The new British government of Prime Minister David Cameron, less than three weeks old, was rocked on Saturday by the resignation of one of its most senior members.
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A House panel investigating the Gulf oil spill released new internal documents from BP that suggest engineers had concerns about the safety of the well as early as last year.
More than 700 international activists are speeding along the Mediterranean Sea from Turkey to the Gaza Strip, prepared for a stand-off with Israel.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates said the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell” would not be completed for several months.
The U.S.-led push for sanctions on Iran has opened a rift between world powers and developing nations, threatening international consensus on efforts to limit the spread of nuclear weapons.
The Senate Armed Services Committee voted on Thursday to allow the Pentagon to repeal its controversial “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy.
Obama calls a moratorium on new drilling permits as hope that BP can plug the leak is renewed.
South Korean leaders said on Thursday that they were preparing for a possible hostage situation at a joint industrial park in North Korea.
Forty-year-old Lori Berenson was convicted of aiding Peruvian leftist rebel group in 1995 and may be released within 24 hours.