Rights group criticizes Iranian woman's TV interview

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An international human rights organization criticized Thursday an interview given by a 43-year-old woman sentenced to death by stoning on Iranian state-run TV a day earlier.
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Uganda presents bombing suspects to reporters

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Ugandan government paraded four suspects in last month\'s deadly bombings in Kampala before reporters Thursday, with one of the men calling himself an \"evil man.\"
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U.S.: Teen planted bombs in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A military commission began hearing opening statements Thursday in the trial of the youngest detainee at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba -- the first full military trial of a terror suspect under the Obama administration.
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Mortgage rates down to 3.56%

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

WASHINGTON (AP) - Growing pessimism over the weak economic recovery pushed mortgage rates to the lowest level in decades for the seventh time in eight weeks. The average rate on a ..
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Bodies found on lake's shore may be missing Bosnian Muslims

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As many as 50 bodies discovered on the shores of a lake at the border of Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina may be those of Bosnian Muslims who disappeared from a nearby village in the 1990s, officials said.
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California permits same-sex marriages

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A federal court in California will rule Thursday on whether to keep a temporary stay in place in the case that overturned the state\'s ban on same-sex marriages.
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Woman uses Facebook to get rid of a ticket

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

An investigation is underway after a Houston woman was apparently able to get a speeding ticket dismissed by putting out a plea on Facebook.The Houston Police Department is lo..
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Senate passes $600 million bill to protect the Mexican border

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

WASHINGTON (AP) - Determined to show a commitment to stopping the flow of illegal immigrants, the Senate convened a special session Thursday and passed a $600 million bill to put m..
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Marcus Schrenker pleads guilty to securities fraud

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A former money manager convicted of trying to fake his own death in a Florida plane crash has agreed to plead guilty to securities fraud charges in Indiana. Mar..
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Jurors have reached an agreement on 2 out of 24 counts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

CHICAGO (AP) - Jurors in the corruption trial of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich said Thursday that they have reached agreement on just two of 24 counts against him, and haven..
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AZ inmate search; trail gone cold

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The trail has gone cold in the search for an escaped Arizona inmate and his suspected accomplice, withbaffled federal authorities saying they have no idea wher..
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Spokesman: Iraq holds fast on U.S. pullout deadline

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Iraqi government said Thursday it was not looking into renegotiating a deadline for all U.S. troops to withdraw from Iraq by end of next year.
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What's behind weather disasters?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An area of high pressure known as a \"blocking high\" has lingered over western Russia for weeks, disrupting the jet stream and possibly causing weather disasters across Asia and Europe.
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3-month expedition to assess oil damage in Gulf

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Greenpeace is launching a three-month expedition from Florida to research the impacts of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The environmental group is embark..
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Foreclosure activity increases in July

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The number of U.S. homes lost to foreclosure surged in July. According to foreclosure listing firm RealtyTrac, lenders repossessed nearly 93,000 properties last ..
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Decision expected on same-sex marriage case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The federal judge who overturned California's same-sex marriage ban is set to rule Thursday on whether gay marriages should resume immediately in the state or ..
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Suspected serial killer is in custody

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

ATLANTA (AP) - A possible suspect in a string of 20 stabbings that terrorized people across three states and left five dead was arrested at an airport as he tried to board a plane ..
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Condemned Iranian woman denounces lawyer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The 43-year-old woman sentenced to death by stoning in Iran denounced her lawyer and said in an interview broadcast Wednesday that she knew about the plot to kill her husband but thought it was a joke.
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Bolivia: Protesters' claims off base

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Bolivian government on Wednesday defended itself from accusations that it has not invested enough in a southwestern province that has found itself under siege by protesters for two weeks.
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Two Pakistani TV stations go black

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two TV stations in southern Pakistan have been blacked out after news reports they aired angered supporters of the Pakistani president.
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