Palestinians seek recognition of state from European countries

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Following the breakdown of direct talks with Israel, Palestinians have begun seeking international recognition of an independent state from European nations.
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Paris taps firm to run new electric car-share plan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PARIS (AP) - Baby, you can drive my car. And you. And you. After its successful bike-sharing program, Paris is moving into higher gear, preparing to lend out 3,000 electric c..
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Judge grants bail to WikiLeaks' Julian Assange

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LONDON (AP) - Julian Assange will be freed on bail and sent to stay at a British country mansion, a U.K. judge ruled Thursday, rejecting prosecutors' attempts to keep the WikiLeaks..
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Afghan war report: Troops to withdraw as al-Qaida weakened

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's expansion of the war in Afghanistan has eroded the power of the al-Qaida terrorists who attacked America in 2001 and the resurgent Taliba..
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Ft. Myers off top ten foreclosure list

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The number of U.S. homes taken back by lenders dropped to the lowest level in 18 months in November, the result of foreclosure freezes enacted by several banks f..
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Official: Al Qaeda is planning U.S., Europe attacks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iraqi authorities have shared information obtained from captured insurgents who claim al Qaeda is planning suicide attacks in the United States and Europe during the Christmas holiday season, according to a U.S. official.
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22 killed in plane crash in Nepal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A DeHavilland DHC-6 Twin Otter aircraft that went missing en route from Lamidanda to Kathmandu in eastern Nepal crashed in a mountainous area east of the capital, killing all 22 people aboard, an airport spokesman said Thursday.
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Journalism advocates lash out at Chavez moves

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Journalism advocates and the U.S. government voiced opposition Wednesday to legislative moves in Venezuela that they said could lead to draconian restrictions on the news media and further strengthen the position of President Hugo Chavez.
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U.N. leader fears violence in Ivory Coast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the \"political stalemate\" in the Ivory Coast could lead to fighting and he repeated his call for the incumbent to leave office after losing the presidential runoff election last month.
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U.S. long-range missile defense test fails

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A test of the United States\' only long-range missile defense system failed Wednesday -- the second failure this year in two tries.
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Commission: Photos provide evidence in Guatemalan killings case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Photographs obtained by a United Nations-backed justice group in Guatemala could be the smoking gun in a case against a former interior minister and other officials accused of extrajudicial killings, an official said.
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U.S. to sue BP over Gulf of Mexico oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The federal government Wednesday joined the dozens of lawsuits against BP and eight other companies over the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, seeking unlimited penalties against all but one firm.
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Kosovo PM named in organ theft report

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Kosovo\'s Prime Minister Hashim Thaci is named in a report alleging authorities who control Kosovo may have stolen organs from prisoners of war when the Kosovo Liberation Army was fighting Serbia for the territory\'s control.
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Man sentenced in JFK Airport fuel-tank plot

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - A former member of Guyana's parliament was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for plotting to blow up fuel tanks at John F. Kennedy International Airport after i..
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Man sentenced in JFK Airport fuel-tank plot

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - A former member of Guyana's parliament was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for plotting to blow up fuel tanks at John F. Kennedy International Airport after i..
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Time honor caps celebrity-making of Zuckerberg

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - Before 2010, Mark Zuckerberg, the 26-year-old co-founder and CEO of Facebook, was primarily known as a mysterious, sweatshirted figure, a Silicon Valley wunderkind ..
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Holiday shopping forecast improves

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW YORK (AP) - A research firm is raising its holiday spending forecast for the second time in weeks, after a bigger-than-expected surge in buying in November. That is likely to o..
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Chrysler, Ford and Volkswagen models under recall

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Chrysler models under recall: 2008 Chrysler Town and County minivan 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan minivan Volkswagen of America models under recall:  2007-2009 Golf ..
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Worshippers die in explosions outside mosque in Iran

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Bomb blasts outside the Imam Hussein Mosque in Chabahar in southeastern Iran killed an unknown number of people Wednesday, state-run news agencies reported.
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Airtran preparing for delays, cancellations

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

ORLANDO, Fla. - AirTran Airways is advising passengers on Wedensday that a winter weather system is expected to affect the Southeast U.S. and could result in flight delays and/or c..
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