By MICHELLE FAULAssociated Press
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The International Criminal Court on Tuesday sentenced a Congolese warlord to 14 years in jail for using child soldiers - a punishment meant to bring justice for his victims, to signal a warning to others and to act as a potential landmark in
By ROBERT BURNSAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The head of the Pentagon's Cyber Command on Monday called for swift action in Congress to sort out roles, standards and authorities for government agencies charged with defending against destructive computer attacks.
Army Gen. Keith
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Relatives of an Oklahoma soldier convicted of killing an unarmed Iraqi prison detainee say they're surprised a military appeals court upheld his conviction.
The Oklahoman reports Saturday (http://bit.ly/Ne0mcv) that Scott and Vicki
Sunday Afternoon Update:
Due to increased
fire activity all residences immediately adjacent to the west side of Navarre
Coulee Road (HWY 971) between the HWY 97A/Navarre Coulee Road intersection and
mile post 7 on Navarre Coulee road are now in a Level 2 Evacuation notice.
By ERIK SCHELZIGAssociated Press
TOWNSEND, Tenn. (AP) - Crews spent Friday clearing trees and reaching stranded visitors at Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee, a day after violent thunderstorms swept through the popular tourist spot, killing at least two people and
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
PARIS (AP) - The United States and its European and Arab partners will threaten the Assad regime with global sanctions if it fails to quickly implement a Syrian peace plan that includes the appointment of a new interim government, U.S.
By MICHAEL MELIAAssociated Press
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - U.S. Navy investigators have dismissed allegations that pervasive cheating tainted training exams administered to enlisted sailors and officers in the submarine force, according to documents obtained Thursday by The
By ELLIOT SPAGATAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The San Diego Trolley was packed. Hotel rooms facing the bay were sold out. And local radio was set to simulcast a patriotic score for the Fourth of July show.
But instead of 20 minutes of fireworks, the crowd
By MICHAEL WEISSENSTEINAssociated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico's next president has boldly promised to halve the number of kidnappings and murders during his six-year term by moving law enforcement away from showy drug busts and focusing on protecting ordinary citizens
By The Associated Press
Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad:
Los Angeles Times on Syria and the Russia connection:
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is putting a