2 charged in smuggling of 31 illegal immigrants

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A South Florida man and woman have been arrested on charges of human smuggling after their boat carrying 31 illegal immigrants was intercepted by U.S. Coast Guard crew..
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Medicare fraud gets ex-ballplayer 20-year sentence

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A former minor-league baseball player has been sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison for a multimillion-dollar Medicare fraud scheme. A Miami federal judge imposed th..
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Jury finds man guilty in NC trooper shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEWTON, N.C. (AP) - A jury has found a Florida man guilty of killing a North Carolina state trooper. Multiple media outlets reported Thursday that the jury found Edwardo Wong Jr. o..
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Report: South Korea plans massive security for G-20

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South Korea will mobilize its largest security force ever in anticipation of widespread protests during the G-20 summit next month in Seoul, the Yonhap news agency said.
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Miners start to go home after checks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

After a final day together, in the relative comfort of the regional hospital, three of the 33 miners who lived trapped together for more than two months are going home. VIDEO GALLERY: MINERS SURFACE | FULL COVERAGE |
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British police take to Twitter

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Twenty-four hours a day, they\'re on the streets -- and, for one day at least, on Twitter.
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'I am just one link in the chain,' Chilean mine rescuer says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Manuel Gonzalez was eager to get the rescue operation under way as he descended the shaft to the darkness where 33 miners had been trapped since August 5.
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Israel's undiplomatic diplomat delivers a blunt message

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Solve your own problems before you lecture us about ours.
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Confident GOP pulls money from Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican officials say they are canceling $4 million in planned TV ads for Florida, a show of confidence in Senate nominee Marco Rubio who leads in polls. The G..
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Judge: Suit over health overhaul can go to trial

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - A federal judge says some parts of a lawsuit by 20 states challenging the Obama administration's health care overhaul as unconstitutional can go to trial. Di..
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Commonwealth Games close on a high

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

India\'s hosting of the 2010 Commonwealth Games ended on a high note on Thursday as badminton player Saina Nehwal won a dramatic final gold of the 11-day competition to put her country second in the overall medal table.
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Deal reached in defective Chinese drywall case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Chinese drywall manufacturer, suppliers, builders and insurers have agreed to repair homes in four states under an agreement to fix homes damaged by corrosion-..
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Police: Plot to kill Pakistan PM uncovered

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Several people have been seized in a plot to kill Pakistan\'s prime minister, and the suspects claim they were getting orders from a militant in the country\'s volatile tribal region, police said.
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All 33 Chilean miners and rescue workers rescued

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SAN JOSE MINE, Chile (AP) - The last of the Chilean miners has been raised from deep beneath the earth. All 33 men have now been delivered from the longest underground entrapment i..
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BP considers ending whistleblower program

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - BP PLC is considering ending an ombudman's office launched to handle whistleblower complaints. The ombudman's office was created four years ago after major..
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Deal reached on Madoff's Palm Beach house

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The waterfront Palm Beach house formerly owned by convicted Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff is under contract to be sold after more than a year on the market. ..
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French strike threatens fuel shortages

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

French workers -- upset that the government might make them wait until age 62 to retire -- extended their strike into a third day Thursday, and while transportation appeared to be improving, the situation at oil refineries was not.
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Paula weakens to a tropical storm as it nears Cuba

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Paula is now a tropical storm as the system hugs Cuba's northern coast and dumps heavy rain on the island. The National Weather Service in Miami said Thursday the stor..
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Deliberations expected in NC trooper killing trial

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEWTON, N.C. (AP) - Jurors are expected to begin deliberating the guilt or innocence of a Florida man accused of murder in the death of a North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper kill..
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AP Enterprise: BP stations consider other brands

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Oil has stopped spewing into the Gulf of Mexico, but BP remains unusually vulnerable to the prospect of U.S. gas stations defecting to other brands. In interview..
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