By SINAN SALAHEDDINAssociated Press
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq's top diplomat on Thursday said he had "solid information" that al-Qaida militants were crossing from Iraq to Syria to carry out attacks, warning of a violent spillover that could shake the Middle East
LONDON (AP) - Two former members of the National Health Service were arrested Thursday by officers investigating corrupt links between police and journalists exposed by Britain's phone hacking scandal, Scotland Yard said.
It said a 46-year-old man and a 42-
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) - A Taiwanese judge has used a Google map showing an unleashed dog to hold a man responsible for his neighbor's bicycle accident.
A defendant surnamed Lee denied being the dog's owner and causing injury through negligence
By MICHAEL WEISSENSTEINAssociated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico's next president has boldly promised to halve the number of kidnappings and murders during his six-year term by moving law enforcement away from showy drug busts and focusing on protecting ordinary citizens
By MATIULLAH ACHAKZAI and MUNIR AHMEDAssociated Press
CHAMAN, Pakistan (AP) - Trucks carrying NATO supplies rolled into Afghanistan for the first time in more than seven months Thursday, ending a painful chapter in U.S.-Pakistan relations that saw the border closed until
By FRANK ELTMANAssociated Press
OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (AP) - A yacht that capsized with 27 friends and family aboard on an outing to watch Fourth of July fireworks was severely overcrowded and doomed to tip over, safety experts said Thursday as the skipper blamed the tragedy on a
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) - An Iowa police chief says authorities have recovered the bodies of three young children who apparently drowned in a river during a Fourth of July outing with family and friends.
Marshalltown Police Chief Mike Tupper says the two girls,
NORTHBROOK, Ill. (AP) - A Union Pacific spokesman says a freight train has derailed and a bridge over a stretch of road has collapsed in the northern Chicago suburbs.
Mark Davis says 31 cars of a 138-car freight train derailed about 1:45 p.m. Wednesday. He says
SPOKANE, Wash. - On Wednesday morning around 7:40 a motorist traveling in the area of Government Way and Milton near the Fish Lake Trail head was flagged down by a man on the side of the road who had been badly beaten.
Spokane Police tell KHQ the victim was camping in the area near the trail
By SARAH PARNASSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - One word could describe visitors to the Capitol Fourth Concert Wednesday night: sweaty.
Despite high temperatures and the threat of thunderstorms, thousands of visitors from across the continent took part in