NY governor: No talks set to discuss moving mosque

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Gov. David Paterson said no meeting to discuss relocating has been scheduled with developers of a planned Islamic cultural center and mosque near groun..
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VP Biden: Dems will keep majorities in fall elections

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden said Democrats will keep majorities in the House and Senate this fall. And he says if it weren't illegal, he'd place a bet on it. Biden al..
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U.S. lawmakers call for al Megrahi info

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The British government urged Libya on Friday not to celebrate the anniversary of the convicted Lockerbie bomber\'s release, saying it would be \"offensive and deeply insensitive to the victims\' families.\"
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Gas prices are expected to drop after Labor Day

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

(AP) - Americans can expect gasoline prices to drop as school buses start rolling through neighborhoods across the country. With most family vacations wrapping up and teen drivers ..
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Six arrested in Mexican mayor's killing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Five police officers and a transit worker have been arrested in the abduction and killing of a mayor this week in the Mexican border state of Nuevo Leon, the state\'s governor, Rodrigo Medina de la Cruz, announced Friday.
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Deported Roma promise return to France

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A second chartered flight carrying Roma, often referred as Gypsies, is scheduled to leave France on Friday, a spokesman for the nation\'s minister of immigration said.
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Mudslide death toll in China rises

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from the mudslides in a northwestern Chinese province now stands at 1,407, state-run Xinhua news agency said Friday, citing the government. At least 358 people are still missing.
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NYC mosque leader: We won't change the course

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - A leader of the proposed Islamic center and mosque two blocks from ground zero says dropping the plan in the face of protest is not an option. Daisy Khan tells The ..
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Ohio bear owned by PETA foe kills its caretaker

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLUMBIA STATION, Ohio (AP) - A bear owned by a man who used to offer people the chance to wrestle the animals mauled its 24-year-old caretaker to death during a feeding on propert..
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Poll: Nearly 6 in 10 oppose war in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) - A majority of Americans see no end in sight in Afghanistan, and nearly six in 10 oppose the nine-year-old war as President Barack Obama sends tens of thousan..
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Police arrested in northern Mexico mayor's killing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican authorities say six police officers have been arrested in the killing of a mayor in the northern state of Nuevo Leon. Nuevo Leon state Attorney General A..
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Dad buys newspaper ad after daughter breaks curfew

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SOUTHLAKE, Texas (AP) - A Texas teenager who broke curfew is headed for a reluctant adventure in baby-sitting. Robert Rausch placed an advertisement offering his daughter's free ba..
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Nearly 50 percent leave Obama mortgage-aid program

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Nearly half of homeowners seeking help from the Obama administration's flagship effort to help those at risk of foreclosure have fallen out of the program. A new ..
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Governor calls for 5-year seafood monitoring

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal wants a $173 million program - paid for by BP PLC - to monitor the safety and quality of Louisiana seafood for the next five years. The program..
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Arizona prison escapee caught at campground

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

PHOENIX (AP) - An unattended campfire and a suspicious forest ranger led to the arrest of two of the most wanted fugitives in the U.S., ending a three-week nationwide manhunt that ..
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France expels 79 to Romania

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

France was due to begin the controversial expulsion of Roma on Thursday, putting 79 of them on a charter flight out of the country, the spokesman for the French minister of immigration said.
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Poll: Dead heat in Australian election

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Australia\'s top candidates for prime minister are campaigning furiously on election eve, with incumbent Julia Gillard in a dead heat with coalition challenger Tony Abbott in a national opinion poll.
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U.S. Navy rescues 8 Iranian sailors

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman rescued eight Iranian mariners in the Arabian Sea on Wednesday, the U.S. Navy said Thursday.
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Floods leave 4 million homeless

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Floods in Pakistan have left more than 4 million people homeless, the United Nations said Thursday. FULL STORY l AID TRICKLES IN l LIFE IN A RELIEF CAMP l SURVIVAL BEFORE GRIEF l HOW TO HELP
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China train carriages fall into river

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least two carriages of a passenger train fell into a river Thursday after floods destroyed a bridge in southwest China\'s Sichuan Province, state-run CCTV reported Friday, citing Chengdu Railway authorities.
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