BEIJING (AP) — The baby-faced Chinese businessman behind plans to slash a canal through Nicaragua has invested millions in telecommunications and mines. But he won’t say how he made his fortune. Wang Jing says he once studied traditional
MADRID (AP) — Spain’s Justice Minister says the conservative government will present by the end of October its proposed changes to the country’s abortion law, with the amendments expected to introduce new restrictions on pregnancy terminations.
BANGKOK (AP) — The price of oil dropped Monday as the likelihood of an imminent U.S. attack against Syria diminished.
Benchmark crude for October delivery was down $1.03 to $106.62 per barrel at late afternoon Bangkok time in
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Benigno Aquino III canceled a trip to a Chinese trade fair after Beijing demanded that he first withdraw a legal complaint over disputed territories in the South China Sea, Filipino officials said
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The head of the U.N. refugee agency in Syria says 7 million Syrians, or almost one-third of the population, have been displaced by the country’s civil war.
Tarik Kurdi told The Associated Press on
CHICAGO (AP) — As America pays tribute to its labor force, significant new trends are emerging in the workplace.
Outplacement firm Challenger, Gray and Christmas says an estimated 1 in 3 employees are now contingent workers, such as
BEIJING (AP) — China on Monday urged the U.S. not to take unilateral action against Syria in response to last month’s chemical weapons attack against civilians.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said Washington had briefed Beijing over
SOSUA, Dominican Republic (AP) — Police stormed the compound with guns drawn, killing a man and declaring they had uncovered a heavily armed European cult suspected of plotting against the government and trafficking in human organs.
The United States is considering launching a punitive strike against the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad, blamed by the U.S. and the Syrian opposition for an Aug. 21 alleged chemical weapons attack in a rebel-held suburb of
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nelson Mandela has spent a first night at his Johannesburg home since the former South African president left a hospital after nearly three months of treatment there.
There were no official updates Monday on the