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No Wreckage Found From Doomed Air France Plane

Updated: 06/05/2009 - Days after Air France Flight 447 vanished, an intensive international effort has failed to recover any confirmed wreckage and concern grew Friday about whether searchers were even looking in the right place.

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Thai Police: Carradine Death May Be Accidental

Updated: 06/05/2009 - Police are speculating that accidental suffocation, not suicide, may have caused the death of American cult actor David Carradine, whose body was found in a hotel closet in the Thai capital with a rope tied to his neck, wrist and genitals.

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Obama: Buchenwald 'Rebuke' To Holocaust Denial

Updated: 06/05/2009 - President Barack Obama absorbed the stark horrors memorialized at the Buchenwald concentration camp Friday and said the lesson for the modern world is vigilance against evil, against subjugation of the weak and against the "cruelty in ourselves."

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Search Continues For Air France Wreckage

Updated: 06/05/2009 - French Air Force Lt. Col. Vincent Chincho Dabadie said a single flight could perhaps search an area of 300 miles by 100 miles but officials in Brazil say the Atlantic weather is currently severely hampering the search for debris from the plane.

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FIAT Workers Storm Company Offices

Updated: 06/05/2009 - Hundreds of Fiat workers in Belgium were demonstrating against the sacking of five of their colleagues who last week took over a sales garage in a protest demanding higher wages.

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London Mayor Falls Into River

Updated: 06/05/2009 - While helping to clear up the River Pool in Lewisham, south-east London, Mayor of London Boris Johnson tripped and fell in, getting wet up to his chest before stumbling away.

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Hezbollah, Allies Poised For Strong Election

Updated: 06/05/2009 - An election win for Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah's Shite group, its Shite allies, Amal, and Maronite Christian allies from the Free Patriotic Movement would signify a seismic shift in both Lebanon's and the region's balance.

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Susan Boyle Released From Clinic

Posted: 06/05/2009 - The brother of talent-show contestant Susan Boyle says the singer has left a mental health care facility and is doing better. She was admitted Sunday, after coming in second place in the 'Britain's Got Talent' television show.

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Obama Seeks Common Cause With Muslim World

Updated: 06/04/2009 - Invoking the Quran and his rarely used middle name, Barack Hussein Obama declared Thursday that America has a common cause with Islam and never will be at war with the faith - an overture intently watched by the Muslim world and welcomed in unlikely quarters. An Iranian cleric called the president's speech "an initial step for removing misconceptions."

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Brazil: Crash Investigation Looks At Sensors

Updated: 06/04/2009 - Investigators trying to determine why Air France Flight 447 broke apart in a violent storm over the Atlantic are looking at the possibility that speed sensors - or an external instrument key to collecting speed data - failed in unusual weather, two aviation industry officials said Thursday.

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No Hope Of Survivors In Atlantic, Air France Says

Updated: 06/04/2009 - Air France has told families of passengers on Flight 447 that the jetliner broke apart and they must abandon hope that anyone survived, a grief counselor said Thursday as military aircraft tried to narrow their search for the remains of the plane.

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2 U.S. Journalists On Trial In North Korea

Updated: 06/04/2009 - North Korea's top court began hearing the case Thursday of two American journalists accused of crossing into the country illegally and engaging in "hostile acts" - charges that could draw a 10-year sentence in a labor camp.

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Air France Jet Likely Broke Apart Above Ocean

Updated: 06/03/2009 - Military planes located new debris from Air France Flight 447 Wednesday while investigators focused on a nightmarish ordeal in which the jetliner broke up over the Atlantic as it flew through a violent storm.

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Bin Laden's Obama Criticism A Sign He Is Worried

Updated: 06/03/2009 - A day before President Barack Obama is to deliver a speech here seeking goodwill with the Islamic world, al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden tried in a new message Wednesday to convince Muslims they should hate him.

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Obama Visits Saudi King On Eve Of Key Speech

Updated: 06/03/2009 - Opening a mission to write a new chapter on Islam and the West, President Barack Obama consulted Wednesday with the Saudi king "in the place where Islam began," prelude to a high-stakes speech in Egypt meant to ease long-held Muslim grievances against the United States.

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OAS Votes To Readmit Cuba After 47 Years

Updated: 06/03/2009 - The Organization of American States voted by acclamation on Wednesday to revoke the 1962 measure suspending communist Cuba, overturning a landmark of the Cold War in the hemisphere.

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Rival: Ahmadinejad Moves Iran Toward Dictatorship

Updated: 06/03/2009 - The main pro-reform candidate accused hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of driving Iran toward "dictatorship" and hurting its standing in the world by questioning the Holocaust, during a rare and unprecedentedly raucous election debate Wednesday.

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US Warns NKorea Its Nuke Test Put It On Wrong Path

Updated: 06/03/2009 - A senior American diplomat warned North Korea on Wednesday that its nuclear test, barrage of short-range missiles and preparations for a long-range missile launch have put it on the wrong path.

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Clinton Says No Consensus On Cuba At OAS

Updated: 06/02/2009 - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said a rancorous Organization of American States conference in Honduras failed to reach a consensus on moves to allow Cuba to rejoin.

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NKorea Prepares Missiles; South Beefs Up Defenses

Updated: 06/02/2009 - North Korea is believed to have begun assembling a long-range missile capable of reaching Alaska, a news report said Wednesday, as the communist regime prepared to test-fire a barrage of missiles from both coasts.

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Chavez Accuses CIA of Backing Plot to Kill Him

Updated: 06/02/2009 - President Hugo Chavez on Tuesday alleged that U.S. intelligence agencies were behind a purported assassination plot that prevented him from visiting El Salvador.

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UK Singing Star Susan Boyle Suffering Exhaustion

Updated: 06/02/2009 - Singer Susan Boyle was being treated for exhaustion at a mental health clinic Monday after taking second place in a TV talent competition that turned the humble church volunteer into a global star, the show's producers and a newspaper said.

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N. Korea Prepares Missiles as Successor Announced

Updated: 06/02/2009 - North Korea pushed forward with preparations to test-fire more missiles in the wake of last week's nuclear test as leader Kim Jong Il moved to anoint his third son as heir to the world's first communist dynasty, reports and experts said Tuesday.

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