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
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Five killed in protests as Syria truce holds in most areas hoped to dispatch an advance team of up to 30 observers to Syria as quickly as possible to start monitoring the truce, and the U.N. Security Council was to vote on his request as early as Friday. If the relative calm holds, a beefed-up mission of up to 250 ... 04/8/2015 - 3:50 am | 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
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 - 3:20 am | View Link
Syria mostly calm after U.N. truce deadline A fragile cease-fire brokered by the U.N. took hold in Syria today with regime forces apparently halting ... rocket attacks and sniper fire that have become routine. If the truce holds, it would be the first time the regime has observed an internationally ... 04/12/2012 - 2:53 am | View Link
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Crews reopened Interstate 80 on Tuesday, about 32 hours after a fiery chain-reaction crash involving more than 60 vehicles killed two people and became the second weather-related pileup to shut down the major trucking corridor in less than a week.
 on Tuesday, authorities dropped an aggravated vehicular homicide charge against a Canadian truck driver involved in Monday's crash on a foggy, slick highway in southeast Wyoming.
 Alex Dragaytsev, 45, of Longueuil, Canada, was cited for failure to use caution for hazardous conditions and released from custody, Albany County prosecuting attorney Peggy Trent said.
Officials say the fire, the complicated investigation, the many large tractor-trailers that had to be removed and the need to repair the road surface contributed to the long closure.
A 22,000-gallon tanker carrying a flammable liquid was among the vehicles that caught fire, but it appeared that no hazardous materials leaked, said Bruce Burrows, spokesman for the Wyoming Department of Transportation.
Turcotte, who has been paralyzed from the waist down after a riding spill in 1978, was hurt when the van he was driving hit an icy patch and flipped on its side on the Trans-Canada Highway near his home in Grand Falls last month, police said.
The proposal has been a popular cause among some investors and politicians, primarily Democrats, since the U. S. Supreme Court opened the door for corporations to increase spending on political campaigns in 2010.
Critics of the proposed disclosure requirements say the SEC should not be regulating political speech, which they contend is the purview of Congress or the Federal Election Commission.
A spokeswoman for the U.
Milwaukee Brewers All-Star catcher Jonathan Lucroy could miss four to six weeks with a fractured big left toe.
Minor league reliever Brandon Kintzler was designated for assignment.
Outfielder Carlos Gomez is on the disabled list with a strained right hamstring.