World


Published on November 26, 2014 - Page 2
Ransom big business for IS UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Islamic State group that controls a large swath of Syria and Iraq has received between $35...
Published on November 25, 2014 - Page 2
Defense secretary resigns WASHINGTON (AP) — Under pressure from President Barack Obama, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel submitted his resignation...
Published on November 25, 2014 - Page 5
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) —The U.S. State Department on Monday condemned the decision by Gambia’s president to approve a law imposing life imprisonment for...
Published on November 24, 2014 - Page 2
Newborn found in drain SYDNEY (AP) — A 30-year-old Sydney mother has been charged with the attempted murder of her newborn son who was allegedly...
Published on November 24, 2014 - Page 2
1944: During World War II, U.S. bombers based on Saipan attacked Tokyo in the first raid against the Japanese capital by land-based planes. 1963:...
Published on November 24, 2014 - Page 5
BAINOA, Cuba (AP) — Some people keep guinea pigs or hamsters as pets. But in Cuba, where a larger, more exotic rodent runs wild, Ana Pedraza and her...
Published on November 24, 2014 - Page 12
LONDON (AP) — A new global study says there were nearly 10,000 terrorist attacks in 2013, 44 percent more than the year before. The London-based...
Published on November 23, 2014 - Page 2
1889: The first jukebox made its debut in San Francisco, at the Palais Royale Saloon. (The coin-operated device consisted of four listening tubes...
Published on November 23, 2014 - Page 2
Earthquake rocks Japan TOKYO (AP) — A strong earthquake in the mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics destroyed more...
Published on November 23, 2014 - Page 8
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Officials in a Polish town have opposed a proposition to name a playground after Winnie-the-Pooh due to the bear's unclear...
Published on November 21, 2014 - Page 2
‘Never confuse motion with action.’ Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) American author
Published on November 21, 2014 - Page 2
Five dead on trip to Disney CALHOUN, La. (AP) — Three children and two adults from a Texas family were killed on their way to Disney World when...
Published on November 20, 2014 - Page 2
1962: President John F. Kennedy held a news conference in which he announced the end of the naval quarantine of Cuba imposed during the missile...
Published on November 20, 2014 - Page 2
‘Paddington’ gets ‘PG’ rating LONDON (AP) — British film authorities have managed to find dangerous behavior and sexual innuendo in a film about...
Published on November 19, 2014 - Page 2
Warrants out for Americans BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police issued arrest warrants Tuesday for two Americans who attempted to mail a preserved baby’s head...
Published on November 19, 2014 - Page 8
GENEVA — The latest twist in FIFA’s World Cup bid corruption case has landed on the desk of Switzerland’s attorney general. FIFA filed a “criminal...
Published on November 19, 2014 - Page 11
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The drinks are no longer on the house at Casa Bacardi in Puerto Rico. Foreigners will now have to pay $12 and residents...
Published on November 19, 2014 - Page 11
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel vowed harsh retaliation Tuesday for a Palestinian attack that killed five people and left blood-smeared prayer books and...
Published on November 19, 2014 - Page 11
Blueberry farmers face labor charges SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Department of Labor wants to pursue additional charges against blueberry farmers that it...
Published on November 18, 2014 - Page 2
Police: Boxes held body parts LAS VEGAS (AP) — U.S. investigators are trying to determine whether any laws were broken by two American tourists...

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