By JENNY BARCHFIELD and JULIANA BARBASSAAssociated Press
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Google Inc.'s head of operations in Brazil was detained by the country's federal police Wednesday after the company failed to heed a judge's order to take down YouTube videos that the court ruled violate
By MAX SEDDONAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - A Russian tycoon who has financed a newspaper critical of the Kremlin and supported the opposition has been charged with hooliganism and assault for punching a businessman during a television talk show. He dismissed the criminal case as politically
By BOB THOMAS and JIM SALTERAssociated Press
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) - For the older - OK, squarer - side of the generation gap, Andy Williams was part of the soundtrack of the 1960s and '70s, with easy-listening hits like "Moon River," the "Love Story" theme and "The Most Wonderful Time of the
By GARANCE BURKEAssociated Press
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Democratic Rep. Pete Stark, the longest-serving member of California's largest-in-the-nation congressional delegation, offered a taste of his trademark invective.
"It's a question of choosing experience, or a novice who likes to
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Embattled GOP Congressman Todd Akin has made good on his promise to stay in Missouri's U.S. Senate race despite calls by top Republicans to quit following his comments about rape.
The final deadline for candidates to remove their names from the Missouri ballot passed
By GREGORY KATZAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Britons got a rare glimpse of Queen Elizabeth II's personal views Tuesday when a prominent BBC reporter told a live radio audience about a conversation he had with the queen in which she apparently described telling a minister of her concern
By BRADLEY BROOKSAssociated Press
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - A Brazilian judge ordered the arrest of the head of Google's operations in Brazil for failure to remove YouTube videos that attacked a mayoral candidate, which runs counter to the South American nation's strict pre-vote electoral
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korean rapper PSY finds his success with "Gangnam Style" so unreal that he wonders if he's being tricked into believing it - like Jim Carrey in "The Truman Show."
PSY said Tuesday in a press conference in Seoul that he cried in disbelief when his song entered the
By FABIOLA SANCHEZAssociated Press
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - President Hugo Chavez held a 10-point lead over rival Henrique Capriles in one of the final polls ahead of Venezuela's Oct. 7 election, but the survey released Tuesday showed the challenger narrowing the gap.
The poll by
By ALAN CLENDENNINGAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - Spain's government was hit hard by the country's financial crisis on multiple fronts Tuesday as protestors enraged with austerity cutbacks and tax hikes clashed with police near Parliament, a separatist-minded region set elections seen