British teachers, air traffic controllers, customs officers and other public sector workers went on strike Thursday, causing disruption to schoolchildren and travelers.
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DA: NY shootings suspect staked out pharmacy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) - A prosecutor says a New York man accused of killing two pharmacy employees and two customers during a holdup for prescription painkillers spent days looking ..
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