By BETSY BLANEYAssociated Press
MIDLAND, Texas (AP) - The driver of a parade float filled with wounded veterans and their spouses that was struck by a freight train in West Texas is an Army veteran himself who is "in shock" over the accident that killed four people, an attorney said Tuesday.
By Kate Stanhope,
It looks like the holidays may not be quite so merry for Lindsay Lohan.
The actress, whose new TV movie Liz & Dick premieres Sunday on Lifetime, is going to have her probation revoked for allegedly lying to police, TMZ reports.
By ROBERT BARRAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - A rogue trader who lost $2.2 billion in bad deals at Swiss bank UBS was sentenced to 7 years in prison Tuesday after being convicted in what prosecutors called the biggest fraud case in U.K. banking history.
Ghanaian-born Kweku Adoboli, 32, exceeded
By MAGGIE MICHAELAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Egyptian authorities arrested more than 300 children during protests in Cairo over the past year, beating and torturing some and trying many as adults, a leading international rights group said Tuesday.
Human Rights Watch said in a report that the
By MIKE CORDERAssociated Press
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Dope-selling coffee shops in Amsterdam won't be shutting their doors to foreign visitors any time soon, a huge relief to the hundreds of thousands of tourists who enjoy a toke or two in the Dutch capital alongside their excursions
By DARKO BANDICAssociated Press
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) - Former Croatian Prime Minister Ivo Sanader was sentenced to 10 years in prison for bribery on Tuesday, after a trial that was closely monitored by the country's future partners in the European Union.
Sanader, 59, who served as prime
By JOHN MILLER and REBECCA BOONEAssociated Press
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A 22-year-old man who police say killed a monkey after breaking into the Boise zoo has encountered run-ins with the law in the last three years that include a pair of drug arrests and a conviction for driving drunk.
By CHARLES WILSONAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The house explosion that killed two people and destroyed several homes in an Indianapolis neighborhood is now being investigated as a homicide, authorities said, though no suspects have been named.
Indianapolis Homeland Security Director
By CHUCK MURRAssociated Press
AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Three men were sentenced Tuesday to years in prison after admitting to taking part in an unsuccessful plot to bomb a highway bridge in Ohio with what turned out to be a dud device provided by a government informant.
The father of one of the
By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Three California men excited at the prospect of training in Afghanistan to become terrorists prepared, authorities say, by simulating combat with paintball rifles, wiping their Facebook profiles of any Islamic references and concocting cover