US ports race to keep up with bigger Panama Canal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

SAVANNAH, Ga.- When Savannah welcomed the largest cargo ship ever to call on its booming seaport, the visiting vessel barely fit. The Figaro had to sail in loaded at half capacity ..
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Swiss envoy says trial of U.S. hikers in Iran to continue

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The trial of three U.S. hikers charged with espionage is expected to continue Monday in Iran, according to the office of the lawyer representing them.
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Thailand, Cambodia trade shots

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fighting flared for a third straight day Sunday along the Thai-Cambodian border over a disputed ancient temple despite a reported ceasefire and international efforts to soothe tensions.
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Karzai: Security transfer to Afghan control starts in March

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Sunday that a critical phase in the transfer of security authority from international to domestic forces would begin March 21, a precursor to a planned full handover three years hence.
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International search is on for abducted Swiss twins

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Police in three European countries were looking Sunday for 6-year-old twin girls abducted by their father, who was found dead last week.
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Tournament canceled after sumo wrestling scandal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An upcoming sumo wrestling tournament has been canceled in the wake of a match-fixing scandal that has rocked Japan\'s national sport, officials said.
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Ford to raise US factory production 13 percent

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Ford Motor Co. says it will increase U.S. factory production by 13 percent in the first quarter due to higher sales.      Vice Preside..
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President Obama says people who hate him don't know him

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says he doesn't take it personally when people say they hate him.      People who say they don't like him, he says..
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Egypt VP meets opposition, offers new concessions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's vice president is reaching out to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood and other opposition groups in an attempt to try to calm an anti-government upheaval.It's par..
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Aguilera repeats line of national anthem at Super Bowl

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Christina Aguilera flubbed a line as she belted out the national anthem at the start of the Super Bowl.      When she was supposed ..
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Obama: Egypt not going back to way it was

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says Egypt isn't going back to being the country it was and he's playing down prospects that the Muslim Brotherhood will take a major role ..
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Egyptian VP promises changes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Egypt\'s Vice President Omar Suleiman met with opposition leaders Sunday and agreed to a series of key steps aimed at bringing an end to the mass protests now in their 13th day. FULL STORY | VIDEO | JOURNALISTS HARASSED
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Missing Google exec to be released

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Wael Ghonim, a Google executive who has been missing for more than a week following his purported arrest in Cairo, is to be released Monday, according to two Egyptian television news networks.
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U.S hikers held in Iran plead not guilty

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The trial of three U.S. hikers started Sunday in Iran, according to the office of the lawyer representing them.
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Jordanian tribal figures criticize queen, demand reform

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In unprecedented criticism of Jordan\'s royal family, three dozen prominent Jordanian tribal figures issued an urgent call for reform Sunday and warned that the country may follow Tunisia and Egypt into turmoil without it.
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Al-Jazeera reporter detained for 7 hours in Egypt

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

CAIRO (AP) - The Egyptian military detained a correspondent for Al-Jazeera's English-language news channel for seven hours in Cairo on Sunday, said the network, which has been targ..
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Reagan celebrated by Nancy, Beach Boys on 100th

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) - Actors, musicians, former advisers and friends are taking the stage in California to pay tribute to Ronald Reagan on the 100th anniversary of his birth. ..
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Iraqi officials deny alleged secret detention center exists

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Iraqi government on Sunday denied a human rights organization\'s allegation that it has a secret detention center in Baghdad, run by Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki\'s security forces.
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Ohio fraternity house shooting kills 1, hurts 11

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - Police say they're searching for two suspects in a shooting at an Ohio fraternity house that killed one student and injured 11 people, including six student..
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Restoration work begins on damaged Egyptian artifacts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Work to restore Egyptian artifacts damaged during anti-government protests began on Sunday, according to the nation\'s newly-appointed minister of antiquities.
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