UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. nuclear chief warned Friday that the threat of nuclear terrorism has not diminished, saying a key risk is that terrorists could detonate a so-called "dirty bomb" to contaminate a major city.
Yukio Amano, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, told
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Iran must stop stalling over its suspected drive to build a nuclear weapon, German foreign minister Guido Westerwelle said Friday at the United Nations General Assembly.
Westerwelle said Iran must open its nuclear program to international inspection.
"Israel's security is
By PETE YOSTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - For security reasons, FBI agents are staying away from the Libyan city where a U.S. ambassador and three other Americans were killed, two law enforcement officials said Friday.
The officials say the bureau is not going to put agents in harm's
By MICHAEL RUBINKAMAssociated Press
LEBANON, Pa. (AP) - A retired Pennsylvania pastor insists both of his wives died accidentally. Prosecutors call him a liar - and a killer.
Already facing trial in the death of his second wife, Arthur Burton "A.B." Schirmer is now charged with killing his
By STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - Mitt Romney says he doesn't believe military action will be necessary to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons.
The Republican presidential nominee says he discussed the issue with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (neh-ten-YAH
By PATRICK WALTERSAssociated Press
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) - Six teenagers were in custody Friday on charges they brutally beat a neighbor on her stoop "just for fun" and then posted cellphone video of the attack on Facebook, authorities said.
Four 16- and 17-year-old girls were charged as adults in
By KARIN LAUBAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Rebels on Friday pressed their broadest assault yet to drive President Bashar Assad's forces out of Syria's largest city, activists said, with fierce fighting erupting in an Aleppo neighborhood that is home to Kurds, an ethnic minority that
By NICHOLAS RICCARDI and P. SOLOMON BANDAAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - The suspect in the Aurora movie shooting case mailed "burnt currency," along with a notebook, to his psychiatrist before the attack. He threatened a professor and was banned from a university campus before withdrawing from
By ABDI GULED and TOM ODULAAssociated Press
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - Kenyan troops invaded al-Shabab's last stronghold in Somalia on Friday, coming ashore in a predawn beach landing at Kismayo that appeared likely to deprive the Islamist insurgents of their last big money-making enterprise
NEW YORK (AP) - Libya's leader says his government has disbanded about 10 militia groups and will continue to take action against Muslim extremists.
President Mohammed el-Megarif said Thursday that the attack on the U.S. Consulate earlier this month that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and