By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - If you run your finger over one of the joints where plastic and metal meet on the rim of the iPhone 5, you feel just the slightest hint of the seam. The materials have been machined to blend into one another with astonishing, jewel-like
By SEBASTIAN ABBOTAssociated Press
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistan's "Day of Love for the Prophet" turned into a deadly day of gunfire, tear gas and arson.
Thousands angered by an anti-Muslim film ignored pleas for peaceful rallies and rampaged in several Pakistani cities Friday in battles with
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Dubai's government-backed port operator DP World says it has sold off stakes in port businesses in Belgium and Yemen.
The company said Thursday it sold its 60 percent stake in Belgium's DP World Breakbulk NV and AProjects NV to a buyer named Orienta NV. It
By CLARKE CANFIELDAssociated Press
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The U.S. seafood catch reached a 17-year high last year, with all fishing regions of the country showing increases in both the volume and value of their harvests.
Commercial fishermen last year caught 10.1 billion pounds of fish and
By GREG KELLER and LORI HINNANTAssociated Press
PARIS (AP) - A French magazine published vulgar caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad on Wednesday, brandishing its right to free speech amid global tensions over a movie insulting to Islam.
In response, the French government ordered embassies and
By MARK THIESSENAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - This is the day Alaskans crow about to their brethren in the Lower 48, trying to make them jealous that the government gives them money to just live here.
Alaskans got word Tuesday that this year's Permanent Fund Dividend will be $
NEW YORK (AP) - Authorities say two commercial passenger jets have been searched at John F. Kennedy International Airport because of an anonymous phone call claiming explosives were on them. They say no explosives have been found.
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey spokesman Ron Marsico says
By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - Ahmed Ressam, an Algerian terrorist arrested on the eve of the new millennium in a rental car packed with explosives, has been sentenced twice before by a federal judge.
Each time, U.S. District Judge John C. Coughenour ordered him to serve 22-year
By MARCY GORDONAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - A former executive of the retailer that owns the CompUSA and Circuit City brands will be barred from serving as an officer or director of any public company to settle civil charges of improperly receiving payments from vendors that he failed
By DAVID CRARYAP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - They are images Americans had never seen before. Jubilant young men and women in military uniforms marching beneath a rainbow flag in a gay-pride parade. Soldiers and sailors returning from deployment and, in time-honored tradition, embracing