Israel: Firefighters making progress

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The \"major sources\" of a deadly Israeli wildfire have been extinguished, police said. Palestinian officials announced the deployment of more crews into Israel to assist with the efforts.
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S. Korean, Japanese diplomats head to U.S.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South Korea\'s foreign minister headed Sunday to Washington, in preparation for much anticipated talks with his U.S. and Japanese counterparts about the tense situation in and around the Yellow Sea.
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Gunmen kill elderly Christian couple inside their Baghdad home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Attackers gunned down an elderly Christian couple late Sunday inside their Baghdad home, the latest in a string of religious-rooted violence that has spurred international outcry and a full-court press for justice from Iraqi authorities.
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Russian satellite launch fails

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Russia\'s space agency is investigating the failed launch of three navigational satellites, the agency reported Sunday.
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NATO: Afghanistan blast kills two troops

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An suicide bomb blast in eastern Afghanistan killed two NATO troops and injured 18 others, NATO and Afghan officials said Sunday.
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Shark hunt on after woman killed off Egypt's coast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A German woman died Sunday after being attacked by a shark in waters off Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, in an area where three snorkelers were injured and two sharks were caught last week, officials said.
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Survey: Gas prices jump nearly 4 cents in 2 weeks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) - A new survey finds the average price of regular gasoline in the United States has jumped 3.92 cents in the last two weeks.The Lundberg Survey of fuel price..
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Senate's GOP leader says tax cuts will be extended

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate Republican leader is sounding confident that Bush-era tax cuts won't be allowed to expire on Jan. 1.      Mitch McConnell tell..
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WikiLeaks uses Swiss Web address as options narrow

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

GENEVA (AP) - WikiLeaks continues to dodge a barrage of online threats as it tries to maintain public access to a trove of State Department cables.With the site's main server in Fr..
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Under pressure, WikiLeaks asks supporters for mirror sites

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Under heavy pressure from the United States and allied governments, WikiLeaks appealed to supporters worldwide to mirror its website Sunday as it continued the process of releasing thousands of sensitive U.S. diplomatic cables.
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Nigeria military: Civilian deaths possible

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Nigerian military acknowledged Sunday that civilians may have been \"caught in the crossfire\" last week during an operation to root out criminal gangs in the country\'s Delta State.
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'Throat of Fire' volcano erupts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ecuador\'s Tungurahua volcano has erupted, spewing ash and lava nearly a mile into the sky.
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6 killed in internet cafe explosion in China

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A blast at an internet cafe in southern China killed six people and injured 34 others Saturday night, state-run media reported.
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Iran calls fuel bank 'nuclear apartheid'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The establishment of a nuclear fuel bank, approved by the main global nuclear watchdog, would amount to \"nuclear apartheid,\" Iran\'s ambassador to the group said Saturday.
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U.S. aircraft to help fight Israel fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Five U.S. military aircraft will head for Israel to help fight a wildfire that has killed at least 41 people and injured 17. Two suspects have been arrested, but authorities are no longer saying arson caused the fire.
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WikiLeaks loses PayPal revenue service

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WikiLeaks, beset by technical problems regarding its website and under fire from governments worldwide, has now lost a major revenue source.
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2 die as Russian plane skids off runway

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least two people were killed and 48 injured Saturday when a Russian passenger plane skidded off a runway after an emergency landing in Moscow, a Russian official said.
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National monument status urged for Arctic refuge

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - President Obama is being urged to bestow national monument status on the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for its 50th anniversary.The nation's largest and ..
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Snowstorm cancels hundreds of flights at Chicago's O'Hare

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CHICAGO (AP) - More than 325 flights have been canceled at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport as airlines grapple with the season's first heavy snowfall.Chicago Department of A..
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Responders head to disabled ship in Bering Sea

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Emergency vessels are hurrying to reach a cargo ship struggling off Alaska's remote Aleutian Islands.      They're excpected to ge..
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