Ivory Coast body puts brakes on results

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is warning against interference with the Ivory Coast electoral commission after another delay in announcing the results of the runoff between former PM Alassane Ouattara and President Laurent Gbagbo.
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Cable: UK offered exceptions for U.S. cluster munitions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The British government offered the United States a deal to temporarily store cluster munitions at a military base on its soil, despite having signed a treaty banning such storage, according to a State Department cable published by WikiLeaks.
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Cables: Afghanistan rife with corruption

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. diplomatic cables obtained by WikiLeaks paint a picture of corruption in Afghanistan at every level -- except for Agriculture Minister Asif Rahimi, \"about whom no allegations of bribery exist.\" WHERE IS ASSANGE? | FULL STORY
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Northern Israel forest fire kills dozens

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Some 22 people have been killed in a raging fire near Haifa in northern Israel, Israeli ambulance service officials told CNN Thursday.
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WikiLeaks: Italian PM's partying left him 'a complete mess'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The partying lifestyle of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi had left him \"a complete mess\" by the fall of 2009, according to a Berlusconi confidant quoted in a U.S. diplomatic cable.
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Pope in 1988 sought to remove abusers faster

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

VATICAN CITY (AP) - The Vatican on Thursday released documentation showing Pope Benedict XVI sought as early as 1988 to find quicker ways to permanently remove priests who raped an..
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Swedish Supreme Court refuses to hear Assange appeal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Swedish Supreme Court refused Thursday to hear an appeal by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange of an arrest warrant for suspicion of rape and sexual molestation.
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Gulf oil spill could usher in new safety agency

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The presidential panel investigating the massive Gulf oil spill will likely recommend to President Barack Obama next year new ways for both the federal government..
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NYC mayor: Obama has broken campaign promises

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who is occasionally mentioned as a long-shot presidential candidate, accused President Barack Obama in a magazine interview of bre..
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Google admits trespassing in Pa., pays couple $1

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Google Inc. has acknowledged that it trespassed when it took a photo of a Pittsburgh-area house for its Street View service, but will pay only $1 in damages to a ..
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Oceans failing the acid test, U.N. says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The chemistry of the world\'s oceans is changing at a rate not seen for 65 million years, with far-reaching implications for marine biodiversity and food security, according to a new United Nations study released Thursday.
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Tough year for wife of man detained as spy in Cuba

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - In the year her American husband has been detained in Cuba, accused of spying for the U.S., Judy Gross has been forced to sell the family home in Maryland and mov..
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Deal to fix homes with Chinese drywall going well

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal judge says a pilot program to fix homes with tainted drywall made by a major Chinese manufacturer is progressing well. At a hearing Thursday, U.S. Dist..
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Leaked cable calls Russia virtual mafia state

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MOSCOW (AP) - Leaked U.S. diplomatic cables portray Russia as a virtual "mafia state" where criminals work closely with the country's powerful security agencies, men enter the Krem..
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Mayor holds hope 3 missing Mich. boys are alive

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MORENCI, Mich. (AP) - Morenci Mayor Keith Pennington says his small southern Michigan town has been humbled by tragedy but won't be satisfied until three missing brothers are home...
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Jump in holiday retail sales pushes stocks higher

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - Signs that the retail and housing markets are improving encouraged traders to extend a stock rally into a second day Thursday. Major retailers reported sales in N..
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Doctor: Suspect in Smart case is schizophrenic

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A clinical psychologist for a federal prison hospital says a former street preacher charged in the abduction of Elizabeth Smart believes he will fight and def..
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Deficit panel takes tough stance on health costs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The health care cuts proposed by leaders of President Barack Obama's deficit commission would reach virtually every corner of society, making cost curbs in the ne..
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Conn. man sentenced to death in home invasion

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut man who said he was "tormented" by his crimes was sentenced to death on Thursday for the killings of a woman and her two daughters in a grueso..
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Obama gains ground in push for nuclear treaty

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama gained ground in his push for Senate ratification of a stalled nuclear treaty as once-reluctant Republicans signaled a willingness to back ..
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