World


Published on April 18, 2014 - Page 2
‘I’ll tell you a secret. We live in a mad and inspiring world.’ Ben Hecht (1894-1964) American screenwriter, director, novelist
Published on April 17, 2014 - Page 2
1961: Some 1,500 CIA-trained Cuban exiles launched the disastrous Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba in an attempt to topple Fidel Castro, whose forces...
Published on April 17, 2014 - Page 2
Fire truck plows into eatery MONTEREY PARK, Calif. (AP) — Two fire trucks answering a call collided at an intersection in a Los Angeles suburb...
Published on April 17, 2014 - Page 11
PRETORIA, South Africa — Oscar Pistorius’ lawyers tried to roll back the prosecution’s momentum at his murder trial Wednesday following the star...
Published on April 17, 2014 - Page 13
MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — Fears rose for the fate of 289 passengers still missing more than 24 hours after their ferry flipped onto its side and...
Published on April 16, 2014 - Page 2
Cop’s son held in stabbings CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — A University of Calgary university student was charged in the fatal stabbing of five people at a...
Published on April 16, 2014 - Page 9
PRETORIA, South Africa — For five days, Oscar Pistorius endured a withering cross-examination at his murder trial from a prosecutor who pounced on...
Published on April 15, 2014 - Page 2
Teens’ DNA taken in probe PARIS (AP) — French investigators began taking DNA samples Monday from 527 male students and staff at a high school as...
Published on April 15, 2014 - Page 4
VALPARAISO, Chile (AP) — Helicopters and airplanes dumped water on wildfires and the smoldering wreckage of hilltop neighborhoods around Valparaiso...
Published on April 14, 2014 - Page 2
1828: The first edition of Noah Webster’s “American Dictionary of the English Language” was published. 1865: President Abraham Lincoln was shot and...
Published on April 14, 2014 - Page 2
Seven dead babies found PLEASANT GROVE, Utah (AP) — A Utah woman accused of killing seven babies she gave birth to over 10 years was arrested Sunday...
Published on April 13, 2014 - Page 2
1943: President Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicated the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C., on the 200th anniversary of the third American president’...
Published on April 13, 2014 - Page 2
Gas attack alleged in Syria BEIRUT (AP) — Both sides in Syria’s bloody civil war said Saturday that a rural village fell victim to a poison gas...
Published on April 11, 2014 - Page 2
Sorority accused of abuse STORRS, Conn. (AP) — University of Connecticut suspended a sorority whose members allegedly forced men to drink booze, eat...
Published on April 11, 2014 - Page 2
‘I’d rather be strongly wrong than weakly right.’ Tallulah Bankhead (1903-1968) American actress
Published on April 11, 2014 - Page 2
1945: During World War II, American soldiers liberated the notorious Nazi concentration camp Buchenwald in Germany. 1970: Apollo 13 blasted off on...
Published on April 11, 2014 - Page 17
PRETORIA, South Africa — The chief prosecutor laughed scornfully at an answer from Oscar Pistorius during the Olympic athlete’s murder trial Thursday...
Published on April 10, 2014 - Page 2
Cops: Man stabbed bosses TORONTO (AP) — An employee of a human resources company stabbed his superiors while being fired at a Toronto office...
Published on April 9, 2014 - Page 2
1865: Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered his army to Union Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House in Virginia. 1913: The first game...
Published on April 9, 2014 - Page 2
Chinese miners trapped BEIJING (AP) — Rescuers struggled Tuesday to pump water from a coal mine where 22 miners have been trapped for more than a...

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