BRUSSELS (AP) — Two weeks ago, the European Union's foreign policy chief was at a summit in Lithuania, wooing Ukraine's president with offers of preferential dealings with the world's largest trade bloc. This week, she stood in Kiev's Independence Square with protesters bent on ousting the same man.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's top economic planning agency has "substantial evidence" against chipmaker Qualcomm Inc in an antitrust probe, state media on Thursday quoted a senior official at the price regulator as saying.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The man accused of faking sign-language while standing alongside world leaders like U.S. President Barack Obama at Nelson Mandela's memorial service said Thursday he saw "angels" at the event, has been violent in the past and suffers from schizophrenia.
Thamsanqa Jantjie was widely criticized as a "fake" for his performance at Nelson Mandela's memorial service. He now says he was hearing voices and seeing hallucinations, according to media reports.
George W. Bush has taken up painting since leaving the limelight, and even his former political rivals are impressed with his work. Bush showed off one of his paintings on a recent ride aboard Air Force One to a group that included former First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Show More Summary
Edward Snowden, who has become the public face of an international debate over surveillance, tops the list of Foreign Policy's Global Thinkers for 2013. The former National Security Agency contractor who disclosed he inner workings of the U.S. Show More Summary
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The NewsHour has confirmed that of the two cooling loops on the International Space Station, one has shut down. According to Brandi Dean, NASA spokesperson at the Johnson Space Center, the issue is probably related to a a control valve, but they are currently unsure if this is a tech or software problem. Show More Summary
House Democrats are outraged the package includes "doc fix" but not unemployment benefits extension.
If it seemed like cable news spent more time covering President Barack Obama's handshake with Cuban President Raul Castro and "selfie" with Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt than they did on the substance of Nelson Mandela's memorial service, that's because they did.
The sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela's funeral has said a schizophrenic episode was to blame for accusations that he was an imposter who gesticulated nonsense during the entire service. Thamasanqa Jantjie was branded as aShow More Summary
A low blow: Police in South Africa say retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu's home was robbed while he was away to attend Nelson Mandela's memorial service. A statement from the South African Police Service said the robbery of Tutu's home in Cape Town happened between 7 and 9pm yesterday. The Nobel...
India celebrates its second annual gay pride parade in Bangalore. Creative commons image via flickr sser nickjohnson India's Supreme Court has banned gay sex by reversing a 2009 Delhi High Court order that decriminalized gay sex, the BBC reports. Show More Summary
Three years after the passage of the Dodd-Frank financial regulation bill, regulators have approved the so-called “Volcker Rule,” which will limit banks from certain kinds of investments and relationships with private equity firms and...Show More Summary
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A former New Orleans police officer whose 2010 manslaughter conviction was touted as a milestone in the city's healing after Hurricane Katrina was acquitted Wednesday by a different jury of charges he fatally shot a man without justification during the storm's chaotic aftermath.
The National Security Agency's collection of metadata such as telephone records and cellphone location information has sparked considerable outrage since it was revealed by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden last spring. But it isShow More Summary
Canada-born Yank Barry has become one of the most notable philanthropists in today’s world. He became Yank Barry Bolsters Bulgaria | Syrian Refugees in Need - -
PoliticsNation with Al Sharpton was the highest-rated show in the 25-54 demo across MSNBC's evening schedule Monday with 214K viewers. Sharpton beat fellow MSNBC hosts Chris Matthews, who had 209K viewers and Ed Schultz, who had 170...
Stories about cops gratuitously killing dogs are sadly common, but this is the first parakeet stomping I can recall. According to a federal lawsuit, it all started during a 2012 Labor Day weekend barbecue at the Staten Island home of...Show More Summary