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Aussie millionaire primes for political spotlight

May 3, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Feb. 26, 2013 file photo, Australian billionaire Clive Palmer speaks during a news conference in New York, about his intention to build the Titanic II. Palmer is a larger-than-life Australian multimillionaire whose headline-grabbing projects include building a replica of the Titanic and a Jurassic Park-style collection of 160 mechanized dinosaurs....

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Ivory Coast tries ecotourism to save chimpanzees

May 3, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this File photo taken on, Feb. 21, 2004, a boy looks at chimpanzees in a fenced-off area at the Ivory Coast National Zoo in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Once a thriving population, chimpanzees in Ivory Coast have experienced a 90 percent decline in...

Ukrainian unrest spreads; dozens dead in Odessa

May 3, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

This image made from AP video shows people carrying a scaffolding frame through fires on the ground in Odessa, Ukraine, on Friday, May 2, 2014. Deadly clashes took place in the southern Ukraine port of Odessa on Friday, triggered by Ukraine’s offensive...

Police get extra 48 hours to question Gerry Adams

May 3, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A man adds the finishing touch to a newly painted mural of Gerry Adams on the Falls Road, West Belfast, Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland, Friday, May, 2 2014. Police continue to question the Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams at Antrim police station about the...

Victim’s kids hope Adams charged in Belfast murder

May 1, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

CORRECTS SPELLING FROM MCCONCILLE TO MCCONVILLE FILE – In this Thursday Jan. 12, 2012 file photo, Helen McKendry holds a family photo with her mother Jean McConville, at home in Killyleagh, Northern Ireland. Police in Northern Ireland arrested Sinn Fein...

Toronto mayor takes leave, heads to rehab center

May 1, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Toronto Mayoral candidate Olivia Chow talks about allegations regarding mayor Rob Ford during a news conference in Toronto on Thursday May 1, 2014. Confronted with reports of a recent video showing him allegedly smoking crack cocaine, an audio recording of...

China rejects sign it may soon be No. 1 economy

May 1, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A man yawns in a bus which drives past a construction site in Beijing, China Tuesday, April 29, 2014. The International Monetary Fund raised its economic growth forecast for China on Monday but warned that its financial system faces risks due to the rapid...

Malaysia assessing possible plane wreckage claim

April 29, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken April 29, 2014 provided by the Australia Defence Force, multinational air-crew and aircraft involved in operation “Southern Indian Ocean” are assembled for a photo at RAAF Base Pearce, in Perth, Western Australia. Seven...

Obama vigorously defends foreign policy record

April 28, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

U.S. President Barack Obama embraces an unidentified Filipina World War II veteran after he addressed U.S. and Philippine troops at Fort Bonifacio in Manila, the Philippines, Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Obama is wrapping up his four-country eight-day tour of...

Stowaway boy’s refugee mom cries for son

April 28, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken Sunday, April 27, 2014, Ubah Mohammed Abdule, 33, left, walks with her daughter Neshad Yusuf Ahmed, 5, right, outside her hut in the Shedder refugee camp near the town of Jigjiga, in far eastern Ethiopia. The Somali mother’s home is a...