|British soldier slain in London had served in Afghanistan|
The two men suspected in Wednesday?s attack allegedly struck their victim with a car and then hacked him to death in the southeast London neighborhood of Woolwich. The alleged assailants remained on the scene after the attack and were injured while being ...
A fate worse than death for scores of African women
(CNN)-- It's a condition practically unheard of in the United States and most Western countries. But in a culture where a woman's status and dignity is decided by her ability to provide a husband with multiple children, it can be a fate worse ...
MCREYNOLDS: All-Star Race Vs 600
Naturally a lot of data was collected last Saturday night by the teams that were running in the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race. They are going to have to rely on it heavily this weekend. Even though the teams are right back here at Charlotte Motor ...
U.S. Stocks Fluctuate on China Data, Stimulus Speculation
U.S. stocks fluctuated between gains and losses as a contraction in China manufacturing offset American housing data and investors weighed Federal Reserve stimulus comments. Sempra Energy and Ralph Lauren Corp. slipped at least 2.2 percent after ...
Cricket Wireless guns for Verizon, AT&T customers
With both the iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S4 in its roster ... "We will continue to challenge the status quo with AT&T and Verizon," said Wallis, who went on to explain that the point of the new campaign was to emphasize the other, more important things ...
Cash-and-carry wholesaler Booker's profit jumps 13 percent
(Reuters) - Booker Group Plc, Britain's biggest cash-and-carry wholesaler, reported a 13 percent rise in full-year profit, helped by demand from small retailers and growing online sales. Booker, which runs over 170 branches supplying caterers, convenience stores, grocers, restaurants and pubs, has defied the downturn in the UK cash and carry market and managed to grow sales, as Britons ...
Seen and heard at the Cannes Film Festival
CANNES, France (AP) ? Associated Press journalists open their notebooks at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.
Switching from scandals, Obama to address drones and Guantanamo
By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will seek to draw attention away from a series of domestic scandals with a speech on Thursday that defends the U.S. use of drones abroad and lays out a vision for closing the military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. ...
Analysis: From opera to exercises, U.S. and China deepen military ties
By Peter Apps, Political Risk Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Even as the United States accuses China of military espionage and worries about Beijing's more strident posture in the Asia-Pacific region, the ties between the armed forces of the two nations have been getting closer. Direct contact between China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) and some of its potential adversaries has ...