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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World's fastest supercomputer belongs to China

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Unveiled Wednesday at the Annual Meeting of National High Performance Computing (HPC China 2010) in Beijing, Tianhe-1A is the world\'s fastest supercomputer with a performance record of 2.507 petaflops, as measured by the LINPACK benchmark.
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Two teenage girls executed by Somali militants

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Somali militant group publicly executed two teenage girls Wednesday after accusing them of being spies for the Somali government, according to the group, eyewitnesses and a relative of one of the girls.
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Fort Myers-Cape Coral second in 3rd quarter foreclosures

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The foreclosure crisis intensified across a majority of large U.S. metropolitan areas this summer, with Chicago and Seattle - cities outside of the states that h..
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Aid trickles into Indonesia quake and tsunami zone

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Help trickled in Thursday, three days after a magnitude-7.7 earthquake struck off Indonesia, triggering a tsunami that has killed at least 311 people and left more than 400 missing.
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Death toll climbs to 32 in Indonesia volcano eruption

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from an Indonesian volcano that exploded this week has climbed to 32, medical officials said Thursday.
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French Parliament OKs pension reform

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

After weeks of protests that brought millions of demonstrators to the streets, a controversial French pension reform became law Wednesday.
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Ugandan anti-gay measure may be law soon

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The member of the Ugandan Parliament behind a controversial \"anti-gay\" bill that would call for stiff penalties against homosexuality -- including life imprisonment and the death penalty -- says that the bill will become law \"soon.\"
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Cholera death toll near 300 in Haiti

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from Haiti\'s cholera outbreak has risen to 292, the Haitian government said Wednesday. There are 4,147 confirmed cases.
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Family of Cape Coral soldier want nation to know about hospitals bad condition

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The family of a Cape Coral soldier wounded in Afghanistan says they are determined to get national attention on what they call deplorable conditions at a Tampa V..
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Wells Fargo admits mistakes in 55K foreclosures

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Wells Fargo admits it made mistakes in 55,000 foreclosure cases and promises to fix them. The San Francisco-based company says it is plans to refile the documents..
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Prosthetic leg discovered in search for NC girl

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HICKORY, N.C. (AP) - Authorities searching for a North Carolina girl who lost a leg to cancer say they've found a prosthetic leg at a home where her stepmother once lived. Hickory ..
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