The Federal Trade Commission today unanimously approved a planned merger of America Online and Time Warner -- the largest merger in U.S. history.
Ehud Barak, who abruptly resigned as Israeli Prime minister last week, kicked off his reelection campaign today. He faces right-wing rival Benjamin Netanyahu in upcoming elections.
After months of legal wrangling with Russian authorities and disputes over debts incurred by his media empire, Russian media mogul Vladimir Gusinsky has been arrested in Spain on an international warrant.
An appeals court in Santiago dropped homicide and kidnapping charges today against former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet. The court supported the defense's claim that Judge Juan Guzman acted illegally by indicting Pinochet before questioning him.
A three-month wave of violence intensifies, and Israel seals off the West Bank.
A recent offensive by ethnic Albanian guerrillas has observers warning of renewed war in the Balkans.
Lawyers for Vice President Al Gore continue to press for hand recounts in some South Florida counties.
Former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet will stand trial on charges that he arranged the kidnapping of 19 prisoners who disappeared more than 25 years ago.
With right-wing rival Ariel Sharon set to challenge him in early elections, embattled Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak offered to recognize a Palestinian state, but avoided the Jerusalem question.
The U.S. Supreme Court decided Monday it will not allow television cameras into the courtroom to chronicle the 90-minute oral arguments in George W. Bush's election appeal.
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