WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate eased the way on Thursday for President Barack Obama to speed up the transfer of prisoners from Guantanamo Bay to their home countries, a crucial step toward the long-delayed closure of the military prison. Reuters: U.S.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – When Tanner Martin, 17, developed excruciating back pain last year, he was sure he needed an X-ray to find out what was wrong. So was his mother, who worried that the pain might indicate a serious injury that could cause permanent disability. Reuters: U.S.
ABC News More Purges May Follow Execution in North KoreaABC NewsThe execution of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's uncle brought a swift and violent end to a man long considered the country's second most powerful figure. But while Jang Song Thaek is now gone, the fallout from his purge is not over. In a […]
Politico Metro-North train was traveling at more than 80 mph at time of fatal crash, NTSB …Fox NewsThe commuter train that derailed in New York City was traveling 82 mph as it went into a 30 mph curve according to preliminary information, the National Transportation Safety Board said Monday. However, NTSB board member Earl Weener […]
U.S. News & World Report Eyeing holiday sales, more US retailers to open on ThanksgivingReutersNov 28 (Reuters) – Macy's Inc and a slew of other U.S. retailers are opening on Thanksgiving for the first time ever in a bare-knuckled brawl for a bigger slice of overall holiday sales. But it might not be so easy […]
BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thousands of demonstrators massed outside four Thai government ministries, a major state office complex and 24 provincial halls on Wednesday in a widening effort to cripple the administration and oust Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Reuters: Top News
Haaretz Analysis || Deadlock in Geneva: Who's got more at stake – the West or Iran?HaaretzWhile the Iranians' conduct makes clear they are under immense pressure, the U.S. would face its own fair share of problems should negotiations bear no fruit. By Anshel Pfeffer | Nov. 22, 2013 | 4:23 PM …Keep sanctions heat on IranCharleston […]
PRIME Minister Tony Abbott says the governor-general’s public support for gay marriage and the republican movement is more than appropriate. NEWS.com.au | National Breaking News
RIGA (Reuters) – Rescue workers pulled two more bodies out of the ruins of a collapsed supermarket in the Latvian capital, Riga, early on Friday, bringing the death toll to eight amid fears that more people may be buried in the rubble. Reuters: World News