Posted 3:01 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, police said Monday. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said Monday that Chiheb Esseghaier and Raed Jaser, who live in Montreal and Toronto areas, were conspiring to (More)
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Posted 8:05 AM 4/22/2013
NEW DELHI - There's a second arrest in the latest high-profile sex crimes case in India.Police say a 19-year-old garment factory worker has been arrested in the eastern state of Bihar, in the rape of a 5-year-old girl. Police say she was left for dead in a locked room.They (More)
Posted 11:03 PM 4/20/2013
YA'AN, China - Rescuers and relief teams struggled to rush supplies into the rural hills of China's Sichuan province Sunday after an earthquake left at least 179 people dead and more than 6,700 injured and prompted frightened survivors to spend a night in cars, tents and makeshift (More)
Posted 8:23 AM 4/18/2013
DUBLIN - Authorities say a masked gang has stolen four stuffed rhinoceros heads containing eight valuable horns from the warehouse of Ireland's National Museum.Police say three men raided the storeroom in Swords, north of Dublin, on Wednesday night and tied up the lone security guard. (More)
Posted 8:11 AM 4/18/2013
BEIJING - Almost three weeks after China reported finding a new strain of bird flu in humans, experts are still stumped by how people are becoming infected when many appear to have had no recent contact with live fowl and the virus isn't supposed to pass from person to person.The (More)
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Posted 8:11 AM 4/17/2013
MONTERREY, Mexico - At least seven bodies have been found in clandestine graves in the northern state of Nuevo Leon, where two drug cartels have been fighting a turf war for more than three years, authorities said Tuesday.An official with Nuevo Leon state police investigators said a (More)
Posted 3:55 PM 4/16/2013 by Associated Press
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) - High court judges disqualified former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf on Tuesday from running in the parliamentary election, likely ending any hope of a political comeback. The ruling was the latest blow for Musharraf, who has faced paltry public (More)
Posted 8:04 AM 4/16/2013
LONDON - Rocker Ozzy Osbourne has denied rumors of a split from his wife Sharon and apologized to his family for returning to drink and drugs.The former Black Sabbath singer says he was in a "dark place" but has been sober for 44 days.In a message posted Tuesday on his (More)
Posted 11:54 AM 4/15/2013 by Associated Press
BAGHDAD (AP) - Insurgents in Iraq deployed a series of car bombs as part of highly coordinated attacks that cut across a wide swath of the country Monday, killing at least 55 on the deadliest day in nearly a month. The assault bore the hallmarks of a resurgent al-Qaida in Iraq and (More)
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Posted 8:08 AM 4/15/2013
GROSSETO, Italy - An Italian court opened a hearing Monday into whether to hand down indictments against the captain and some crew of the Costa Concordia cruise ship for the 2012 grounding off Tuscany that killed 32 people.Prosecutors want Capt. Francesco Schettino to stand trial for (More)
Posted 8:05 AM 4/15/2013
JOHANNESBURG - South African officials say an elephant has overturned a vehicle carrying two tourists, injuring one of them.A statement from Kruger National Park says the tourists are of "Chinese origin."The statement says an elephant in the park attacked the vehicle on a (More)
Posted 2:39 PM 4/14/2013
As the world waits and watches for an expected North Korean ballistic missile test, the U.S. and its allies are prepared to respond. U.S. officials are conceding that North Korea may be increasing its nuclear capabilities, but they don't expect a nuclear strike. They suggest that other military (More)
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