YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A Myanmar court sentenced seven Buddhists to between three and 15 years in jail for their roles in a massacre at an Islamic boarding school that left dozens of students and teachers dead, while
BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for James “Whitey” Bulger (BUHL’-jur) have asked the judge in his racketeering trial to delay proceedings for several days.
The reputed mobster’s lead lawyer filed a motion Thursday asking for a suspension of the
MANITOU SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A thunderstorm in Colorado sent rocks, mud, debris and running water rushing down part of a canyon in Manitou Springs, leaving some vehicles covered or stuck in mud.
The rockslide closed a four-mile
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bruised from the defeat of a massive farm bill last month, Republicans are giving the legislation another chance by bringing a pared-down version to the House floor.
GOP leaders were still counting how many votes
LONDON (AP) — Sherlock Holmes is back on home turf in the second-season premiere of “Elementary” — and so, a bit uncomfortably, is star Jonny Lee Miller.
“It’s a little bit surreal, to be honest with you,” said
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts authorities have planned a news conference to discuss a “major development” in the nearly 50-year-old slaying of a woman that was attributed to the Boston Strangler.
Nineteen-year-old Mary Sullivan was found strangled in her
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union said Thursday that its inspectors raided the offices of several telecommunications companies this week to see if they had abused their dominant position in the global market for Internet traffic.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. unemployment benefit applications rose 16,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 360,000, although the level remains consistent with steady hiring.
The Labor Department said Thursday that the less volatile four-week average increased 6,000 to
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s president says that Nelson Mandela remains in critical but stable condition.
President Jacob Zuma visited Mandela on Thursday and said the anti-apartheid hero continues to respond to treatment.
Mandela, 94, was hospitalized June
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says Greece’s leader will meet with President Barack Obama next month at the White House.
Prime Minister Antonis Samaras (ahn-TOH’-nees sah-mah-RAHS’) will visit on August 8. The White House says they’ll discuss