World Bank director: South Africa has 'unfinished business'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

From one of the founders of the Black Consciousness Movement to a Managing Director of the World Bank, Mamphela Ramphele is a one-woman testament to the profound transformation of South Africa over the past forty years.
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Stolen million-dollar artwork headed back to owner

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The FBI says a painting valued at roughly $1 million is headed back to its rightful St. Louis owner, more than six years after it was stolen from his home. Authori..
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NYC, Miami partner to encourage intercity trips

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - Tourism officials in New York City and Miami are partnering with American Airlines in the hopes of getting residents to visit each other's cities. For people who bu..
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Feds: Inspectors cite dozens of mines in September

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Federal regulators say they're still uncovering hundreds of serious violations at mines in more than a dozen states. The Mine Safety and Health Administrat..
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FDIC lowers expected cost of bank failures by $8B

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal regulators have lowered the estimated cost of bank failures by $8 billion over four years and are proposing no increase in the fees banks pay to replenish..
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Bank of America posts $7.7B loss on special charge

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - Bank of America has lost $7.65 billion during the third quarter due to a one-time charge related to credit and debit card reform legislation passed over the summer...
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Pentagon locked down after 'possible shots fired'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Pentagon entrances were locked down early Tuesday after a report of possible shots fired near the building. Major Chris Perrine, a Pentagon spokesman, says a civi..
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Florida man killed in N. Indiana mowing accident

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (AP) - Authorities in northern Indiana say a Florida man died after being pinned beneath a riding lawnmower in a pond at his son's home. Whitley County deputy c..
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Clinton campaigns with Meek in St. Pete

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Trailing badly in a three-way race for U.S. Senate, Democrat Kendrick Meek gets some star power from former President Bill Clinton in St. Petersburg. Cl..
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BP waives $75M cap for some oil spill claims

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - BP PLC has informed a federal judge that the company is waiving a $75 million cap on its liability for certain economic damage claims spawned by the massive Gulf..
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Man gets 6 months for hitting wife on plane

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Palm Harbor man was sentenced to six months in federal prison for hitting his pregnant wife during a flight from Baltimore to Tampa last year. A federal judge ..
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Body found in north Florida was missing woman

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) - Human remains found in north Florida have been positively identified as a woman who went missing in July. The St. Johns County Sheriff's Office announced..
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Airline delays cost passengers billions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - Airline flight delays cost passengers more than inconvenience - $16.7 billion more - according to a study delivered to the Federal Aviation Administration on Mond..
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Suspected drone strike kills 5 in Pakistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A suspected drone strike killed five suspected militants in Pakistan\'s tribal region, Pakistani intelligence officials said Monday.
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Sources: U.S. finalizing aid package to help Pakistan fight extremists

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States is putting the final touches on a security assistance package totaling as much as $2 billion to help Pakistan fight extremists on its border with Afghanistan, senior U.S. officials and diplomatic sources tell CNN.
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5 killed as Super Typhoon Megi slams Philippines

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CNN meteorologist Ivan Cabrera says the Typhoon Megi is the strongest storm on the planet since 2005. One person has died and two are missing.
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Israeli PM tells minister to include Jewish immigrants in loyalty oath

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered his justice minister to draft a bill that would apply a new loyalty oath approved by the Cabinet last week to Jewish immigrants as well as non-Jews seeking citizenship, his office said Monday.
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Pentagon ready and waiting to respond to next WikiLeaks release

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Pentagon has assembled a group of 120 experts ready to review the anticipated publication by the website WikiLeaks of 400,000 military documents from the war in Iraq, according to Pentagon spokesman Col. Dave Lapan.
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Can foreclosed homeowners get their houses back?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Bank of America said Monday it will restart the foreclosure process in 23 states where a judge's signature is required for approval. Bank of America said as..
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In Russia, it's an honor to be a deported spy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nearly four months after a Russian spy ring in the U.S. was unmasked and the spies deported, Russia\'s president awarded the spies top state honors.
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