Posted 6:53 AM 5/10/2013
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) - Rescue workers in Bangladesh freed a woman buried for 17 days inside a prayer room in the wreckage of a collapsed garment factory building. The amazing rescue took place Friday as the death toll from the disaster raced past 1,000, making it one of the worst industrial (More)
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Posted 6:28 PM 5/9/2013 by Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A worldwide gang of criminals stole a total of $45 million in a matter of hours by hacking their way into a database of prepaid debit cards and then draining cash machines around the globe, federal prosecutors said Thursday - and outmoded U.S. card technology may be partly to (More)
Posted 10:48 AM 5/9/2013 by Associated Press
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) - A fire at a sweater manufacturer killed eight people - including a senior police officer, a Bangladeshi politician and a top clothing industry official - barely two weeks after the collapse of a building housing other garment factories where the death toll approached (More)
Posted 10:53 AM 5/8/2013 by Associated Press
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) - Dozens of bodies recovered Wednesday from a collapsed garment factory building were so decomposed they were being sent to a lab for DNA identification, police said, as the death toll from Bangladesh's worst industrial disaster topped 800. Following protests (More)
Posted 2:20 PM 5/7/2013 by Associated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) - A natural gas tanker truck lost control, hit a center divider and exploded on a highway lined by homes in the Mexico City suburb of Ecatepec early Tuesday, killing at least 20 people and injuring nearly three dozen, according to the Citizen Safety Department of Mexico State (More)
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Posted 10:55 AM 5/6/2013 by Associated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Israel's weekend airstrike on a military complex near the Syrian capital of Damascus killed at least 42 Syrian soldiers, a group of anti-regime activists said Monday, citing information from military hospitals. The Syrian government has not released a death toll, but (More)
Posted 10:43 PM 5/4/2013
BEIRUT - The Syrian state news agency SANA, citing initial reports, said early Sunday that Israeli missiles struck a military research center near the capital Damascus. If confirmed, it would be the second Israeli strike on targets in Syria in three days, signaling a sharp escalation (More)
Posted 2:29 PM 5/4/2013
KABUL, Afghanistan - Seven U.S. service members were killed on Saturday in one of the deadliest days for Americans in Afghanistan in recent months and the latest of attacks against international troops since the Taliban announced the start of their spring offensive. The renewed (More)
Posted 7:45 AM 5/2/2013
PRISTINA, Kosovo - A European Union prosecutor in Kosovo says a new probe into illegal organ trafficking has begun just days after five people were found guilty of running a criminal ring that lured poor people from Eastern Europe into selling their kidneys to rich recipients. (More)
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Posted 3:21 PM 5/1/2013 by Associated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican authorities say six employees of the Attorney General's Office have been killed in the crash of a small plane, and a newspaper says an auditors' report indicated months ago that the aircraft fleet for prosecutors was in bad shape. Attorney General Jesus (More)
Posted 8:14 AM 5/1/2013
KATMANDU, Nepal - A truce has been reached between three foreign climbers and Nepalese Sherpa guides who were involved in a fistfight on Mount Everest, officials said Wednesday. Two of the foreigners, however, returned to Nepal's capital and were undecided if they would quit their climb. (More)
Posted 7:51 AM 5/1/2013
DETROIT - Jamie Brokaw was an experienced navigator who was no stranger to dangerous flying situations and had the skills to stay cool in the face of danger, according to close friend Chris Connerton."He was a very good person and very smart person," Connerton told The Associated (More)
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