Posted 3:32 PM 4/30/2013 by Associated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico's is ending the widespread access it gave to U.S. security agencies in the name of fighting drug trafficking and organized crime, but President Barack Obama said Tuesday he won't judge the change until he meets this week with the country's new leader. Under (More)
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Posted 1:36 PM 4/30/2013
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A civilian cargo plane owned by an American company crashed at Bagram Air Field, north of the Afghan capital, soon after takeoff on Monday, killing all seven people aboard, the U.S.-led military coalition said. The Taliban quickly claimed responsibility for (More)
Posted 12:13 PM 4/30/2013 by Associated Press
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - A powerful bomb ripped through a bustling commercial district of Damascus on Tuesday, killing at least 14 people, shattering store fronts and bringing Syria's civil war to the heart of the capital for the second consecutive day. A day earlier, the Syrian prime (More)
Posted 7:22 PM 4/28/2013
SAVAR, Bangladesh - The fugitive owner of an illegally constructed building that collapsed and killed at least 377 people was captured Sunday by a commando force as he tried to flee into India. At the disaster site, meanwhile, fire broke out in the wreckage and forced authorities to suspend the (More)
Posted 1:04 PM 4/26/2013 by Associated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - The patients of the small psychiatric hospital in a Russian village were asleep or under sedation as the clock neared 2 a.m. The windows were barred and the nearest firefighters were miles away, with some impeded by rough roads and others not able to cross a nearby canal. (More)
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Posted 1:02 PM 4/26/2013
INDIA - There's a rich man in India who says he has two obsessions; having a lot of gold and becoming famous. Now he's combined the two.
He's had a solid gold shirt made for himself. It could be one of the most expensive shirts in the world at a cost of $250,000.
It took 15 (More)
Posted 10:59 AM 4/25/2013 by Associated Press
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - U.S. intelligence has concluded "with some degree of varying confidence," that the Syrian government has used sarin gas as a weapon in its 2-year-old civil war, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday. Hagel, speaking to reporters in Abu (More)
Posted 1:54 PM 4/24/2013 by Associated Press
SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) - Rescuers tried to free dozens of people believed trapped Wednesday night in a collapsed eight-story building that housed garment factories, killing at least 87. Workers had complained about cracks in the structure before it came tumbling down, but were assured it was (More)
Posted 6:14 PM 4/23/2013 by Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Hackers compromised Twitter accounts of The Associated Press on Tuesday, sending out a false tweet about an attack at the White House. The false tweet said there had been two explosions at the White House and that President Barack Obama was injured. The attack on AP's (More)
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Posted 1:14 PM 4/23/2013 by Associated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - U.S. investigators traveled to southern Russia on Tuesday to speak to the parents of the two Boston bombing suspects, a U.S. Embassy official said. The parents of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are in Dagestan, a predominantly Muslim province in Russia's Caucasus, where (More)
Posted 12:36 PM 4/23/2013 by Associated Press
LONDON (AP) - Hackers have compromised the main Twitter account of The Associated Press, sending out an erroneous tweet about an attack at the White House. The tweet, which said that there had been two explosions at the White House and President Barack Obama was injured, came after (More)
Posted 5:32 PM 4/22/2013 by Associated Press
TORONTO (AP) - Two men were arrested and charged with plotting a terrorist attack against a Canadian passenger train with support from al-Qaida "elements" in Iran, police said Monday. Chiheb Esseghaier, 30, and Raed Jaser, 35, who live in Montreal and Toronto, were planning to derail (More)
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