8 dead, 72 missing in Australia flood

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The number of people missing after flash floods swept cars off roads in the eastern Australian city of Toowoomba rose to more than 70 on Monday, with eight people confirmed dead, police reported.
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Ouattara offers deal to end Ivory Coast crisis

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ivory Coast\'s president-elect is willing to add supporters of self-proclaimed president Laurent Gbagbo to his cabinet, provided the defiant incumbent steps down, the West African nation\'s ambassador to the United Nations said Monday.
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Playboy agrees to Hefner buyout offer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - The publisher of Playboy magazine has agreed to accept a sweetened buyout offer from a partnership headed by founder Hugh Hefner, allowing the original playboy to f..
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At least 19 killed in Tunisia riots

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nineteen demonstrators protesting high unemployment and poor living conditions have been killed during the past two days in riots that broke out in two Tunisian cities near its border with Algeria, a government official said Monday.
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Suspect in Arizona shooting held without bail

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PHOENIX (AP) - The suspect in a deadly Arizona shooting is being held without bail and has been assigned a lawyer who defended Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Timothy McVeigh. &n..
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Wis. to ask to join multistate health care lawsuit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen plans to ask a judge for permission Monday to join a multistate lawsuit challenging federal health care reform, sayi..
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Obama, Sarkozy discuss global economy, terrorism

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the U.S. and France must work together this year to address pressing financial issues as the world climbs out of economic crisis.Speak..
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Sheriff: No rush on state charges in Ariz shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - The suspect in Saturday's mass shooting in Arizona makes his initial court appearance in federal court on Monday in Phoenix, while state charges have yet to be..
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BP claims czar returns to Gulf, hears complaints

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

MOSS POINT, Miss. (AP) - The administrator of BP's $20 billion oil spill claims fund on Monday promised fairness and speed in compensating victims, but angry fishermen and business..
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Undercover cop 'played key role' in UK power station plot

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A trial against six environmental activists accused of conspiring to shut down a power station in the UK has collapsed amid questions over the role of an undercover police officer in infiltrating the group.
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New study says spacing babies close may raise autism risk

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CHICAGO (AP) - Close birth spacing may put a second-born child at higher risk for autism, suggests a preliminary study based on more than a half-million California children. Childr..
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Clinton: Sanctions help delay Iran's nuclear program

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Economic sanctions are helping to slow Iran\'s nuclear program, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Monday.
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Oil prices surge after Alaska pipeline shuts down

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - Oil prices rose above $89 a barrel Monday after the 800-mile trans-Alaska pipeline owned by BP PLC and four other companies was shut down because of a leak. Benchma..
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Neurosurgeon says Giffords is 'holding her own'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PHOENIX (AP) - A neurosurgeon who operated on Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords says "she's holding her own." Dr. Michael LeMole of Tucson's University Medical Center told C..
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Military: alleged Giffords gunman failed drug test

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - A military official says the man charged with trying to assassinate Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in a shooting rampage was rejected from the Army in 2008 because he fa..
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Thousands continue to vote in Southern Sudan secession

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

After tens of thousands of people across Southern Sudan went to the polls in a referendum that could bring independence to the region, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said Monday that Sudan\'s president has told him Southern Sudan should not have to shoulder Sudan\'s debt should it successfully secede.
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Stock dip triggers protests in Bangladesh

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thousands of angry protesters took to the street in downtown Dhaka and other major cities as regulators halted trading on the country\'s prime Dhaka Stock Exchange after the DGEN index fell a record 9.25% within an hour of opening on Monday.
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ETA announces cease-fire in Spain

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Basque separatist group ETA said Monday it was declaring a permanent ceasefire.
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NATO: Mistaken-ID strike kills 3 Afghan police officers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NATO officials said Monday they have sent a team to investigate an incident in central Afghanistan where troops thought they were battling militants, but instead may have exchanged gunfire with Afghan police.
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Iranian rights group condemns sentence for lawyer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Iranian human rights lawyer has been sentenced to 11 years in prison, according to the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran.
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