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Another hiccup? Romney's foreign trip not smooth

July 31, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is seen on board his charter plane in Tel Aviv, Israel as he travels to Poland, Monday, July 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) GDANSK, Poland (AP) — It wasn’t supposed to be this way. Mitt Romney outraged Palestinians on Monday, telling Jewish donors that their culture...

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In Israel, Romney declares Jerusalem to be capital

July 30, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney greets audience members after he delivered a speech in Jerusalem, Sunday, July 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) JERUSALEM (AP) — Standing on Israeli soil, U.S. presidential...

Romanian referendum invalid due to low turnout

July 30, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

An elderly person casts a ballot during a referendum on the Romania’s president impeachment in Bucharest, Romania, Sunday, July, 29, 2012. Romania is holding a referendum on impeaching President Traian Basescu, part of a political battle that has raised...

Warm reception expected as Romney lands in Israel

July 29, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and wife Ann arrive in Tel Aviv, Israel, Saturday, July 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) JERUSALEM (AP) — Mitt Romney’s support for Israel will likely earn the...

Assad has many generals to fight Syrian rebels

July 29, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this file photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA on July 19, 2012, Syrian President Bashar Assad, left, meets with Fahd Jassem al-Freij, Syria’s new Defense Minister, in Damascus, Syria. Syrian President Bashar Assad’s...

Syrian troops kill 6-year-old fleeing into Jordan

July 28, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A relative holds the body of a six year old Syrian boy Bilal El-Lababidi during his funeral in Ramtha, Jordan, Friday July 27, 2012. The boy was shot dead by Syrian army as his parents and a dozen other refugees tried to cross a border to seek refuge in...

With royalty and rock, Britain opens its Olympics

July 28, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

The Olympic cauldron burns after being lit during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, July 28, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) LONDON (AP) — The queen and James Bond gave the London Olympics a royal entrance like no other...

Romney struggles to stem his own Olympics fallout

July 28, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney meets with Ireland’s Prime Minister Enda Kenny at the Embassy of Ireland in London, Friday, July 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) LONDON (AP) — Mitt Romney struggled Friday...

Romney stirs Olympic tiff as European tour begins

July 27, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney meets with British Prime Minister David Cameron at 10 Downing Street†in London, Thursday, July 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) LONDON (AP) — Mitt Romney wanted to highlight...

Question after floods: Did China build too fast?

July 24, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Chinese people walk past a flood damaged vehicle sitting on the bricks at a village in Fangshan district of Beijing, China Monday, July 23, 2012. As China’s flood-ravaged capital dealt with the aftermath of the heaviest rain in six decades Monday,...