Fla. money manager sentenced to 14 years in prison

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - A Florida hedge fund manager who worried he'd be labeled a "mini-Madoff" after cheating investors of $168 million has been sentenced to 14 years in prison after ple..
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U.S. air marshals flee Brazil after arrest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two U.S. air marshals who arrested the wife of a Brazilian judge on a flight to Rio de Janeiro -- and were themselves arrested and had their passports confiscated by Brazilian authorities -- fled the country using alternate travel documents rather than face what they believed to be trumped-up charges, sources tell CNN.
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Lehigh Acres man arrested for recording 13 year old having sex

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A Lehigh Acres man is under arrest for recording a 13 year old Massachusetts girl having sex online. 48 year old Douglas Boone was arrested late Wednesday. Rep..
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Canadian military commander gets life for killing two women

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Highly decorated Canadian military commander Col. Russell Williams was sentenced to two consecutive life sentences on Thursday for the murders of two young women, several sexual assaults and dozens of so-called fetish burglaries.
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Northern California mall ablaze after standoff

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ROSEVILLE, Calif. (AP) - A regional mall just outside Sacramento was ablaze after police arrested a man who had barricaded himself inside. Local television images showed large clou..
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U.S. urged to regulate 'backyard tigers'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rising numbers of captive tigers in the United States are putting citizens at risk and could be fueling illegal trade in animal parts, which threatens their survival in the wild, conservationists have warned.
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Strong earthquake hits Mexico

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9 struck Mexico\'s Gulf of California, the U.S. Geological Survey reported Thursday.
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Somali Islamists parade new forces in capital

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The militant Somali Islamist group Al-Shabaab paraded newly trained fighters in the capital, Mogadishu, on Thursday, the Somali radio station Shabelle reported.
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French unions call more strike days

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

French unions called for two more days of protests against plans to raise the retirement age as lawmakers try to enact it quickly. FULL STORY l AMERICANS ENSNARED l BRAND DAMAGED? l WHY FRENCH ARE STRIKING
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Schools get online chance to vie for new computers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LOS ANGELES (AP) - NBC.com and Microsoft are offering an extreme computer makeover for one U.S. school. An online competition tied to NBC.com's "My School Pride" initiative will pr..
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UNESCO suspends prize named for African leader

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A U.N. agency has suspended a prize funded by and named for Equatorial Guinea\'s president, whose government has been accused of human rights abuses.
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600 new homes begun since settlement freeze ended, group says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Construction has started for about 600 new housing units in the West Bank since the Israeli settlement freeze ended late last month, the group Peace Now said Thursday.
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Israeli bulldozer driver: I didn't see American activist

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A former Israeli soldier is expected to testify Thursday in a civil suit filed by the parents of an American peace activist, who was crushed to death in 2003 by a bulldozer as she tried to prevent Israel from bulldozing homes in Gaza.
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UK soccer fans attacked in Italy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Four British soccer fans were attacked in Italy on the eve of a game Thursday between Liverpool and Naples, Naples police told CNN.
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Bus blast kills 10 in Philippines

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An improvised explosive detonated on a bus Thursday in the southern Philippines, killing seven people and injuring 20 others, state-run media said.
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Tropical Storm Richard forms in the Caribbean

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Richard has formed in the Caribbean, becoming the 17th named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season. Richard's maximum sustained winds Thursday are near..
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Sen. wants US to investigate high-prescribing docs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A U.S. senator is asking federal officials to investigate after reviewing data that shows doctors across the country prescribing alarmingly high rates of powerful high..
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Woman gets 7 years for smuggling Honduran sisters

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida woman accused of forcing two Honduran sisters into the sex trade at Palm Beach County nightclubs has been sentenced to seven years in f..
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Teenager pleads guilty to making fake bomb threats

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - A North Carolina teenager accused of using the Internet to make fake bomb threats to six universities and to FBI offices in Louisiana and Colorado has plead..
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Man faces prison in attempt buy rocket technology

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A Korean-American man is facing prison time after admitting he attempted to buy Russian rocket technology and military gear for South Korea. Prosecutors seek a sentenc..
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