NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The focus of a trial over BP’s massive 2010 oil spill has shifted from the causes of the deadly disaster to the company’s struggle to plug its blown-out well while millions of gallons of
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian election monitoring organization says that the country’s Justice Ministry has shut down its regional arm for three months for failing to register as a “foreign agent.”
Golos co-chairman Grigory Melkonyants told The Associated
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Four lawmakers from the extremist right-wing Golden Dawn party were to appear in court Tuesday for a preliminary hearing into charges of participating in a criminal organization.
Ilias Kassidiaris, who is also party spokesman,
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Before stepping out of his house, Asif Ali gives his route careful consideration. The 28-year-old builder from Pakistan blames far-right street gangs for three attacks he suffered near his home in a poor area
BEIJING (AP) — China’s notoriously opaque courts have suddenly embraced social media to provide a window into their proceedings, to boost a skeptical public’s confidence in the country’s Communist Party-controlled legal system.
Nearly 1,000 Chinese courts have set
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis convenes his parallel cabinet on Tuesday for a first round of talks on reforming the Catholic Church, bringing eight cardinals from around the globe together in a novel initiative to get local
Advocates of the health care overhaul have seemingly coalesced around a unified message for Kansas consumers.
BANGKOK (AP) — Japanese stocks rose Tuesday after a business survey showed mounting confidence among the country’s powerhouse manufacturers but gains were tempered by a U.S. government funding impasse.
The Nikkei 225 in Tokyo advanced 0.5 percent to
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Opera’s goal to raise $1 million from online contributions on Kickstarter.com has failed, and the company is expected to file for bankruptcy this week.
The company announced Sept. 12 that it
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s telecoms regulator says it will seek to fine the TV station Globovision for allegedly provoking anxiety with a news report about shortages of motor vehicles and basic goods.
CONATEL director Pedro Maldonado announced
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Tuesday looked to move beyond border issues that have been a key part of his first trip abroad by promoting the importance of building stronger economic ties with
NEW YORK (AP) — YouTube is launching its own music awards and Lady Gaga will perform at the first-time event.
The Google Inc.-owned company announced Tuesday that Eminem and Arcade Fire also will perform at the YouTube Music
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — Thirty-four young migrants are in U.S. custody after trying to enter the United States without documents in the latest round of what is becoming a new tactic in confronting what they consider unjust U.S.
HAVANA (AP) — Cuba is the only country in the world that mints two national currencies, a bizarre system that even President Raul Castro acknowledges is hamstringing the island’s socialist economy and must be scrapped.
Exactly how to
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is telling members of the military he’ll work to get Congress to re-open the government as soon as possible.
Obama is addressing troops in a video message after Congress missed a midnight
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal workers will still have to report to work for about four hours Tuesday even though the government is shutting down.
With no late deal averting the midnight Monday shutdown, several federal agencies say employees
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has missed the deadline for averting the first partial government shutdown in 17 years.
As the clock struck midnight Monday, House Republicans were demanding that the Senate negotiate their demand for a one-year delay