Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
Widow of bombing suspect hires criminal lawyer The widow of dead Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has hired a criminal lawyer with experience defending terrorism cases as she continues to face questions from federal authorities. More
Marines being sent to Philippines to assist in relief efforts As well as the massive numbers feared dead in Tacloban ... has forced President Benigno Aquino to deploy police and army troops to the area to restore calm. Efforts by aid agencies to deliver food and water have been hampered by plagues of ... 11/10/2013 - 7:57 am | View Link
Murdoch editors must have known of phone hacking, court hears Among alleged targets identified were model Kate Moss; Frederick Windsor, the son of Queen Elizabeth's cousin; Beatle Paul McCartney; and Louise Woodward, a British au-pair jailed by a U.S. court ... are accused of conspiring to hack phones and make ... 10/30/2013 - 7:47 am | View Link
UN appeals for nearly $50m for Philippines quake victims The United Nations has appealed for $46.8 million in international aid for the hundreds of thousands now living in tents after a big earthquake in the disaster-prone Philippines. A 7.1-magnitude quake last week flattened homes, schools, clinics and other ... 10/25/2013 - 12:00 pm | View Link
Passenger ferry and cargo ship crash in Philippines leave more than a dozen dead The incident occurred on the Mactan Channel at Talisay City, Cebu province...Thomas Aquinas -- was coming from nearby Butuan province and the cargo ship -- the Sulpicio -- was leaving Cebu for the province of Davao in Mindanao...There were about 692... A ... 08/16/2013 - 7:50 am | View Link
Mayor of a Philippines city offers $120,000 reward for the decapitated head of local crime boss The vice mayor of a southern Philippine city has offered a $121,000 reward for the decapitated head of the alleged leader of a gang of car thieves. Davao City vice mayor Rodrigo Duterte, who is known for being tough on criminals, told a news ... 10/26/2012 - 4:49 am | View Link
The psychologist who testified in defense of the 16-year-old drunk driver who killed four people and received no jail time is defending his controversial stance that the boy was afflicted with "affluenza" — meaning the boy's wealth caused him to not associate his bad actions with consequences. On "Anderson Cooper 360" Thursday evening, Dr.
The U. S. dollar climbs to its highest level against the Japanese yen in more than five years, as the two nations’ monetary policy hold the market’s attention ahead of central-bank decisions due out next week.
Assassinations, cyber-attacks and possible military strikes: As nuclear negotiations with Iran enter a crucial stage, Tehran is voicing fears that tougher oversight of its activities will increase the risks of an attack on its atomic facilities and the scientists working on them.
An Israeli startup is trying to combat a common fear for international travelers: getting socked with hundreds or thousands of dollars in unexpected roaming charges for using cellphones away from home.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese officials in Tibet must build an "impenetrable defense" against separatism and befriend monks and nuns in the restive and remote region, a senior official said in remarks published on Friday.