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Collapse of exchange spells trouble for bitcoin

February 25, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – This April 3, 2013 file photo shows bitcoin tokens in Sandy, Utah. The website of major bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox is offline Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, amid reports it suffered a debilitating theft, a new setback for efforts to gain legitimacy for the virtual currency. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File) TOKYO (AP) — The [&hellip...

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Mexico makes clear it will hold on to ‘El Chapo’

February 25, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

This combo of photographs released by Mexico’s Attorney General Office (PGR) with identification mapping marks made by the source to point out similarities in face measurements, shows Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, using images made from his...

Drug lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzman charged in Mexico

February 24, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this image released by Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is photographed against a wall after his arrest in the Pacific resort city of Mazatlan, Mexico. Federal prosecutors across...

Italy’s new premier wins crucial confidence vote

February 24, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Premier Matteo Renzi delivers his speech prior to a confidence vote, at the Senate, in Rome, Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. Renzi is pitching for support in Parliament ahead of mandatory confidence votes on his brand-new coalition. Democratic Party leader Renzi told...

Bombing kills 14 at northwest Pakistan bus station

February 24, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A Pakistani man, who was injured in a bomb blast in Kohat, receives treatment at a hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. A bomb planted at a busy bus terminal near a police station in northwest Pakistan exploded Sunday, killing several people...

US-South Korea war games loom over Korean reunions

February 24, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

North Korean Lee Sun Young, right, and his South and North Korean family members show their pictures during the Separated Family Reunion Meeting at Diamond Mountain resort in North Korea, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. Elderly North and South Koreans separated for...

Evolution in US cellphone plans over past year

February 24, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, file photo, a Best Buy employee prepares to scan a new iPhone 5S during the opening day of sales of the new phone in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File) BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — In the old days, U.S....

3 dead in attack on Bangkok anti-gov’t protesters

February 24, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A soldier photographs the scene of an explosion littered with blood and small pairs of shoes at a main protest site in Bangkok, Thailand, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. More than a dozen people were hurt Sunday by a small explosion at an anti-government protest in...

Cellphone, wiretaps led to legendary drug lord

February 24, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this image released by Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is photographed against a wall after his arrest in the Pacific resort city of Mazatlan, Mexico. After 13 years on the run,...

Mexico captures Sinaloa cartel boss ‘Chapo’ Guzman

February 23, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this image released by the Mexico Attorney General’s Office on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, Carlos Manuel Hoo Ramirez is photographed against a wall right after he was arrested along with Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in the Pacific resort city...