Irish austerity plan = higher taxes with fewer benefits

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Irish government was due to unveil its four-year plan to cut public spending and increase taxes -- part of the painful measures the country must take to reduce its national debt.
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Pakistan's president urged not to lift Christian's death sentence

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy has not yet been pardoned by Pakistan\'s president, representatives for the president said Wednesday, a day after a provincial governor told CNN that the president is expected to pardon the woman.
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29 New Zealand miners dead after second explosion

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

GREYMOUTH, New Zealand (AP) - A massive explosion deep inside a New Zealand coal mine Wednesday erased hopes of rescuing 29 miners caught underground by a similar blast five days a..
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Homeland Security proposes dropping color coded terror alerts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Homeland Security Department is proposing to discontinue the color-coded terror alert system that became a symbol of the country's post-9/11 jitters and the b..
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All 29 miners confirmed dead in New Zealand

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A second robot has arrived at the site of a mine of New Zealand where an explosion Friday trapped 29 workers underground, police said.
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S. Korea leader calls for 'retaliation'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hours after North Korea\'s deadly artillery attacks, South Korea\'s president said \"enormous retaliation\" is needed to stop Pyongyang\'s incitement. FULL STORY THE CONFLICT l OPINION: DANGEROUS DELUSIONS | KOREAN WAR PHOTOS
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Campaign says Haitian candidate's convoy attacked

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The convoy of a leading Haitian presidential candidate came under attack from gunmen, the candidate\'s sister said Tuesday.
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Shocked survivors flee North Korean attack

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

On a bitterly cold night at Incheon port, the old and frail emerge into the light. They have been ferried here to safety, many still in shock after being caught in the crossfire as North and South Korea traded fire on the island of Yeonpyeong.
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Death toll in Cambodia stampede rises to 345

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from a stampede at a Cambodian festival has risen to 345, the country\'s official news agency said Tuesday.
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Drill breakthrough in NZ mine rescue

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

GREYMOUTH, New Zealand (AP) - Rescuers have drilled through to the main tunnel at the New Zealand coal mine where 29 miners were caught in a methane-fueled explosion last week. The..
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All-clear given at Boston airport cargo area

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

BOSTON (AP) - A bomb squad has issued the all-clear after examining two suspicious bags found in a cargo area at Boston's Logan International Airport. Authorities say a dog doing r..
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A look at US airports using full-body scanners

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Some of the U.S. airports that have full-body security scanners: Albuquerque International Sunport Airport Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Baltimore-Washingt..
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Save the date: Wills and Kate, April 29

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LONDON (AP) - Pomp and circumstance - what "Britain does best" - will rule the day when Prince William and Kate Middleton get married April 29 at Westminster Abbey. The young coupl..
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Aruba: Jawbone doesn't close Holloway case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities might be one step closer to solving the Natalee Holloway mystery. Aruban prosecutors expect to announce today whether a jawbone found on an Aruban beach is Natalee\'s.
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Aruba: Jawbone not that of Natalee Holloway

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - A jawbone found on an Aruba beach does not belong to missing Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway, prosecutors in the Dutch Caribbean island said Tuesday...
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US condemns North Korean attack on South Korea

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House on Tuesday condemned North Korea's artillery attack against the South Korean island of Yeonpyeong, the latest in a series of provocations that h..
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Jobs added in 41 states in October

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - Businesses and other employers added jobs in 41 states in October, the best showing in five months, the Labor Department said Tuesday.The figures indicate the job..
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Pakistan's president will pardon Christian woman, official says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari will pardon a Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy, the governor of Punjab state told CNN Tuesday.
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10 terror suspects arrested in Europe

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities have arrested 10 people in a terrorism investigation in Belgium, the Netherlands, and Germany, Belgian officials said Tuesday.
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Border battle between North and South Korea

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea bombarded a South Korean island near their disputed western border Tuesday, setting buildings ablaze and killing at least one marine after war..
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