Actress Johansson sues over French book

PARIS (AP) — Actress Scarlett Johansson is suing a French publishing house over a novel that uses her name and image and explores the challe…

Iran’s polls open in presidential vote

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — In the end, Iran’s presidential election may be defined by who doesn’t vote. As polls opened early Friday, arguments ove…

Israel military faces new Facebook fiasco

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military is looking more and more like “Girls Gone Wild.” A new video has surfaced on YouTube showing a group o…

Nicaragua approves massive canal project

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — A multi-billion dollar Chinese plan to plow a massive rival to the Panama Canal across the middle of Nicaragua was…