By HEIDI VOGT and MIRWAIS KHANAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Afghan police killed four American soldiers coming to their aid after a checkpoint attack Sunday, the third assault by government forces or insurgents disguised in military uniforms in as many days.
The escalating violence
By JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama paid tribute to the Americans killed in Libya and denounced the violence and anti-U.S. mob protests apparently sparked by an anti-Muslim video made in the United States.
Among the four killed was Chris Stevens, the first U
By AYA BATRAWY and LEE KEATHAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Al-Qaida's most active branch in the Middle East called for more attacks on U.S. embassies Saturday to "set the fires blazing," seeking to co-opt outrage over an anti-Muslim film even as the wave of protests that swept 20 countries
By The Associated Press
Anti-American protests have erupted in the Middle East over a crudely made film mocking the prophet Muhammad, resulting in violent embassy protests around the Middle East, fallout in the U.S. presidential campaign and heightened security at U.S. facilities abroad.
By KATIE ZEZIMAAssociated Press
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Employees at a New Jersey supermarket hid in storage spaces, snuck out through back exits and ran through parking lots as they begged 911 dispatchers to hurry and send help when a co-worker started shooting at them.
"I don't want to die,
By MAGGIE MICHAEL and SARAH EL DEEBAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Protesters angered over a film that ridiculed Islam's Prophet Muhammad fired gunshots and burned down the U.S. consulate in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, killing one American diplomat, witnesses and the State Department
By ROBERT BARRAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - A former top Barclays executive admitted ordering staff to submit false interest rates during the credit crisis in 2008 because he believed his action had been sanctioned by the Bank of England.
Jerry del Missier told the House of Commons Treasury
By FRANK BAJAK and FRANKLIN BRICENOAssociated Press
LIMA, Peru (AP) - Sixteen-year-old Cesar Medina was returning home from an Internet cafe, his mother says, and got caught up in a crowd of demonstrators when police and soldiers opened fire. A bullet tore into his head, killing him instantly.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An officer has been injured as police in riot gear broke up a crowd of about 200 protesters who filled Los Angeles streets during downtown's monthly Art Walk,
LAPD spokeswoman Karen Rayner says there have been several arrests, and at least one officer injured, but had no
By CIARAN GILES and DANIEL WOOLLS
MADRID (AP) - Spain's government imposed more austerity measures on the beleaguered country Wednesday as it unveiled sales tax hikes and spending cuts aimed at shaving €65 billion ($79.85 billion) off the state budget over the next two and a half years.