WASHINGTON (AP) - Tyco International Ltd. has agreed to pay nearly $27 million to settle U.S. charges that it bribed officials at government-owned companies in more than a dozen countries.
The Switzerland-based manufacturing conglomerate will pay $13.7 million and pleaded guilty to a criminal
By ROBERT BURNSAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two Marine non-commissioned officers will be court-martialed for allegedly urinating on the bodies of Taliban fighters last year in Afghanistan and posing for unofficial photos with casualties, the Marine Corps said Monday.
By The Associated Press
THE TAXMAN CALLS: Portugal's coalition government is preparing new income tax increases as the bailed-out country struggles to meet its debt-reduction targets at a time of deep recession.
BACKTRACKING: Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho said he is ready to scrap an
By SYLVIA HUIAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - A European court ruled Monday that radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri can be extradited to the United States to face terrorism charges, including allegedly trying to set up an al-Qaida training camp in rural Oregon.
The decision ends a long-
By CALVIN WOODWARDAssociated Press
When you vote for Democrat Barack Obama or Republican Mitt Romney in November, you'll be voting for more than a president. You'll be casting a ballot for and against a checklist of policies that touch your life and shape the country you live in.
NEW YORK (AP) - Australia's Prime Minister Julia Gillard, citing ill health, pulled out of a speech Monday to business people in New York ahead of the gathering of world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly.
Australia's mission to the U.N. released a statement, minutes ahead of Gillard'
By AUDREY McAVOYAssociated Press
FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii (AP) - The leader of U.S. Army forces in Asia and the Pacific says his soldiers will be able to conduct more exercises with other nations in the region, as the U.S. withdraws from Afghanistan and the military refocuses its attention.
By HENRY C. JACKSONAssociated Press
MAYVILLE, N.D. (AP) - Off a dirt road a mile-and-a-half from the nearest town, Democratic Senate candidate Heidi Heitkamp is standing in the loft of a barn, giving a campaign pitch heavy on personal appeal: She talks about her independent voice and a work
DENVER (AP) - Jurors in Denver have convicted a former U.S. Marine embassy guard of sexually assaulting a woman at a Denver International Airport concourse in April.
The Denver Post reports (http://bit.ly/QdQ16z ) jurors on Monday found 27-year-old Noel Bertrand, of Portland, Ore., guilty of felony
GENEVA (AP) - The U.N. patent agency says it has been cleared of breaking sanctions against North Korea by sending computers to the regime in Pyongyang.
The Geneva-based World Intellectual Property Organization said Monday that a U.N. panel found it had not violated any of three U.N. Security