January 10, 2012 RSS feed / World

Prosecutors: Marine disregarded combat rules

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High court weighs policy against curse words on TV

WASHINGTON   WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is considering whether government regulators may still police the airwaves for curse words and other coarse content at a time when so many Americans have unregulated cable television, and th More...

Dartmouth student found dead in Barcelona

MADRID (AP) — Spanish police are investigating the death of a U.S. student in Barcelona but say so far do not suspect foul play. A spokeswoman said Monday that Crispin Scott was found dead Saturday in an apartment in Barcelona province. More...

Elantra, Evoque win top car, truck honors

DETROIT ( AP) — The Hyundai Elantra has won the North American Car of the Year award.  The award was announced at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, which holds media previews this week and opens to the public on Jan. More...

REP. GIFFORDS, A YEAR LATER

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Romney rivals make final N.H. appeals

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Sentencing for Navy kickbacks delayed

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island sentencing for a Georgia man involved in a kickbacks scheme authorities say cost the Navy between $7 million and $20 million has been postponed.  More...

NASA questions Lovell’s right to sell checklist

MIAMI ( AP) — NASA is questioning whether Apollo 13 commander James Lovell has the right to sell a 70-page checklist from the flight that includes his handwritten calculations crucial in guiding the damaged spacecraft back to Earth.  More...

Auschwitz has record number of visitors

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The memorial site of Auschwitz-Birkenau says it saw more than 1.4 million visitors in 2011, a record high for the former death camp.  The figure released today underlines how the death and labor complex that Nazi Germ More...

Pope Benedict names 22 new cardinals

VATICAN CITY ( AP) — Pope Benedict XVI named 22 new cardinals today, including prelates in such key posts as New York and Hong Kong and a large number of Italians holding major Vatican positions.  More...

Guantanamo closure hopes fade as prison turns 10

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico   Suleiman al- Nahdi waits with dozens of other prisoners in a seemingly permanent state of limbo five years after he was cleared for release from Guantanamo Bay.  “I wonder if the U.S. More...

Cops seeking missing boy find bloody clothes

COLUMBIA, S. C. ( AP) — Columbia police looking for a South Carolina toddler missing since Thanksgiving have found a shovel and what appear to be bloody clothes and blankets.  More...

4 dead after Ohio standoff

LOGAN, Ohio ( AP) — A family dispute ended when a man caring for his terminally ill wife apparently shot and killed her two sisters and his son before fatally shooting himself, authorities said.  A cousin said the man was upset that the re More...

Life sentence sought for airport shooter

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Prosecutors are asking for a sentence of life in prison for an alleged Islamic extremist who has admitted killing two U.S. airmen at the Frankfurt airport last year.  More...

Police smuggle fake bomb onto Olympic site

LONDON ( AP) — U. K. police have managed to smuggle a fake bomb into Olympic Park in a security test, overshadowing a special Cabinet meeting at Olympic Park marking 200 days until the Summer Games begin.  More...

CO leak sends 42 to hospital

KINGS POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Eight of the 42 U.S. More...

Wounded Iraq vet gets free house

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Unemployment rate falls

WASHINGTON (AP) — A burst of hiring in December pushed the unemployment rate to its lowest level in nearly three years, giving the economy a boost at the end of 2011.  The Labor Department said today that employers added a net 200,000 jobs More...

Damascus explosion kills at least 11

DAMASCUS ( AP) — An explosion ripped through a busy intersection in the Syrian capital today, hitting a police bus and killing at least 11 people and possibly many more in an attack that left pools of blood in the streets and marked the second More...

Dog found alive 4 days after avalanche

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A dog that was feared dead after he was swept away in a weekend avalanche that killed his owner showed up four days later at the Montana motel where his owners had stayed the night before going backcountry skiing.  More...