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
Iran president still a force even as his era ends When many struggling families in this eastern Iranian city take stock of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's legacy, it's not about the oratory full of bluster and menace or his tussles with Iran's ruling clerics that are known to much of the world. More
U.S. believes Syria used chemicals The United States has evidence that the chemical weapon sarin has been used in Syria on a small scale, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday. But numerous questions remain about the origins of the chemicals and what impact their apparent use could have on the ongoing Syrian civil war and international involvement in it. More
N.Korea Clamps Down on Dissenters - Digital Chosun Aide to N.Korean leader's ousted uncle seeks asylum in South - media - Reuters India 12/6/2013 - 7:00 am | View Link
Melbourne film listings Nov. 29, 2013, 12:01 a.m. Austenland is a romantic comedy about women who love Jane Austen too much. 11/28/2013 - 8:15 am | View Link
What the critics say: ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ With such a loyal following, does it really matter what the critics say? Still, here's a look at some of the reviews. 11/19/2013 - 2:32 pm | View Link
Setting Booby Traps After Nightfall I didn’t have access to the remote-controlled traps during my E3 2013 hands-on demo, but now I’m wishing I had. Fleeing the tireless masses of zombies during the night is harrowing, and these tricks help even the score. I can’t wait to see how four ... 08/22/2013 - 12:53 pm | View Link
Setting Booby Traps After Nightfall I didn’t have access to the remote-controlled traps during my E3 2013 hands-on demo, but now I’m wishing I had. Fleeing the tireless masses of zombies during the night is harrowing, and these tricks help even the score. I can’t wait to see how four ... 08/22/2013 - 12:09 pm | View Link
Buyer beware? Feds to warn of land mines, booby traps on tax militants' auctioned NH land An 18-year-old University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth student is charged with killing a father of two with his SUV, then fleeing to New Hampshire where he tried to convince cops he had only hit a deer — using an Internet photo to support his story ... 07/20/2013 - 9:04 pm | View Link
Buyer beware? Feds to warn of land mines, booby traps on tax militants' auctioned NH land Source: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/07/20/buyer-beware-feds-to-warn-land-mines-booby-traps-on-tax-militants-auctioned-nh/ Federal officials are preparing to sell the New Hampshire compound of a tax-evading couple convicted of amassing an arsenal of ... 07/20/2013 - 8:59 pm | View Link
Aurora theater shootings: Booby-traps in apartment deadly AURORA, Colorado — If anyone had opened the door to James Holmes’ booby-trapped apartment, they would have suffered serious injuries and likely lost their life. Jim Yacone, FBI special agent in charge for Denver, said at a Saturday afternoon news ... 07/21/2012 - 2:40 pm | View Link
A police official says an unknown assailant has hurled a hand grenade at a van carrying British tourists in Kenya's coastal region.
Regional police coordinator Aggrey Adoli said Thursday the hand grenade failed to explode after hitting a window of the vehicle in a neighborhood of the area's main city Mombasa.
Police learned of Ayala's relationship with the teen in May when police say Ayala assaulted his wife after she accused him of having the affair and confronted him with text messages between the two.
Defense attorney David Cherundolo says Ayala's past includes childhood sexual abuse and drug use, but says Ayala takes responsibility for what happened.
Stores at Christiana Mall were left without electricity for more than seven hours during the second power outage there this holiday shopping season.
Delmarva Power attributed that outage to a fuse in the mall's electrical system.
Ukrainian officials were heading Thursday to Brussels for talks with the European Union as the bloc's foreign policy chief said the country's embattled president "intends to sign" at some point a trade and cooperation agreement he rejected last month.
Demonstrators angry over President Viktor Yanukovych's decision to shelve the long-anticipated agreement will be watching the meeting closely, worried that the leader could instead sign an agreement to join a Russia-led customs union when he and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet next week.
Squadrons of helmeted police deployed at the protesters' tent camp in Independence Square and at the protester-occupied city hall, but left hours later in the face of demonstrator defiance.
EU foreign policy head Catherine Ashton, who talked with Yanukovych and opposition figures in Kiev this week, said it was clear that the short-term economic and financial issues Ukraine faces can be alleviated by signing the deal, which she said would bring in fresh investment from EU nations.
Four-time European Tour champion Alex Cejka of Germany upstaged a star-filled field with an 8-under 64 Thursday to take a one-shot lead after the first round of the Thailand Golf Championship.
The 43-year-old Cejka rolled in his eighth birdie of the day on the 17th hole to take the sole lead from Justin Rose, who was already in the clubhouse after a bogey-free round.
With some of golf's biggest names playing in the Asian Tour event this week, few had expected Cejka to be atop the leaderboard.