23 August 2014, 3:11 am - gov. scott walker of wisconsin played a greater role than previously known in arranging for wealthy contributors to donate to a conservative organization, according to court documents.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
23 August 2014, 2:16 am - the obama administration on friday offered compromises intended to address objections by some nonprofit groups and private companies over providing contraceptive coverage.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
23 August 2014, 1:48 am - after the republican-led legislature’s map was ruled unconstitutional last month, a slightly modified version is approved, but the 2014 election will proceed under the old map.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
23 August 2014, 1:06 am - mr. hansen, who abducted women and hunted them down in the alaska wilderness in the 1970s, was serving a 461-year prison sentence.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
23 August 2014, 1:06 am - nato officials said that the russian military had moved artillery units inside ukrainian territory in recent days and was using them to fire at ukrainian forces.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
23 August 2014, 12:59 am - a top national security adviser to president obama said the united states was “not going to be restricted by borders” to protect its interests, including possibly pursuing direct military action in syria.(image) (image) (image) (image)
23 August 2014, 12:58 am - the department of homeland security said on friday that more than 1,000 businesses had been infected with the cash register malware used in the target data breach and others, leading to the theft of data from millions of customers’ payment
23 August 2014, 12:30 am - taking a look back at another week of news from cupertino, this week’s apple loop covers when you can pre-order your iphone 6, the memory options for new smartphone, apple's quest for a thinner backlight, monetizing both ends of the usb cable,
22 August 2014, 4:03 pm - the iphone 6 has been revealed, but the announcement didn't come from the lips of tim cook on a stage in california. rather, china telecom seems to have become a bit impatient and gone ahead and announced the upcoming apple flagship phone on its own
21 August 2014, 9:33 pm - over 10 years ago in a college marketing class, i learned something surprising about those omnipresent ninety-nine cent endings on price tags: most businesses actually had no evidence they increased revenue vis-à-vis whole dollar prices. if a
20 August 2014, 12:00 pm - "spending money was the theme, but it’s made me conscious that what i spend my time, energy and money on is interchangeable.... it’s a spiritual outcome, which i didn’t expect at all."
20 August 2014, 1:22 am - without a doubt, money is the primary driving factor in private equity and hedge funds. lucrative fees are paid to talented fund managers by investors eager to earn high returns on their investments. although much attention is paid to the 20%
19 August 2014, 12:00 pm - videothe internet is alight with the ice bucket challenge, a silly joke that's being shared on social media by billionaires. facebook founder mark zuckerberg dumped a bucket of ice on his head. he was followed by microsoft founder bill gates, who, in
23 August 2014, 10:50 am - prime minister fredrik reinfeldt's hopes for remaining in office has been given a boost after more swedes said they had greater faith in him handling a crisis compared to election rival stefan löfven.
22 August 2014, 3:53 pm - officials finalized plans on friday for the "gothenburg guinea pigs" who will test out the six-hour workday, a move it's hoped will cut down on sick leave, boost efficiency, and ultimately save sweden money.
22 August 2014, 2:21 pm - the heatwave is well and truly over, the days are getting shorter, and winter is coming. with this in mind, the local's isabela vrba chatted to ten stockholmers about how they plan to tackle the autumn.
22 August 2014, 8:44 am - swedish furniture giant ikea has opened its first store in the former yugoslavia, near croatia's capital zagreb. the move marks the company's first step in an expansion to the balkans market.
23 August 2014, 8:04 am - german chancellor angela merkel and president barack obama warned friday that russia was triggering a "dangerous escalation" of the conflict in ukraine due to its military presence and shelling there.
22 August 2014, 3:12 pm - almost two thirds of germans fear russia plans further land grabs in ukraine, according to an opinion poll released on the eve of chancellor angela merkel's visit to the conflict-torn country.
22 August 2014, 1:37 pm - amid heated debates over arms for iraq, the ukraine crisis, and germany's foreign military involvement despite its wwii legacy, defence chief ursula von der leyen stirred a debate of her own on friday after a dud world cup gag.
