Sudhin Thanawala, The Associated Press, San Francisco | Wed, 03/04/2015 10:59 AM
More than 70 passengers aboard an Asiana Airlines flight that crashed
in San Francisco two years ago have reached a settlement in their
lawsuits against the airline, attorneys for the passengers and airline
said in a court filing Tuesday.
Brad Brooks, The Associated Press, Rio De Janeiro | Wed, 03/04/2015 9:40 AM
Brazil's attorney general on Tuesday asked the nation's Supreme Court
for permission to investigate 54 people, the majority top political
figures, for alleged involvement in what prosecutors say is the
country's largest corruption scandal yet uncovered.
The Associated Press, Cleveland | Wed, 03/04/2015 9:30 AM
The mother of a 12-year-old who had a pellet gun when he was fatally
shot by Cleveland police said Tuesday that the city was disrespectful of
her son by suggesting he died as a result of his own actions.
Ken Ritter, The Associated Press, Las Vegas | Wed, 03/04/2015 9:15 AM
A woman who threw a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton during a speech
the former secretary of state made in Las Vegas last April has been
sentenced to one year of federal supervision in her home state of
Arizona, her defense attorney said Tuesday.
Amy Taxin, The Associated Press, Irvine, California | Wed, 03/04/2015 8:58 AM
Federal agents searched more than a dozen homes Tuesday in a
crackdown on so-called maternity tourism operators who arrange for
pregnant Chinese women to give birth in the U.S., where their babies
automatically become American citizens.
Vivian Salama, The Associated Press, Baghdad | Wed, 03/04/2015 8:15 AM
Iranian-backed Shiite militias and Sunni tribes have joined Iraq's
military in a major operation to retake Saddam Hussein's hometown from
the Islamic State group, while the U.S.-led coalition has remained on
Robert Burns, The Associated Press, Washington | Wed, 03/04/2015 7:59 AM
A U.S. military officer's media briefing about plans for an Iraqi-led
ground offensive in Mosul, including its expected timing, amounted to a
mistaken disclosure of "military secrets," Defense Secretary Ash Carter
EU-Russian relations took a further dip on Tuesday when the
European Union strongly condemned Moscow
for banning Polish and Latvian officials from entering the country to attend
the funeral of slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov.
The Myanmar owner of a
Yangon bar accused of insulting Buddhism in a drinks promotion told the court
Tuesday the New Zealand
bar manager was responsible for the offending ad that could see them jailed for
up to four years.