Singapore might cane American who overstayed visa

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An American businessman could face three strokes with a cane for overstaying his visa in Singapore, his legal defense team said Friday.
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Powerful cyclone slams into Myanmar

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A tropical cyclone that intensified rapidly has made landfall in western Myanmar, CNN meteorologists said Friday.
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Judge sustains charges in ground zero tower fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - Three construction company employees have lost their bid to get a judge to dismiss a manslaughter case in a blaze that killed two firefighters at a contaminated gro..
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Fla. pastor to pick up car for canceled Quran burn

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - The Florida pastor who canceled plans to burn a Quran is coming to New Jersey to pick up a new car. Car dealer Brad Benson made the offer to Terry Jone..
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Fla. company hired to study Miss. port expansion

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - A Florida contractor has been hired to complete an environmental-impact statement on a Mississippi port's plans to expand and elevate to the south. The state..
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TS Richard is moving erratically in the Caribbean

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say Tropical Storm Richard has been moving erratically in the Caribbean but is expected to begin moving slowly west. Richard's maximum sustained winds Frid..
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April trial for man accused of killing 2 Chileans

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) - A man accused of fatally shooting two Chilean students in the Florida Panhandle is scheduled to stand trial in April. Dannie Baker is being held at th..
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ICE nets 3 foreign fugitives in South Fla.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement effort to track down foreign fugitives has led to three captures in South Florida. ICE officials say the arrests include a H..
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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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