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Islamabad - Pakistan Library Named 'bin Laden' As Memory Fades

April 18, 2014 05:02 PM

Islamabad - Most didn't notice the new library at this Islamic seminary for girls near Pakistan's capital, until locals saw the paper sign in Urdu... Read More »

South Korea - Captain In Ferry Disaster Criminally Charged And In Custody

April 18, 2014 04:33 PM

South Korea - South Korean news agency Yonhap reports that the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago has been arrested. Yonhap says 68-year-old Lee Joon-seok was detained early Saturday. The ship, the Sewol, sank Wednesday, leaving hundreds... Read More »

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Washington - White House Updating Online Privacy Policy

April 18, 2014 04:30 PM

Washington - A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to... Read More »

Marionville, MO - Missouri Alderwoman Resigns After Mayor’s Comments Regarding KC Shooter

April 18, 2014 04:07 PM

Marionville, MO - A Marionville woman on the city municipal council resigned after the mayor made comments that he “agreed” with the beliefs of... Read More »

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Washington - Late Sign-Ups Improve Outlook For Obama Health Law

April 18, 2014 03:58 PM

Washington - A surge of eleventh-hour enrollments has improved the outlook for President Barack Obama's health care law, with more people signing up... Read More »

Salt Lake City - Utah Man Pleads Guilty To 2012 Shooting At Reform Synagogue

April 18, 2014 03:30 PM

Salt Lake City - A 21-year-old man pleaded guilty to firing a gun at a Salt Lake City synagogue in 2012. The Salt Lake City Tribune (http://bit.ly/1h9RqUC) reports Macon Michael Openshaw pled guilty to a federal civil rights violation for the shooting at the... Read More »

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Cambridge, MA - Thousands Attend Memorial For Policeman Slain After Boston Marathon Bombing

April 18, 2014 03:23 PM

Cambridge, MA - Thousands of people gathered at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Friday for a memorial service for a popular campus... Read More »

Tehran - Victim's Parents Remove Noose From Convicted Iranian Murderer's Neck At Last Minute

April 18, 2014 02:15 PM

Tehran - In an emotionally charged moment on Tuesday, the parents of a 17 year-old murder victim granted his killer a last minute reprieve by... Read More »

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Washington - Rice: Obama Disgusted By Ukrainian Anti-Semitic Leaflets

April 18, 2014 02:07 PM

Washington - President Barack Obama's national security adviser says anti-Semitic leaflets distributed in Ukraine were "utterly sickening" and that Obama has bluntly expressed his disgust. Susan Rice is referring to leaflets demanding that Jews in eastern Ukraine... Read More »

Damietta - Egypt Stops Attempt To Smuggle Jewish Artifacts

April 18, 2014 02:00 PM

Damietta, Egypt - Authorities in Egypt say they have seized a cache of Jewish religious artifacts that smugglers wanted to ship to Belgium at one of... Read More »

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Winston-Salem, NC - Smuggled Cellphone Use A Growing Concern For U.S. Prisons

April 18, 2014 01:29 PM

Winston-salem, NC - Cellphones smuggled into prisons by corrupt guards, concealed in food containers or hurled over security fences are an increasing worry for law enforcement as prisoners use them to intimidate witnesses, direct drug deals and plan escapes. The... Read More »

Portland, OR - 38 Million Gallons Water Reservoir To Be Flushed Because Of Urinating Teen

April 18, 2014 01:15 PM

Portland, OR - The mix of 38 million gallons of treated water and one teen's urine has proven unacceptable to Portland officials who plan to flush... Read More »

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Bangkok, Thailand - Thai Terror Suspect Admits To Plot To Kill Israeli Tourists

April 18, 2014 12:15 PM

Bangkok, Thailand - One of the two Lebanese terror suspects taken into custody earlier this week has confessed to Thai investigators that he was in... Read More »

New York - Kansas City Shooting Suspect Called Local Rabbi In Days Before Deadly Shooting Spree

April 18, 2014 11:45 AM

New York - The Department of Justice is investigating a phone conversation between a New Jersey rabbi and the former Ku Klux Klan member who killed... Read More »

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Pert - Australia's Houston: Calm Face Of Flight 370 Hunt

April 18, 2014 11:26 AM

Perth, Australia - He speaks with a calm, steady voice as he tackles question after question in an attempt to explain one of the biggest mysteries... Read More »

