Russian marines storm pirated tanker

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Russian warship has freed the crew of an oil tanker seized by pirates in the Gulf of Aden a day earlier, the European Union naval force said Thursday.
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NYC bridge back open after truck scare

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

NEW YORK (AP) - A suspicious truck abandoned Wednesday several yards from a toll booth near the Manhattan side of the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge turned out to be empty and not a th..
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Violence in Athens after austerity vote

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Violence breaks out briefly between police and demonstrators in Athens, hours after Greek lawmakers approve an unpopular package of budget-cutting measures.
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Mumbai gunman sentenced to death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The only surviving gunman in the 2008 Mumbai attacks was sentenced to death on Thursday.
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Nigeria prepares for president's funeral

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A funeral will be held Thursday for Nigerian President Umaru Yar\'Adua, who died after battling a heart ailment that has kept him out of the public eye since November.
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Obama officials travel to survey Gulf oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

ROBERT, La. (AP) - High-ranking Obama administration officials are visiting the Gulf Coast to reassure the public that the government is doing all it can to prevent the massive oil..
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Chemicals used to fight Gulf oil slick a trade-off

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

ROBERT, La. - A massive oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico has become the testing ground for a new technique where a potent mix of chemicals is shot deep undersea in an effort to stop ..
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Fuel-laden truck explodes at San Antonio refinery

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

SAN ANTONIO  - An 18-wheeler truck being loaded with fuel at a San Antonio refinery has exploded, setting off a chain reaction of smaller blasts and leaving some workers hurt...
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Coast Guard gets ready for controlled burn of oil

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

 ROBERT, La. (AP) - The Coast Guard is preparing for a controlled burn of some of the oil spilled in the Gulf of Mexico now that weather conditions are more favorable. Spokesm..
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Pa. fireworks store has video of NYC bomb suspect

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A Pennsylvania store says it has video of the suspect in the failed Times Square car bombing buying fireworks there. Bruce Zoldan is president of Ohio-based ..
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Pentagon 'cautiously optimistic' on Afghan war

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

WASHINGTON (AP) - There are encouraging signs and momentum in the once-stalemated war in Afghanistan, two top Pentagon officials said Wednesday, but things may get worse before the..
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Van strikes day care, two kids taken to hospital

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

BILLERICA, Mass.  - Two children have been taken to the hospital as a precaution after a minivan driven by a pregnant woman crashed into a suburban Boston day care center. Aut..
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Women subdue man accused of Maine campus stabbing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

BANGOR, Maine (AP) - Police say five female students subdued a 45-year-old man who stabbed a woman on the campus of Husson University in Maine. Bangor police say Horst Wolk, of Ban..
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6.4-magnitude quake rattles Peru

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck near the city of Tacna in the southern border of Peru on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey said.
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Thai 'red shirts' accept deal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Anti-government protesters who have been blocking off central Bangkok appear to have reached a deal with the government, their leaders told demonstrators Tuesday.
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Report: N. Korea's Kim, China's Hu to meet

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il is expected to meet with Chinese President Hu Jintao in Beijing on Thursday in a move that some hope will trigger the return of six-party denuclearization talks, South Korea\'s Yonhap News Agency reported.
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Domes to contain oil spill on the way

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The best short-term solution to bottling up a disastrous oil spill threatening sealife and livelihoods along the Gulf Coast should be arriving on Wednesday in ..
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Iran agrees to Brazilian nuclear talks offer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iran has agreed \"in principle\" to an offer by Brazil to mediate its stalled nuclear fuel swap, Iranian media reported Wednesday.
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Volcano disrupts air travel... again

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

   LONDON (AP) - A new wave of dense volcanic ash from Icelanddisrupted air traffic Wednesday in Scotland and Ireland andthreatened to spill into England's airspace. ..
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Flooding slowly recedes in Nasvhille

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The blazing fiddles and screaming guitars at Nashville's famed downtown honky-tonks are a little quieter as the city recovers from flash flooding blamed for..
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