LONDON (AP) - The French and German governments must reduce their stakes in defense company EADS NV for the U.K. to allow a proposed merger with BAE Systems PLC to go ahead, Britain's defense secretary warned Sunday.
Philip Hammond said Britain would veto the mega-merger of the aeronautics and
WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans in Islamabad, Pakistan are being warned to stay away from government buildings and several major hotels in the city because of the threat of terrorism.
The U.S. Embassy in Islamabad on Sunday cited a general threat alert from the Ministry Interior of the government of
By MEHMET GUZEL and ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) - Turkey and Syria fired artillery and mortars across their volatile border for a fifth consecutive day on Sunday, in one of the most serious and prolonged flare-ups of violence along the frontier.
The exchange of fire stoked
By PAUL NEWBERRYAP Sports Writer
ATLANTA (AP) - The NFL replacement refs are not there to kick around anymore.
Not to worry.
A familiar target has emerged.
Instead of guys wearing stripes, it's the men in blue.
Major League Baseball found itself embroiled in another postseason maelstrom
By ALICIA CHANGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Calories. Nutrients. Serving size. How about "produced with genetic engineering?"
California voters will soon decide whether to require certain raw and processed foods to carry such a label.
In a closely watched test of consumers' appetite
By MARTHA WAGGONERAssociated Press
WILSON, N.C. (AP) - For seven years, Anita McNeil has tried to move on from what she calls "the incident" - that day in December 2005 when her husband shot and killed a man who threatened him outside their home in Georgia.
John McNeil was jailed and eventually
By MIKE STOBBEAP Medical Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - As the tally from a deadly meningitis outbreak rose Friday, health officials identified the medical clinics across the country that received steroid shots for back pain now linked to the illnesses.
Authorities took the step to help identify
By The Associated Press
BAD MEDICINE: The Food and Drug Administration has ordered operators of about 4,100 websites to immediately stop selling unapproved medications to U.S. consumers.
FDA SHOT: Three companies that operate most of the sites have been sent warning letters ordering them to
By The Associated Press
US unemployment falls to 7.8 percent, a 44-month low
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 7.8 percent last month, dropping below 8 percent for the first time in nearly four years and giving President Barack Obama a potential boost with the election a
By LINDSEY TANNERAP Medical Writer
CHICAGO (AP) - Millions of people get steroid shots in their backs to relieve pain. Now they are probably wondering if it's safe.
In 23 states, hundreds, possibly thousands, of back-pain patients are being warned to watch for symptoms of meningitis because