Government: Ban hand-held cell phone use in trucks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government is proposing to ban commercial truck and bus drivers from using hand-held cell phones from behind the wheel. The Transportation Department says the..
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Cheeky tweeters use EU outreach experiment to mock

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

BRUSSELS (AP) - It was meant to be an effort to plug Twitter users into the conversation at the summit of European power. Instead it ended in very public embarrassment. European Un..
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UK judges: Temporary immigration cap is unlawful

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LONDON (AP) - Britain's government says it could appeal a High Court decision that ruled a temporary limit on the number of non-Europeans allowed to work in the U.K is unlawful. Tw..
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UN panel to investigate Haiti cholera outbreak

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is establishing an international scientific panel to investigate the source of the cholera epidemic in Haiti that has killed mor..
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Lawmakers stretching out Russia nuke pact debate

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's call for a world without nuclear weapons divided Republicans and Democrats on Friday as the Senate slogged through debate on a new arms c..
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Asylum seekers hold sit-in outside Australian detention center

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Dozens of people seeking asylum in Australia after their boat crashed into cliffs along Christmas Island took part in two separate protests on the soil of their prospective home country, a spokesman for the Department of Immigration and Citizenship said Friday.
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Honda recalling Passport SUVs over suspension

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Honda is recalling about 35,000 Passport sport utility vehicles to inspect brackets on the rear suspension that could detach and lead to a crash. The recall invol..
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Zakaria: Afghan war on track for withdrawals

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The enhanced presence of U.S. forces in Afghanistan is working to increase stability in that nation and could set the stage for troop withdrawals to begin next summer, says analyst Fareed Zakaria.
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Top U.S. spy pulled from Pakistan after terror threats

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The CIA has recalled its top spy in Pakistan out of concern for his safety after terrorist threats against him, a U.S. intelligence official said.
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Coalition issues new rules for night raids in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Coalition troops in Afghanistan have been issued new guidelines for conducting night raids, an official from NATO\'s International Security Assistance Force said Friday.
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Fla. man gets life in prison in Colo. slaying

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - A Florida man convicted of killing a woman 33 years ago in Colorado has been sentenced to life in prison. Fifty-two-year-old Marcello Maldonado Perez of Port ..
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Moody's slashes Ireland's credit rating

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Moody\'s has downgraded debt-stricken Ireland by five notches just days after the Irish parliament approved a multi-billion euro international bailout.
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Tax rate compromise waiting for President's signature

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - A massive bipartisan tax package preventing a big New Year's Day tax hike for millions of Americans is on its way to President Barack Obama for his signature. The..
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Japanese man attacks students with knife; 13 hurt

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

TOKYO (AP) - An unemployed Japanese man with a knife attacked students and other passengers waiting on two public buses outside a train station Friday in a rampage that left 13 peo..
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Snow causes DC-area flight cancellations, delays

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

WASHINGTON (AP) - A storm that's dumped several inches of snow on the Washington area has stranded some passengers at Reagan National Airport. A spokeswoman for Delta Air Lines say..
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Deadly fire highlights China's growth problem

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

More than a month after a raging fire killed 58 residents of an apartment building in Shanghai, China\'s largest metropolis, nagging questions remain: Exactly what caused it? Are apartment residents safe? Survivors and families of victims are seeking a \"jiaodai\" -- an accounting -- and closure.
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LAPD releases pics in 'Grim Sleeper' killer case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police found a stash of sexually explicit photographs and home videos of scores of women when they searched the home of a car mechanic accused of the "Grim Sleep..
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Deadline set for disputed Ivory Coast leader

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States and other countries have given President Laurent Gbagbo a deadline to leave Ivory Coast or risk sanctions, a senior State Department official said Thursday.
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US aid worker jailed in Haiti kidnapping case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - An American who sold his construction business and traveled to Haiti to help earthquake victims was in jail Thursday as authorities investigated allega..
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Assange leaves London jail

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange was granted bail by a London court Thursday. He must stay at the mansion of a supporter outside London, report to police daily, wear an electronic tag and post financial sureties.
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