Israel urges Abbas to restart peace talks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday to restart peace talks with Israel saying he hopes Abbas \"will accede not only to my call, but to that of many in the international community.\"
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Skydiving plane carrying 6 crashes in western NY

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a six-seat skydiving plane clipped trees and crashed in the woods while taking off this afternoon from an upstate New York airfield.  ..
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23 injured in Texas balcony collapse

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The second-floor balcony of a condominium in central Texas collapsed during a party, sending 23 people to the hospital.      The colla..
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Firefighters gain control over wildfires in Russia

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

With nearly 86,000 people evacuated from fire-ravaged regions, Russian authorities said Sunday that firefighters were gaining control over blazes sweeping across thousands of acres in western Russia.
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Cuban president says to allow more private enterprise

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Cuban President Raul Castro said Sunday that his government would allow more private businesses and make it easier for those businesses to hire workers, as the socialist economy struggles to get back on its feet and shed up to one million redundant state jobs.
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Iraq, U.S. differ on Iraq death toll

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. military Sunday disputed Iraqi figures that indicated July was the deadliest month for civilians there since May 2008, saying the actual numbers are less than half what Iraq\'s government has reported.
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Spirit Airlines: no hitch with carry-on fees

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NEW YORK (AP) - Spirit Airlines says it is gaining ground in the fight against flight delays with its controversial move to charge for carry-on bags.      ..
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Dutch become 1st NATO member to pull out of Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The Netherlands has become the first NATO country to pull its troops out of Afghanistan.      Nearly 1,900 Dutch troops ended the..
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One Arizona inmate captured after police pursuit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PHOENIX (AP) - Authorities say one of three inmates who escaped from a northwest Arizona prison has been captured.      Arizona Department of Corrections s..
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Crews gain ground on wildfire north of Los Angeles

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) - Firefighters say higher humidity and lower temperatures have helped them nearly contain a wildfire smoldering in the high desert north of Los Angeles.The fi..
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UAE to suspend some BlackBerry services in October

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United Arab Emirates will suspend some BlackBerry services starting October 11 over security concerns.
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Officials: 8 killed in Kashmir during fighting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Eight people were killed Sunday, including five in a massive blast at a police camp, as protesters clashed with police and an around-the-clock curfew continued in Indian-administered Kashmir for the third day.
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Drug cartel blamed in Mexican reporters' kidnapping

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mexico\'s top security official says the Sinaloa drug cartel was likely behind the kidnapping of a group of four journalists, two of whom were freed in a police rescue.
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Family awaits word as Iranian woman faces execution

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The son of an Iranian woman facing imprisonment and possible execution by stoning has been told that Iranian authorities will contact him about his mother\'s case Thursday, a human rights activist said Sunday.
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Problem sets off alarms on space station

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Warning alarms awakened crew members on the International Space Station after problems were detected in one of its ammonia-fed cooling loops, NASA said Sunday.
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Brazil leader offers asylum to Iran woman

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Brazil\'s president has offered asylum to an Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning, state-run media reports.
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Hamas leader killed in Israeli airstrikes on Gaza

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A senior Hamas member was killed during Israeli airstrikes in Gaza, Hamas security forces said Saturday. The violence occurred after a glimmer of progress in the Mideast peace process on Thursday.
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Sufi group backs more African Union troops in Somalia

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Somali militant group wanting to rid the war-torn country of an al Qaeda-linked movement welcomed Saturday the African Union\'s decision last week to expand its peacekeeping presence in the country.
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Thousands mourn stampede victims

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thousands of people are expected to gather Saturday for a memorial service a week after a stampede at a German music festival left 21 people dead.
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Crowd on VIP alert at site of Chelsea Clinton's NY wedding

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

RHINEBECK, N.Y. (AP) - Sidewalks in a small village on New York's Hudson River are beginning to teem with reporters and onlookers anxious to spot A-list stars or notable politician..
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