Saudis give up on Lebanon mediation talks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Prince Saud al-Faisal, Saudi Arabia\'s minister of foreign affairs, said Wednesday that his country had abandoned mediation talks to resolve Lebanon\'s political crisis that caused the government\'s collapse last week.
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House nears vote to repeal health care law

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Eager to honor their campaign pledge, Republicans pushed legislation to repeal the nation's year-old health care law toward House passage Wednesday despite implac..
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Man guilty of pimping teens; 1st under '07 law

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - The first person to be charged under a 2007 New York sex trafficking statute has pleaded guilty to forcing three teenagers into prostitution. The law was signed by ..
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Year after airlift to Pa., Haitian children thrive

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

It's been a year since 54 Haitian children - most of them orphans -were rescued from their earthquake-ravaged homeland and flown to Pittsburgh. Most of them have been adopted and o..
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Teen admitted sex with Berlusconi

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A teenager that Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi helped get released from prison, triggering allegations he abused his power, had sex with the premier, the girl\'s former roommate said in transcripts printed in court documents.
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LA school officer shot off campus

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Los Angeles school police officer has been shot outside a San Fernando Valley school but his bulletproof vest took the hit. Los Angeles Unified School District..
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Obama, Hu spar over human rights, hail econ ties

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao sparred over human rights on Wednesday, with Obama declaring that Americans believe such rights are among "..
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Judge gives former Ill. sheriff life in prison

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

BENTON, Ill. (AP) - A federal judge has ordered a life sentence for a southern Illinois sheriff convicted of trafficking marijuana on the job and later trying to have two potential..
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Family: Giffords will move to Houston rehab center

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will be moved Friday to a rehabilitation hospital in Houston to begin the next phase of her recovery from a gunshot wound, barring..
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Student rally confined in Yemeni capital

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Police in Yemen\'s capital of Sanaa thwarted a demonstration by students and activists at Sanaa University on Wednesday, the fifth rally since the Tunisian people forced their president to leave office and the country.
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Interim Tunisia leader vows break from past

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tunisia\'s interim president said Wednesday the country\'s new government plans to sever \"any link with the past,\" a reference to widely unpopular years of rule under the former regime.
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Abortion doctor charged with 8 counts of murder

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Philadelphia abortion doctor has been charged with eight counts of murder in the deaths of a woman patient and seven babies that prosecutors say were born ali..
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Bolivia wants coca to be legal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

For almost half a century the chewing of coca leaves, a practice dating back thousands of years, has been banned internationally. Now, Bolivia wants coca removed from a U.N. list of banned drugs.
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More than 650 dead in Brazil floods

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from flooding in Rio de Janeiro state has climbed to 665, according to government figures released late Monday. And thousands are homeless. FULL STORY l SURVEYING THE DAMAGE
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'Baby Doc' charged in Haiti

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Extraordinary drama unfolded Tuesday in Port-au-Prince as charges were filed against former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude \"Baby Doc\" Duvalier, government sources told CNN.
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Major quake hits southwestern Pakistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.4 struck Wednesday morning in southwestern Pakistan, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
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Rock promoter Kirshner dies in Florida at age 76

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A business associate and close friend in Las Vegas says rock promoter Don Kirshner has died of heart failure in a Florida hospital at age 76. Promoter Jack Wishna ..
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Sudanese refugees in US vote for independence

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - More than 8,000 Sudanese refugees living in the United States voted overwhelming in favor to split their homeland, Southern Sudan, from the north in a histo..
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Twice-convicted ex-CIA spy gets 8 more years

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - One of the highest-ranking CIA officers ever convicted of espionage has been sentenced to eight more years in prison after pleading guilty to betraying his co..
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FBI says suspicious package found on parade route

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - An explosive device found inside a backpack along a downtown Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade route was a credible threat capable of causing multiple deaths,..
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