09/02/14 10:45 PM
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolas Maduro has replaced the Venezuela's longtime oil minister and economic czar as part of a cabinet shakeup sidelining the most-prominent voice within his administration for much-needed reforms to address the country's economic crisis. Rafael Ramirez had...
09/02/14 10:31 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The international group Doctors Without Borders warned Tuesday that the world is losing the battle against Ebola and lamented that treatment centers in West Africa have been "reduced to places where people go to die alone." In separate remarks after a United Nations...
09/02/14 10:30 PM
ULAN BATOR, Mongolia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is flying to Mongolia for a working visit amid a Kremlin-backed offensive in Ukraine that has sharply raised tensions with Washington and NATO. Putin is due to arrive in the Mongolian capital of Ulan Bator on Wednesday afternoon for...
09/02/14 10:30 PM
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Anti-poverty organization ONE is urging leaders of the 20 largest economies to act decisively at an annual summit in November against money laundering, bribery, tax evasion and corruption which it estimates costs the world's poorest countries more than $1 trillion a...
By Michael Barone | 09/02/14 10:22 PM
Some subjects, it appears, are better left unspoken of.
09/02/14 10:15 PM
BAGHDAD (AP) — An international rights group accused the extremist Islamic State group on Tuesday of systematic "ethnic cleansing" in northern Iraq targeting indigenous religious minorities, as well as conducting mass killings of men and abducting women. In a new report, Amnesty International...
09/02/14 10:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is adding 350 more troops to help protect the American Embassy in Baghdad and its support facilities in the capital, raising the number of U.S. forces in the country to over 1,000, officials said Tuesday. President Barack Obama approved the additional troops for...
By Brian Hughes | 09/02/14 09:55 PM
With Obama's latest action, 820 military members will be in Iraq for diplomatic security purposes, the Pentagon said. Of those military personnel, 405 will be dispatched to Baghdad.
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/02/14 09:45 PM
It's hard to fault Cantor for taking the deal, but anyone who cares about good government -- especially those who advocate small government -- ought to find his value a bit disconcerting.
09/02/14 09:00 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California regulatory judges recommended a $1.4 billion penalty on Tuesday — the largest safety-related levy ever against a public utility in the state — for a fiery 2010 gas pipeline explosion that killed eight people in a suburban San Francisco neighborhood. The...
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/02/14 08:36 PM
The visit comes at a defining time for NATO, whose leaders must reinforce the message that they are committed to defending all of its members to preserve the alliance's credibility.
09/02/14 08:30 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Apple said Tuesday that hackers obtained nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence and other female celebrities by pilfering images from individual accounts rather than through a broader attack on the company's services. Meanwhile, numerous sharing sites removed images of the stars...
By Becket Adams | 09/02/14 07:51 PM
With a possible legislative fix off the table until Kentucky lawmakers reconvene early next year, Paul must now look ahead and decide if he'd rather stay on serving the people of his state or whether he'd take his chances on a run for the Oval Office.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/02/14 07:05 PM
Treasury officials also made multiple math errors in summarizing the results of the surveys, Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Recovery Program Christy Romero said.
09/02/14 06:06 PM
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