Posted 1:18 PM 4/9/2013 by Associated Press
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - There's been no sense of panic today in North Korea's capital, despite the warning from the government there that it's on the verge of a nuclear war with South Korea. The North today urged foreign companies and tourists in South Korea to leave. The (More)
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Posted 11:54 AM 4/9/2013 by Associated Press
VELIKA IVANCA, Serbia (AP) - He went from house to house in the village at dawn, cold-bloodedly gunning down his mother, his son, a 2-year-old cousin and 10 other neighbors. Terrified residents said if a police patrol car hadn't shown up, they all would have been dead. Police said (More)
Posted 8:05 AM 4/9/2013
JUBA, South Sudan - South Sudan's military spokesman says that five Indian United Nations peacekeepers were killed when suspected rebels ambushed a U.N. convoy in a remote, violent state.Col. Philip Aguer said five others were also killed in the attack, but a U.N. official who (More)
Posted 11:54 AM 4/8/2013 by Associated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - Among the crowds marking Israel's annual Holocaust remembrance day at the Yad Vashem memorial Monday was a retired American Air Force colonel from San Francisco who came to honor a family he never knew. Bertrand Huchberger was too young to remember his parents, who (More)
Posted 10:42 AM 4/8/2013 by Associated Press
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - A suicide bomber detonated a car packed with explosives on Monday in a busy residential and financial district of central Damascus, killing at least 15 people, setting cars and buildings on fire and sending plumes of black smoke over the capital, Syrian state-run (More)
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Posted 10:20 AM 4/8/2013 by Associated Press
LONDON (AP) - Love her or loathe her, one thing's beyond dispute: Margaret Thatcher transformed Britain. The Iron Lady, who ruled for 11 remarkable years, imposed her will on a fractious, rundown nation - breaking the unions, triumphing in a far-off war, and selling off state (More)
Posted 7:41 AM 4/8/2013
CHICAGO - The family of an American diplomat who was among those killed in a terrorist attack in southern Afghanistan has taken solace in knowing she died doing what she loved.Anne Smedinghoff, who was killed Saturday, was the first American diplomat to die on the job since last (More)
Posted 2:52 PM 4/7/2013
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A fierce battle between U.S.-backed Afghan forces and Taliban militants in a remote corner of eastern Afghanistan left nearly 20 people dead, including 11 Afghan children killed in an airstrike and an American civilian adviser, officials said Sunday.The (More)
Posted 9:44 PM 4/6/2013
WASHINGTON (AP) - Amid mounting tensions with North Korea, the Pentagon has delayed an intercontinental ballistic missile test that had been planned for next week at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, a senior defense official told The Associated Press on Saturday.The official (More)
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Posted 1:39 PM 4/5/2013 by Associated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - North Korea has warned diplomats in Pyongyang that it can't guarantee the safety of embassies in the event of a conflict and suggested they may want to evacuate their staff, Russia's top diplomat said Friday. Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is demanding an explanation (More)
Posted 1:35 PM 4/5/2013 by Associated Press
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - A new report on American aid to Haiti in the wake of that country's devastating earthquake finds most of the money went to U.S.-based operations. The Center for Economic and Policy Research analyzed the $1.15 billion pledged after the January 2010 quake. (More)
Posted 7:59 AM 4/5/2013
HAGATNA, Guam - C.J. Urquico has lived on Guam for 19 years so he's used to a military backdrop to everyday life. Navy ships visit, Air Force jets fly overhead and war games are played off the Pacific island's shores.There soon will be another military element in this U.S. territory - (More)
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