08/23/14 01:47 AM
HAVANA (AP) — There's no rice, beans or fried plantains at Havana's newest private restaurant. You can order a minty mojito, but it'll come mixed with vodka instead of the traditional white rum. The waiters speak Russian, and patrons are expected to order in that language if they want to get...
08/23/14 01:46 AM
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Divers stand on the edge of a small wooden fishing boat gazing at the murky, choppy waters below. After receiving blessings from Buddhist monks, they lower their masks and plunge one-by-one into the mighty Yangon River, clinging to garden hoses that will act as primitive...
08/23/14 01:46 AM
BEIJING (AP) — Organizers say Chinese authorities have shut down an independent film festival, a rare venue for the showing of independent films that may be critical of the government in a country with tight controls. Wang Hongwei of Li Xianting Film Fund, which has organized the 11th Beijing...
08/23/14 01:32 AM
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Leader says Hamas agrees in writing to support Palestinian bid at International Criminal Court.
08/23/14 01:32 AM
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A senior Hamas leader says the group signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court. Such a step could expose Israel — as well as Hamas — to war crimes investigations. Moussa Abu Marzouk wrote on his Facebook page early Saturday...
08/23/14 12:16 AM
JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming (AP) — If anyone thought Janet Yellen might clarify her view of the U.S. job market in her speech here Friday, the Federal Reserve chair had a message: The picture is still hazy. Though the unemployment rate has steadily dropped, Yellen suggested that other gauges of the...
By Susan Crabtree | 08/22/14 10:52 PM
Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., subpoenaed documents about the reopening of President Obama's political office, an operation focused campaign strategy.
By Rebecca Berg | 08/22/14 08:32 PM
A new poll suggests Scott Brown could win a Senate race in New Hampshire, for reasons that would be good news for Republicans in other states.
08/22/14 08:02 PM
LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated sharply on Friday as Moscow sent more than 130 trucks rolling across the border in what it said was a mission to deliver humanitarian aid. Ukraine called it a "direct invasion," and the U.S. and NATO condemned it as well. In...
08/22/14 07:32 PM
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza militants Friday gunned down 18 alleged spies for Israel in an apparent attempt to plug security breaches and deter others, a day after Israel killed three top Hamas military commanders in an airstrike likely guided by collaborators. In one incident, masked...
08/22/14 07:30 PM
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The state of Oregon filed a lawsuit Friday against Oracle America Inc. and several of its executives over the technology company's role in creating the troubled website for the state's online health insurance exchange. The lawsuit, filed in Marion County Circuit Court in...
08/22/14 07:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits and some companies to opt out of paying for birth control for female employees while still ensuring those employees have access to...
By David Limbaugh | 08/22/14 06:52 PM
I filled an entire book with examples of discrimination against Christians in this country about a decade ago, and since then, there has been little or no abatement of this practice.
08/22/14 06:31 PM
BAGHDAD (AP) — Sunni lawmakers pulled out of talks on forming a new Iraqi government after militants attacked a Sunni mosque in a volatile province outside Baghdad during Friday prayers, killing at least 64 people. It was not immediately clear if the attack was carried out by Shiite militiamen...
By Michelle Malkin | 08/22/14 05:18 PM
For two bloody months, an armed jihadist serial killer ran loose across the country and took the lives of at least four innocent men. Have you heard about this horror? Probably not.
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