UN Says Eating Insects Will Solve World Hunger, Global Warming, Pollution, and Create Jobs The latest weapon in the U.N.'s fight against hunger, global warming and pollution might be flying by you right now. Edible insects are being promoted as a low-fat, high-protein food for people, pets and livestock. According to the U.N., they come with appetizing side benefits: Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and livestock pollution, creating jobs in developing countries and feeding the millions of hungry people in the world. More
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
UN monitors visit Syria opposition stronghold BEIRUT (AP) — Five unarmed U.N. truce monitors toured the battered city at the heart of the Syrian uprising on foot Saturday, encountering unusually calm streets after weeks ... Western diplomats put the onus on Syria to make the mission work. 04/21/2012 - 4:07 pm | View Link
Moment of calm’ in Syria as cease-fire appears to hold, US steps up pressure at UN BEIRUT —A shaky truce took ... by the joint U.N.-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan may help end the bloodshed and usher in a negotiated settlement to the country’s 13-month-old uprising. “Syria is apparently experiencing a rare moment of calm on the ... 04/12/2012 - 6:25 pm | View Link
Syria Enters a 'Fragile' Truce Syrian troops halted their withering offensive on opposition areas as a truce went into effect on Thursday, but the United Nations said Damascus hadn't yet fully complied by pulling its troops and weapons from the nation's towns and cities. 04/12/2012 - 3:16 pm | View Link
Syria calm after UN truce deadline Annan is to brief the U.N. Security Council by video conference from Geneva on Thursday afternoon. Both the government and the opposition have said they will abide by the truce ... checkpoints but calm is prevailing in all areas in Syria," said Rami ... 04/12/2012 - 7:39 am | View Link
Syria mostly calm after UN truce deadline BEIRUT -- A fragile cease-fire brokered by the U.N. took hold in Syria on Thursday with regime forces apparently ... said special envoy Kofi Annan, who brokered the truce. In the hours after the 6 a.m. deadline, a civilian was reported killed and the ... 04/12/2012 - 7:17 am | View Link
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Rufus Sewell said his first reaction to playing a post-World War II Nazi in the new Amazon drama "The Man in the High Castle" was reluctance.
In the pilot script, "you didn't see a lot of him outside strutting up and down corridors and torturing people," Sewell told a TV critics' meeting Monday.
Yujeong Son matched the women's course record with a 7-under 64 on Monday to take the first-round lead in the Junior PGA Championship, and U. S. Junior Amateur champion Philip Barbaree topped the boys' leaderboard at 66.
The 14-year-old Son, from Norman, Oklahoma, had eight birdies and a bogey to tie the Miramont Country Club women's record set in the event last year by Ellen Takada.
"It was a good round overall and my putting was great," Son said.
Firefighters have extinguished a fire that broke out at a high school art building.
KOMO TV reported (http://bit.ly/1M1Gyew ) that the fire was burning trees alongside the outside of the building at Kent-Meridian High School Monday afternoon when firefighters were called. No one was inside the building and there were no injuries.
The building, which is located near the school's tennis courts and portable classrooms, houses art classes and shop class.