Kansas residents are being offered two online training courses to prepare themselves and their pets for emergencies.
BERLIN (AP) — Britain’s Vodafone PLC says it is poised to seal the 7.7 billion euro ($10.23 billion) takeover of Kabel Deutschland, after it won the backing of the German cable operator’s shareholders.
The London-based cellphone giant said
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian investigators say 37 people have died in mental hospital fire.
HONG KONG (AP) — Beijing’s top official in Hong Kong has rejected letting the public nominate candidates to run for leader, in the strongest sign yet from China that it won’t allowed the former British colony to freely
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco’s government has unveiled an ambitious plan to reform the country’s justice system as part of a long-stated priority of the Islamist-led government.
The judicial system has been a major sore point for Moroccans
CAIRO (AP) — Al-Qaida’s leader has marked the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks by calling on Muslims to strike inside the United States, using any opportunity they can to “bleed” America financially.
In an audio message
Brownback and United Healthcare are preparing to announce an initiative to help disabled Kansas residents find good jobs.
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Childhood death rates around the world have halved since 1990 but an estimated 6.6 million children under the age of 5 still died last year, the U.N. children’s agency said Friday.
Nearly half of
LONDON (AP) — London police say they have arrested 12 men involved in an “audacious” attempt to take control of a bank’s computer in order to rob the institution.
Police said Friday the men are accused of using
Weather Underground Forecast for Friday, September 13, 2013.
The Northeast will continue to feel the impacts of a series of cold fronts on Friday, as cooler air and thunderstorms will affect the region. Meanwhile, parts of the Great
TOKYO (AP) — A former U.S. nuclear regulator says cleaning up Japan’s wrecked Fukushima plant is a bigger challenge than the work he led at Three Mile Island and that ongoing radioactive water leaks are a minor part
BEIJING (AP) — A top Chinese commander has ordered the country’s rapidly growing navy to accelerate training and technical upgrades to boost its war-fighting readiness as it faces a “complicated and difficult” security environment.
Gen. Fan Changlong was
VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — European finance ministers are seeking to make progress on the thorny issue of establishing a banking union that is intended to stabilize the bloc’s financial system.
Ministers from the 17 European Union countries that
NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio woman faked a cancer diagnosis for her 4-year-old son and shaved his head in a scheme that convinced him and others he was dying and bilked people out of donations, authorities
BANGKOK (AP) — Thai Airways said Friday it will inspect its entire Airbus A330 fleet after this week’s accident involving a model that Europe’s air safety authority had warned years ago has a defective part in its landing
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Four Indiana museums will receive grants totaling more than $500,000 for special projects.
The Institute of Museum and Library Services announced the four federally funded projects Thursday.
the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis plans to use
HELSINKI (AP) — Would you board flight 666 to HEL on Friday the 13th?
For superstitious travelers, that might be tempting fate. But Finnair passengers on AY666 to Helsinki — which has the 3 letter designation HEL —