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Fed keeps rates low, but brace for the inevitable

September 18, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Record-low interest rates will be around for at least a few more months, the Federal Reserve made clear Wednesday.

Enjoy the easy money while it lasts. more »»

Iran rules out cooperating with US in Iraq

September 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Iran's foreign minister on Wednesday ruled out cooperating with the United States in helping Iraq fight Islamic State militants and warned that the terrorist group poses a much... more »»

Australian leader warns of planned attack

September 18, 2014

SYDNEY (AP) — Counterterrorism raids in Sydney on Thursday were sparked by security intelligence that the Islamic State movement was planning a public killing as a demonstration of its reach, the... more »»

Fiji's military ruler headed for big election win

September 18, 2014

SUVA, Fiji (AP) — Fiji's military ruler for the past eight years appeared to be headed to a decisive victory Thursday to become the South Pacific nation's elected leader. more »»

Los Cabos in a mess 3 days after Odile's wrath

September 18, 2014

SAN JOSE DEL CABO, Mexico (AP) — Desperate locals and tourists were in survival mode in the resort area of Los Cabos on Wednesday, with electrical and water service still out three days after... more »»

House grudgingly approves arms for Syrian rebels

September 18, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-controlled House voted grudgingly Wednesday to give the administration authority to train and arm Syrian rebels as President Barack Obama emphasized anew that... more »»

AP Interview: Brazil's Silva wants better US ties

September 18, 2014

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Marina Silva, a front-running presidential candidate who grew up in the Amazon jungle and could become the first black to lead Brazil's government, said Wednesday that if... more »»

House grudgingly approves arms for Syrian rebels

September 17, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-controlled House voted grudgingly to give the administration authority to train and arm Syrian rebels on Wednesday as President Barack Obama emphasized anew that... more »»

Fed signals plan to keep key rate at record low

September 17, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it plans to keep a key interest rate at a record low because a broad range of U.S. economic measures remain subpa. more »»

Muted expectations for Obama, Rouhani meeting

September 17, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — One year ago, President Barack Obama and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani came close to ending the decades-long freeze on face-to-face meetings between their countries' leaders. more »»

AP Interview: Iraq premier nixes US ground troops

September 17, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's new prime minister ruled out stationing U.S. more »»

Desperate Gazans flee to Europe in risky sea trips

September 17, 2014

ABASSAN, Gaza Strip (AP) — The university student was desperate to flee Gaza after suffering through years of border closures and three wars. more »»

Liberia president praises US for Ebola help pledge

September 17, 2014

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — People critically ill with Ebola languishing in an ambulance for hours as paramedics seek a place for them. Treatment centers filling up as soon as they are opened. more »»

French doctor sick with Ebola in Liberia

September 17, 2014

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Doctors Without Borders says one of its staff members has contracted Ebola while working in Liberia and will be evacuated to France. more »»

15 Syrian children die after getting vaccinations

September 17, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — At least 15 children died after receiving vaccinations in rebel-held parts of northwestern Syria, while the death toll from two days of government airstrikes on a central city... more »»

Liberia hopes US Ebola aid pushes world to do more

September 17, 2014

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — People critically ill with Ebola languishing in an ambulance for hours as paramedics seek a place for them. Treatment centers filling up as soon as they are opened. more »»

UN says building materials to Gaza may quadruple

September 17, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — A deal reached on war-battered Gaza's reconstruction is set to be implemented in the coming months, with the amount of building materials entering the territory expected to... more »»

Suicide bombers kill 15 at north Nigerian college

September 17, 2014

KANO, Nigeria (AP) — Two suicide bombers killed at least 15 students Wednesday at a government college in Nigeria's northern city of Kano, police and emergency officials said. more »»

Nigerian preacher faces scrutiny after disaster

September 17, 2014

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A Nigerian televangelist whose exuberant followers across Africa and beyond believe he has powers of healing and prophesy is now under scrutiny after one of his buildings... more »»

AP Interview: Iraq premier says no foreign troops

September 17, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's prime minister strongly rejected the idea of the U.S. more »»

 
 

 

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