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Sensors set up to track oil spill

14 June 2010

SCHRIEVER - Undersea sensors were being deployed to a ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico yesterday in an effort to better track the amount of oil gushing into the sea, t Read More


Flood kills 18

13 June 2010

OUACHITA NATIONAL FOREST - Some people awoke to roaring floodwaters. Others were roused by panicked banging on their cabin doors. Read More

Homes torched in riots

13 June 2010

OSH - Ethnic riots wracked southern Kyrgyzstan yesterday, forcing thousands of Uzbeks to flee as their homes were torched by roving mobs of Kyrgyz men. Read More


Obama's knocking of spill not about UK

13 June 2010

LONDON - The British government says President Barack Obama has reassured Prime Minister David Cameron that his frustration over the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is not an attack on Britain. Read More

Family affair

13 June 2010

Britain Queen Elizabeth  II, centre, and her family watching a fly pass, on the balcony of Buckingham Palace Read More

Pilots lose spirit

12 June 2010

FORT LAUDERDALE - A strike by Spirit Airlines pilots yesterday threatened to disrupt thousands of vacationers headed to the Caribbean and Latin America from the eastern United States. Read More

Spill numbers 'hard to get'

12 June 2010

WASHINGTON - The Obama administration's coordinator for the Gulf Coast oil spill said yesterday that it would be at least July before BP had the tankers in place to capture the latest estimates for crude flowing from the blown well. Even if undersea efforts to direct... Read More

Dad fathers daughter's 7 children

12 June 2010

SAO PAULO - A woman whose father is accused of imprisoning her for 12 years and fathering her seven children says she forgives him - and worries how she will care for her offspring if he is imprisoned, police said yesterday. "She is confused and does not express herself... Read More

Van der Sloot charged

12 June 2010

LIMA, Peru - A Peruvian judge yesterday ordered Joran van der Sloot jailed on charges of first-degree murder and robbery in the killing of a 21-year-old Lima woman, determining he acted with "ferocity and great cruelty". Lima Superior Court Judge Juan Buendia issued... Read More

BP oil must pay up or else

11 June 2010

WASHINGTON - United States congressional leaders stepped up the pressure on oil giant BP to fully compensate economic victims of the Gulf spill Read More

Critics say Israel not doing enough

10 June 2010

JERUSALEM - Israel took a first step yesterday to temper the uproar caused by its deadly high-seas raid on a blockade-busting flotilla Read More


Thousands mourn victims of gunman

10 June 2010

LONDON - Thousands of residents in the northern England area where a gunman killed a dozen people have attended memorial services to remember the victims.   Read More


BP to burn off oil

09 June 2010

NEW ORLEANS – BP plans to bring in an oil-burning device and a tanker from the North Sea as it tries to contain the crude Read More

Police spokesperson claims Van der Sloot confession

09 June 2010

 LIMA – Dutchman Joran van der Sloot, long the prime suspect in the 2005 disappearance of a U.S. teen in Aruba, has confessed to killing a young Peruvian woman in his Lima hotel room, a police spokesman said.Peru’s chief police spokesman, Colonel Abel Gamarra, told... Read More

Containing oil still a challenge

08 June 2010

PENSACOLA BEACH – The geyser of oil spewing from the sea floor is tapering off day by day, but there’s no quick fix for containing much of the sticky mess spreading across the Gulf of Mexico, defiling wildlife and beaches normally teeming with sunbathers and swimmers.A... Read More


Veteran White House journalist retires

08 June 2010

WASHINGTON – Long-time Washington journalist Helen Thomas abruptly retired yesterday as a columnist for Hearst News Service following remarks she made about Israel that were denounced by the White House and her press corps colleagues.The 89-year-old Thomas, dean of... Read More


BP boss vows to clean up Gulf

07 June 2010

LONDON - BP PLC chief executive Tony Hayward said yesterday he won't step down over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, Read More

Plan to boycott Israeli ships

06 June 2010

STOCKHOLM - Swedish dockworkers are set to launch a week-long boycott of Israeli ships and goods to protest Monday's raid on a Gaza-destined aid flotilla Read More


Aid vessel taken without struggle

06 June 2010

JERUSALEM - Israeli forces seized a Gaza-bound aid vessel without meeting resistance yesterday, preventing it from breaking an Israeli maritime blockade Read More

Cap on but oil still leaking

06 June 2010

PENSACOLA BEACH - Beachgoers gawked at tar balls, discolored seashells and orange foam that washed up on the Gulf Coast's once-pristine white sand shores yesterday Read More


Murder suspect sent to Peru

05 June 2010

LIMA, Peru – Chilean police flew a young  Dutch murder suspect  to Peru yesterday  to face charges in the slaying of a 21-year-old woman in his hotel room. Joran van der Sloot  said he was innocent but acknowledged having met Stephany Flores at  a Lima casino, said... Read More


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