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Archived Since:February 16, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Cry for help from Americans detained in North Korea

3 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Three detained Americans seek diplomatic negotiations for their freedom.

Obama notifies Congress of airstrikes in Iraq

4 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has sent official notification to Congress of his order for last week's airstrikes and humanitarian aid drops to help Iraqis threatened by Islamic State militants.

China universities vow ideology clampdown on staff, students

7 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

A wider suppression on free expression in China intensifies.

Protesters clash with Pakistan police, storm TV

11 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Antigovernment protesters briefly force the state TV channel off the air as they clashed with police.

Kiev: Ukraine soldiers in battle with Russian tanks in Lugansk

13 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Ukrainian troops on Monday were battling a Russian tank contingent in the eastern city of Lugansk, Kiev said, accusing Moscow's army units of moving into large cities in the region. "The battle between Ukrainian paratroopers and a reinforced...Show More Summary

Clashes in Islamabad as pressure mounts on PM to resign

15 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Pakistani protesters wielding sticks and throwing stones clashed with police in the center of the capital Islamabad on Monday after weeks of demonstrations demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation turned violent over the weekend. Show More Summary

Beijing faces defiance in Hong Kong on vote reform

16 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong pro-democracy legislators have disrupted a Beijing official's speech as he sought to explain a decision to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub.

Lawmakers: Islamic State group wants to hit US

16 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cities in the United States and Western Europe are being eyed as Islamic State militants' future targets and President Barack Obama needs to take action, two U.S. lawmakers are warning.

Cuba cracks down on goods in travelers' luggage

16 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

HAVANA (AP) — Cubans braced Monday for a clampdown on the flow of car tires, flat-screen televisions, blue jeans and shampoo in the bags of travelers who haul eye-popping amounts of foreign-bought merchandise to an island where consumer goods are frequently shoddy, scarce and expensive.

Judge temporarily blocks law that could close all Louisiana abortion clinics

18 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

(Reuters) - A federal judge on Sunday temporarily blocked a Louisiana law that advocates say would likely have closed of all five abortion clinics in the state. The measure, signed into law by Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal in June and due to take effect Sept. Show More Summary

NY storms end Electric Zoo music festival, halt U.S. Open, delay flights

19 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Severe thunderstorms on Sunday forced an early end to New York's Electric Zoo music festival, delayed flights at area airports and injured two people after a lightning strike near a Bronx beach. Open in Queens, New York, interruptedShow More Summary

What to watch at US Open: Serena seeking quarters

19 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

NEW YORK (AP) — With Maria Sharapova's loss at the U.S. Open, four different women will win Grand Slam titles this year.

Stewart's return to track marred by collision

19 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Tony Stewart's return to the track has been marred by a collision with Kyle Busch that sent the No. 14 car into the wall at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Murray looks to continue success against French

20 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

By Simon Cambers NEW YORK (Reuters) - No one loves beating up on French players quite like Andy Murray. Until losing to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in Toronto last month, Murray had won 18 straight matches against French players. His career record...Show More Summary

Asian shares wobble in early trade, euro sinks

20 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

By Lisa Twaronite TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares balked at the starting gate on Monday, skittish in the face of a deepening Ukraine crisis, while the euro touched a fresh one-year low ahead of this week's European Central Bank meeting. Show More Summary

All five aboard small plane killed in crash at Colorado airport

21 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - All five people aboard a single-engine airplane were killed when it crashed on Sunday in a field adjacent to a runway at a northern Colorado airport, authorities said. Peter Knudson, spokesman forShow More Summary

Official: 5 killed in plane crash north of Denver

21 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

ERIE, Colo. (AP) — A spokesman for the National Transportation Board says all five people aboard a small plane that crashed near an airport north of Denver have died.

Giants power past Brewers 15-5 for 3-game sweep

21 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pablo Sandoval hit a two-run homer among his three RBIs and finished a double shy of the cycle, powering the San Francisco Giants past the Milwaukee Brewers 15-5 on Sunday to match a season high with their sixth straight win.

Ferrer out in first big upset among men at US Open

21 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

NEW YORK (AP) — Gilles Simon felt cheated by the weatherman.

Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights

21 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

NEW YORK (AP) — Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men were struck by lightning.

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