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Mubarak verdict due, but Egyptians’ interest wanes

November 27, 2014 • World NewsComments Off on Mubarak verdict due, but Egyptians’ interest wanes

FILE – In this Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 file photo, former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, seated, and his two sons Gamal Mubarak, left, and Alaa Mubarak, right, attend a hearing in a courtroom at the Police Academy, Cairo, Egypt. A verdict is expected on Saturday in Mubarak’s trial on charges connected to the killings of [&hellip...

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Queen of crime writing PD James dies aged 94

November 27, 2014 • World NewsComments Off on Queen of crime writing PD James dies aged 94

FILE – This is a Nov. 27, 2005 file photo of author P.D. James as she discusses her latest novel, “The Lighthouse,” another mystery featuring Scotland Yard detective Adam Dalgliesh, during an interview in New York. Publisher Faber and Faber...

Hong Kong police arrest protesters, 7 officers

November 26, 2014 • World NewsComments Off on Hong Kong police arrest protesters, 7 officers

Protesters cry as the police officers try to stop them blocking the road in Mong Kok district of Hong Kong Wednesday Nov. 26, 2014. Police arrested key student leaders of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests on Wednesday as they cleared barricades in one...

Asia stocks rise after US growth revised higher

November 26, 2014 • Business, World NewsComments Off on Asia stocks rise after US growth revised higher

A businessman runs past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. Asian stock markets mostly posted modest gains Wednesday as stronger U.S. growth was tempered by a less rosy outlook for China. (AP Photo/Shuji...

France suspends delivery of warship to Russia

November 26, 2014 • World NewsComments Off on France suspends delivery of warship to Russia

FILE – This Friday, Nov.14, 2014 file photo shows the Vladivostok Mistral-class helicopter carrier docking at Saint-Nazaire harbor, western France. France suspended the planned delivery of a warship to Russia on Tuesday, after months of growing...

Portugal ex-premier held in prison in fraud case

November 25, 2014 • World NewsComments Off on Portugal ex-premier held in prison in fraud case

Portugal’s former Prime Minister Jose Socrates, in the back seat of the car on the left, leaves a court in a Portuguese police car after being questioned, in Lisbon, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. Jose Socrates is spending a third straight night in jail as...

Crew docks at International Space Station

November 24, 2014 • World NewsComments Off on Crew docks at International Space Station

The Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz TMA-15M space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. The Russian rocket carries U.S. astronaut Terry...

37 homes collapse, dozens injured in Japan quake

November 23, 2014 • World NewsComments Off on 37 homes collapse, dozens injured in Japan quake

This aerial photo shows houses collapsed after a strong earthquake hit Hakuba, Nagano prefecture, central Japan, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. The magnitude-6.8 earthquake shook on Saturday night the mountainous area that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics destroying...

Somalia’s al-Shabab kills 28 non-Muslims in Kenya

November 23, 2014 • World NewsComments Off on Somalia’s al-Shabab kills 28 non-Muslims in Kenya

Kenyan security forces examine the scene, as bodies of some of the victims lie in a line on the ground, at the location of an attack on a bus about 50 kilometers (31 miles) outside the town of Mandera, near the Somali border in northeastern Kenya, Saturday,...

AP sources: Obama broadens mission in Afghanistan

November 23, 2014 • World NewsComments Off on AP sources: Obama broadens mission in Afghanistan

FILE – In this Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, file photo, U.S. Army Pfc. Garrick Carlton, center, of Sacramento, Calif., hikes past burning rubbish to man a hilltop observation post along with fellow Pfc. Michael Tompkins, of Wadsworth, Ohio, left, and Pfc....