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4 detained after deadly highway collapse in China

February 1, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

CORRECTS DATE – Rescuers work at the accident site where an expressway bridge partially collapsed due to a truck explosion in Mianchi County, Sanmenxia, central China’s Henan Province, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. Fireworks for Lunar New Year celebrations exploded on a truck in central China, destroying part of an elevated highway Friday and sending...

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14 dead, 80 injured in Mexico oil company blast

January 31, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Firefighters belonging to the Tacubaya sector and workers dig for survivors after an explosion at an adjacent building to the executive tower of Mexico’s state-owned oil company PEMEX, in Mexico City, Thursday Jan. 31, 2013. A large explosion occurred...

SKorea: Satellite working normally, sending data

January 30, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

South Korea’s rocket lifts off from its launch pad at the Naro Space Center in Goheung, South Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. South Korea says it has successfully launched a satellite into orbit from its own soil for the first time. Wednesday’s...

Brazil nightclub owner blames country for fire

January 30, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

**CORRECTS GENDER OF MOURNER ON RIGHT**A woman weeps as she is comforted by a man during the funeral of Gustavo Goncalves, the most recent victim of the Kiss nightclub fatal fire raising the death toll to 235, in Santa Maria, Brazil, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013....

Santa Maria mourns its dead, calls for justice

January 29, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Girls cry in front of a makeshift memorial outside the Kiss nightclub where a fire killed over 230 people in Santa Maria, Brazil, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013. The repercussions of a tragic nightclub fire in southern Brazil widened Tuesday as mayors around the...

Mexico’s new president mostly mum on drug violence

January 29, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

CORRECTS BYLINE TYPO TO VAZQUEZ.- Nuevo Leon state police stand guard on a dirt road leading to a ranch near the town of Mina, northern Mexico, Monday, Jan. 28, 2013. At least eight bodies were found in a well near this ranch on Sunday near the site where 20...

UN, experts poised to confirm any NKorean blast

January 29, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

A girl looks at a display on assessment about impact of supposed nuclear attack on Seoul at the Korea War Memorial Museum in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013. North Korea appears all set to detonate an atomic device, but confirming the explosion...

Philippine dictatorship victims to be compensated

January 28, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Filipino poet Bonifacio Ilagan, one of hundreds of activists imprisoned during the Martial Law period which was declared by the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos, poses by the granite wall which is engraved with the names of Martial Law victims, including his...

No alarm, only 1 exit in Brazil nightclub fire

January 28, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

People march near the Kiss nightclub honoring the victims of early Sunday’s fatal fire inside the club in Santa Maria, Brazil, Monday, Jan. 28, 2013. All the elements were in place for the tragedy at the Kiss nightclub early Sunday. The result was the...

Lawyer fired in 9/11 case at Guantanamo

January 28, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this pool photo of a sketch by courtroom artist Janet Hamlin and reviewed by the U.S. Department of Defense, the five Sept. 11 defendants, back row from left, Mustafa Ahmad al-Hawsawi, Ammar al Baluchi, Ramzi Binalshibh, Walid bin Attash and the...