SPOKANE, Wash. - A subcontracted licensing shop owned by Al and Michelle
Paulsen has been shut down. The county repossessed a truckload full of
computers, ledgers and documents from the shop, located at 5202 N.
County Auditor Vicky Dalton says there have been
By BASSEM MROUE and JAMAL HALABYAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - A Syrian fighter pilot on a training mission flew his MiG-21 warplane to neighboring Jordan, where he was given asylum Thursday in a defection from the fiercely loyal air force that signals some of the most ironclad
By SYLVIA HUIAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - A Russian-operated ship said to be carrying military helicopters to Syria appears to have turned back after its British insurer removed coverage for the vessel, U.K. officials said Tuesday.
By MEERA SELVAAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - A British company said Tuesday it had cancelled insurance for a Russian-operated ship it said was carrying munitions to Syria - a shipment the British government says included refurbished military helicopters.
By KEVIN McGILLAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Two sites where levees breached during Hurricane Katrina and led to catastrophic flooding in New Orleans will not be listed on the National Register of Historic Places alongside notable landmarks such as Civil War battlefields
By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council urged Libyan authorities on Friday to take action to immediately release four International Criminal Court staffers detained in Libya where they went to visit the imprisoned son of deposed
By JILL LAWLESS and MEERA SELVA
LONDON (AP) - British lawmakers granted a reprieve Wednesday to the embattled culture minister, ruling that he should not be investigated over allegations that he favored the bid by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. to take control of a satellite
By KAY JOHNSON and SINAN SALAHEDDINAssociated Press
BAGHDAD (AP) - Car bombs ripped through Shiite and Kurdish targets in Baghdad and other cities Wednesday, killing at least 66 people, wounding more than 200 and feeding growing doubts that Iraq will emerge as a stable democracy
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Business Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A major payment processer suspects the fallout from a recent security breach may be worse than it initially believed.
Global Payments Inc. raised the red flag Tuesday, more than two months after it first