CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Tony Abbott was sworn in as Australia’s new prime minister on Wednesday and promised immediate action to slow the stream of asylum seekers arriving by boats from Indonesia and to repeal an unpopular carbon
MORELIA, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities say three “self-defense” vigilantes have died in a clash with soldiers in the western state of Michoacan.
State prosecutors’ spokesman Alejandro Arellano says three soldiers were wounded in the shootout Tuesday in
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Officials say a suspected drug trafficker wanted for extradition to the United States has been captured in eastern Guatemala by U.S. and Guatemalan authorities.
Prosecutors’ spokesman Arturo Aguilar says Waldemar Lorenzana Cordon was captured
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beholding the late James Gandolfini doing a lovely job in a change-of-pace role significantly intensifies the already funny/sad aspects of “Enough Said,” an engaging comic romance set amid the minefields that imperil starting up
ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — The death toll rose to 47 Tuesday from the unusual one-two punch of a tropical storm and a hurricane hitting Mexico at nearly the same time. Authorities scrambled to get help into, and stranded
PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — An ex-publicist and lawyer for the rap duo Insane Clown Posse has sued them and their recording company, saying she was sexually harassed and asked to perform illegal acts.
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Danica Patrick is crossing back over into entertainment.
The NASCAR star is joining country singer Trace Adkins as co-host of the American Country Awards on Dec. 10.
Patrick will have an experienced hand to
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A man who helped a priest sell methamphetamine was sentenced Tuesday in federal court to 27 months in prison.
The defense attorney for Kenneth DeVries had sought a reduced sentence of time he’s already
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles man has been charged with slashing his ex-wife and a former music industry executive with a machete and knife while holding them hostage for more than five hours.
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