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
S. Korea Hints At Nuclear Testing The American military commander in the region is staying there instead of returning to Washington--taking no chances as North Korea continues to make threats. More
Pyongyang rumblings have little effect on SKoreans Outsiders might hear the opening notes of a war in the deluge of threats and provocations from North Korea, but to South Koreans it is a familiar drumbeat. Separated from the North by a heavily fortified border for decades, they have for the most part lived with tough talk from Pyongyang all their lives. More
Bosnia court won't detain convicted war criminals before new trials - Reuters UK Bosnia court won't detain convicted war criminals before new trials - AlertNet 12/5/2013 - 10:26 am | View Link
Survivors of Bosnian war turn backs on U.N. court head - Reuters via Yahoo! Protest in Bosnia during UN tribunal chief speech - Minneapolis Star Tribune 11/27/2013 - 9:59 am | View Link
Survivors of Bosnian war turn backs on U.N. court head By Daria Sito-Sucic SARAJEVO (Reuters) - The head of the United Nations tribunal set up 20 years ago to try those behind the bloodshed of Yugoslavia's breakup faced protests on Wednesday by survivors angry at what they say is only partial justice. As Theodor Meron began his keynote speech at a conference in Sarajevo to mark two decades of the tribunal's work, families of victims turned their ... 11/27/2013 - 9:38 am | View Link
Srebrenica convicts win release Ten Bosnian Serb war crimes convicts, including six who took part in the Srebrenica massacre, are freed from a Bosnian jail over procedural errors. 11/19/2013 - 1:23 pm | View Link
Bosnian war crimes court frees 10 convicts, orders retrials By Maja Zuvela SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Bosnia's state war crimes court said on Tuesday it had freed 10 convicted war criminals and would give them new trials after the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled their legal rights had been violated. The move, which cast doubt over a series of war crimes convictions in Bosnia, angered survivors of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre of up to 8,000 Muslims ... 11/19/2013 - 10:45 am | View Link
Mladic Genocide Trial Reopens in The Hague The war crimes trial of former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic on Monday heard its first witness - a man who escaped a mass execution in 1992. Elvedin Pasic testified at The Hague, where he described the attack by Serb forces on his village in Bosnia ... 07/9/2012 - 7:37 am | View Link
Ratko Mladic Genocide Trial Begins The trial of Ratko Mladic, the former Bosnian Serb army commander accused of committing crimes against humanity and genocide during the Bosnian war in the mid-1990s, began Wednesday. Prosecutor Dermot Groome said at the trial’s opening in The Hague that ... 05/16/2012 - 12:29 pm | View Link
Emotions flare at Ratko Mladic's genocide trial Yet as his long-awaited genocide trial began Wednesday, Ratko Mladic still managed to ... panel that Mladic was hand-picked by Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic because of his skills as a military commander, but also "because Karadzic ... 05/16/2012 - 7:33 am | View Link
Mladic on trial for Bosnian genocide A UN security guard towers over former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic at the start of his trial. Photo: AP TWENTY years after the opening shots of the Bosnian War, former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic has gone on trial at a ... 05/16/2012 - 2:39 am | View Link
A storm dropped heavy snow along the Utah-Arizona border, leaving hundreds of travelers stranded on Interstate 15 overnight into Sunday and shutting down the airport and public bus system in St. George.
The Arizona Highway Patrol said passengers in about 300 vehicles became stranded after up to 10 inches of snow and slick road conditions prompted the closure of part of the highway Saturday night.
Emergency crews worked through the night to bring food and blankets to stranded motorists, and the section of the interstate between St.
Mike Shanahan had the look of a beaten man, one who might be counting down his final days with the Washington Redskins.
Quintin Demps immediately answered the lone Redskins touchdown with a 95-yard kickoff return that resembled at times a winter stroll, part of a stunning tally of 321 return yards by Kansas City in the first half alone.
The Chiefs took the opening kickoff and gained 8, 9, 22 and 13 yards on their first four plays.
Alex Smith completed 14 of 20 passes for 137 yards and two touchdowns for the Chiefs.
Dexter McCluster took a punt 74 yards for a score and set up another TD with a 57-yard return.
"People can blame the coach, say it's a coach thing," Redskins special teamer Niles Paul said.
Redskins RB Alfred Morris ran for 31 yards on 12 carries, putting him over 1,000 yards for the season.
Cougar Ridge rallied to beat Mr Palmer by 1½ lengths in the $79,000 allowance feature Sunday at Aqueduct.
Irad Ortiz, Jr. was aboard for his third win of the day. The 3-year-old gelding trained by Eddie Kenneally got his third win in nine starts. The time was 1:50.89 for 1 1/8 miles on the track rated good.
Cougar Ridge, the early trailer in the six-horse field, paid $8.30, $3.90 and $2.80.
Rees' first trip to the new Yankee Stadium was in 2010, when Notre Dame beat Army 27-3 during the regular season.
The spot in the Pinstripe Bowl was open because the Big 12 did not have enough Bowl eligible teams.
Head coach Kyle Flood announced Sunday in a statement that Scarlet Knights defensive coordinator Dave Cohen, quarterbacks coach Rob Spence and offensive line coach Damian Wroblewski had been fired and won't be with the team for the Pinstripe Bowl.
Special teams coach Joe Rossi will run the defense on an interim basis and offensive coordinator Ron Prince will handle quarterback coach duties.
The space odyssey "Gravity" and the futuristic romance "Her" have tied for best picture from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association.
Best actress is shared by Cate Blanchett for her performance as a fallen socialite in "Blue Jasmine," and Adele Exarchopoulus for her role in the lesbian coming-of-age tale "Blue Is the Warmest Color."
A 2-year-old Chicago girl's death from a dog attack over the weekend has been ruled a homicide by the Cook County Medical Examiner's office.
The Sun-Times reports (http://bit.ly/1kqrEh0 ) Sunday that the Cook County medical examiner's office says an autopsy determined Jah'niyah White died Saturday from injuries suffered in a dog attack at her grandfather's home.
Jah'niyah was pronounced dead at 3:40 p.m.