Gunmen kill 9 cops in western Mexico

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A group of gunmen ambushed a state police convoy in western Mexico and killed nine officers, state media reported.
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Death toll climbs to 394 from Indonesia quake

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The toll climbed to 394 dead and 312 missing four days after a magnitude-7.7 earthquake struck off Indonesia\'s coast, triggering a tsunami, officials said Friday.
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Indonesian volcano erupts again

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from an Indonesian volcano that exploded this week has climbed to 32, medical officials say, as rescue efforts continue to unfold, with tens of thousands of residents displaced by the eruption.
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Official: China won't use 'rare earths' as a bargaining chip

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

China bid to defuse a percolating crisis Thursday, vowing not to use \"rare earth\" minerals as a bargaining chip in world trade discussions and not to cut exports any more next year, state-run media reported.
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Obama's Asia trip highlights region's growing importance

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

President Barack Obama will meet on U.S. Veterans Day with Chinese President Hu Jintao -- while both men are in South Korea -- as part of a hectic schedule of summit meetings, news conferences and cultural events on his upcoming four-nation trip to Asia, top administration officials said Thursday.
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Factory workers targeted in Mexico shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In a rare attack against factory workers, gunmen in Mexico shot three trucks carrying a company\'s workers, killing five and injuring 14 others, the state-run Notimex news agency reported, citing local police.
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Guilty plea in illegal export of elephant ivory

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A Florida man has pleaded guilty to violating the Endangered Species Act in connection with the sale and illegal export of African elephant ivory. The Departme..
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Jury chosen in Fla. trial of ex-ballplayer Leyritz

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A jury has been chosen in the South Florida DUI manslaughter trial of former major league baseball player Jim Leyritz. The six-person panel, plus two a..
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U.S.: $56 million worth of heroin seized in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Almost $56 million worth of high-quality heroin has been seized in a series of drug busts in Afghanistan, according to senior Drug Enforcement Administration officials.
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Jury convicts Anna Nicole Smith's psychiatrist, boyfriend

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A jury on Thursday convicted Anna Nicole Smith's psychiatrist and boyfriend of conspiracy in a prescription drug case involving the former Playboy model and real..
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Aircraft searched after bomb threat in Utah

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Officials say a commuter jet from Montana is being searched in Salt Lake City after a telephone threat of an explosive on board. Delta Airlines issued a state..
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GM to repay $2.1B of government's investment

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government says General Motors will pay back $2.1 billion of the funds that taxpayers invested in the company. That brings the total it has repaid to $9.5 bil..
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New claims made against Toyota in defects case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LOS ANGELES (AP) - New court documents filed in a case against Toyota Motor Corp. claim the auto giant bought back cars with sudden acceleration defects and failed to report the pr..
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Tests warned of cement troubles before BP blowout

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Investigators with the president's oil spill commission have found that tests performed before the deadly blowout of a BP oil well in the Gulf of Mexico should ha..
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French unions stage last-ditch strikes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nearly 200,000 people turned out across France Thursday in a last-ditch effort to derail a pension bill that raises the retirement age from 60 to 62. FULL STORY l BOISTEROUS PROTESTS l BACK ON STREETS
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Bin Laden tape authentic, French say

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A tape of a man claiming to be Osama Bin Laden warning France to get its troops out of Afghanistan appears to be authentic, the French Foreign Ministry says. FRANCE MAY BEGIN PULLOUT IN 2011 | FULL STORY
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Lehigh Acres man involved in deadly tractor-trailer accident

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - A highway worker has been killed after a tractor-trailer careened into two safety vehicles along Interstate 95 in North Carolina before crushing a tractor..
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Conn. man adrift off Fla. rescued by Coast Guard

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Connecticut man is back on dry land after spending two days adrift at sea. The Coast Guard says it rescued 73-year-old Richard Steg of Storrs, Conn., on..
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US seizes $1M in cocaine after chase in Caribbean

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A high-speed chase in the eastern Caribbean ended with U.S. authorities seizing bales of cocaine worth more than $1.5 million. The U.S. Coast Guard said..
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$2M Ohio bond for woman accused of Navy vets scam

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CLEVELAND (AP) - A $2 million bond has been set for a woman accused of conspiring to scam Ohioans out of about $2 million through a Florida-based charity that purported to raise mo..
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