Pakistan blocks internet access to YouTube

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

ISLAMABAD (AP) - The Pakistani government blocked access to YouTube on Thursday because of "sacrilegious" content on the video-sharing website, signaling a growing Internet crack..
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BP to release live feed of oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

Following a demand from Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) for a live feed of the BP oil spill to be made publicly available on the web, BP said they would release the feed and it wil..
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Wal-Mart pulls jewelry over cadmium

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Wal-Mart says it is pulling an entire line of Miley Cyrus-brand jewelry from its shelves after tests performed for The Associated Press found they contained high..
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BP hopes 'top kill' to stop oil can start Sunday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

ROBERT, La. (AP) - BP said Wednesday it hopes to beging shooting a mixture known as drilling mud into the blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico early next week. Engineers hope..
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Aquarium: 1st turtle from oil spill being treated

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Officials say the first sea turtle to be rescued from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill is being washed and cared for in New Orleans. Audubon Aquarium spokeswoman Meg..
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Taliban attack key US base in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Insurgents launched a brazen pre-dawn assault Wednesday against the giant U.S.-run Bagram Air Field, killing an American contractor and wounding nine troo..
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CIA chief briefs Pakistan on Times Square suspect

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

ISLAMABAD (AP) - The CIA director briefed senior Pakistani officials Wednesday on the investigation into the failed Times Square car bombing and praised the country's cooperation, ..
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Judiciary Chairman: Kagan hearings start in June

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate Judiciary Committee chairman moved quickly Wednesday to advance Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan down a so-far smooth road to confirmation, setting he..
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MA man tries to trade baby for beer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

CHICOPEE, MA - Authorities say a Massachusetts man offered to give his 3-month-old daughter to a maintenance man outside a gas station convenience store in exchange for a pair of 4..
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Who'll get blame for sinking S. Korean warship?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As South Korea awaits the results of a probe into the sinking of a warship, expected to be made public Thursday, debate is underway over the policy options open to Seoul if the investigation holds North Korea responsible.
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Terror, blast ruled out in Polish president's plane crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Russian and Polish aviation experts have ruled out any emergency or equipment malfunction as the cause of the crash of Polish President Lech Kaczynski\'s plane in Russia last month, killing him and 95 other top Polish officials and dignitaries.
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Evidence points to North Korea in ship sinking, U.S. official says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A senior U.S. official with knowledge of the investigation into the sinking of a South Korean warship says that \"the evidence is pretty strong that North Korea did this knowingly.\"
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Nearly a dozen militants dead after Bagram attack

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nearly a dozen insurgents and a U.S. contractor were killed when a group launched an early morning attack on Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan on Wednesday, officials said.
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Pakistan shuts down Facebook over 'Draw Mohammed' Day

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistan is blocking access to Facebook in response to an online group calling on people to draw the Prophet Mohammed, officials said Wednesday.
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Bangkok burns after Thai protest leaders arrested

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

BANGKOK (AP) - Downtown Bangkok turned into a flaming battleground Wednesday as an army assault toppled the Red Shirt protest leadership, enraging followers who fired grenades and ..
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Second spacewalk will replace batteries, cables on ISS

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

Astronauts aboard Space Shuttle Atlantis are set for their second spacewalk Wednesday.  Astronauts will replace station batteries and fix a camera cable on today's spacewalk, ..
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Sean Penn to Senate: Haiti on 'razor's edge'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Sean Penn could have been walking the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival. Instead, he was under the Capitol Dome in Washington on Wednesday to testify about Haiti.
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Euro hits four-year low against dollar

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The euro pared back earlier losses against the dollar Wednesday, after Germany said it would ban short selling on some European bank shares and the zone\'s government bonds.
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Cuban migrants illegal in their own country

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

\"I was caught because I was an illegal,\" explained a bicycle taxi driver as he gripped the rusted blue handle-bars of his vehicle in Havana\'s Central Park. \"And because I\'d been here several times before, I was deported back.\"
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Mothers of detained hikers arrive in Iran

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The mothers of three American hikers detained in Iran are set to arrive in Tehran Wednesday evening, the hikers\' attorney told CNN.
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