Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates is urging Australia to boost foreign aid following the country’s announcement that it was delaying a pledge to increase overseas aid spending.
Three elite Ukrainian commandos have gone AWOL; they are highly trained, intelligent, can strike anywhere , and they love fish.
FBI agents on Tuesday arrested a Portland city worker on allegations that he provided support to a suicide bomber who participated in a 2009 attack in Pakistan that killed about 30 people and injured another 300.
A Nike advertisement with the phrase “I Am The Bullet In The Chamber” has been taken down from Oscar Pistorius’ website after he was charged with murdering his girlfriend.
We lost Ed Koch over the weekend, due to congestive heart failure at the age of 88. He was an American lawyer, politician, political commentator, movie critic and reality television arbitrator. He served in the United States House of Representatives from 1969 to 1977, but is best known […]
Lance Armstrong apparently made the confession to Oprah Winfrey during an interview taped Monday, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. Winfrey is expected on CBS This Morning on Tuesday, January 15, to discuss her interview with Armstrong.
A study released by a respected Mexican think tank asserts that proposals to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Colorado, Oregon and Washington could cut Mexican drug cartels’ earnings from traffic to the U.S. by as much as 30 percent.
Weary of rules limiting the freedom of their “overwhelmingly outstanding” sailors, the top commanders of the U.S. Navy in Japan eased after-hours restrictions this month. Just four days later, two sailors were accused of rape on Okinawa, a small island that has long had a tense relationship with the large American force stationed there.
Taiwan is asking Apple Inc. to blur a map image of its new $1.4 billion early warning radar station that can detect aircraft and missiles coming from as far as western China.
A Dutch newspaper says that Joran van der Sloot, who is serving a 28-year-sentence for murdering a young Peruvian woman, has impregnated a woman while imprisoned in Lima.