TUNICA, Mississippi (AP) — In October 2009, GreenTech Automotive Inc.’s owner, Chinese businessman Xiaolin “Charles” Wang, unveiled four prototype cars during a flashy ceremony and promised to build a $2 billon plant in Mississippi, the poorest state in
WASHINGTON (AP) — With the U.S. facing massive overcrowding in its prisons, Attorney General Eric Holder is calling for major changes to the nation’s criminal justice system that would scale back the use of harsh sentences for certain
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s longtime President Robert Mugabe said Monday his party will not yield its victory in elections that, although disputed, were endorsed by African observers and conducted without the violence that marred previous polls.
BEIRUT (AP) — The head of the military wing of the main Western-backed Syrian opposition group has visited rebels in an embattled coastal province that is a stronghold of President Bashar Assad’s Alawite sect.
The Syrian National Coalition
BERLIN (AP) — In Germany, the trains aren’t running on time.
Officials of German Rail said Monday the problem began in Mainz where half of the 15 dispatchers are either sick or on vacation. As a result, regional
CINCINNATI (AP) — U.S. author, essayist and poet Wendell Berry has been named winner of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize’s lifetime achievement award for his promotion of the need for people to live at peace with their environment.
LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles has had 36 private meetings with British Cabinet ministers in the last three years, and the large number has spurred accusations that the heir to the throne is meddling in politics.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say at least seven people have died on one day in Iowa traffic accidents.
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LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Amnesty International says 9,000 people have lost homes and livelihoods and thousands more are threatened in a slum area of Lagos destroyed by armed police and bulldozers.
The London-based human rights organization says a
LIMA, Peru (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 has struck off the coast of northern Peru.
The quake struck at 4:49 a.m. local time and was centered 58