Mexico City - Powerful Earthquake Rattles Mexico

April 18, 2014 10:58 AM

Mexico City - A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets, where... Read More »

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New York, NY - Queens Cabbie Accused Of Not Paying $28,000 In Tolls

April 18, 2014 10:56 AM

New York, NY - A New York City taxi driver has been arrested on charges he stole $28,000 in tolls by "piggybacking" on vehicles through E-Z Pass lanes while crossing the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge. The Queens district attorney's office says 69-year-old Rodolfo... Read More »

Toronto - Mayor Ford Launches Re-Election Bid, Acknowledges “Rocky Moments”

April 18, 2014 10:31 AM

Toronto - Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford acknowledged "rocky moments over the past year" but vowed to fight harder than ever to win re-election at... Read More »

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Moffett Field, CA - Scientists Find Earth-sized World In Orbit Friendly To Life

April 18, 2014 10:03 AM

Moffett Field, CA - For the first time, scientists have found an Earth-sized world orbiting in a life-friendly zone around a distant star. The... Read More »

Nepal - 12 Killed, 3 Missing In Avalanche On Mount Everest

April 18, 2014 09:40 AM

Nepal - An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving three missing in the... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Vandals Damage Mosque In Northern Israel

April 18, 2014 09:30 AM

Jerusalem - Police say vandals have damaged a mosque in northern Israel in an attack blamed on a fringe group of Jewish extremists. Police... Read More »

Seoul, South Korea - Teacher Saved From Sunken Ferry Found Hanging On Tree

April 18, 2014 09:15 AM

Seoul, South Korea - Police say a high school vice principal who had been rescued from a sinking South Korean ferry has been found hanging from a... Read More »

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Brooklyn, NY - In Deposition, Ex-DA Hynes Admits To Detaining Material Witnesses As "Prisoners"

April 18, 2014 09:00 AM

Brooklyn, NY - In a reversal from his campaign stance in which he staunchly denied the practice, ex-Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes has admitted under oath... Read More »

Tehran - Chanting "Death to Israel" Iran Says Will Firmly Deter Any Attacks As Military Displays Might

April 18, 2014 08:47 AM

Tehran - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the Islamic Republic had the might to deter any attacks as its military displayed a range of drones... Read More »

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Geneva - Kerry Condemns Anti-Semitic Leaflet In Eastern Ukraine

April 18, 2014 08:31 AM

Geneva - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry condemned as "grotesque" on Thursday the distribution of leaflets in eastern Ukraine that appeared to... Read More »

Donetsk, Ukraine - Ukrainian Insurgents Reject Call To Quit Buildings

April 18, 2014 08:15 AM

Donetsk, Ukraine - Pro-Russian insurgents in Ukraine's east who have been occupying government buildings in more than 10 cities said Friday they will... Read More »

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Washington - Study: Snack Might Help Avoid Fight With Spouse

April 17, 2014 11:17 PM

Washington - A quick candy bar may stave off more than hunger. It could prevent major fights between husbands and wives, at least if a new study that... Read More »

New York - Faster Wi-Fi On Flights Leads To Battle In The Sky

April 17, 2014 10:49 PM

New York - Wi-Fi in the sky is taking off, promising much better connections for travelers and a bonanza for the companies that sell the... Read More »

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Orland, CA - 911 Calls Capture Chaos After Truck-on-bus Crash

April 17, 2014 10:22 PM

Orland, CA - With shrieks in the background, a shocked passenger struggled to recount to an emergency dispatcher how a FedEx tractor-trailer smashed... Read More »

Kansas - Ex-Ku Klux Klan Killer Posted 12,000 Messages On Racist Website

April 17, 2014 09:58 PM

Kansas - A white supremacist charged with killing three people near two Jewish community facilities in suburban Kansas City this week posted more... Read More »

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New York - Old Timey Car To Replace NYC Horse Carriages Shown

April 17, 2014 09:15 PM

New York - An electric car that proponents hope will replace horse-drawn carriages in New York City was presented Thursday at the New York... Read More »

Kansas City, MO - Kansas City Police Arrest Suspect In Highway Shootings

April 17, 2014 08:46 PM

Kansas City, MO - A suspect in a dozen shooting incidents that have left at least three people injured, mostly on highways and roads around Kansas... Read More »

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