January 19, 2012 RSS feed / World

Cause of fatal crash remains unsolved

DEDHAM ( AP) — Police say the cause of a head- on crash in Dedham last month that claimed the life of a Massachusetts man remains a mystery and may never be known. Dallas Whatley of Taunton, Mass., was killed in the Dec. More...

GOP: Santorum edges Romney in Iowa count

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Murdoch company to pay hacking damages

LONDON (AP) — Rupert Murdoch’s British newspaper company today agreed to pay damages to 36 high-profile victims of tabloid phone-hacking, including actor Jude Law, soccer player Ashley Cole and former British Deputy Prime Minister John Pr More...

Search resumes for 21 missing from ship

ROME (AP) — Divers resumed the search today for 21 people still missing after a cruise ship capsized off the Tuscan coast, but rough seas forecast for later in the day added an element of uncertainty to the operation and plans to begin pumping More...

Turkey seeks resumption of Iran nuclear talks

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s foreign minister today called for the immediate resumption of talks between Iran and major world powers to end the standoff over Tehran’s disputed nuclear program. More...

Kodak files for bankruptcy

ROCHESTER, N. Y. ( AP) — Is Kodak’s moment past? More...

Lawyer nabbed for having gun on plane

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A 65-year-old lawyer was arrested Wednesday for carrying a loaded handgun aboard an American Airlines jet at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. More...

Storm in Washington leaves icy pavement

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The day after heavy snow hit the Pacific Northwest, people are dealing with icy roads, power outages and the dangers of snow causing flooding when it melts. Ice on three runways shut down Sea- Tac Airport this morning. More...

Officials say Perry to abandon race

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry is abandoning his presidential bid and endorsing Newt Gingrich. More...

Jobless claims drop to 352,000

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking unemployment benefits plummeted last week to 352,000, the fewest since April 2008. The decline added to evidence that the job market is strengthening. More...

Consumer prices flat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer prices were unchanged last month, the latest sign that inflation remains tame. Lower gas prices offset rising costs for food, medical care and housing. More...