First Time Jobless Claims Drop for Second Week

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - New claims for unemployment insurance fell for the second straight week, fresh evidence the job market is slowly improving. Still, the declines come after a sharp..
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Government Sells First Warrants From Bailout

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - A sale of First Financial Bancorp warrants has brought the government $2.97 million, the latest move to recoup costs for taxpayers from the $700 billion financial..
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Must See Video: Blown Call Ruins Perfect Game

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

DETROIT (AP) - Armando Galarraga bitterly sipped a beer minutes after he almost pitched a perfect game, lashing out at first base umpire Jim Joyce for blowing a call that negated h..
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Blagojevich Corruption Trial Starts Thursday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

CHICAGO (AP) - Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich sees his trial's Thursday start as the end of an 18-month ordeal that began with his humiliating arrest on charges of scheming t..
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BA admits mistake with fake bin Laden boarding pass

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

British Airways admitted making a mistake Thursday after Osama bin Laden\'s name appeared on a boarding pass printed in an internal staff magazine.
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Natalee Holloway Suspect Wanted for Murder in Peru

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

LIMA, Peru (AP) - Police in neighboring Chile are checking hotels for a young Dutchman long suspected in the 2005 disappearance of U.S. teen Natalee Holloway who is now being sough..
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Afghan peace gathering continues despite Taliban attack

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Undeterred by an attack on their gathering a day earlier, hundreds of Afghan tribal and religious leaders were meeting again on Thursday with Western diplomats and the country\'s lawmakers as they debate how best to negotiate with the Taliban.
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Ireland asks Israel for safe passage to Gaza

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Irish government is asking that Israel not interfere with an Irish-owned ship en route to Gaza to deliver humanitarian cargo.
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Netanyahu defends Israel's force

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two days after Israel\'s deadly raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla, another ship packed with activists and assorted supplies sailed defiantly toward the Palestinian territory. FULL STORY l IDF: HAMAS WON\'T LET AID IN
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12 killed in England shooting spree

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 12 people have been killed after a gunman -- believed to be a local taxi driver -- went on a shooting spree through three small English towns. FULL STORY l \'I DIDN\'T KNOW HE\'D GO OUT LIKE THIS\'
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U.S. is world's top user of targeted killings, U.N. says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States was identified Wednesday as the world\'s No. 1 user of targeted killings -- largely as a result of its dependence on unmanned drone attacks in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
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Japan's prime minister resigns

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Japanese television is reporting that Prime Minister Prime minister Yukio Hatoyama is meeting with parliamentary officials and is expected to resign.
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Official: Residents had voiced concerns about sinkhole

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Residents of a center-city neighborhood in Guatemala City, Guatemala, are still in shock after a massive sinkhole opened last weekend, gobbling several buildings and nearly an entire intersection, according to local officials.
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Rockets hit near peace meeting in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two rocket attacks struck near a jirga -- or peace gathering -- in Kabul, where President Hamid Karzai was speaking Wednesday.
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Taliban Attacks Afghanistan Peace Conference

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Taliban suicide attackers struck at the national peace conference as it opened Wednesday in the Afghan capital, waging gunbattles near the venue. At least..
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Israel Deports Activists

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel on Wednesday began deporting the bulk ofnearly 700 international activists detained during its deadly raidon an aid flotilla bound for Palestinians in the b..
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Japan's Prime Minister Resigns Because of US Base

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

TOKYO (AP) - Embattled Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama resigned Wednesday to improve his party's chances in an election next month, after his popularity plunged over his bro..
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Official: Residents had voiced concerns

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Residents of a center-city neighborhood in Guatemala City, Guatemala, are still in shock after a massive sinkhole opened last weekend, gobbling several buildings and nearly an entire intersection, according to local officials.
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Robots succeed, cut well pipe; oil gushes into Gulf

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A new flow of oil emerged from BP\'s damaged undersea well in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday evening after a remote-controlled submarine successfully cut into the well\'s riser pipe.
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Gaza raid detainees freed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.N. Security Council said early Tuesday that it deeply regretted the loss of lives on the humanitarian flotilla bound for Gaza and condemned the pre-dawn raid by Israeli forces.
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