Coast Guard tells BP to speed up containment pace

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The federal government has asked BP to "speed up the process" of containing the huge amounts of oil gushing from a ruptured well into the Gulf of Mexico. &n..
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Global protest planned over BP's handling of oil disaster

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Environmentalists plan to stage a worldwide protest against BP on Saturday as the petroleum giant takes hits from politicians and Gulf residents.
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Teen sailor safe aboard fishing vessel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rescue teams are expected to reach a remote area in the Indian Ocean on Saturday to fetch a stranded 16-year-old California sailor girl who lost contact as she tried to circumnavigate the globe in her yacht.
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South Korean speakers irk North

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

North Korea said it will launch a military strike against propaganda loudspeakers set up by South Korea along their heavily fortified border, state media reported Saturday.
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State of emergency in Kyrgyzstan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Kyrgyz interim leader has asked for Russian peacekeepers to help stop ethnic violence in the south of the country, a government spokesman confirmed on Saturday.
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Iran's soulful voice stings hardline regime

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A year after a fierce crackdown silenced street protests, few Iranians can defy the hardline government without fear. But legendary singer Mohammad Reza Shajarian is using his voice as never before. FULL STORY l CLASHES ERUPT
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Venezuela issues warrant for TV executive

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Venezuelan government has issued an arrest warrant against the president of one of the last independent TV stations in that country.
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Church: Cuba to free dissident, transfer 6 others

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In the latest sign of compromise between Cuba and the island\'s church leaders, Cuba\'s Roman Catholic Church says the government has agreed to free one jailed dissident and relocate six others to prisons closer to their homes.
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Spirit Airlines pilots strike; all flights canceled

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hundreds of Spirit Airlines pilots walked off their jobs on Saturday morning after negotiations over pay with the low-cost carrier hit a stalemate.
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Man accused of incest fathered children with two daughters

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Law enforcement agents in Brazil\'s northeastern town of Pinheiros trekked and canoed for nearly two hours through rugged terrain to arrest a 54-year-old man accused of fathering eight children with his two eldest daughters, a top regional investigator said.
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4 who killed U.S. aid workers escape Sudan prison

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Four men on death row for killing two U.S. international aid employees in Sudan escaped from prison in Khartoum, a State Department spokesman said Friday.
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Official: Israel OKs international role in flotilla probe

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israeli officials said Friday they will accept international participation in their investigation into the deadly boarding of the Turkish flotilla ship destined for Gaza.
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Missing 16-year-old sailor found safe and sound

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Judd Cribbs

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 16-year-old California girl who was feared lost at sea while sailing solo around the world has been found alive and well, adrift in the southern Indian Ocean w..
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Latest drone attack in northwest Pakistan kills 13

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A suspected U.S. drone fired three missiles into a compound in North Waziristan, killing eight people Friday, according to a Pakistani intelligence official and a local political administrator.
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Mobster: Amanda Knox is innocent

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A jailed Italian mobster claims he can prove American student Amanda Knox, her former boyfriend and a drifter are innocent of murdering Knox\'s British roommate. FULL STORY l CASE EVIDENCE
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Van der Sloot charged in Peru murder

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Joran van der Sloot told investigators during an interrogation that he knows the location of Natalee Holloway\'s body but would not divulge it nor tell how she died, police say.
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South Africa ties Mexico in Cup opener

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The first game of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa is in the history books, with the host team battling Mexico to a 1-1 tie in Johannesburg. FULL STORY | SCOREBOARD | BLOG | HISTORY OF THE WORLD CUP | FULL COVERAGE
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45 dead in Kyrgyzstan ethnic violence

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 17 people were killed and scores others injured in fresh violence that erupted Friday in the city of Osh in southern Kyrgyzstan, a region that has been marred in the past by ethnic tensions.
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Pope addresses priest abuse scandal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pope Benedict XVI said Friday the church must promise \"to do everything possible\" to ensure that the sexual abuse of children by Catholic priests \"will never occur again.\"
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At least 18 killed in Iraq blasts amid political uncertainty

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Bomb attacks killed at least 18 people, including two U.S. soldiers, and wounded more at least 55 others in Iraq in the past two days, officials said.
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