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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Soyuz crew ready to blast off into space

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) - Three astronauts put aside any last-minute jitters about their Soyuz spacecraft amid final preparations for Thursday's launch to the International Space..
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FDA cracks down on illegal supplements

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on manufacturers of certain weight loss, body building and sexual enhancement supplements that contain potential..
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Union chief: Agent killed trying to catch bandits

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) - The leader of a union representing Border Patrol agents says an agent who was fatally shot north of the Arizona-Mexico border was trying to catch bandits who ..
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After dozens of deaths, drop-side cribs outlawed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government is outlawing drop-side cribs after the deaths of more than 30 infants and toddlers in the past decade. The Consumer Product Safety Commission has v..
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Bangladesh fire claims at least 20 lives

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from a fire at a garment factory in Bangladesh rose to 20 Wednesday and could rise again, the country\'s national news agency reported.
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Afghan civilian killed in coalition airstrike

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Afghan civilian was accidentally killed in a coalition airstrike and three others died in a bombing staged by militants, NATO\'s International Security Assistance Force said on Wednesday.
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Video of Sudanese woman being flogged prompts protest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A YouTube video of Sudanese police officers laughing as they publicly flogged a pleading, fleeing woman has sparked outrage, prompting dozens of demonstrators to protest Tuesday outside the Justice Ministry in downtown Khartoum, authorities said.
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Venezuelan lawmakers debate control of internet

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Venezuelan lawmakers are considering reforms to laws that would give the government more control over the internet, at the same time that President Hugo Chavez is seeking authorization to govern by decree for up to 12 months.
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Storm strands hundreds in Canada

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Canadian police and military teams were working Tuesday afternoon to rescue about 300 people stranded after what a local official termed the most brutal storm to hit the Ontario region in 25 years.
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Cartoon, threats preceded Sweden attack

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The people of Sweden are coming to terms with the first suicide bombing on their soil, an attack which stunned the nation and in the words of the country\'s foreign minister could have been \"catastrophic.\"
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