Military: Taliban commander, disguised as woman, shot dead

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Taliban commander disguised as a woman was shot dead Friday night in Afghanistan when he fired at troops, NATO\'s International Security Assistance Force said.
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Report: North Korea plans meeting to elect new leaders

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

North Korea\'s ruling party plans to hold a meeting with its representatives in September, state media said Saturday.
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Alleged Sinaloa cartel leader arrested in Mexico

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A leader of Mexico\'s Sinaloa drug cartel, Manuel Garibay Espinoza, was detained Friday in the northwestern border town of Mexicali by Baja State Police, a federal police spokesman said.
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Alleged kingpin pleads not guilty

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Alleged drug kingpin Christopher \"Dudus\" Coke, who was extradited to the United States from Jamaica, pleaded not guilty to drug and weapons charges in a New York courtroom Friday.
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Obama arrives in Canada for summit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

President Barack Obama arrived in Ontario on Friday for a series of high-stakes economic meetings with leaders from around the world.
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Islamists: General took fall for lost war

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The recent change in commanders in Afghanistan is proof the U.S and its allies have lost the war, statements posted on two Islamist websites said Thursday. FULL STORY l PETRAEUS BRINGS SAVVY
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4 dead, 5 wounded in Kashmir fighting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Four people were killed and five were wounded during violence Friday in Indian-administered Kashmir, a paramilitary official said.
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Mass infant burial site investigated

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

English archaeologists said Friday they are trying to figure out why 97 babies were buried around a Roman-era villa that may have been used as a brothel.
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Hospital: 16th person dies from burns in El Salvador bus attack

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 16th person has died from burns suffered in a Sunday night arson attack on a mass transit bus in El Salvador, authorities said Friday. Two other people were shot to death in a separate attack on another bus around the same time.
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Police: DNA found under Peru victim's nails

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Peruvian police said Thursday they found skin underneath the fingernails of a 21-year-old student Joran van der Sloot is accused of killing.
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Americans in Kyrgyzstan warned to be ready to run

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. citizens in Kyrgyzstan have been advised to stay close to their homes and keep an emergency kit available during Sunday\'s constitutional referendum, according to a news release from the U.S. Embassy in the troubled nation.
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Government lowers first quarter economic growth

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government lowered its estimate of how much the economy grew in the first quarter of the year, noting that consumers spent less than it previously thought. Th..
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Difference of opinion to open G-20 Summit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

TORONTO (AP) - World leaders, facing serious differences over the best way to nurture a fragile global recovery, are agreeing to disagree in a variety of key areas. Even before the..
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Today is the 1 year anniversary of Michael Jackson's death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

NEW YORK (AP) - As the first anniversary of Michael Jackson's death drew near, Julia Thomas clutched her "Thriller" liner notes and stood outside the Forest Lawn cemetery in Glenda..
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India pledges new aid for Bhopal victims

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

India has announced a new financial package for victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster as the case shot back to prominence after a court ruling this month.
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Congress puts together financial overhaul bill overnight

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - One year in the making, a sweeping overhaul of Wall Street rules forged in the aftermath of a financial crisis cleared congressional negotiations early Friday and..
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Extending unemployment shut down in Senate

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - Congressional Democrats are looking for ways to salvage their election-year jobs agenda after the Senate failed to pass a long-sought extension of unemployment pa..
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Oil spill shuts down beach

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Kyla Filkowski

     A hotspot for beach goers in the Florida Panhandle is shut down.     Officials closed off a large part of Casino Beach.  &nbs..
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Blogging behind bamboo cyberwall

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Helmet under her arm, Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quyn arrives after traveling 450 kilometers by motorbike, evading the security police, to tell CNN the story of her imprisonment for blogging in Vietnam.
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Iran will not send aid ship to Gaza

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iran will not send a ship carrying humanitarian aid to Gaza as it had planned to do on Thursday, according to a report from the official news agency of Iran.
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