BAGHDAD (AP) — The Iraqi Shiite fighter’s family is urging him to stop risking his life by traveling to Syria, saying he’s done his part defending the holy shrine of Sayida Zeinab outside Damascus. Abu Mohammed al-Moussawi isn’t
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has joined Twitter, describing herself as a “pantsuit aficionado” and a “hair icon.”
The former New York senator and first lady sent out her first tweet on Monday
HONG KONG (AP) — By holing up in Hong Kong, the American defense contractor who says he leaked information on classified U.S. surveillance programs has found an unlikely refuge from extradition.
It might be temporary, however. Hong Kong’s
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police say platinum-selling rapper 2 Chainz was robbed in San Francisco just hours before he was scheduled to perform at a concert.
Sgt. Dennis Toomer says the hip-hop star, whose real name is Tauheed
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities are investigating reports of pellets from at least one BB gun hitting customers outside a Des Moines bar.… More »
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — A government spokesman in Ivory Coast says that authorities had arrested a youth leader from former President Laurent Gbagbo’s political party on suspicion that he was involved in “destabilization activities” last month.
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Leon Wieseltier has long maintained a close relationship with the state of Israel. But the Jewish-American author now fears the country’s survival may be in jeopardy — and says much of the blame
WASHINGTON (AP) — An internal investigation has found that a senior Energy Department official was actively involved in securing summer jobs for his three college-aged children.
The official’s actions appear to violate federal rules that bar officials from
REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — From seafaring Vikings to digital dissenters, Iceland has always attracted outsiders.
This North Atlantic island nation has welcomed eccentric chess master Bobby Fischer, WikiLeaks secret-spiller Julian Assange and the online freedom advocates of the
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The trial has begun for Zimbabwe’s top rights lawyer who faces charges of allegedly obstructing justice.
State prosecutors said Monday that Beatrice Mtetwa was “unruly” toward police officers in March when they searched the