Hurricane Earl downgraded to Category 3

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

MIAMI (AP) - Hurricane Earl has weakened to a Category 3 storm as it threatens to sideswipe the East Coast. Meanwhile, a hurricane watch that had been effect for the North Carolina..
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Hurricane Earl preparations and evacuations

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

OCRACOKE, N.C. (AP) - About 30 vehicles have been waiting in line for the first ferry to evacuate Ocracoke Island on North Carolina's Outer Banks, as Hurricane Earl approaches. Hyd..
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Four Israelis shot dead in West Bank

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Four Israelis were killed in a shooting near Hebron in the West Bank on Tuesday, Israeli medical sources and the army said.
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Drilling to reach Chilean miners begins

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Crews have begun boring a rescue shaft to reach the 33 miners who have been trapped underground in Chile for more than three weeks, according to CNN Chile.
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U.S. combat mission in Iraq ends

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. President Barack Obama announced the conclusion of the combat mission in Iraq, almost seven and a half years after his predecessor George W. Bush\'s \"shock and awe\" invasion of Iraq.
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Blair in 'anguish' over Iraq

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair writes in a book to be published Wednesday that he feels \"anguish\" about \"the nightmare\" that occurred after the U.S.-led overthrow of Saddam Hussein in Iraq, but defends the move, according to the Daily Telegraph.
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Police dismantle male prostitution ring

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

National Police said Tuesday an investigation that began in February has resulted in the arrest of 14 people involved in an organization dedicated to the sexual exploitation of men, Spain\'s first such bust of its kind.
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Rescued, rehabbed sea turtles returning to Gulf from Collier County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Rescued, rehabbed sea turtles will be returned to the Gulf Tuesday. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Servi..
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Mexico touts capture of 'La Barbie'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

One of Mexico\'s most ruthless cartel enforcers, American-born Edgar Valdez Villarreal, was captured following a shootout with Mexican authorities. He is known as \"La Barbie\" for his blond, blue-eyed good looks.
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Drilling agency imposes conflict-of-interest rules

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Scandalized by federal regulators who had sex with oil company executives and negotiated with them for jobs, the agency that oversees offshore drilling is imposin..
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Castro admits 'injustice' for gays

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro said he acknowledges the persecution of gays and lesbians during the Revolution in his country, according to a newspaper interview published Tuesday.
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Police get tips in Cape Coral cold case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral police have new leads in a 20 year old cold case. Over the weekend, America's Most Wanted featured a segment about the brutal rape and murders of 11-y..
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No new judge for Fla. man in killing of NC trooper

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEWTON, N.C. (AP) - The Florida man accused of killing a North Carolina state trooper more than two years ago won't get a new judge for his trial. The Asheville Citizen-Times repor..
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Cancun bar bombed; 8 dead

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Eight people died early Tuesday after attackers hurled several Molotov cocktails into a Cancun, Mexico, bar, the state attorney general said.
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Govt investigating steering in Hyundai Sonata

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government has opened an investigation into possible steering problems in the 2011 Hyundai Sonata. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Tue..
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Pakistan: What India flood aid?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

India offered another $20 million in aid to its rival neighbor Pakistan on Tuesday, but an official in the flood-ravaged country says he has no knowledge of the aid.
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FEMA: US evacuations may be required for Earl

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Federal officials say evacuations may be required in the U.S. if Hurricane Earl tracks too close to the East Coast. Federal Emergency Management Agency adminis..
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Qantas flight returns to SF with engine trouble

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A Qantas jet headed for Australia returned safely to San Francisco International Airport early Tuesday after a problem with one of the engines forced pilots to..
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Clinton meets with Mideast leaders on peace talks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has a busy day of meetings with Middle East officials to prepare for this week's relaunch of direct Israeli-Palestinian ..
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Ala. grandmother shoots intruder in her bedroom

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DECATUR, Ala. (AP) - A pistol-packing grandmother in northern Alabama believes intruders will think twice before messing with her again. Police say 69-year-old Ethel Jones shot an ..
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