New terror alerts will be specific and short-lived

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says the color-coded terror alert system will be replaced next week by two warnings - elevated and imminent. The new ..
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Thousands protest in Syria, brushing off reforms

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

BEIRUT (AP) - Thousands of students held demonstrations Wednesday against Syria's authoritarian regime, brushing off President Bashar Assad's sweeping declarations of reform as the..
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US to give Libyan rebels non-lethal aid

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration plans to give the Libyan opposition $25 million in non-lethal assistance in what will be the first direct U.S. aid to the rebels after we..
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Arkansas, Mississippi rely on cellphones most

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - America's abandonment of the landline phone in favor of the cellphone is accelerating, but nowhere has it gone further than in Arkansas and Mississippi. The state..
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U.N. Security Council unable to agree on Yemen response

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United Nations Security Council failed to agree on a diplomatic reaction to the crisis in Yemen as anti-government sentiment and reported violence by the regime escalated in the Middle Eastern country.
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Motorcycle deaths drop, but trend is worrisome

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Motorcycle deaths dropped 2 percent in the first nine months of last year, but the report by state transportation officials may signal just a blip, not a lasting ..
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Protests erupt in Syria's largest city

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A protest erupted in Syria\'s largest city Wednesday after government warnings against public gatherings, and security forces seized a top dissident even as the regime took steps to lift the country\'s emergency law.
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NTSB investigates aborted landing of Obama plane

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the aborted landing of a plane carrying first lady Michelle Obama earlier this week, a spokeswoman for t..
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Commission: Mubarak complicit in shootings

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was complicit in shootings of anti-regime protesters during a period of upheaval in the country, a member of an official fact-checking commission said Tuesday.
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Toyota making drastic production cuts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Toyota has announced drastic production cuts in North America and China due to difficulty in supplying parts following the massive earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
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Exclusive: Goodluck Jonathan's hope for Nigeria

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

President Goodluck Jonathan pledged a \"new dawn\" for Nigeria, days after the electoral commission declared him the winner in a vote hailed as a significant improvement from past polls.
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Report: Indonesia needs to address new terror trend

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A recent suicide bombing at a police station mosque in Indonesia is an example of a new shift in terror attacks there and this new style of attackers could become very dangerous if the country does not address the trend, the International Crisis Group says.
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Commission: Mubarak complicit in shootings of protesters

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was complicit in shootings of anti-regime protesters during a period of upheaval in the country, a member of an official fact-checking commission said Tuesday.
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U.S. first lady's plane aborts landing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A plane carrying Michelle Obama had to abort its landing on Monday after it came too close to a military C-17 cargo plane, according to a senior administration official and the Federal Aviation Administration.
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Two suspects in Italian activist's death killed in raid

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two suspects in the death of an Italian activist were killed Tuesday in a firefight with security forces in Gaza, Hamas said. A third suspect was wounded and taken to a hospital.
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Yemen protester: 'They shot at us'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Government forces in Taiz and Sanaa fired on crowds of people protesting the regime of President Ali Abdullah Saleh, leaving dozens wounded and at least three dead, eyewitnesses and medical sources said Tuesday.
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Expanded presence in Libya for West

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Britain said Tuesday it is expanding its presence in Libya with military advisers while the European Union said it is prepared to send troops for humanitarian assistance if requested by the United Nations. GADHAFI\'S FATE? | MISRATA MISERY |
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Syria's Cabinet wants emergency law abolished

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syria\'s Cabinet approved a \"draft decree\" to abolish the country\'s notorious state of emergency law as another day of clashes erupted in the simmering country\'s heartland, the country\'s media reported Tuesday.
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Syria moves to lift emergency law while clashes rage

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syria\'s Cabinet approved a \"draft decree\" to abolish the country\'s notorious state of emergency law as another day of clashes erupted in the simmering country\'s heartland, the country\'s media reported Tuesday.
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Widespread election violence erupts in Nigeria

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Roughly 17,000 people fled their homes in eight northern Nigerian states as violence erupted after presidential elections in Africa\'s most populous nation, the Nigerian Red Cross said Tuesday.
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