Obama: Sanctions show international resolve on Iran

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

President Barack Obama is calling new U.S. sanctions he will sign into law Thursday a further sign that \"the United States and the international community are determined to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons.\"
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Humanitarian aid from flotilla arrives in Gaza

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Humanitarian relief supplies carried by a flotilla of aid ships are finally arriving in Gaza, two months after a deadly confrontation at sea sparked an international response.
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Israel, Turkey hold secret meeting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A senior Israeli official and a senior Turkish official held a secret meeting in Europe, the first ministerial meeting between the two countries since the Gaza flotilla incident in May, the Israeli prime minister\'s office said.
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Supermodel must testify in genocide trial

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A war crimes tribunal served a subpoena on supermodel Naomi Campbell Thursday, ordering her to testify in the trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor, who reportedly gave her a \"blood diamond.\"
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S. Korea rejects N. Korea's call for joint inquiry into sinking

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

North Korea has called for a joint investigation with South Korea into the sinking of a South Korean navy vessel last March, but the proposal was quickly rejected by Seoul.
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Israel tells diplomats: Don't help flotillas

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Israeli official escorted more than 80 diplomats on a tour of the Kerem Shalom crossing between Israel and Gaza on Thursday, urging them to prevent their citizens from participating in aid flotillas to the Palestinian territory.
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Use of Humvees restricted in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The once-ubiquitous Humvee may become a rare sight in some parts of Afghanistan following a decision by the senior U.S. commander in eastern Afghanistan to restrict the use of the vehicles in the field.
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Millions of doses of swine flu vaccine to be destroyed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

ATLANTA (AP) - About a quarter of the swine flu vaccine produced for the U.S. public has expired - meaning that a whopping 40 million doses worth about $260 million is being writte..
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CBS Early Show Exclusive: Smoking Baby

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Thursday morning, the CBS Early Show investigates the 2-year old baby from Sumatra that was caught on tape smoking.  The video has gone viral on the internet.  CBS Early ..
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Bail hearing Thursday for Russian spy suspects

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

NEW YORK (AP) - Bail hearings for nine people charged in a Russian spy case were scheduled Thursday as a U.S. prosecutor said the evidence against them was growing stronger by the ..
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1.3 million unemployed losing benefits

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - More than 1.3 million laid-off workers won't get their unemployment benefits reinstated before Congress goes on a weeklong vacation for Independence Day. An addit..
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Hurricane Alex comes ashore in Mexico

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

7:45 Update:  The National Weather Service in Miami is downgrading Alex to a tropical storm.  Reports sustained winds are at 70MPH and will continue to weaken as the stom..
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Hurricane Alex lashes Mexico, Texas

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Residents of southern Texas and northeastern Mexico braced for tornadoes and flooding as Hurricane Alex lashed a sparsely populated area south of the Texas border early Thursday morning.
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Tech augurs quake predictions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A team of scientists at NASA\'s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, in Pasadena, California, has developed a new imaging technology that could one day lead to the prediction of earthquakes.
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Thai economy shrugs off unrest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thailand\'s economy appears to be shrugging off the recent political turmoil, with government growth forecasts being revised up for the second time in three months.
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U.N. envoy: Afghanistan must be involved

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United Nations\' top envoy in Afghanistan told the Security Council the war-torn nation needs to take better control of itself. The Wednesday session came on the heels of a four-day fact-finding mission council members took to Afghanistan last week.
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Suspected Russian spy missing in Cyprus

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A suspected Russian spy is missing after being arrested in Cyprus and released on bail, a police spokesman told CNN Wednesday.
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Sources: BP plans to shed safety watchdog

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

BP has been trying to shut down an internal safety watchdog agency it set up under congressional pressure four years ago, according to sources close to the office and a leading congressman.
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Slain Mexican candidate's brother to run

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Egidio Torre Cantu, brother of slain Mexican gubernatorial candidate Rodolfo Torre Cantu, was chosen by the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, to take his place on the ballot, a PRI official told CNN.
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Parents seek justice for 2003 Gaza death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The parents of Rachel Corrie, an American killed by Israeli forces seven years ago, visited the State Department Wednesday as they continue to seek justice in their daughter\'s death.
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