Mon, 20 May 2013 21:00:24 GMT
Syrian Rebels Suffer Setbacks From Fighting in Town Near Lebanon Border - VOA
Voice of America
TRIPOLI, LEBANON — Syrian government troops backed by fighters from Lebanon's Hezbollah movement have been in fierce battles in the rebel-held town of Qusair after weeks of fighting. Many wounded rebels are being treated across the nearby border in ...
William Hague hints at veto of Syria arms ban
Syrian Rebels Clash With Hezbollah for Strategic Post
Deaths thrust Hezbollah more into Syria civil war - USA Today
Mon, 20 May 2013 21:12:42 GMT
Over 70 people killed in Iraq bombings
More than 70 people were killed in a series of car bombings and suicide attacks targeting Shia Muslims across Iraq today. The attacks increased the number killed in sectarian clashes in the past week to more than 200. Tensions between Shias, who now lead ...
Wave of car bombs kills at least 95 in Iraq - USA Today
Wave of attacks kill more than 70 people in Iraq
At least 70 people killed in Iraq bombings as Sunni and Shiite tensions rise
Mon, 20 May 2013 21:10:35 GMT
North Korea missile launches: Pyongyang toying with foes? (+video)
Christian Science Monitor
North Korea on Monday continued to fire short-range projectiles from its east coast into the ocean, according to South Korean and US officials. The North Korean military has now launched six such weapons over the past three days. Skip to next paragraph ...
North Korea fires sixth missile - Sydney Morning Herald
N. Korea Tests Don't End 'Provocation Pause,' U.S. Says
US says Korea tensions relatively low, despite missile tests
Mon, 20 May 2013 21:07:01 GMT
MEPs back new laws on safety of offshore oil platforms
MEPs have broadly backed new laws to improve the safety of offshore oil and gas platforms, despite criticism from some Green MEPs. The proposal debated by the European Parliament on 20 May 2013 has already been agreed in principle with the Council ...
O'Reilly announced as European ombudsman candidate
O'Reilly to be candidate in European Ombudsman election
Get rid of MEPs
Mon, 20 May 2013 21:08:38 GMT
U.S. News & World Report
College-age lottery winners weigh risks of gambling - USA Today
Powerball = tuition? A near-record $600 million jackpot has college students thinking about the risks -- and rewards -- involved in gambling. A woman prepares to choose her numbers on a lottery ticket Saturday, May 18, 2013, in the Chinatown district in ...
Small Florida town wonders who among them won $590.5 million Powerball ...
Powerball jackpot resets to $40 million after record draw
$1M winning Powerball ticket purchased in Pinellas Park, winner unknown
Mon, 20 May 2013 16:26:08 GMT
British man appears in French court over death of his children
A British man accused of killing his two children appeared in court in the French city of Lyon on Monday to be formally put under investigation – the equivalent of being charged – for the murders. The judge ordered Julian Stevenson, 47, to be held in custody ...
Father who killed children in Lyon 'will not be charged with premeditated murder'
Briton Julian Stevenson under formal investigation in Lyon over murder of own ...
Father faces child death charges in France
Mon, 20 May 2013 08:58:44 GMT
New York Daily News
Video: Thief hit by bus after robbing woman in Colombia
A Colombian thief didn't think ahead after robbing a woman of her mobile phone in a Bogota bus station. Also in this section. [TICON-A VIDEO] Video: Wife caught cheating and lover jumps out window · One winner of record-breaking $590m jackpot ...
Colombia Thief Hit By Bus Has Miracle Escape - Sky News
Criminal gets hit by bus after robbing woman in Colombia
Thief Hit By Bus Immediately After Stealing Phone (VIDEO) - Huffington Post
Fri, 17 May 2013 03:50:56 GMT
Hindu Business Line
Google Maps leads abducted Chinese boy home to family 23 years later
South China Morning Post
A Sichuan man, abducted and taken to Fujian province at the age of five, has finally found his way home after spending years trying to work out where he came from. And he says he could not have done it without the help of Google Maps, Fujian's news portal ...
Google Maps helps Chinese man find home 23 years after abduction
Luo Gang was abducted from small town in Sichuan at age of five
Google Maps guide kidnap man home after 23 years
Fri, 17 May 2013 17:19:18 GMT
Police identify new Madeleine McCann suspects
Detectives conducting a review of the case have produced a list of people who they say are of “interest to the inquiry” and should be questioned. Detective Chief Superintendent Hamish Campbell, the head of Scotland Yard's Homicide and Serious Crime ...
Madeleine McCann: Police identify 'people of interest'
Madeleine McCann case: Scotland Yard identifies new leads
Police to question new 'people of interest' in case of missing British girl ...
Mon, 20 May 2013 18:59:42 GMT
Mairead Philpott appeal over sentence for killing six kids a waste of money says ...
Child killer Mairead Philpott's dad today slammed her attempt to cut the length of her prison sentence. Jim Duffy, 64, branded evil Mairead's plan to appeal against the 17-year prison term for killing her six children in a fire “a waste of taxpayers' money”.
Child killer Paul Mosley will join Mairead Philpott in appealing the length of ...
Killer mum to appeal jail term
Philpott wife plans sentence appeal