NEW YORK (AP) — A group of primarily European retailers and clothing makers said Monday that it plans to inspect clothing factories in Bangladesh that make garments for the companies within the next nine months and will concentrate
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian soldiers and police clashed Monday with Islamists protesting the military’s ouster of President Mohammed Morsi in bloodshed that claimed at least 40 lives, officials and witnesses said, and plunged the divided country deeper into
BERLIN (AP) — A German court says a 92-year-old former member of the Nazis’ Waffen SS will go on trial in September on allegations he executed a Dutch resistance fighter in 1944.
Dutch-born Siert Bruins, who is now
Syria’s ruling Baath party announced Monday it elected a new regional command to replace its aging leadership, including the country’s longtime vice president, as government forces closed in on a key rebel-held neighborhood in central
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh bridge has been renamed for Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough on his 80th birthday.
County officials gathered Sunday to rename the 16th Street Bridge in McCullough’s honor. A Pittsburgh native and two-time Pulitzer
CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities in Cincinnati have arrested a man who they say was vandalizing a high school while wearing only Spider-Man underwear.
The Cincinnati Enquirer (http://cin.ci/14CCHyh ) reports that it happened early Sunday when a suspect used
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Raymond Rodriguez, who wrote about 1 million Mexicans and Mexican-Americans who were forced out of the United States in the 1930s, has died. He was 87.
His daughter, C. J. Crockett, tells the
Governments have reacted strongly to the clashes between Egyptian troops and supporters of the ousted president Mohammed Morsi that have left at least 40 people dead.
Turkey’s Islamic-rooted government, which had formed an alliance with the ousted
BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s industrial production and exports dropped further than expected in May, official figures showed Monday, but economists argued that the disappointing data were more a result of volatility than a sign of serious risks.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Police say a bomb blast targeting a pro-government tribal elder has killed six people in northwest Pakistan.
Police officer Fazal Naeem Khan says it’s unclear whether the elder, Malik Habibullah Khan, is among those
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A radical Muslim preacher deported from Britain to Jordan to face a retrial on terrorism charges has asked to be released on bail pending trial.
Prosecutors have charged the cleric, Abu Qatada, with conspiring
PRAGUE (AP) — The speaker of the Czech Parliament says prosecutors have asked the lower house to strip outgoing Prime Minister Petr Necas of his immunity from prosecution so they can investigate him over a spy and bribery
Authorities are still searching for a tugboat that sank in the Mississippi River, prompting the closure of a stretch of the river south of New Orleans over the weekend.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say they’ve arrested a man who served as a translator for U.S. Special Forces and was wanted on allegations he tortured and killed civilians.
Afghanistan’s intelligence service said Monday in a statement
U.S. stock futures are building on gains from Friday’s strong jobs report as Wall Street turns its attention to the traditional start of earnings season.