Posted 12:40 PM 5/16/2013 by Associated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A suicide car bombing tore through a U.S. convoy during rush hour in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing at least 15 people, including six U.S. military advisers and two children, officials said. U.S. soldiers rushed to the scene to help, including some wearing only (More)
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Posted 2:01 PM 5/14/2013 by Associated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - A U.S. diplomat disguised in a blond wig was caught trying to recruit a Russian counterintelligence officer in Moscow, Russia's security services announced Tuesday, claiming the American was a CIA officer. Ryan Fogle, a third secretary at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, was (More)
Posted 8:15 AM 5/14/2013
TIMIKA, Indonesia - Rescuers at a giant U.S.-owned mine in eastern Indonesia have freed four out of 37 workers who were believed trapped underground Tuesday when a tunnel collapsed, the company said.The accident occurred when 40 employees and contract workers were gathered in a (More)
Posted 7:13 AM 5/13/2013
SAVAR, Bangladesh - A woman who spent 17 days trapped in the rubble of a collapsed factory building says she is finished with working in Bangladesh's garment industry.Reshma Begum spoke to reporters Monday from the hospital where she is being treated in a Dhaka suburb. She said she (More)
Posted 10:57 PM 5/10/2013 by Associated Press
SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) - Even amid the euphoria over finding a woman alive in the rubble of a garment factory that collapsed more than two weeks ago, rescuers on Saturday returned to the grim task of dismantling the wreckage and retrieving decomposing bodies, knowing there was little chance of (More)
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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)
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)
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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)
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)
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