Omani protesters not impressed by sultan's offer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A fourth day of demonstrations are expected in Oman on Tuesday, this time in the capital Muscat.
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German defense minister quits in plagiarism scandal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

German Defense Minister Karl-Theodor Freiherr zu Guttenberg resigned Tuesday, in the wake of claims that he had plagiarized parts of his doctoral dissertation.
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Man pleads guilty to internet sex scheme involving Alva mom

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

DETROIT (AP) - A Michigan man posed as a psychologist and persuaded mothers across the country to sexually assault their children as a form of therapy, then send him the images of ..
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4 die in daylight shooting in Mexico

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A brazen daylight shooting in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, on Monday afternoon left four people dead and injured two others, including a 5-year-old boy, a Juarez municipal police spokesman told CNN.
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ATF: Gun in US agent's death traced to Texas man

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

DALLAS (AP) - Federal investigators say the gun used to kill a U.S. immigration agent in Mexico has been traced to a Dallas-area man. Agents of the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco,..
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Kids left alone before deadly Texas day care fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

HOUSTON (AP) - A Houston home day care operator left the kids she was caring for without adult supervision, while a stovetop burner was on, before a blaze that killed four children..
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Gadhafi: 'They love me, all my people'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Embattled Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi flatly denied Monday the existence of the protests threatening to end his 41-year rule, as reports of fighting between government forces and rebels raged another day.
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Buckles, last WWI doughboy, dies at 110 in W.Va.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.- He didn't seek the spotlight, but when Frank Buckles outlived every other American who'd served in World War I, he became what his biographer called "the humble ..
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US: Gadhafi's denials of violence are 'delusional'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON - The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's assertion that his regime is not using force against its own people is "delusional." Sus..
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Ireland PM-in-waiting starts to hammer out coalition

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The man poised to become the new prime minister of Ireland spoke to a potential coalition partner by telephone Monday morning, the Irish Labour party said.
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Treasury says $30 billion in Libyan assets frozen

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON - The Treasury Department says that at least $30 billion in Libyan assets have been frozen since President Barack Obama imposed sanctions on Libya last week. David Cohen..
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House moves to stop laser targeting of aircraft

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON - People who knowingly aim laser pointers at an aircraft would be committing a federal crime subject to up to five years in prison under legislation the House has passed..
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Sultan of Oman: Hire 50,000 citizens

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The sultan of Oman has ordered the hiring of 50,000 citizens in the aftermath of weekend protests that left at least one person dead and 11 others injured, state-run media reported.
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Kids left alone before deadly Texas day care fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

HOUSTON - Investigators say a Houston day care operator left the children she was caring for alone, while a stove top burner was on, before a fire at the home that killed four chil..
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Doctors want teenagers banned from tanning salons

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHICAGO - The American Academy of Pediatrics wants teenagers banned from tanning salons to reduce their risk of skin cancer. More than 30 states regulate indoor tanning by minors, ..
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Yemen opposition rejects call for unity government

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Yemen\'s main opposition bloc on Monday rejected President Ali Abdullah Saleh\'s call to form a unity government to rule until elections to replace him, saying its goal is simply \"the fall of the regime.\"
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At least 16 killed in Brazilian pre-Carnival party

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 16 people were killed in southern Brazil at a pre-Carnival party when a power line burst over a party truck, electrocuting revelers, the Minas Gerais state fire department said Monday.
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Kenyans sing anthem worldwide in call for unity

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Kenyans worldwide called for unity Monday by singing the national anthem in unison -- a rare gesture in a continent facing violent uprisings for leaders to step down after decades in power.
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U.S. official: China 'illegally' harasses journalists

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. ambassador to China said Monday that American and other foreign journalists were \"illegally detained or harassed as they attempted to do their jobs\" while covering protests in downtown Beijing over the weekend.
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Report: Massive landslide hits Bolivian capital

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Sudden seismic activity caused a \"mega-mudslide\" in the Bolivian capital of La Paz Sunday, the country\'s state news agency reported.
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