January 17, 2012 RSS feed / World

Walker opponents to submit recall papers

MADISON, Wis. ( AP) — Supporters of an unprecedented effort to oust Wisconsin Gov. More...

Fuel transfer begins at iced-in Alaska city

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A Russian tanker and its crew have begun offloading more than a million gallons of fuel to an iced-in city along the western coast of Alaska. More...

Official: Yemen unrest could delay elections

CAIRO (AP) — Yemen’s foreign minister has suggested that next month’s presidential elections could be delayed due to the turmoil roiling the nation. More...

Boston, Belfast spar over IRA tapes

DUBLIN (AP) — A trans- Atlantic legal showdown could determine whether Gerry Adams, the Irish republican chieftain long at the center of Belfast war and peace, faces trial over his IRA past. More...

Rescuers blast holes in stricken ship off Italy

ROME (AP) — Italian naval divers today exploded holes in the hull of a cruise ship grounded off a Tuscan island to speed the search for 29 missing people while seas were still calm. More...

Airbus takes record orders in 2011

HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Airbus took in a record number of orders for new commercial aircraft last year as strong demand for its revamped single-aisle plane helped it best U.S. rival Boeing Co. in the race for orders for the fourth year running. More...

Snowshoer rescued, in good shape

SEATTLE ( AP) — A 66- year-old snowshoer who had been missing on Mount Rainier since Saturday has been rescued after searchers traversed deep snow and snowshoed up a river valley to pull him from the icy remote backcountry, a national park spok More...

Boy, 10, suspected of stabbing friend

EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — A 10-year-old boy is suspected of fatally stabbing a 12-year-old friend in the chest with a kitchen knife, authorities say. More...

Colo. man found dead in theater restroom

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — A man who was missing for five days was found dead in a locked movie theater restroom after workers noticed an odor and forced their way in, authorities said. More...