Greek PM wins backing for bailout cuts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou is set to ask lawmakers to back his new government Tuesday, as he tries to push through unpopular budget cuts in order to get a new international bailout.
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Somalia again is at top of failed states list

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

For the fourth year in a row, Somalia, plagued by widespread lawlessness, piracy and an ineffective central government, tops an index of failed states.
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Official: Yemeni president to return

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, who is being treated in Saudi Arabia after an attack on his compound, will return to Yemen on Friday, senior adviser Ahmed al-Soufi told CNN.
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NATO drone goes down in Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NATO said Tuesday that it lost contact with a U.S. unmanned helicopter flying surveillance for the organization over the central coastal area of Libya.
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For many in Egypt, the revolution is incomplete

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

It\'s been more than four months since longtime Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak was forced out by his people in largely peaceful mass protests that lasted 18 days. The opposition activists who celebrated in the streets after Mubarak stepped down had hoped that tangible changes would follow soon after their Tahrir Square victory. It had not even taken three weeks to rid the country of an autocratic president who had ruled with an iron fist for three decades. Why, then, is it taking so long to achieve further progress?
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Obama to announce Afghanistan troop drawdown

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

President Barack Obama is expected to announce a plan that would result in the 30,000 U.S. \"surge\" forces being withdrawn completely from Afghanistan by the end of 2012, an administration official told CNN.
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19-year-old arrested in Sony hack case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A teenager has been arrested near London in connection with the hacking of Sony, London\'s Metropolitan Police said Tuesday.
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Russian plane crash kills 44, injures 8

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Investigators recovered the flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder from the wreckage of a Russian jetliner Tuesday that crashed in the country\'s northwest, killing 44 people and injuring 8 others, the Emergency Situations Ministry said.
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Weiner's resignation official at midnight Tuesday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Rep. Anthony Weiner's last day in Congress will be Tuesday, he has told House and New York State officials. "I hereby resign as the member of the House of Represe..
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NJ professor accused of running prostitution site

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MADISON, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey college professor has been arrested in New Mexico and accused of operating a prostitution website. David Flory teaches physics at Fairleigh Dickin..
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Huntsman gets into White House race, promises jobs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman joined the Republican presidential contest on Tuesday, pledging to run a civil campaign and claiming that he and President Ba..
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Edwards arrives at NC federal court for hearing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - John Edwards and his defense team are in a federal court in North Carolina to talk with prosecutors about evidence and motions. The two-time Democratic pres..
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FDA issues graphic cigarette labels

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - In the most significant change to U.S. cigarette packs in 25 years, the Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday released nine new warning labels that depict in..
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Decision in Wal-Mart case a blow to class actions

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Mounting a large-scale bias claim against a huge company will be more difficult in light of a Supreme Court decision that found no convincing proof of discriminat..
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Obama to move US closer to leaving Afghanistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is set to announce a blueprint for bringing U.S. troops home from Afghanistan that is expected to reduce the number of troops by up to 5,00..
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$5 fee for boarding passes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) - The only U.S. airline that charges for carry-on luggage is creating a new fee. Beginning Nov. 1, Spirit Airlines says it will charge five dollars if a gat..
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Sudan, Southern Sudan reach Abyei deal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Representatives of Sudan and southern Sudan have signed an agreement calling for the immediate withdrawal of Sudanese troops from the disputed Abyei region.
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Officials: Russian jet crash kills 44

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 38 people were killed when a Russian jetliner crashed onto a highway in northwestern Russia late Monday, the state-run news agency ITAR-TASS reported.
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Ash cloud grounds Australian flights

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An ash cloud drifting around the world for a second time after spewing from a Chilean volcano more than two weeks ago is once again grounding commercial jets and stranding thousands of passengers in Australia.
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Assad's promises face skepticism abroad

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad offered vague promises of reform and clear threats against protesters in an address that prompted demonstrations and condemnations of violence. ANALYSIS |
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