Archive for January, 2011
• Egypt VP's office: Talks with opposition start • "March of millions" planned Tuesday in 2 cities • Mobile phone networks to be blocked • Rail service halted indefinitely
A Florida mother who allegedly told police she shot her two teenagers to death because they were "mouthy" was denied bond at a court appearance Monday, a court spokesman said.
Undercover investigators purchased semiautomatic weapons at an Arizona gun show, despite telling vendors that they probably could not pass background checks, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg told reporters Monday.
A Canadian man who admitted to running a sex ring involving young boys at his home in Thailand was sentenced by a federal judge in Newark, New Jersey to 25 years in prison, court officials said Monday.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton returned early Monday from a one-day visit to Haiti with major concerns about the Caribbean nation's presidential elections.
Now that the world knows, Nicole Kidman says keeping quiet about her new daughter Faith Margaret was one of the toughest things she's ever had to do.
During the past week, the Middle East has been rocked by two separate political earthquakes that have shaken the foundations of U.S. policy in the region.
Former South African president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela is "responding to medication and treatment," but doctors are concerned about the number of people visiting him, the nation's acting president said in a statement Monday.
Film composer John Barry has died after an award-winning career spent writing the score for many movies, including 11 James Bond films, a friend said.