Taliban will abandon al Qaeda, Clinton predicts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan will be unable to withstand mounting U.S. pressure and their only option will be to break with al Qaeda and join a peaceful dialogue on the country\'s future, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Friday.
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Bahrain protesters retake roundabout

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Demonstrators seeking reform in Bahrain\'s royal government flooded into the capital\'s Pearl Roundabout after police and then soldiers pulled out.
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U.S. military: Somali pirates seize yacht with four Americans onboard

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Somali pirates hijacked a yacht with four Americans on board in the Indian Ocean, U.S. military officials said Saturday.
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20 reported dead in Libya protests

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tens of thousands of protesters marched Friday in Benghazi, Libya on Friday, carrying the bodies of those killed in this week\'s clashes through the streets of the northern coastal city, said an opposition movement spokesman who has been monitoring events in the isolated North African nation.
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More bloodshed in Bahrain

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least four people were killed and dozens hurt in clashes Friday in the Bahrain capital, an ambulance worker says. The violence comes a day after a deadly crackdown on protesters. FULL STORY | ZAKARIA | PHOTOS | VIDEO
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Iranian warships get Egypt's OK on Suez Canal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Egypt has agreed to allow two Iranian warships to cross through the Suez Canal in a move that puts the country\'s new military regime in a prickly position with its Israeli neighbor.
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U.S. vetoes resolution on settlements

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States on Friday vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution that would have declared Israeli settlements in the West Bank illegal. FULL STORY | PALESTINIANS: OBAMA POLICY BIASED
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Mother of dead Cuban hunger striker detained

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The mother of a Cuban political prisoner who died after a prolonged hunger strike a year ago has been detained ahead of the first anniversary of his death, according to family.
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HHS replaces 'conscience' rule for health workers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government has replaced a Bush-era rule that became a flash point in the debate over abortions, clarifying that doctors and nurses have a long-standing federa..
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Doctor says 35 killed in east Libya amid unrest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAIRO - A Libyan doctor says 35 protesters were killed in the eastern city of Benghazi during clashes Friday with security forces amid protests demanding the ouster of the longtime..
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HHS replaces 'conscience' rule for health workers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- The government has replaced a Bush-era rule that became a flash point in the debate over abortions, clarifying that doctors and nurses have a long-standing federal righ..
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Nearly mailed puppy paired with new owner in Minn.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A Minnesota puppy who escaped a likely deadly trip through the mail has found a new home with a Minneapolis woman. Terri Ford won a drawing Friday to become the ..
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NYer indicted on murder charges in stabbing spree

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - The man accused in a bloody stabbing rampage across New York City that left four dead and four wounded has been indicted on murder charges. Maksim Gelman did not ap..
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Obama calls for investments in education, r&d

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) - President Barack Obama says the U.S. must invest in research and development, science, and especially education - or risk seeing the technological breakthrou..
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Montana bill would 'embrace' global warming

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A Montana legislator is proposing the state embrace global warming as good for the economy. Republican Rep. Joe Read of Ronan aims to pass a law that says glob..
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Egypt military says won't allow continued strikes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's ruling military says it will not allow the continuation of "illegal" strikes and protests that have disrupted the country's economy. The military says in a sta..
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Aristide backers march amid talk of Haiti return

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - Several thousand supporters of ousted Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide marched through the capital Friday as people close to the former leader ..
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Albanian opposition holds new anti-govt protest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TIRANA, Albania (AP) - Tens of thousands of Albanian opposition supporters marched peacefully through the capital Friday to demand that the government resigns over corruption alleg..
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House votes to let Pentagon sponsor NASCAR races

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The House has voted to let the Pentagon continue using taxpayer dollars to sponsor NASCAR race teams. By a 281-148 vote, lawmakers rejected an effort by Minnesota..
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Obama set to tour Intel plant as he pushes agenda

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) - President Barack Obama is promoting his job-creation agenda at Intel Corp., the Silicon Valley giant known for its processors and a commitment to math and sc..
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