By KARIN LAUBAssociated Press
RAWABI, West Bank (AP) - A state-of-the art Palestinian city with residential towers, a mall and a convention center is rapidly going up on once desolate West Bank hills and turning into a symbol of national pride.
A giant Palestinian flag flies from the highest point
By PHUONG LEAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - One fisherman uses a bike to deliver hundreds of pounds of salmon to local markets. A mom who regularly shuttles her two kids around town once tried to haul a twin mattress home. And some companies are using the bikes to deliver beer kegs or pick up
By AMY TAXINAssociated Press
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - After the orange harvesting and the sun sets, the toughest part of John S. Gless' day is just beginning: a desperate fight to stave off a cold spell threatening to destroy his citrus crop.
The vice president and manager of Gless Ranch, which
BANGKOK (AP) - Asian stock markets were in a holding pattern Friday as investors awaited a U.S. jobs report that could solidify expectations about when the Federal Reserve will start reducing its expansive stimulus.
Japan's Nikkei 225 stock average rose 0.1 percent to 15,194.77 and Hong Kong
By JOSH BOAKAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - A fourth straight month of solid hiring in November could give the U.S. economy a jolt and signal that the job market may finally be gathering momentum.
Economists are forecasting that employers added 180,000 jobs last month, according to a survey
By ELAINE KURTENBACHAP Business Writer
TOKYO (AP) - Ensuring greater access to affordable health care is a crucial factor in alleviating poverty and promoting economic growth, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said Friday in announcing ambitious targets for preventing and treating chronic illnesses
By ROBERT JABLONAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles city attorney sued Wells Fargo and Citigroup on Thursday, alleging the companies engaged in mortgage discrimination that led to a wave of foreclosures in minority communities during the housing crash.
The twin lawsuits, filed in
DETROIT (AP) - A judge urged Detroit and its creditors to keep negotiating Thursday in a 150-page opinion that mimics his decision earlier this week that the city is eligible for a makeover in bankruptcy court.
Judge Steven Rhodes didn't break new ground since announcing the decision Tuesday
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) - Ecuador's government has summarily shut down a nonprofit environmental group that opposes Amazon rainforest oil drilling, alleging that it incited abusive public behavior.
It is the first such closure of an advocacy group by President Rafael Correa's government.
By ANNE FLAHERTYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The maker of a popular Android mobile app that turns your phone into a flashlight has agreed to settle the Federal Trade Commission's charges that the software secretly supplied cellphone locations to marketers, even when consumers rejected its
KHQ.COM - On December 5, 2013 Michael D. Morehead, who was previously listed as a missing person from the City of Coeur d'Alene, has been found deceased by a Kootenai County Sheriff's Office's Volunteer Search & Rescue K9 search team.
He was found a short distance from
The US Marshals Service and the Benewah County Sheriff's Office are searching for 31-year-old Britton Michael Hanson in connection to a murder.
In a press release issued Thursday afternoon, the US Marshal's Service says Hanson is wanted for 1st Degree Attempted Premeditated Murder
By HILLEL ITALIEAP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Heroic in his deeds, graceful in his manner, sainted in his image, Nelson Mandela long served as both cause and muse in the entertainment community.
From the 1960s, when he was a political prisoner and South Africa was under the laws of apartheid,