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
Apple halts online sales to Russia as ruble prompts worry Apple Inc. has halted online sales in Russia due to “extreme” ruble fluctuations, the company said. “Our online store in Russia is currently unavailable while we review pricing,” Alan Hely, a spokesman for the Cupertino, California-based company ... 12/16/2014 - 7:55 am | View Link
Apple Halts Online Sales In Russia Because The Ruble Is So Unstable Apple has suspended online operations in Russia because of instability in the ruble, Russia's currency. Bloomberg first reported the news. "Our online store in Russia is currently unavailable while we review pricing," Apple told Bloomberg. We've reached ... 12/16/2014 - 6:37 am | View Link
Apple Halts Online Sales In Russia Because The Ruble Is So Unstable Apple has suspended online operations in Russia because of instability in the ruble, Russia’s currency, Bloomberg is reporting. We’ve reached out to Apple for comment, and will update when we hear back. Russia’s economy is under strain from plunging ... 12/16/2014 - 6:10 am | View Link
Toyota Expects Flat 2014 Sales in Russia Despite Car Market Slump Toyota Motor Corp expects to keep its sales in Russia at last year's levels despite a market ... the automaker faced a safety crisis in the United States and production halts after the 2011 tsunami in Japan. The company's target to sell 1 million vehicles ... 10/1/2014 - 6:14 pm | View Link
Switzerland Halts Trade Talks With Russia, Former Soviet Republics Last July, Switzerland signed a free-trade agreement with China, its largest export market in Asia, which makes up almost a quarter of its sales into the region. Free trade talks are also under way with India. In 2013, Switzerland exported goods worth 3.1 ... 03/19/2014 - 8:28 am | View Link
Israel halts drone sale to Ukraine to avoid irking Russia ... The Foreign Ministry has halted a drone sale to Ukraine out of fears the deal would antagonize Russia, an ally of breakaway regions in east Ukraine, Channel 2 ... 12/20/2014 - 8:25 pm | View Website
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Omaha Police are investigating a fatal shooting after a 25-year-old man died on a sidewalk this weekend.
Police Officer Michael Pecha says the shooting victim was found around 4:45 a.m. Sunday in northeast Omaha.
The wounded man was found on a sidewalk and paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.
Police did not immediately identify the victim, and authorities released few other details of the shooting Sunday morning.
This is Omaha's 27th homicide of the year.
Evans said police took similar measures after a Missouri grand jury in November declined to indict a white police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager.
On Saturday, a gunman ambushed two New York City police officers sitting in their patrol car and then took his own life.
All told, about 16,200 of Detroit's 680,000 residents — almost 2.4 percent — are believed to be living on the streets or in temporary shelters — and that doesn't account for other types of homelessness, such as teens going from friend to friend and families living in motels.
The city has "tried to provide" for homeless programs throughout Detroit's financial crisis and bankruptcy, according to the Rev.
Dates have been announced for a popular festival that attracts tens of thousands of people to downtown Detroit each winter.
The Meridian Winter Blast will be held Feb. 6-8 at Campus Martius Park.
The event is presented by Quicken Loans. Meridian Health Plan is the title sponsor.
This will be the festival's 11th year.
A 23-year-old man has been charged with vehicular homicide and vehicular manslaughter for an accident that killed a mother and daughter who were possibly praying while taking a walk along a suburban road.
The Cincinnati Enquirer (http://cin.ci/1GJmhXf ) reports that Theodore Rumpke told police he was arguing with his girlfriend and was not looking at the road in Colerain Township on Oct.
Nordic Combined World Cup Results
SundayAt Ramsau, Austria(Ski jump-10K cross country placings in parentheses)1.
Jason Lamy Chappuis, France, 25:58.2 (21-2).
Bill Demong, United States, 1:18.8 (48-16).
World Cup Standings(After four of 17 events)1.
Jason Lamy Chappuis, France, 180.
Bryan Fletcher, United States, 46.