ACLU questions 'enhanced patdown' of air travelers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

BOSTON (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts is questioning the propriety of stepped-up security checkpoint procedures at airports in Boston and Las Vegas.The ..
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Rape accusation withdrawn against WikiLeaks founder

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

STOCKHOLM (AP) - Swedish prosecutors have withdrawn an arrest warrant for the founder of WikiLeaks, less than a day after the document was issued.      The..
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Hotel shootout in Brazil kills one

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

One person was killed and four police officers were wounded Saturday when police in Brazil traded fire with gunmen who fled into a luxury hotel and took people hostage, police said.
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Bomb attempts kill Somali militants

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two failed bomb attempts by the Somali Islamist group, Al-Shabaab, killed 11 militants around Mogadishu, Somalia\'s transitional government said Saturday.
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'Too close to call' in Australia poll

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Australia\'s political future hung in the balance after no clear winner emerged in the cliff-hanger election, and a final outcome remained days away.
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Spain's top terror suspect arrested

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Spain\'s most wanted terror suspect was arrested in Belgium on Saturday, Spanish Interior Ministry officials said. Luis Mar?a Zengotitabengoa, an alleged member of the terrorist ETA group, was captured by Belgian police as he checked into a hotel in the city of Ostende.
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Jean's Haiti presidential bid rejected

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hip-hop singer Wyclef Jean is not on the list of candidates approved by Haiti\'s Provisional Electoral Council to run in this year\'s presidential election.
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Frozen mamey fruit pulp recalled in U.S.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned consumers on Friday not to eat frozen mamey fruit pulp -- sold under the La Nuestra and Goya brands -- after at least nine people in California and Nevada fell ill with typhoid fever.
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Obama's Cuba policy finds key critics

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Five Cuban-American members of Congress expressed concern Friday over reports that the Obama administration is planning to announce rules loosening restrictions on travel and economic aid to Cuba. They asked the president to reconsider.
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Palestinians, Israel agree to resume talks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Palestinian Authority and Israel have agreed to hold direct peace talks beginning September 2 in Washington. The talks are intended to resolve all \"final status\" issues for a Middle East peace agreement.
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Regulators shut 3 banks in Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

WASHINGTON (AP) - Regulators have shut down two Florida banks and one in Virginia, lifting to 113 the number of U.S. bankfailures this year. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. on ..
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Beer truck stolen, woman stumbles out of it

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

WHEELING, WV. - A woman stole a beer truck on Thursday night and gets caught in a DUI.The truck was stolen from Carenbauer Distrubuting Company around 8 pm. The police spotted the ..
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SC toddlers' funeral today

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) - Hundreds of mourners have gathered for the funeral for two South Carolina toddlers authorities said were killed by their mother before they were strapped in..
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Navy astronaut Lisa Nowak is demoted

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The Navy should discharge former astronaut Lisa Nowak, who lost her NASA job over a bizarre airport attack on a romantic rival, according to a Navy panel ..
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Sit down resturants and fancy food in NY airports

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City air travelers can skip the greasy french fries, soggy pizza and old sandwiches. Now they can choose filet mignon, crispy duck confit or crab cakes. De..
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Jay Leno does his part to help in the oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - Jay Leno will be doing standup to help the Gulf Coast. The "Tonight Show" host and comedian will appear Saturday at the Beau Rivage Theater in Biloxi, Miss., i..
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Nokia Siemens sued in Iran case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nokia Siemens Networks said Friday it rejects a lawsuit filed in a U.S. court by a jailed Iranian journalist and his son, who have accused the European telecommunications company of providing the Iranian government the tools to spy on its own citizens.
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Simulated subway attack with chemical toxins

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

BOSTON (AP) - Scientists are releasing gases and fluorescent particles into Boston's subway tunnels on Friday to study how toxic chemicals and lethal biological agents could spread..
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Tight Australian election under way

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Like a pair of exhausted boxers entering the twelfth round, clinging onto one another as they drunkenly trade jabs, the two contenders to be Australia\'s next Prime Minister have both been swinging, hoping for bruising blows, but neither has emerged as a clear winner yet.
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UK warns Libya over Lockerbie bomber anniversary

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) - Britain's government said it has warned Libya that any celebration of the anniversary of the release from jail of the Lockerbie bomber would be offensive..
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