By YURAS KARMANAUAssociated Press
MINSK, Belarus (AP) - Investigators in Belarus on Monday arrested and charged the head of Russia's largest potash producer Uralkali on charges of abusing its power - just weeks after the company pulled out of a trade venture with its neighboring country
MOSCOW (AP) - NSA leaker Edward Snowden spent two days in the Russian Consulate in Hong Kong directly before flying to Moscow on what turned out to be an abortive attempt to reach asylum in Latin America, the respected newspaper Kommersant reported Monday, citing unidentified sources in Snowden
By MICHELLE FAULAssociated Press
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - A young teenager dashed across a runway at a Nigerian airport, hid in the wheel well of a jet and survived a 35-minute domestic flight, the airline and aviation authorities said Sunday.
Passengers and crew had alerted the pilots that a boy was
By KIMBERLY DOZIERAP Intelligence Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - There is "very little doubt" that a chemical weapon was used by Syria against civilians in an incident that killed at least 100 people last week, but the president has not yet decided how to respond, a senior administration official said
LONDON (AP) - Four people have died after a helicopter carrying 18 from an offshore oil platform crashed into the North Sea off Scotland, police said Saturday.
The Eurocopter Super Puma helicopter ditched into the sea about two miles (3 kilometers) from Sumburgh airport in Shetland on Friday night
By BRIAN SKOLOFF and TRACIE CONEAssociated Press
GROVELAND, Calif. (AP) - Fire crews are clearing brush and setting sprinklers to protect two groves of giant sequoias as a massive week-old wildfire rages along the remote northwest edge of Yosemite National Park.
The iconic trees can resist fire,
By ADAM GOLDMAN and KIMBERLY DOZIERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. government's efforts to determine which highly classified materials leaker Edward Snowden took from the National Security Agency have been frustrated by Snowden's sophisticated efforts to cover his digital trail
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) - A chartered bus carrying U.S. Army reservists went off a road north of Charlotte and overturned Friday, injuring at least 28 soldiers, one seriously, authorities said.
The North Carolina Highway Patrol said the bus was carrying 45 soldiers around 3 p.m. when it crashed in
By JOHN MILLERAssociated Press
SUN VALLEY, Idaho (AP) - For rockers Huey Lewis and the News, smoke from the massive Sun Valley, Idaho, wildfire known as "the Beast" had band members who famously worried about the heart of rock and roll worrying about their lungs.
They canceled their show, as did
By ALAN CLENDENNINGAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - One side likens the other to North Korea and promises "hell will freeze over" before it surrenders. Its adversary speaks darkly of "abhorrent" deeds and an "environmental crime."
It sounds like a dangerous blow-up between arch-enemies. But the