Suu Kyi's release welcomed cautiously

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - World leaders are welcoming Myanmar's release of democracy advocate Aung San Suu Kyi but are also calling it a reminder that the country's military governmen..
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Deal on tax cut extension could start to take shape

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Members of Congress are expected to start laying the groundwork in the next several days for a deal with the White House on an extension of Bush-era tax cuts.Pres..
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Emanuel formally announces run for Chicago mayor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CHICAGO (AP) - Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel is telling Chicago voters that taxpayers who are struggling to stay afloat can't be asked to give more.He officially l..
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Officials: Separate Afghan attacks kill 18

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A motorcycle bomb detonated in a market in northern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing eight people, authorities said.
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Earthquake strikes Dominican Republic

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 5.6-magnitude earthquake struck the Dominican Republic early Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
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Pakistan drone strike kills 4

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A U.S. drone strike in Pakistan\'s tribal region on Saturday killed four suspected militants, intelligence officials told CNN.
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Deaths rise to 240 from Indonesia volcano

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Indonesian volcano has killed 240 people since it started erupting last month, officials said Saturday, a day after it spewed more hot ash and sent residents fleeing.
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Gaza-bound ship in limbo in Greece

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Gaza-bound aid ship was in limbo Saturday after docking at a Greek port, with Greek authorities waiting for legal documents before letting any passengers and crew disembark.
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Trade, China ties in focus at APEC

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The key topic of the APEC summit may be trade, but on the sidelines, host nation Japan is stressing the need for U.S. support in its strained relations with China.
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700 families in peril at Kenya camp

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The refugee camp in Dadaab, Kenya -- the world\'s largest -- faces an overcrowding crisis with families in \"unacceptable living conditions\" outside the camp with the rain season coming, Medecins Sans Frontieres said.
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Haiti's cholera outbreak causes alarm

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Medical workers in Haiti on Friday called the upward trend in deaths and illnesses in the cholera outbreak \"alarming\" as the earthquake-devastated nation\'s already strained health system overflowed with the sick.
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Trend in Haiti's cholera outbreak 'alarming'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Medical workers in Haiti on Friday called the upward trend in deaths and illnesses in the cholera outbreak \"alarming\" as the earthquake-devastated nation\'s already strained health system overflowed with the sick.
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FIRST ON WINK: Man arrested in connection with Alva woman who molested her own children

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ALVA, Fla. - Steven Demink, 41, of Redford, Michigan was indicted by a federal grand jury in Detroit on Wednesday on 13 counts related to the Sexual Exploitation of Children. This ..
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Police think they've found body of missing NC girl

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HICKORY, N.C. (AP) - Investigators say they believe they have found the remains of a disabled 10-year-old girl who was reported missing in North Carolina about a month ago. Hickory..
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Source: Hunt for bin Laden missed chance

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden watched the bombing of Tora Bora, Afghanistan, where he was in hiding in 2001, says the man who was serving as Germany\'s foreign intelligence chief at the time.
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Suu Kyi release expected; timing in air

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A crowd of Western and local media started to gather today near the home of political activist Aung San Suu Kyi, as rumors swirled that Myanmar was about to release the Nobel Peace laureate.
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Death toll from Indonesia volcano surpasses 200

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from the recent eruptions of Indonesia\'s Mount Merapi volcano has reached 206 and nearly 400,000 people have had to flee their homes, a national disaster official said Friday.
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Blast reported near NATO convoy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A vehicle bomb exploded near an Afghan military base on the edge of Kabul Friday, injuring at least one person, authorities said.
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Commandos board Gaza aid ship

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Greek commandos boarded a Gaza-bound aid ship -- whose mission went awry and turned into a hostage situation after a dispute with the ship\'s captain -- in a harbor off the country\'s coast Friday, an official with the activist organization sponsoring the vessel said.
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Pedro Plan flight Veterans mark 50th anniversary

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Veterans of the so-called Pedro Pan flights out of Cuba are gathering in Miami to mark the 50th anniversary of their exodus. More than 14,000 children were spirited ou..
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