Plane crashes into Pakistani neighborhood

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A plane crashed late Saturday in a residential area of Karachi, Pakistan, sending flames shooting through the air as firefighters worked feverishly to douse them, according to CNN affiliate GEO News.
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Obama's back on the hard court - as spectator

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - It took 12 stitches to patch up that busted lip President Barack Obama got from a pickup basketball game - and now he's back on the hard court, but this time as s..
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Al-Maliki optimistic on government formation, troops

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, speaking in his first press conference two days after he was formally tapped to form a Cabinet, is bullish on the progress of his security forces and the participation of his key rival in cobbling together a government.
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Pope urges respect for embryos

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Benedict XVI has called for politicians and other world leaders to show more respect for human life at its earliest stages by saying embryos are dynamic, a..
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Higher gas prices won't slow most holiday shoppers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

UNDATED (AP) - Many Americans are determined not to let higher gas be the Grinch that spoils their holiday spending plans.      Gas prices on average have ..
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Lightning kills 7 at South Africa nursery school party

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A lightning strike killed seven people -- including a 4-year-old child -- at a nursery school Christmas party in South Africa, a government spokeswoman said Saturday.
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Shoppers buying for themseves as well as others

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NEW YORK (AP) - Retailers are calling it an encouraging sign for the holiday shopping season.      They say many customers are not just buying gifts for fa..
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US, South Korea push ahead with war games; Chinese envoy in Seoul

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

YEONPYEONG ISLAND, South Korea (AP) - The United States and South Korea are preparing for war games Sunday, while some South  Koreans are demanding vengeance for a deadly Nort..
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Official: FBI tipped off to investigate teenager in tree bombing plot

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - A law enforcement official says federal agents began investigating the suspect in the Christmas tree bombing plot in Portland, Ore., after receiving a tip from so..
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Big cocaine bust in apartment near Paris

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

French police seized 110 kilograms of cocaine -- worth about $9.3 million -- from a luxury apartment on the outskirts of Paris on Saturday.
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Temporary calm returns to violence-plagued Rio de Janeiro

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Temporary calm returned to Rio de Janeiro on Saturday as anxious residents remained locked in their homes, awaiting developments in the week-long conflict that has turned their picturesque city into a de facto war zone.
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Lebanese prime minister arrives in Iran for two-day visit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri arrived in Iran on Saturday as part of a two-day visit to the country aimed at expanding relations, Iranian state media reported.
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Iranian nuclear plant nears electricity production

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Iranian nuclear energy plant could be weeks away from producing electricity for the country\'s national grid, national media outlets reported Saturday.
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Colombia and Ecuador to reestablish full diplomatic ties

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The presidents of Colombia and Ecuador announced Friday they will resume full diplomatic relations after more than two years of estrangement.
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Troops sent into Rio slums as death toll rises

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities sent in the military to help quell violence that continued Friday in the slums of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, with criminal gangs torching at least two more buses and five cars before dawn, state media reported.
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WikiLeaks release 'could damage diplomatic relations'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Diplomatic cables expected to be released soon by WikiLeaks could contain highly sensitive information that reveals U.S. negotiating positions, secret intelligence and other confidential matters, a former U.S. ambassador to Russia told CNN.
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Mullen: N. Korea's instability 'could be dangerous'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The recent news developments in North Korea, including last week\'s shelling of a South Korean island, illustrates a growing instability that \"could be very dangerous,\" Admiral Mike Mullen said in an interview with CNN\'s Fareed Zakaria.
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China appears to criticize U.S.-S. Korean military exercise

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tensions between the Koreas remain high as China appeared to criticize the U.S.-South Korean military exercise set to begin Sunday in the Yellow Sea.
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Cold War rhetoric lives on in Pyongyang

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

\"Running dogs,\" \"imperialist lackeys,\" \"criminal gangs\" and \"brigandish moves\" -- that sort of propaganda language died with the Cold War, except in the offices of the Korean Central News Agency. FULL COVERAGE | FULL STORY
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San Diego drug tunnel had railcar, tons of pot

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

SAN DIEGO (AP) - U.S. authorities say more than 20 tons of marijuana was seized in connection with a cross-border tunnel that was equipped with a rail car - the second discovery of..
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