New Rwandan genocide archive opens

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Genocide Archive of Rwanda opened its doors to the public Friday at the Kigali Genocide Memorial grounds in the country\'s capital, offering an in-depth look at the horrors of the country\'s 1994 genocide.
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WikiLeaks: Socialist tortillas part of Venezuelan revolution

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. embassy in Caracas appears to have put in long hours examining President Hugo Chavez\' efforts to build a socialist economy in Venezuela. But out of all the dense analysis springs one cable -- about the role of the humble tortilla in building a brave new world.
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Official: US ready to hit Iran with new sanctions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - A senior U.S. official says the Obama administration and its European allies are prepared to place additional sanctions on Iran if it does not meet international ..
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Foes of 'don't ask, don't tell' say fight not over

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Advocates of a bill that would overturn the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy say their fight for repeal this year is far from over despite failing to pas..
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Spam downloads surge among WikiLeaks supporters

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LONDON (AP) - Supporters of WikiLeaks may not be done targeting individuals and businesses they see as their enemies. They've been downloading increasing amounts of the spam-shooti..
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GM says salary limits, hurting recovery

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - General Motors CEO Dan Akerson says the automaker's rebound from bankruptcy is being slowed by salarylimits the government has clamped on executives at companies ..
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Fla. man charged with university cyber stalking

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities have arrested a Key West man on charges he used Facebook to sexually harass sorority pledges at Louisiana State University. The Florida Departme..
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November federal budget deficit highest on record

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal budget deficit rose to $150.4 billion last month, the largest November imbalance on record. And the government's deficits are set to climb higher if C..
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Pirates hijack ship off Tanzania

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The hijacking of a container ship in the Indian Ocean Friday afternoon is evidence of a \"constantly expanding area of pirate activity\" off the Africa coast, military officials said.
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Man accused of killing 2 kids to plead not guilty

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama man charged in the slayings of his two young children who police say were dumped in the woods will plead not guilty, an attorney said Friday, citing ..
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Toddler rescued from toy crane machine in Pa. mall

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MCKEES ROCKs, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say a 2-year-old girl spent 15 minutes stuck inside a toy crane vending machine in a Pittsburgh-area mall. Moon Run Fire Chief Paul Kashmer tel..
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Obama predicts tax bill passage, possible changes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama said he expects disgruntled Democrats to make changes to the sweeping tax-cut deal he cut with Republican leaders, a pact he predicted will..
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Jury convicts Smart kidnapper, rejects insanity

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A federal jury has convicted a former street preacher of kidnapping Elizabeth Smart more than eight years ago. The verdict reached Friday finally brought just..
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Teacher arrested for 'anti-India' exam questions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Police in Indian administered Kashmir Friday arrested a teacher of a local college on charges of writing an exam \"with anti-India content.\"
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Chinese dissident awarded Peace Prize

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An empty chair stood in for imprisoned Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo as he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in absentia Friday amid protests and condemnation from China. FULL STORY | \"A SIGNAL TO CHINA\"
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China blocks some media signals

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

On the eve of the Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony in Oslo, Norway, CNN.com and CNN International are among the websites and television networks that have been blocked in mainland China. The winner of the prize is imprisoned Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo. What\'s going on? CNN\'s Beijing Bureau Chief Jaime FlorCruz offers some insight.
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Iraqi siege victim: 'My soul is in this place with them'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rafah Butros sat alone, sobbing in a corner as priests prayed for peace and forgiveness.
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Protesters gather in Beijing before Nobel ceremony

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Groups of protesters gathered outside the Norwegian Embassy and United Nations offices in Beijing on Friday -- hours before an imprisoned Chinese dissident was scheduled to receive the Nobel Peace Prize.
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Empty chair will represent imprisoned Nobel Prize winner

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo will be represented Friday at the ceremony bestowing the honor by an empty chair, the second time such a symbol has been used in the event, the director of the Nobel Institute said Thursday.
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Students, police clash as UK approves tuition hike

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

LONDON (AP) - Furious student protesters attacked a car carrying Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, vandalized buildings and battled riot police Thursday as a controversial hike..
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