Home > Utilities > Wires > News > Nation/World News from AP
Nation/World News from AP (Page 2)

US official fume as Venezuelan general slips grasp

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

US officials are saying Venezuela may have used threats to obtain the freedom of a former general detained in Aruba at the request of the American government.

Ukrainian PM urges vote to pay for war

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Ukraine's prime minister says parliament needs to come up with more money to pay the mounting costs from the war against pro-Russian separatists and to rebuild infrastructure shattered by the fighting.

US stocks open mixed on Wall Street

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

The stock market is opening mixed at the start of a busy week as a batch of merger announcements lift shares in Family Dollar and other companies.

Report says surveillance is hampering journalists

| |Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other electronic records are making it harder for journalists to report on what the government is doing, two human rights groups say.

2 questioned in search for Philly carjackers

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

The manhunt for two suspects in a fatal carjacking is on hold as detectives question two men believed to have information, Philadelphia's police commissioner said Monday.

Female suicide bomber kills several in Nigeria

| |Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

A woman blew herself up at a petrol station in northern Nigeria on Monday, killing three people in the second female suicide bombing in Kano in two days, police said.

Argentina resumes negotiations to avert default

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Argentina's government is resuming negotiations in a dispute with US. creditors that risks sending the country into default this week.

Connecticut man accused of shooting pet turtle

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Authorities say a Connecticut man shot to death his girlfriend's pet turtle.

Muslims mark end of Ramadan with Eid celebrations

| |Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Millions of Muslims across the world celebrated the first day of the Eid al-Fitr holiday Monday, which marks the end of the monthlong fast of Ramadan.

Teens helped each other escape sinking Korean ship

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Students who survived the South Korean ferry disaster testified Monday they were repeatedly ordered by loudspeaker to stay in the sinking ship but eventually helped each other flee after finding their cabins were flooded too much.

Zillow buying Trulia to make real estate titan

| |Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Real estate website operator Zillow is buying rival Trulia in a $3.5 billion deal that would make the biggest player in the online real estate market.

Georgia opens criminal case against ex-president

| |Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Georgian authorities say they are opening a criminal case against former president Mikhail Saakashvili.

Air Algerie plane's black boxes arrive in France

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

The two black boxes from the Algerian passenger jet that went down in Mali last week, killing all 118 aboard, have arrived in France for analysis.

Defense: Gov't suppressed evidence in Blackwater

| |Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Lawyers for Blackwater security guards argued Monday that the government has suppressed evidence favorable to defendants who are on trial in the killings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor Square in Baghdad.

Philippine leader: Not even a bomb can stop reform

| |Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

An emotional Philippine President Benigno Aquino III called his opponents desperate Monday and expressed confidence that many people will carry on his reforms even if he is stopped by a bomb.

Iraq police find 17 bodies, some bound, in Baghdad

| |Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Iraqi police found 17 bullet-riddled bodies in different areas of Baghdad, officials said Monday, raising fears of more sectarian bloodletting at a time of soaring tensions as other attacks around the capital killed 10 people.

Hamas leader Meshaal demands end to occupation

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

The leader of Hamas is demanding anew that Israel end its occupation of Gaza and the West Bank.

Liberia president orders new anti-Ebola measures

| |Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Liberia's president has closed all but three land border crossings, restricted public gatherings and quarantined communities heavily affected by the Ebola outbreak in the West African nation.

Father, stepmother of found boy due in court

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

The father and stepmother of a 12-year-old Detroit boy who was found in his basement after an 11-day disappearance are due back in court.

Friend: McBride slurring during phone call

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

An acquaintance of a 19-year-old woman who was shot to death outside a suburban Detroit home said Monday that the tone of her voice during a phone conversation made him believe she had been drinking.