- Hamburgers might be on the menu for Russian astronauts
Associated Press, Thursday - 10/08/2015 - 08:37 AM
Hamburgers could soon be debuting on Russian menus in space.
- FIFA suspends Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini for 90 days
Hartford Courant, Thursday - 10/08/2015 - 07:02 AM
FIFA has provisionally banned President Sepp Blatter and UEFA President Michel Platini for 90 days in the wake of a Swiss criminal investigation. The move by the FIFA ethics committee further taints Blatter's 40-year career at FIFA, including 17 years as president. It also damages the hopes of
- Jesters who were jailed for joking get serious for elections
Associated Press, Thursday - 10/08/2015 - 04:32 AM
During Myanmar's darkest days of dictatorship, the Mustache Brothers' brazen, sarcastic stabs at military leaders won them nationwide notoriety, and fans. While the feisty comedic duo continues to draw large crowds under the nominally civilian government, there is one subject they refuse to poke fun at: Upcoming general elections.
- Company Stampede to Southeast Asia Seen on Trade Pact
Wall Street Journal, Thursday - 10/08/2015 - 12:47 AM
Even before the ink is dry on the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, companies are laying out plans to expand in Vietnam and Malaysia.
- Scientists win Nobel chemistry award for work on DNA repair
Washington Post, Wednesday - 10/07/2015 - 07:48 AM
Three scientists from Sweden, the U. S. and Turkey won the Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for showing how cells repair damaged DNA, work that can be used to develop new cancer treatments.
- Samsung Sees Third-Quarter Profit Rebounding
Wall Street Journal, Wednesday - 10/07/2015 - 02:47 AM
Samsung Electronics estimated its third-quarter operating profit rebounded sharply from a year earlier on robust sales of chips and displays used in mobile phones and other gadgets.
- AP INVESTIGATION: Nuclear Smugglers Sought Terrorist Buyers
ABCNews, Tuesday - 10/06/2015 - 09:03 PM
AP INVESTIGATION: Nuclear smugglers shopped radioactive material to IS and other terrorists
- Neighbors turn up the heat on Indonesia over forest fires
Associated Press, Tuesday - 10/06/2015 - 04:41 AM
For weeks now, the quality of life in parts of Southeast Asia has been left to sheer chance - the direction of the wind. Every day, it alone determines which city will be shrouded by peaty white smoke blowing from burning forests in Indonesia.
- The Trump Swagger Is Seen, Not Always Loved, Worldwide
ABCNews, Tuesday - 10/06/2015 - 03:28 AM
Trump seems to be the talk of the world, and it's often not flattering
- U.S. Probes Alleged U.N. Bribe Scheme
Wall Street Journal, Tuesday - 10/06/2015 - 02:47 AM
U. S. law-enforcement authorities are investigating an alleged bribery scheme involving payments to officials at the United Nations to gain support for real-estate development in Macau, people familiar with the matter said.
- Texas inmate set for execution for $8 robbery, slaying
Hartford Courant, Tuesday - 10/06/2015 - 02:32 AM
No late appeals have been filed on behalf of a Texas inmate who says he shouldn't die for fatally shooting a Mexican man who was robbed of $8. Juan Martin Garcia's execution is scheduled for Tuesday. He was convicted of capital murder for the September 1998 killing and robbery of Hugo Solano in