WASHINGTON (AP) - A conservative political action committee is launching a $10 million campaign to sway voters who backed President Barack Obama four years ago to now support his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney.
The Ending Spending Action Fund, bankrolled by billionaire Joe Ricketts, is airing
By JOHN LEICESTERAP Sports Columnist
PARIS (AP) - With its array of courses and short-sleeves climate, Spain made a natural home for professional golf. In 2011, the land of Seve Ballesteros hosted seven European Tour tournaments, more than any other country.
Next year, that could plummet to
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - A Turkish court issued an order on Wednesday allowing authorities in the country to block Internet access to the anti-Islam movie that has sparked violent protests across the Muslim world, an official said.
Binali Yildirim, the minister in charge of transportation and
By JENNY BARCHFIELD and JULIANA BARBASSAAssociated Press
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Google Inc.'s head of operations in Brazil was detained by the country's federal police Wednesday after the company failed to heed a judge's order to take down YouTube videos that the court ruled violate
By MAX SEDDONAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - A Russian tycoon who has financed a newspaper critical of the Kremlin and supported the opposition has been charged with hooliganism and assault for punching a businessman during a television talk show. He dismissed the criminal case as politically
By BOB THOMAS and JIM SALTERAssociated Press
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) - For the older - OK, squarer - side of the generation gap, Andy Williams was part of the soundtrack of the 1960s and '70s, with easy-listening hits like "Moon River," the "Love Story" theme and "The Most Wonderful Time of the
By GARANCE BURKEAssociated Press
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Democratic Rep. Pete Stark, the longest-serving member of California's largest-in-the-nation congressional delegation, offered a taste of his trademark invective.
"It's a question of choosing experience, or a novice who likes to
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Embattled GOP Congressman Todd Akin has made good on his promise to stay in Missouri's U.S. Senate race despite calls by top Republicans to quit following his comments about rape.
The final deadline for candidates to remove their names from the Missouri ballot passed
By GREGORY KATZAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Britons got a rare glimpse of Queen Elizabeth II's personal views Tuesday when a prominent BBC reporter told a live radio audience about a conversation he had with the queen in which she apparently described telling a minister of her concern
By BRADLEY BROOKSAssociated Press
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - A Brazilian judge ordered the arrest of the head of Google's operations in Brazil for failure to remove YouTube videos that attacked a mayoral candidate, which runs counter to the South American nation's strict pre-vote electoral