LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Britain’s Home Office confirmed Monday it will demand a 3,000-pound ($4,630) refundable bond for visas for “high-risk” visitors from six former colonies in Africa and Asia — a pilot scheme that has brought warnings
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut state police divers are searching a lake in the hometown of Aaron Hernandez, the former New England Patriots player who is charged with murder.
Connecticut police declined to comment on the nature of
NEW YORK (AP) — The Asbury Park (N.J.) Press and the Virgin Islands Daily News won top awards in the annual Associated Press Media Editors’ Journalism Excellence Awards.
APME also said three media companies are finalists for its
PARIS (AP) — A state prosecutor says the organizer of a diamond exhibit and sale has more than doubled the estimated value of diamond jewelry stolen in a brazen weekend heist at a luxury hotel on the French
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Authorities say an 11-year-old boy has survived falling 200 feet down the face of a cliff near a scenic waterfall in Utah.
Spencer Cannon of the Utah County Sheriff’s Office says the boy was
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The Somali traders in Mogadishu’s markets have long faced down Islamist rebels and warlords demanding money. Now they say there is a new predator: the government tax man.
Militias extorted cash from civilians during
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia’s Islamist-led government is under increasing pressure to resign after thousands of people demonstrated against it and dozens of legislators have stopped doing their jobs.
Last week’s assassination of opposition politician Mohammed Brahmi plunged
DUBLIN (AP) — The most notorious Protestant militant of Northern Ireland’s conflict, Michael Stone, must stay in prison for attacking an Irish Republican Army funeral in 1988, the top judge in the British territory ruled Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s the most talked about lunch in the nation’s capital.
President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton are dining privately at the White House Monday. While it’s not the first time the
NEW YORK (AP) — Coverage of Superstorm Sandy and terrorism in Africa won awards for deadline, enterprise and state reporting from the Associated Press Media Editors association for journalism excellence by AP staffers.
“AP’s New York and New
PARIS (AP) — French Prosecutor: Estimated value of diamond jewelry stolen in Cannes raised to $136 million.
DENVER (AP) — Fog is delaying flights by about an hour in Denver, and some smaller planes are being diverted to other airports because of the low visibility.
The fog is expected to lift by 9 a.m. Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Bloomberg LP says that Justin B. Smith will serve as CEO of its media group, which includes its TV, radio, magazine and digital businesses around the world.
The financial news and information company said
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry will appoint former U.S. ambassador to Israel Martin Indyk to shepherd Israeli-Palestinian peace talks that are to begin Monday evening in Washington, U.S. officials said Monday.
Kerry plans to name
Vince Gill & Paul Franklin, “Bakersfield” (MCA Nashville)
For those dismayed by contemporary country music’s lack of steel guitar and shuffle rhythms, “Bakersfield” is your antidote.
With Vince Gill no longer competing for top radio hits, he turns
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The death toll from the sinking last week of a boat carrying asylum seekers has reached 20, while four people have been arrested for people smuggling in connection with the incident off Indonesia, police
An Ohio Department of Transportation employee flagging drivers in Trumbull County was struck by a car early Monday.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s prime minister urged European leaders to shift economic policies toward generating growth, as the country’s bailout monitors complained it was making “slow progress” on long-term reforms.
Antonis Samaras said Greece’s recession was “worsening
Glen Campbell, “See You There” (Surfdog)
At 77 and stricken with Alzheimer’s disease, Glen Campbell looks back at a lifetime of work on “See You There.” He revisits classics such as “Wichita Lineman” and “Galveston” with a contemplative,
“The Highway” (Minotaur), by C.J. Box
Sixteen-year-old Gracie Sullivan is book-smart and resourceful, but her 18-year-old sister, Danielle, is impetuous, self-involved and boy-crazy. As “The Highway” opens, they’re driving cross-country from their divorced mother’s home in Colorado to