World

  • Iraq lays claim to Kurdish crude cargo in Texas court

    Iraq filed suit on Monday in a Texas court to gain control of a cargo of crude oil from Iraqi Kurdistan that Baghdad says was sold without its permission. The United Kalavrvta tanker, carrying some 1 million barrels of crude worth about $100 million, arrived off the coast of Texas on Saturday but…

    Reuters
  • South Korea ferry boss's driver turns himself in

    By Ju-min Park INCHEON South Korea (Reuters) - The driver of a South Korean businessman wanted over the sinking of a ferry that killed 304 in April turned himself in on Tuesday, potentially unlocking the mystery of the man's final days after the country's worst maritime disaster in 44 years. …

    Reuters
  • New Site UnMasks Anyone's Past Online!

    A new website makes it easy for anyone to search through anyone's records online. It's as simple as typing in a name and picking a state.

    AdChoicesInstant CheckmateSponsored
  • Australia issues arrest warrants over Syria severed head photos

    By Matt Siegel SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia has issued arrest warrants for a pair of Australian citizens believed to be fighting in Syria, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) reported on Tuesday, after images emerged of the two holding the severed heads of Syrian soldiers. Australian…

    Reuters41 mins ago
  • Populist appeal to single women could turn Senate races, Democratic group says

    Look at the most competitive US Senate seats up for grabs in 2014, and you might be surprised that they are, in fact, competitive. Mitt Romney won those states in 2012 – six by double digits.

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Nominee Robert McDonald: VA can be fixed with 'urgent action'

    If confirmed, as is widely expected to happen in a Senate vote Wednesday, McDonald, a West Point graduate who later served as a captain in the 82nd Airborne Division, will be responsible for turning around a department with some 310,000 employees and a $163 billion budget – a budget that has…

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Appeals courts disagree on Obamacare subsidies: how it affects you

    Two federal appeals courts issued contradictory rulings Tuesday on a core part of the Affordable Care Act – whether millions of Americans who are enrolled in the federal health insurance exchange, or marketplace, are entitled to subsidies. The US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, in…

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Detroit bankruptcy: Pensioners clear plan, creditors erect new hurdle

    Just when it looked as if Detroit would have clear sailing to end the largest municipal bankruptcy in US history, a couple of storm clouds popped up on the horizon – in the form of two major bond insurers that don't like the repayment terms Detroit is offering them. The duo – Financial Guaranty…

    Christian Science Monitor
  • 2 tank shells hit fuel tank at Gaza power plant

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli tank shells hit a fuel tank of the Gaza Strip's only power plant on Tuesday, forcing the plant to shut down, a spokesman for Gaza's electricity distribution company said. A huge cloud of black smoke rose over the coastal city.

    Associated Press
  • Warren Buffett Reveals How $40 Becomes Millions

    Discover the dead-simple Warren Buffett strategy that could lead to life changing investing profits.

    AdChoicesThe Motley FoolSponsored
  • Hamas, Israel trade blame for deaths of 9 children

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas and Israel blamed each other for an explosion at a Gaza park Monday that killed at least 10 Palestinians — including nine children playing on a swing — in a horrific scene that underscored the heavy price civilians are paying in the conflict.

    Associated Press
  • Oil depot ablaze amid clashes in Libyan capital

    CAIRO (AP) — A fire at the oil depot for the airport in Libya's capital raged out of control Monday after being struck in the crossfire of warring militias battling for control of the airfield, the latest violence to plague the country as foreigners flee the chaos.

    Associated Press
  • In Iraq's Mosul, radicals unleash their vision

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Residents of Mosul have watched helplessly as extremists ruling the northern Iraqi city blew up some of their most beloved landmarks and shrines to impose a stark vision of Islam. Next up for destruction, they feared: the Crooked Minaret, a more than 840-year-old tower that leans…

    Associated Press
  • AP PHOTOS: NKorea opens summer camp for kids

    WONSAN, North Korea (AP) — Summer camp in North Korea? It's got one — and it's got everything from giant water slides and a private beach to video games and volleyball courts. Oh, and, of course, a big bronze statue of the late leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il surrounded by adoring children.

    Associated Press
  • Khmer Rouge tribunal to tackle genocide charges

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The slow course of justice for the leaders of Cambodia's murderous Khmer Rouge regime will inch forward again Wednesday, as a U.N.-backed tribunal holds an initial hearing against a pair of defendants in their 80s facing genocide and other charges.

    Associated Press
  • Death toll rises to 24 in Philippine road attack

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Officials say the death toll in a brazen road attack by Abu Sayyaf extremists on some 50 villagers traveling in the southern Philippines to celebrate the end of Ramadan with their families has climbed to 23 after a 3-year-old boy and his father died from their injuries.

    Associated Press25 mins ago
  • Want money coming out of your ears?

    Why not try a Certificate of Deposit? The best and latest high yield CD rates from the leading aggregator in financial rate information.

    AdChoicesBankrate.comSponsored
  • Suicide bomber kills Afghan president's cousin

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says a suicide bomber, his explosives hidden inside his turban, has assassinated the cousin of President Hamid Karzai.

    Associated Press27 mins ago
  • Iran leader calls for arming Gaza to fight Israel

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader says Muslims from all over the world should help arm Gaza Palestinians in their fight against Israel.

    Associated Press31 mins ago
  • 1 game and gone: Genk fires coach very early

    GENK, Belgium (AP) — Racing Genk has fired coach Emilio Ferrera after the opening game of the Belgian league.

    Associated Press32 mins ago
  • Karzai's cousin and Ghani ally killed in Afghan suicide attack

    KABUL (Reuters) - President Hamid Karzai's powerful cousin, a close ally of presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani, was killed on Tuesday in a suicide bomb attack at his home, the office of the southern province of Kandahar said. Hashmat Karzai was hosting an event at his house for the Eid al-Fitr…

    Reuters36 mins ago
  • Top Asian News at 8:00 a.m. GMT

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The slow course of justice for the leaders of Cambodia's murderous Khmer Rouge regime will inch forward again Wednesday, as a U.N.-backed tribunal holds an initial hearing against a pair of defendants in their 80s facing genocide and other charges. Khmer Rouge head of…

    Associated Press36 mins ago
  • EU envoys meeting on tougher Russia sanctions

    BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union ambassadors are meeting to discuss a dramatic toughening of the trade bloc's sanctions against Russia.

    Associated Press38 mins ago
  • Dental Implants: What You Should Know

    Thinking of getting dental implants? There are critical things you should know before going under the knife for the perfect smile.

    AdChoicesSymptomFindSponsored