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Plans to rebuild Haiti capital displace families
Issued: July 22, 2014
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The broad avenues in the Haitian government's promotional material are clean and unbroken, dotted with palm trees, parks...
NY judge orders 24-7 Argentina debt talks
Issued: July 22, 2014
NEW YORK — A federal judge in New York has ordered around-the-clock negotiations aimed at averting a second debt default by Argentina in 13 years. ...
US airlines scrap Israel flights over missile fear
Issued: July 22, 2014
Two U.S. airlines cancelled all flights to Israel until further notice, after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport. ...
Oil gains further on concerns over Ukraine, Gaza
Issued: July 22, 2014
The price of oil rose above $103 a barrel Tuesday on persisting jitters over the situation in Gaza, the standoff over the shooting down of a Malaysian...
Credit Suisse in steep loss after US tax case
Issued: July 22, 2014
GENEVA — Credit Suisse, Switzerland's second-biggest bank, posted a second-quarter net loss of 700 million Swiss francs ($779 million) Tuesday...
Putin: Russia will facilitate plane investigation
Issued: July 22, 2014
MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin says Russia will do "everything in its power" to facilitate an investigation into the Malaysia Airlines...
Vital evidence feared withheld by Ukraine's rebels
Issued: July 21, 2014
LONDON — "What exactly are they trying to hide?" President Barack Obama asked Monday as he demanded that Ukrainian rebels give investigators...
US to send $47M in humanitarian aid to Gaza Strip
Issued: July 21, 2014
CAIRO — The U.S. is sending $47 million in humanitarian aid to the besieged Gaza Strip to help tens of thousands of Palestinians there who have been...
Bolivian president vows to expand coca crops
Issued: July 21, 2014
LA PAZ, Bolivia — Bolivian President Evo Morales has been re-elected head of the country's largest union of coca growers and promises to expand...
UN to vote on crash resolution; Russia has doubts
Issued: July 21, 2014
UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council will vote Monday on an Australia-proposed resolution demanding international access to the Ukraine plane...
McDonald's, KFC in China face new food scandal
Issued: July 21, 2014
BEIJING — McDonald's and KFC in China faced a new food safety scare Monday after a Shanghai television station reported a supplier sold them...
Rebels to give Flight 17 black boxes to Malaysia
Issued: July 21, 2014
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says the leader of the pro-Russian rebels has agreed to hand over both black boxes from...
Forbes sells majority stake to group of investors
Issued: July 21, 2014
NEW YORK — Forbes said Friday it will sell a majority stake in the family owned magazine publisher to a Hong Kong-based investor group. ...
Obama calls for immediate access to crash site
Issued: July 21, 2014
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is calling for international investigators to have "immediate and full access" to the site in eastern...
Official says Jamaica's drought is intensifying
Issued: July 21, 2014
KINGSTON, Jamaica — A severe drought is intensifying in Jamaica with water supply systems already well below normal, the Caribbean country's...
Scores dead in first major ground battle in Gaza
Issued: July 20, 2014
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The first major ground battle in two weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting exacted a steep price Sunday: It killed 65 Palestinians...
Bodies from downed jet piled in boxcars in Ukraine
Issued: July 20, 2014
TOREZ, Ukraine — Pro-Moscow rebels piled nearly 200 bodies from the downed Malaysian jetliner into four refrigerated boxcars Sunday in eastern...
Plane crash bodies put on train for rebel city
Issued: July 20, 2014
HRABOVE, Ukraine — Armed rebels forced emergency workers to hand over all 196 bodies recovered from the Malaysia Airlines crash site and then had them...
For Obama, foreign crises grow more challenging
Issued: July 19, 2014
WASHINGTON — Surveying a dizzying array of international crises, President Barack Obama stated the obvious: "We live in a complex world and at a...
Analysis: Israel and Hamas dislike status quo
Issued: July 18, 2014
If Israel and Hamas can agree on one point, it seems, it's that things have to change. ...
US funds political groups in Venezuela despite ban
Issued: July 18, 2014
CARACAS, Venezuela — Almost four years after Venezuela enacted a law to bar the U.S. from funding groups frequently critical of the socialist...
China's clout on show with BRICS bank formation
Issued: July 18, 2014
MUMBAI, India — A developing nation version of the World Bank was formally agreed this week two years after India proposed the idea to Brazil, Russia,...
Fidel Castro: Ukraine to blame for downed airliner
Issued: July 18, 2014
HAVANA, Cuba — Retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro is blaming the Ukrainian government in Kiev for the downing of a Malaysian Airlines passenger plane. ...
From nun to AIDS expert; crash kills hundreds
Issued: July 18, 2014
THE HAGUE, Netherlands — International passengers from all walks of life, from a prominent AIDS researcher and soccer fans to a nun and a florist,...
US intel says Malaysian plane shot down by missile
Issued: July 17, 2014
WASHINGTON — A U.S. official said Thursday that American intelligence authorities now believe a surface-to-air missile took down the Malaysian...


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