Airlines monitor radiation, adjust in Japan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Air carriers are watching the situation at Japan\'s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant closely, making contingency plans and routing adjustments to keep operations running smoothly and protect passengers and crew from radiation risks.
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Mexico confirms presence of U.S. drones

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mexico on Wednesday admitted that American unmanned drones operate over its territory, but denied that it constitutes a violation of its sovereignty.
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Bahraini government denies hospital beatings

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Security forces in Bahrain stormed the main hospital, beating doctors, and attacked demonstrators in Manama\'s Pearl Roundabout on Wednesday, witnesses in the Bahraini capital said. Bahraini officials deny these accounts.
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NRC: No water in spent fuel pool of Japan plant

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON - The chief of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission says all the water is gone from one of the spent fuel pools at Japan's most troubled nuclear plant. This means ther..
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Hopes new power line may ease Japan nuclear crisis

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TOKYO- The operator of Japan's tsunami-crippled nuclear plant says it has almost completed a new power line that could restore electricity to the complex and solve the crisis that ..
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China freezes nuclear plant approvals

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

China has suspended approvals of nuclear plants so safety standards can be revised while Japan grapples with its nuclear crisis, Chinese state-run media reported Wednesday.
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5 dead in plane crash at Long Beach airport in CA

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LONG BEACH, Calif.- A plane crash at Long Beach airport killed five people and injured a sixth on Wednesday, authorities said. Airport director Mario Rodriguez said the six p..
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Abbas ready to delay new government, give Hamas chance to join

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Wednesday that he is ready to visit Gaza immediately in an effort to end the internal political division between the two main Palestinian political parties, Hamas and Fatah.
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Russians fear radiation from Japan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia - Widespread fear that Japan's nuclear crisis could send radioactive fallout Russia's way is proving a nightmare to public officials in the Pacific regions, but..
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Japan's emperor urges nation not to give up

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TOKYO- Japan's Emperor Akihito spoke to the nation Wednesday in the first made-for-TV address of his reign, expressing condolences to victims of the massive earthquake and tsunami ..
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'Blood money' frees CIA contractor in Pakistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LAHORE, Pakistan- A CIA contractor who shot and killed two Pakistani men was freed from prison on Wednesday after the United States paid $2.34 million in "blood money" to the victi..
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Petraeus: first US cuts will include combat forces

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- The initial U.S. troop withdrawals from Afghanistan in July probably will include combat as well as non-combat forces, the top U.S. commander there told a House committ..
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Documents: 4 Auburn ex-players admit robbery roles

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

AUBURN, Ala.- Court documents show that four former Auburn football players have admitted to involvement in a robbery. Warrants sworn out Friday show that starting safety Michael M..
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Scores of suspected child sex offenders arrested

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Police have arrested scores of suspected child sex offenders in a three-year-old worldwide probe, the European Law Enforcement Agency announced Wednesday.
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New fire fuels nuclear fears in Japan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A new blaze broke out Wednesday at the damaged nuclear plant that crews have struggled to control since last week\'s devastating earthquake and tsunami, adding to radiation fears in a country racing to avoid a full-on nuclear crisis. FULL STORY | SERIES OF SETBACKS | HOW BAD? | LIVE BLOG | SPECIAL
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Bahrain's king imposes state of emergency

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Bahrain security forces fired tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters in the southern city of Sitra on Tuesday, killing at least two protesters and wounding at least 150 people, according to medical officials on the scene Tuesday.
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Gadhafi forces gain ground in march toward Benghazi

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi have wrested control of the town of Zuwara from the rebels, an opposition spokesman and an eyewitness told CNN Tuesday.
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Clinton lauds Egyptian change

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton issued a strong statement of praise for Egypt\'s political revolution Tuesday, declaring she was \"deeply inspired\" by the dramatic change and promising new assistance for America\'s longtime Middle East ally.
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Japan races to contain nuclear threat after quake

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

SOMA, Japan (AP) - Dangerous levels of radiation leaking from a crippled nuclear plant forced Japan to order 140,000 people to seal themselves indoors Tuesday after an explosion an..
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Berlusconi lawyer wants bribery claim investigated

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A lawyer for Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has asked Rome prosecutors to investigate an alleged attempt to falsify the birth records of the woman at the center of a sex scandal embroiling the prime minister.
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