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Home elevator turns death trap

17 July 2010

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Georgia – When the elevator in their home got stuck between floors, Sherwood and Caroline Wadsworth found themselves trapped Read More

Test results from well not as good as hoped

17 July 2010

NEW ORLEANS – Pressure readings have been less than ideal from the new cap shutting oil into BP’s busted well, Read More

ESPN reporter sues hotels over peephole tapings

17 July 2010

CHICAGO – ESPN reporter Erin Andrews, who was secretly videotaped nude while staying at hotels, filed a lawsuit on Thursday against seven hotels Read More

Typhoon kills 37

15 July 2010

MANILA, Philippines – Typhoon Conson blew out of the Philippines yesterday after killing at least 37 people, Read More

White House fears new BP bid could backfire

15 July 2010

NEW ORLEANS – BP’s work to cap its Gulf of Mexico gusher was in limbo yesterday after the federal government raised concerns Read More

EU wants new drilling cap

15 July 2010

 BRUSSELS – The European Union’s (EU) top energy official yesterday suggested banning any new deep-water oil and gas exploration projects in the North Sea, Read More

US hands over Iraqi prisoners

15 July 2010

BAGHDAD – THE UNITED States this week handed over nearly 30 former members of Saddam Hussein’s inner circle, Read More

Confidence in Obama down

14 July 2010

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama’s failure to jolt the US economy back to life has undermined his standing among already roiled American voters Read More



14 July 2010

French matador Sebastian Castella is gored by a Jandilla ranch fighting bull Read More

France for ban on Islamic veil

14 July 2010

PARIS – France’s lower house of parliament overhwelmingly approved a ban on burqa-like Islamic veils yesterday, Read More

Afghan soldier turns on British allies

14 July 2010

KABUL, Afghanistan – An Afghan soldier attacked his coalition allies with a rocket-propelled grenade and other weapons early yesterday, Read More

BP puts new cap to test

14 July 2010

NEW ORLEANS – With a tight new cap freshly installed on its leaking well in the Gulf of Mexico, BP planned gradual tests starting yesterday Read More

BP tries to plug leak using robots

13 July 2010

NEW ORLEANS – Undersea robots manoeuvred a mile beneath the Gulf of Mexico yesterday to delicately lower a new, Read More



13 July 2010

Former United States Marine Eddie Wright, 34, right, proposing to girlfriend Cody Fife during a ceremony yesterday Read More

Twin bombs kill World Cup viewers

13 July 2010

KAMPALA, Uganda – An al-Qaida-linked Somali militant group claimed responsibility yesterday for twin bombings in Uganda that killed 74 people Read More


Man tries to grab World Cup trophy

12 July 2010

JOHANNESBURG – A spectator ran onto the field and tried to grab the World Cup trophy yesterday, moments Read More

All is going well, says BP

12 July 2010

NEW ORLEANS – Oil was spewing largely unchecked into the Gulf of Mexico as BP crews claimed progress yesterday Read More

China gives Google go-ahead

12 July 2010

BEIJING – China confirmed yesterday it had renewed Google’s license to operate after a months long stand-off over Internet censorship, Read More

Cap off, oil flows freely

11 July 2010

NEW ORLEANS – Robotic submarines removed the cap from the gushing well in the Gulf of Mexico yesterday, Read More

Kudos to South Africa

11 July 2010

PRETORIA – International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge congratulated South Africa yesterday on an " Read More



10 July 2010

 Revellers running from a Dolores Aguirre Ybarra ranch fighting bull during the fourth run Read More


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