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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Gangster caught in Calif. expected back in Mass.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

BOSTON (AP) - Gangster James "Whitey" Bulger, nabbed in California this week after 16 years as a fugitive, is making a quick return to Boston. A spokeswoman for federal prosecutors..
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Osama wanted new name for al-Qaida to repair image

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - As Osama bin Laden watched his terrorist organization get picked apart, he lamented in his final writings that al-Qaida was suffering from a marketing problem. Hi..
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House weighs cutting off funds for Libya mission

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Clearly frustrated with President Barack Obama, Republican leaders are propelling the House toward crucial votes on the U.S. military role in Libya that could emb..
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Rags-to-riches homeless man doesn't show up in NY

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A homeless man from Utah has failed to show up in New York to claim the sizable inheritance from his brother. The Daily Gazette of Schenectady reports that Max ..
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Militant group denies link to bin Laden

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A member of a Pakistani-based militant group is denying a New York Times report that stated that a cellphone found during the raid of Osama bin Laden\'s compound contains information that links the group to bin Laden.
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Small checks drive Michele Bachmann's big bucks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - New York retiree Phyllis Hornung has never been to Minnesota and has no ties to the state - other than the steady stream of campaign donations she sends to M..
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Untold rape during Holocaust

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Women were harassed, beaten and stripped naked. But some scholars and activists want to bring attention to sexual violence in the Holocaust -- including rape -- raising controversy among those who\'d rather leave the subject alone. LISTENING TO VICTIMS |
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Unspoken crime of the Holocaust

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Women were harassed, beaten and stripped naked. But some scholars and activists want to bring attention to brutal sexual violence in the Holocaust -- including rape -- raising controversy among those who\'d rather leave the subject alone. LISTENING TO VICTIMS |
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Tropical storm in Philippines kills 11

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Heavy rains and high winds from Tropical Storm Meari lashed the Philippines Friday, killing at least 11 people and displacing 40,000 people, an emergency management agency said.
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Rape in wartime: Listening to the victims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

They\'re a small fraternity of men and women who spend months in war zones listening to victims recount violent rapes. They do it to help shape foreign policy and because they believe listening is the least the world owes.
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Juarez police chief escapes attack

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The top cop in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, escaped a \"sneak attack\" by gunmen early Thursday while on patrol in the city, the Juarez mayor told reporters.
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A timeline of Greece's financial crisis

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Greece\'s economy has been in a mostly downward spiral since the country joined the euro in 2001.
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