MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — The government of Uruguay makes Scotch whisky. It also makes and sells rum, vodka and cognac, and has done so for nearly a century. Many people consider this sideline of the state to be
VENICE, Italy (AP) — Lindsay Lohan says she skipped the Venice Film Festival to “focus on my health and well-being.”
Lohan wrote on her website Saturday that she never confirmed she would be in Venice to promote Paul
JAIPUR, India (AP) — Police say they have arrested a controversial spiritual guru on a rape charge filed by a teen-age girl in northwest India.
Ajay Singh Lamba said Asaram Bapu was arrested at a spiritual retreat in
NOIDA, India (AP) — Indians are obsessed with weddings and obsessed with reality television. Now Shagun TV, a new television channel headquartered in a sprawling suburb of India’s capital, is hoping it has found a can’t-miss idea —
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A provincial governor says a vehicle carrying employees of a private mining company has struck a roadside bomb in northern Afghanistan, killing eight.
Parwan province leader Abdul Basir Salangi says five people also were
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Beyonce closed the first day of her husband Jay-Z’s second annual music festival with a 90-minute set that featured hits like “Single Ladies” and “Crazy In Love.”
Beyonce was the headline performer Saturday at the
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has made his final major campaign pitch to revive his Labor Party’s chances at elections this week, promising tax breaks for small businesses and more work for local contractors on
BEIJING (AP) — China has announced an investigation into the head of a commission that oversees the country’s state-owned companies, in the country’s latest high-profile corruption case.
The Ministry of Supervision said in a brief statement Sunday that
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said it rescinded its recent invitation to a U.S. envoy because Washington perpetrated a “grave provocation” by allegedly mobilizing nuclear-capable bombers during recent military drills with Seoul.
Bob King, the U.S.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Thousands of chicken wing lovers flocked to the annual National Buffalo Chicken Wing Festival in western New York Saturday to experience the latest and greatest in wings — including a meatless alternative offered for
BEIJING (AP) — China’s manufacturing strengthened in August, an official survey showed Sunday, offering hope that the country’s slowdown is stabilizing.
The China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing’s manufacturing index rose to 51.0 percent from July’s 50.3 percent,
Sporting KC uses an 88th minute goal to beat Colorado 2-1 on Saturday night.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities are searching for the mother of a newborn baby boy who was found in a pile of trash in Jersey City.
Hudson County prosecutors say the child was found Saturday afternoon near
TOPEKA, KS — President Obama announced Saturday that the United States should take military action in Syria after the alleged use of chemical weapons… More »
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Dense smoke from a wildfire burning in and around Yosemite National Park on Saturday hampered both suppression efforts and the prized views sought by holiday weekend tourists.
For the first time since
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Dozens of noticeable aftershocks above magnitude 4.0 are expected in the remote Aleutian Island region off Alaska in the days and weeks following a major 7.0 earthquake, the Alaska state seismologist said Saturday.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A federal official says more than 61,000 people have turned out so far for the weekend Burning Man outdoor art and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of northern Nevada.
U.S. Bureau of