Diplomat's throat slashed in NYC

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Nicaraguan diplomat based in New York was found dead in his apartment in the Bronx, his throat slashed, police said. The victim is not being identified pending family notification. FULL STORY | Video
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Florida panthers bound back thanks to Texas mates

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - In the quest to save the endangered Florida panther, their Texas cousins were the cat's meow. Wildlife biologists moved eight female panthers from Texas - close r..
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Yemen ramps up al Qaeda fight; rights groups complain

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Yemeni forces reportedly have laid siege to a southern town believed to be a militant stronghold as human rights groups complain that thousands of people are being displaced by the fighting.
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Israelis blast Clinton's remarks on Russian immigrants

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Suggesting that Russian immigrants in Israel pose an obstacle to a peace deal between Israelis and Palestinians, former U.S. President Bill Clinton stepped into the mire of Middle Eastern politics this week, prompting a wave of criticism from Israeli politicians.
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Zakaria: Ahmadinejad's game plan is working

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad\'s appearances in New York this week are part of a shrewd strategy that is aimed at enhancing his standing in Iran and the Middle East, says analyst Fareed Zakaria.
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Obama: Don't let fear derail Mideast peace

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

President Obama says critics and skeptics to Mideast peace between Israelis and Palestinians should \"consider the alternative,\" according to excerpts released in advance of his United Nations speech planned for Thursday.
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Crohns and Colitis Walk

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - This Sunday get out your walking shoes and help the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America. Take steps for Crohn's & Colitis is CCFA's National evening wa..
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Official: CIA-trained force targeting militants in Pakistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The CIA created and controls a paramilitary force of 3,000 Afghans that conducts clandestine missions targeting al Qaeda and Taliban fighters in Pakistan, a U.S. official told CNN on Wednesday.
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Lee County works with New Jersey to bust pill distributors

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Investigators with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office and New Jersey State Police have just completed an investigation into the shipment of illegal pills betw..
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GMAC stops some evictions, foreclosed home sales

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - GMAC Mortgage LLC said Monday it halted certain evictions and sales of foreclosed homes as it corrects "a potential issue" in its foreclosure process. The action hi..
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Six-nation group wants quick resumption of Iran nuclear talks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The six world powers trying to negotiate with Iran say they want an early resumption of talks to resolve the standoff over Tehran\'s nuclear program.
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Ahmadinejad blasts Israeli leader

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad lashed out at Benjamin Netanyahu in an interview with CNN\'s Larry King Wednesday, calling the Israeli prime minister a \"skilled killer\" who \"should be put on trial for killing women and children.\"
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5 Afghan crash victims from Kentucky unit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Five of the nine U.S. military members killed in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan this week were from the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade based at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, according to a statement from the base Wednesday.
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Audit finds Bell misused millions in city funds

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BELL, Calif. (AP) - A state audit shows the city of Bell mismanaged more than $50 million in bond money while allocating inappropriate salaries to officials and making other questi..
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59 NYC cabbies accused of doubling proper fare

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - Dozens of New York City taxi drivers have been arrested on charges of quietly doubling the rates that thousands of passengers should have paid. Officials say touris..
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Third drill to start advancing toward 33 trapped miners

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A \"Plan C\" oil drill to reach 33 miners trapped in Chile is scheduled to start in earnest early Wednesday amid hopes it will provide a faster solution than the other two methods used so far.
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World leaders gather for U.N. talks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

World leaders will convene for another day Wednesday at the United Nations General Assembly, where representatives from about 50 nations are expected to debate various issues.
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Conn. marshal apologizes for taking lap dance

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut state marshal has apologized for paying $15 for a lap dance at a New Haven strip club when he went there to serve a city tax warrant to the own..
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Ohio cemetery vandals desecrate Wright bros. site

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - Vandals have damaged dozens of grave sites in a Dayton, Ohio, cemetery, including the gravesites for the Wright brothers and poet Paul Laurence Dunbar. Police s..
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Experts discuss health effects of oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A group of doctors, scientists and public health experts are meeting in Tampa to discuss how best to study the health effects of the BP oil spill on cleanup work..
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