The new Nato chief, Jens Stoltenberg, says the alliance wants constructive ties with Russia - but Russian policy in Ukraine must change.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has told the BBC he welcomes Western efforts to fight Islamic State in his country.
(Reuters) - The first patient diagnosed in the United States with an Ebola infection traveled from Liberia to Texas via Brussels, Canadian chief public health officer Greg Taylor said on Wednesday. U.S. health officials said on Tuesday that the man sought treatment six days after arriving in Texas on Sept. 20. (Reporting by Rod Nickel in Winnipeg, Manitoba; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — In a story Sept. 30 about a beer advertisement being installed on grain silos, The Associated Press erroneously reported the company that paid for the ad. The ad was paid for by Buffalo-based Labatt USA, not Toronto-based Labatt Breweries.
Mariners relievers had an incredible 2014 season, and Tom Wilhelmsen was a big part of the bullpen's success. But Wilhelmsen, also known as The Bartender because of his job when he was out of baseball before being picked up by Seattle, has added to the legend and lore of this group with some d
A total of 14 people were arrested in connection with an investigation into the distribution of both anabolic steroids and prescription drugs.
Addition, a two-person company that makes liquid spices for cocktails and beers, considers how to ramp up production from 750 bottles a month to 7,500 in time for the holiday rush.
Washington state's minimum wage will increase by 15 cents to $9.47 an hour starting on New Year's Day. While the state's current rate of $9.32 an hour is already the highest state minimum wage in the nation, ...
NEW YORK (AP) — Burned by the stock-market crash during the financial crisis, investors have poured a trillion dollars into bond funds in the past six years. They like the interest payments that bonds throw off, and that their prices barely move day to day.
More than 100 demobilised militia fighters and their relatives die from hunger and disease in an army camp in DR Congo, according to a rights group.
A showy exterior, V-6 power, nimble handling and the lowest starting price tag of any Lexus sedan are proving to be a winning formula for the Lexus IS compact sedan.
L.A. has finally taken over the top spot of my weekly MLS power rankings.
By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - Oklahoma set up new procedures on executions that include increasing by five times the dosage of a controversial sedative that was among the drugs used in a botched execution in April, which prompted the state to suspend lethal injections. The new procedures, announced late on Tuesday, allow the corrections department director to choose from four lethal injection options, two that increases the dose of Midazolam to 500 milligrams, the amount Florida uses in executions, from 100 milligrams. ...
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Iraqi officials say a car bomb near pet and vegetable markets has killed 13 people and wounded another 25 in the capital Baghdad.
Twin car bombings near a school in Syria killed 22 people on Wednesday, including at least 10 children, with the second exploding as parents frantically searched for their sons and daughters in a street littered with school bags and body parts.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The dismantling of Syria's chemical weapons facilities is expected to begin this month, and the first of the 12 facilities should be destroyed by the end of November, the organization tasked with eliminating the country's chemical weapons program says.
By Tom Hals (Reuters) - An affiliate of Brookfield Asset Management won the auction for Atlantic City, New Jersey's bankrupt Revel Casino Hotel with a $110 million bid, but within hours the losing bidder told Reuters he planned to fight the sale in court. Asked if he would challenge the auction result in court, Florida developer Glenn Straub told Reuters by phone: "absolutely." The auction for the hotel and casino, which cost $2.4 billion to build, concluded early Wednesday. Straub said he was analyzing the bid from Brookfield when the auction was declared over. ...
Shelling greets start of term in east Ukraine