Pat Hall had one request from volunteers scouring the rubble of her ripped apart home in a rural corner of Oklahoma City: find the necklace that her son, who died quickly from cancer, gave her before his death. She got her wish. Brian Foster, an Air Force Master Sgt. volunteerin …
France said on Thursday it hoped an initiative could be agreed by the end of June to put the armed wing of Hezbollah on the EU's list of terrorist organizations on grounds the group is importing Syria's war into Lebanon.Paris has traditionally been cautious about backing steps to sanction Hezbollah, fearing it could destabilize Lebanon and put U.N. Show More Summary
Syria’s outgoing opposition chief published an initiative for his war-torn country on Thursday that would grant President Bashar al-Assad a safe exit, and urged dissident factions to adopt his plan. Ahmed Moaz al-Khatib published his initiative on Facebook, as the main National Coalition he headed until March gathered in Istanbul to choose a new leader [...]
(Reuters) - Sales of new single-family homes rose 2.3 percent in April, and prices climbed to record high levels, offering strong proof the sector's rebound trend is intact.
(PESHAWAR, Pakistan) — An American citizen killed in a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan in 2011 was arrested by Pakistani authorities three years earlier but escaped after being released on bail, officials said Thursday. The Obama administration revealed Wednesday that Jude Kenan Mohammad died in a U.S. Show More Summary
A nine-year-old girl killed by the Oklahoma tornado will be laid to rest Thursday with her family taking comfort in the belief that she was with her best friend when she died. Antonia Candelaria is one of seven children who perished at the Plaza Towers elementary school …
"It's terribly important that we see the horrors of war, because hen we know what's happening in our names," says Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney. "If that stuff is kept secret, then we're on our way to tyranny." Reason...Show More Summary
North Korea is willing to take China's advice and enter into talks, Chinese state television cited an envoy of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as saying, following weeks of tension on the Korean peninsula after the North's latest nuclear...Show More Summary
We have been discussing the use of fees for every possible thing on airlines to generate billions for airlines while eliminating every possible comfort for passengers. Now the ranking of most popular and least popular airlines has been released. I was most struck by the reaction of Spirit CEO Ben Baldanza in learning that his […]
Tamerlan Tsarnaev landed on America's terrorist watch list in 2011. Tamerlan's younger brother, Dzhokhar, now charged in the Boston Marathon bombing case, seems not to have made the list. Ultimately, Tamerlan's inclusion on the watch list did not lead investigators to detect the …
Los Angeles, CA – LAPD officer Miguel Schiappapietra, with six years on the force, has been charged with allegedly luring two girls under the age of 10 into his home and committing lewd acts with them. Not a lot of details on this story,...Show More Summary
A California man is being hunted by police in the Czech Republic investigating the killing of four members of the same family.Detectives in the eastern European nation's second-largest city of Brno named their suspect as 20-year-oldShow More Summary
A news report on Spanish television showing parents how to ensure their children do not dress provocatively has unleashed protests on the web. Ever since the Rajoy government changed the top brass of the public broadcaster, there has been no shortage of denunciations about lack of independence and journalistic rigour.
SAN FRANCISCO/DUBLIN (Reuters) - Apple has operated almost tax-free in Ireland since 1980, welcomed by a government keen to bring jobs to what was then one of Europe's poorest country, former company executives and Irish officials have said.
If you believe that the Pope has a direct connection to God, and that his words are therefore the absolute truth, then you no longer have to be Catholic to be saved -- or Christian, or anything. During his homily at Wednesday Mass in...Show More Summary
By Tim Radford, Climate News Network Establishing what temperatures suit different species of fish has enabled scientists to find elusive evidence of what climate change is doing to oceans.