Thursday, December 23, 2010

South Korea holds massive new drills

The firing drills set for later in the day near the Koreas' heavily armed land border signaled that South Korea is willing to risk further escalating tensions with North Korea..

Friday, November 5, 2010

Damn! Obama and his 30-something Warships go to India

Sources said 13 heavy-lift aircraft with high-tech equipment, three helicopters and 500 US security personnel have arrived in India ahead of Obama's visit...

Friday, October 1, 2010

Americans tread water in gulf between rich, poor

A Wall Street adviser leaves early for work to avoid panhandlers at his suburban train station. In coal country, a suddenly homeless man watches from a bench as wealthy women...

Calif. governor's race upended by immigrant maid

Meg Whitman's campaign for governor was thrown into turmoil Thursday as the Republican sought to fend off new evidence that she knowingly had an illegal immigrant housekeeper....

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Monday, September 27, 2010

Small-town mayor stoned to death in western Mexico

A small-town mayor and an aide were found stoned to death Monday in a drug-plagued western state, the fifth city leader to be slain in Mexico since mid-August...

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Bugs in baby formula? Parents worried about recall

Worried parents have bombarded the maker of Similac with phone calls and peppered Facebook and Twitter pages over fears....

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Toyota settles suit over high-profile Calif. crash

Toyota Motor Corp. has settled a lawsuit brought by relatives of four family members killed in a high-speed crash near San Diego that galvanized attention around safety flaws....

Friday, September 17, 2010

Expiring tax cuts hit taxpayers at every level

Here's some pressure for lawmakers: If they don't reach agreement on extending soon-to-expire Bush-era tax cuts, nearly all their constituents back home will get big tax increases...

Thursday, September 16, 2010

New drug-resistant superbugs found in 3 states

An infectious-disease nightmare is unfolding: Bacteria that have been made resistant to nearly all antibiotics by an alarming new gene have sickened people......

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Thousands of Afghans stage anti-U.S. protest in Kabul

Police fired into the air to disperse thousands of anti-American protesters in Afghanistan's capital Wednesday, witnesses and police said, with one person killed...

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Aging gas pipe at risk of explosion nationwide

An ominous theme has emerged from the wreckage of a deadly pipeline explosion in California: There are thousands of pipes just like it nationwide....

Monday, September 13, 2010

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Report: Saudi diplomats seeks asylum in US

A Saudi diplomat in Los Angeles reportedly has asked for political asylum in the United States, claiming his life is in danger if he is returned to Saudi Arabia...

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Thursday, September 9, 2010

LA police chief booed at community meeting

Police Chief Charlie Beck was greeted by boos, whistles and chants of "justicia" by an angry Spanish-speaking crowd at a community meeting...

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Japan confirms its first case of new superbug gene

Japan has confirmed the nation's first case of a new gene in bacteria that allows the microorganisms to become drug-resistant superbugs...

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Kia's top executive resigns after recalls

The top executive at Kia Motors has resigned after the company recalled more than 100,000 vehicles worldwide over defective wiring..

Monday, September 6, 2010

Army: Ex-soldier takes 3 hospital workers hostage

A former Army soldier demanding behavioral treatment at a Georgia military hospital took three workers hostage at gunpoint Monday before authorities persuaded the gunman...

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Muslims Protest Plans to Burn Quran

Thousands of Indonesian Muslims are rallying outside the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta to denounce a Florida church's plan to burn copies of the Quran...

Saturday, September 4, 2010

Asylum seekers tortured upon return

Three asylum seekers forcibly removed to Sri Lanka in 2009 are believed to have been tortured and jailed following....

Friday, September 3, 2010

Hurricane Earl weakens as it nears US

Hurricane Earl weakened today to a Category Two storm as it approached the US east coast but continued to wreck havoc....

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

US grapples with bedbugs, misuse of pesticides

A resurgence of bedbugs across the U.S. has homeowners and apartment dwellers taking desperate measures to eradicate the tenacious bloodsuckers...

Monday, August 30, 2010

Leader of orthodox Israeli party calls for death of Abbas

Leader of orthodox Israeli party calls for death of Abbas: THE SPIRITUAL leader of Shas, an ultra-Orthodox party in Israel's governing coalition, has called on the Lord to "strike down" Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas....

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Pakistan recovery 'to take years'

Pakistan will need at least three years to recover from the devastating floods that have swept across the country for more than three weeks..

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Pakistan to seek IMF help for flood-battered economy

Pakistan braced for more flooding in the south as officials were due to hold talks in Washington on Monday with the International Monetary Fund...

Monday, August 23, 2010

Wikileaks Keeps Funding Secret

Some governments and corporations angered by the site's publications have already sued WikiLeaks or blocked access to it...

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

How FHA Change Could Hit Home Buyers

"We're reading about FHA loans, but we're finding it very difficult [for buyers to get them,]". "It's been a very trying time, and disappointing."

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Obama's Mosque Remarks Reverberate

The U.S. President was hit by a furious backlash from victims of the September 11 terrorist attacks after he backed the highly controversial plans....

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Friday, August 6, 2010

BP Completes Cementing Macondo Oil Well From Top

BP Plc completed a cement plug at the top of its Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico, sealing off the source of millions of gallons...

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

BP begins 'static kill' of oil well

Oil giant BP has said the so-called "static kill" operation to inject drilling mud and cement into the blown-out oil well

Monday, August 2, 2010