DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A civil lawsuit has been filed against the Diocese of Duluth by a 55-year-old man who says he was abused… More »
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A national 24-hour strike against austerity measures by Portuguese labor unions on Thursday brought public transport to a virtual standstill and depleted staffing levels at government offices, state-owned companies and public hospitals.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Volunteers in Anamosa are preparing sandbags as the Wapsipinicon (wahp-sih-PIH’-nih-kihn) River is expected to reach a near-record high late… More »
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Human rights lawyers say they are filing an urgent appeal to prevent Nigerian authorities from executing by firing squad a man sentenced under the former military dictatorship.
A statement Thursday says that it is
MILLBURN, N.J. (AP) — The reward has been quadrupled for anyone who leads authorities to the suspect in the New Jersey home invasion that left a mother beaten, an attack that was captured by a nanny camera.
The government for the first time is proposing broad new standards to make sure all foods sold in schools are healthful. The rule announced Thursday will apply to “a la carte” lines in school cafeterias, vending machines, snack
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The military’s highest court overturned a murder conviction against a Camp Pendleton Marine in one of the most significant cases against American troops from the Iraq war.
The Court of Appeals for the Armed
WASHINGTON (AP) — High-calorie sports drinks and candy bars will be removed from school vending machines and cafeteria lines as soon as next year, replaced with diet drinks, granola bars and other healthier items.
The Agriculture Department announced
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission president says a tentative deal has been reached on a seven-year, 960-billion-euro ($1.27 trillion) budget that will come into effect next year.
Jose Manuel Barroso announced the deal Thursday. He said it
JERUSALEM (AP) — The outgoing governor of Israel’s central bank says the country should strengthen Palestinian leaders to help create an independent Palestinian state.
Stanley Fischer, an American-Israeli economist who is highly respected in Israel, told Army Radio