Official: E.coli outbreak traced to bean sprouts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The origin of a bacterial outbreak that has killed at least 27 people in Europe has been traced to bean sprouts in Germany, a leading German health official said Friday.
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Germany: Sprouts clearly caused E. coli outbreak

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

BERLIN (AP) - German vegetable sprouts caused the E. coli outbreak that has killed 31 people and sickened nearly 3,100, investigators announced Friday after tracking links to the b..
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Aggressive fungus strikes Joplin tornado victims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) - A Missouri doctor says his hospital treated five Joplin tornado victims for a rare fungal infection sometimes found in survivors of natural disasters. Zygomycosi..
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Alaska releasing Palin emails today

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - The state of Alaska is releasing some 24,000 pages of Sarah Palin's emails from her first two years as governor. Today's release comes nearly three years afte..
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AP sources: US planes hit Yemeni militants

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. officials say American forces launched an airstrike against al-Qaida targets in southern Yemen last week to keep al-Qaida's Yemeni offshoot from taking advan..
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Protests break out across Yemen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Demonstrations swelled in several cities across Yemen on Friday, a week after the country\'s president was injured in an attack on the mosque at the presidential palace.
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Gates: 'Dismal future' for NATO without urgent changes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Outgoing U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates says NATO has become a \"two-tiered\" alliance poorly equipped to deal with challenges, and with members either unable or unwilling to carry out agreed missions in Afghanistan and Libya.
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NATO official: Gadhafi a legitimate target

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A U.N. resolution justifies the targeting of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, a senior NATO military official with operational knowledge of the Libya mission told CNN Thursday
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Lagarde visits China in IMF bid

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde just wrapped up two days in China, her latest stop on a world tour to woo emerging nations to support her candidacy for chief of the International Monetary Fund. LAGARDE ON HER MEETINGS | CHARM OFFENSIVE |
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U.S. pledges $26 million in aid for Libyan victims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An international coalition with the aim of building support for Libya\'s transitional government in a post-Moammar Gadhafi world was scheduled to meet Thursday, even as the leader vowed to fight to the death.
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New child torture allegations in Syria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A second Syrian teenager has been returned to his parents -- lifeless, battered and, according to activists, a victim of torture.
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21 bodies found outside Mexico town

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mexican authorities on Thursday are following leads on a grisly find from the night before -- 21 bodies, some with signs of torture -- strewn in five separate locations on the outskirts of Morelia, Mexico.
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White House: Counterterrorism agency chief resigns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says its top counterterrorism agency chief is resigning after nearly five years at his post. The president called National Counterterrorism Center..
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Study shows preschool's benefits are long-lasting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHICAGO (AP) - Preschool has surprisingly long-lasting benefits stretching well into adulthood. That's according to one of the biggest, longest studies of its kind to follow disadv..
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Key Gingrich aides resign

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Newt Gingrich's campaign manager and numerous other key aides have resigned together, a strong blow to his hopes for the Republican presidential nomination. Ginrg..
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High unemployment claims, food prices slow economy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Jobs are scarce and food prices are likely to stay high through next year, according to new data that reinforced evidence of a U.S. economy stuck in a weak patch...
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U.S. resumes airstrikes in Yemen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States and Yemen are taking on Islamic militants on the land and from the air amid fears that al Qaeda is exploiting the political chaos and leadership vacuum engulfing the unstable and impoverished Arabian Peninsula country.
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Environmental groups challenge Shell drilling plan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ATLANTA (AP) - Environmental groups are asking a federal appeals court to throw out a U.S. government decision to approve a Shell oil exploration plan that involves five proposed w..
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Explainer: How will Syria crisis unfold?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As the violence in Syrian appears to be escalating, Britain and France are pushing for a U.N. Security Council resolution condemning attacks on protesters and calling for humanitarian access.
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Panetta sees Gadhafi regime weakening in Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - The man nominated to be the next Pentagon chief says the opposition forces in Libya have made gains in the east and west and that Moammar Gadhafi's regime is weak..
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