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
Russia had elder Boston suspect under surveillance Russian agents placed the elder Boston bombing suspect under surveillance during a six-month visit to southern Russia last year, then scrambled to find him when he suddenly disappeared after police killed a Canadian jihadist, a security official told The Associated Press.... More
Obama ban on Russian Kalashnikov rifles spurs AK-47 buying frenzy in the U.S. U.S. President Barack Obama’s ban on the import of Russian Kalashnikov rifles — intended as a punishment for Moscow’s incursion into Ukraine — has had an unintended consequence: an AK-47 ... halts delivery of a $1.5-billion warship to Russia ... 09/3/2014 - 10:07 am | View Link
Assessing the P5+1 Joint Plan of Action With Iran Thank you for inviting me to discuss the details of the Joint Plan of Action (JPA ... plutonium for use in a nuclear weapon. As such, this first step freezes the timeline for beginning operations at the Arak reactor and halts progress on any plutonium ... 12/12/2013 - 7:13 am | View Link
Terms of the Iran deal: White House sets out ‘understandings’ The P5+1 (the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Russia ... from obtaining a nuclear weapon is in America’s national security interest. Today, the P5+1 and Iran reached a set of initial understandings that halts the progress of Iran ... 11/24/2013 - 2:22 pm | View Link
Agreement Reached To Halt Iran's Controversial Nuclear Program Six world powers and Iran reached an initial agreement early Sunday morning that halts the progress of Iran's nuclear program ... its P5+1 partners -- the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Russia, and China, as well as the European Union. 11/23/2013 - 9:54 pm | View Link
Russia halts new weapon sales to Syria MOSCOW (AP) – Russia on Monday signaled that it would not sign new weapons contracts with Syria until the situation there calms down. Russia will continue with previously agreed exports, but will not be selling new arms to Syria, Vyacheslav Dzirkaln ... 07/9/2012 - 9:24 am | View Link
Apple halts online sales to Russia as the ruble plunges in ... According to reporters at Bloomberg, Apple is shutting down its online sales to Russia because of the "extreme fluctuations" in its currency, the ruble. 03/29/2015 - 6:09 pm | View Website
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Russia–Ukraine gas disputes The Russia–Ukraine gas disputes refer to a number of disputes between Ukrainian oil and gas company Naftohaz Ukrayiny and Russian gas supplier Gazprom over natural ... 03/21/2015 - 12:39 am | View Website
Boko Haram: US halts Israeli aid to Nigeria TWENTY-Four hours after US Secretary of State, John Kerry met President Goodluck Jonathan and former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari, pledging his country’s ... 01/26/2015 - 6:51 pm | View Website
Connecticut already has a law allowing people to change the sex on their birth certificates, but so long as they've undergone sex reassignment surgery.
Connecticut's Department of Motor Vehicles already allows transgender people to change the gender designation on their driver's licenses without showing proof of surgery.
About 2,000 protesters waved Palestinian flags and chanted slogans Monday in the northern Israeli town of Deir Hanna.
Land Day is marked annually on March 30 and commemorates the day in 1976 when Israeli security forces shot and killed six Palestinians during demonstrations.
A Newark hospital was in lockdown after a prisoner under police guard escaped from his room.
A spokeswoman for University Hospital says police guards noticed the unidentified man was not in his room shortly after 11 a.m. Monday.
An attorney says last week's $3.2 million payment for Chinese drywall damages to seven houses is a good sign for thousands of others in at least six states.
Earlier, Taishan paid a $40,000 fine for contempt of court because the company had failed to show up for hearings, and $15,000 in associated attorneys' fees.
A man suspected in the death of a 1-year-old Maryland boy found inside a backpack in a central Ohio creek has been charged with murder after the toddler's mother agreed to cooperate with prosecutors.
Court records listed no attorney for Flood, who has been jailed on a suspected probation violation.