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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 speculation about what would be the biggest arms sale ever by a NATO country to the Kremlin. The French...

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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....

Angry Mexicans protest over 43 missing students

November 20, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A couple hold candles during a massive protest in Mexico City’s main sqaure “El Zocalo,” during a march in the capital city to demand authorities find 43 missing college students, in Mexico City, Thursday Nov. 20, 2014. Mexico officially...

Indian guru in deadly standoff due in court

November 20, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Controversial religious leader Sant Rampal stands by the door of a police van as he is brought to a court, surrounded by police personnel in Chandigarh, India, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Indian police arrested the 63-year-old self-styled Hindu guru at his...

Asia stocks dulled by weak economic reports

November 20, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Oct. 8, 2014 file photo shows a Wall Street address carved in the side of a building, in New York. U.S. financial markets were mixed in early trading Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 as soft economic data out of China and Europe stoked concerns about...

Police arrest guru ending India standoff

November 19, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this late Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014 photograph, supporters of Indian guru Sant Rampal, line up as they prepare to leave the ashram that was stormed by police earlier in the day in Hisar, Haryana state, India. At least six people have died in a standoff...