Imam: U.S. security, Islamic center linked

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The imam behind plans for an Islamic center near ground zero told \"Larry King Live\" that moving it to another location would embolden Islamic radicals.
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Pakistan: Three held over links to Times Square bomb attempt

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Three Pakistani men linked to Faisal Shahzad, the 30-year-old Pakistani-American who has pleaded guilty to the botched Times Square terror attack, were arrested and have confessed before a judge, authorities said Wednesday.
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Miners watch Chile-Ukraine soccer match

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The 33 workers trapped in a Chilean mine got a rare treat Tuesday night: they got to watch their national soccer team compete against Ukraine in the European Cup live via a small projector wired down to their safety chamber on a fiber optic cable.
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Mexican mayor gunned down inside own office

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The mayor of El Naranjo, Mexico, in the central state of San Luis Potosi was gunned down and killed inside his office Wednesday, officials said.
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Castro casts doubt on 'Cuban model'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fidel Castro told a visiting American journalist that the \"Cuban model\" no longer works, an apparent admission of failings in the communist economic model introduced by his revolution more than 50 years ago.
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Obama firm: Don't extend tax breaks for wealthiest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CLEVELAND (AP) - President Barack Obama strongly defended his opposition to extending Bush-era tax breaks for the wealthiest Americans on Wednesday and delivered a searing attack o..
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Detroit mayor calls fires 'natural disaster'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DETROIT (AP) - Detroit Mayor Dave Bing has praised the fire department for responding to what he termed "a natural disaster" after wind-whipped flames destroyed dozens of homes acr..
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Official: 2nd killed in flooding swamping Texas

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Authorities say flooding from the remnants of Tropical Storm Hermine has killed a second person who was swept away from his pickup truck. Johnson County She..
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Challenge to Fla. class size amendment in court

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A lawsuit challenging the Legislature's proposed state constitutional amendment to loosen class size limits is getting its day in court. A judge was going ..
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Subscribe to get WINK News alerts sent to your phone, e-mail

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

Now, you can get e-mail and text alerts sent to you when news is breaking, bad weather is on the way... or even just to see the forecast and stories of the day. Click here to subsc..
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Schwarzenegger continues to reject Prop 8 appeal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is holding firm in his refusal to defend the state's same-sex marriage ban in court. Lawyers for Schwarzenegger said in a..
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Somali pleads guilty in piracy plot

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Somali suspect pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy to commit piracy in the November 2008 takeover of a merchant ship in the Gulf of Aden, the U.S. attorney\'s office for the District of Columbia announced.
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MUST SEE VIDEO: Lion attacks handler

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LAS VEGAS, Fla. - A lion attacked it's handler at the MGM Grand hotel in Las Vegas and it was all caught on tape. Tourists were videotaping the lions and their two trainers, when a..
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Fla. minister: Sept. 11 Quran burn still planned

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The leader of a small Florida church that espouses anti-Islam philosophy said Wednesday he was determined to go through with his plan to burn copies of the..
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BP report blames itself, others for oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Oil giant BP PLC laid much of the blame for the rig explosion and the massive Gulf of Mexico spill on itself, other companies' workers and a complex series of fa..
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Tropical Storm Igor forms in the Atlantic

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Igor has formed in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa near the Cape Verde Islands and has top sustained winds of near 40 mph (65 kph). Forecaste..
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AP sources: Fire may have erupted on UPS plane

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - People familiar with the investigation of a UPS plane that crashed in Dubai last week say there appears to have been an in-flight fire in the plane's cargo compar..
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Threat note found on Thai plane bound for U.S.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities have begun an investigation after a threatening message was found scrawled on the lavatory mirror of a Thai Airways plane, the Transportation Security Administration said.
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Blair cancels book launch party over protest fears

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair canceled a launch party for his new book in London Wednesday because of planned protests, his spokesman said.
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BP report on oil rig explosion spreads blame around

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Oil giant BP PLC said in an internal report released Wednesday before a key piece of evidence has been analyzed that multiple companies and work teams contribute..
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