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
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Syria calm after UN truce deadline BEIRUT (AP) — A fragile cease-fire brokered by the U.N. took hold in Syria on Thursday with regime forces ... as well as Daraa to the south and Deir el-Zour to the east were all calm, said the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. 04/12/2012 - 7:39 am | View Link
Syria mostly calm after U.N. truce deadline BEIRUT -- A fragile cease-fire brokered by the U.N. took hold in Syria on Thursday with regime forces apparently halting widespread attacks on the opposition, but there were reports of scattered violence and the government defied demands by international ... 04/12/2012 - 4:49 am | View Link
Syria calm after UN truce deadline Annan is to brief the U.N. Security ... truce took hold. The central provinces of Hama and Homs, the northern regions of Idlib and Aleppo, the capital Damascus and its suburbs, as well as Daraa to the south and Deir el-Zour to the east were all calm ... 04/12/2012 - 3:20 am | View Link
Syria mostly calm after U.N. truce deadline The government met those demonstrations with a harsh crackdown, and more than 9,000 people have died since, according to the U.N. Bassma Kodmani, spokeswoman of the opposition Syrian National Council, said the truce has largely been observed since 6 a.m ... 04/12/2012 - 2:53 am | View Link
Syria calm after UN truce deadline BEIRUT — Syrian forces halted attacks on opposition strongholds Thursday in line with a U.N.-brokered truce but the regime defied demands ... said the government has so far abided by the cease-fire. If calm were to prevail, “we are sure that the ... 04/12/2012 - 2:51 am | View Link
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A hearing is scheduled for an Oklahoma man facing a charge related to the 1992 deaths of two women and a girl whose bodies were found in a hole dug for a septic tank.
In a deal reached with prosecutors last week involving the same case, Prewitt's sister, Beverly Noe, was sentenced to 15 years in prison after pleading no contest to being an accessory to first-degree murder in the three deaths.
The company increased its share of the personal computer market at a time when overall PC sales were declining.
 Maestri said surveys show consumers love iPads for web-browsing and shopping, and he said new apps produced in partnership with IBM will increase business uses for the devices.
Apple says iPhone sales doubled in China, Brazil and Singapore in the last quarter, despite aggressive competition from North Korea's Samsung and the Chinese companies Huawei and Xiaomi.
Cook also boasted the company saw record rates of first-time iPhone buyers and former owners of Android phones who are switching to Apple devices, although he didn't provide specifics.
 he added, as Apple keeps setting records, "it's certainly going to be more difficult for them to continue to beat expectations."
Bond has been set at $100,000 for a central Ohio pastor accused of having sex with a 15-year-old parishioner on church property.
Licking County prosecutor Ken Oswalt tells The Columbus Dispatch that under Ohio law, pastors, as well as teachers, coaches and Scoutmasters, are charged with felony sexual battery because "they exercise a lot of influence over young people."
New York's attorney general says a scammer has been calling people claiming to be from his office.
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says the phone scammer threatens people with a lawsuit and possible arrest and tells them to call 347-779-0198 — a number associated with other phone scams. A voicemail claims the number is associated with attorney Sam Wilson from the attorney general's office.
Schneiderman reminds New Yorkers that his office does not solicit personal information over the phone.