Text Us: #30930
Phone: (800) 616 WBEN
Business: (716) 843-0600
| More
World News
Some 130,000 Syrians reach Turkey, fleeing IS
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- The number of Syrian refugees who have reached Turkey in the past four days after fleeing the advance of Islamic State militants now totals 130,000, Turkey's deputy prime minister said Monday....
Read More...
Hong Kong students on strike in democracy battle
HONG KONG (AP) -- Thousands of Hong Kong college and university students boycotted classes Monday to protest Beijing's decision to restrict voting reforms, the start of a weeklong strike that marks the latest phase in the battle for democracy in the southern Chinese city....
Read More...
New Afghan leader to name woman to Supreme Court
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghanistan's new president-elect says he wants Afghan women represented at the highest levels of government, including on the Supreme Court....
Read More...
Blair: Airstrikes not enough to beat Islamic State
LONDON (AP) -- Western powers must be ready to commit ground forces to the fight against militants from the Islamic State group because airstrikes alone won't defeat these "fanatical" extremists, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said Monday....
Read More...
Russia wants to keep Ukraine off UN radar
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- As world leaders gather at the U.N. this week, the U.S. and its European allies are consumed by efforts to blunt the savage advance of the Islamic State group, to end the raging Ebola epidemic and to make progress in nuclear negotiations with Iran. That's likely just fine with Vladimir Putin, since these issues distract from Russia's presence in neighboring Ukraine....
Read More...
Affluence eludes poor crowding into Asian cities
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Down a concrete path, between rail tracks that buzz with each approaching train and a river choked by plastic and raw sewage, Asih Binti Arif cradles her baby and reflects on dreams gone dark....
Read More...
Palestinian reconciliation talks begin in Egypt
CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian security officials say rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah have begun reconciliation talks in Cairo ahead of negotiations with Israel on cementing the Aug. 26 Gaza war truce....
Read More...
German employers struggle to find apprentices
BERLIN (AP) -- It's lunchtime at Tauro and the restaurant staff are bustling to keep up with orders for marinated pork ribs, spinach-filled crepes and chicken breast with ricotta and pine kernels....
Read More...
Has Sierra Leone shutdown slowed Ebola's spread?
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- Life is returning to normal in the capital of Sierra Leone after an unprecedented three-day lockdown during which officials said more 1 million households were checked for Ebola patients and given information on the deadly disease....
Read More...
Kiev notes progress on eastern Ukraine cease-fire
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- Ukrainian officials say government troops have begun withdrawing heavy artillery in the east of the country, as have pro-Russian rebels in the region....
Read More...
Poll
How concerned are you about credit card security breaches like the one at Home Depot?
  Very concerned
  Somewhat concerned
  Not concerned
 
View Results

Get it Now

WBEN iPhone App

Perks

Contests

Photo Galleries

RSS Center