22 August 2014, 1:00 pm - a quick and uncomplicated conversation between a recently engaged couple concluded that the husband-to-be would take on his fiancee's surname. however, no one was more surprised by people's reactions than australian expat liv hambrett.
22 August 2014, 11:29 am - four white lions born into the krone circus during its stop in magdeburg yesterday find themselves in a germany reliving a decades-old fight over exotic animals displayed for profit.
22 August 2014, 9:17 am - update: the german heart institute of berlin (dhzb) is under investigation for attempted manslaughter after evidence showed a doctor manipulated patient data to get them a new heart faster.
22 August 2014, 8:46 am - berlin is suing one of switzerland's largest banks in its bid to recuperate hundreds of million euros that went missing during the reunification of east and west germany, the bank said thursday.
22 August 2014, 4:25 pm - since russia's health watchdog unceremoniously shut down four mcdonald's in moscow on wednesday, the campaign against the iconic u.s. fast food chain appears to have gone viral.
22 August 2014, 3:20 pm - the latest demonstration of support for conflict-torn ukraine in moscow appeared right on the city's historic red square - or so social media users mistakenly concluded friday.
22 August 2014, 7:45 am - danish brewer carlsberg is avoiding price markups in russia by making some of its bottles smaller and putting less beer in others, the company's ceo said, bloomberg reported thursday.
22 August 2014, 5:31 am - arabic-language television channel alhurra has denied earlier reports an unknown number of russian tourists were injured when two buses collided before dawn on friday in egypt's sinai peninsula.
22 August 2014, 4:28 am - a group of businessmen with kremlin connections are emerging as likely beneficiaries of the tit-for-tat sanctions in the escalating dispute between russia and the west over ukraine.
23 August 2014, 7:49 am - finance reporter kevin peachey looks at the popularity of attractions that are both free and those that charge an entrance fee and considers how you can keep costs down on a day out.
23 August 2014, 9:02 am - goa bjp leader dr wilfred mesquita has dismissed the possibility of goa toeing the line of kerala, which is outlining a ban on sale and consumption of alcohol in a phased manner. he said consuming liq...(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
23 August 2014, 8:20 am - the family of the badaun cousins- who were found hanging from a mango tree- has said that if justice is not done in the case they will hang themselves from the same tree(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
23 August 2014, 8:05 am - in the most intense firing along the international border so far, pakistani troops targeted 22 border security force (bsf) posts and several villages in jammu and kashmir last night, killing at least ...(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
23 August 2014, 7:57 am - in an apparent retaliation to the booing of jharkhand chief minister hemant soren at an event on thursday in presence of prime minister narendra modi, workers of his party, the jharkhand mukti morcha,...(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
23 August 2014, 7:54 am - india's first indigenous stealth anti-submarine warfare corvette 'ins kamorta' was inducted into the indian navy on saturday by defence minister arun jaitley.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
23 August 2014, 7:53 am - the dda on friday announced its much-awaited 'housing scheme 2014' - offering over 25,000 flats across various categories while scrapping the proposed plan to reserve 80 per cent flats for the city-dw...(image) (image)
23 August 2014, 7:49 am - the supreme court today dismissed a petition seeking postponement of the union public service commission (upsc) preliminary examinations, scheduled to take place on sunday.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
23 August 2014, 5:45 am - a top national security adviser to president obama said the united states was "not going to be restricted by borders" to protect its interests, including possibly pursuing direct military action in sy...(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
23 August 2014, 8:10 am - the death toll from devastating landslides in hiroshima rose to 46 on saturday, as rescuers worked around the clock to comb through destroyed houses searching for survivors.
local police said they cannot confirm the whereabouts of 41 local residents
23 August 2014, 6:48 am - oakland beat the los angeles angels 5-3 on friday to slice the gap between the american league's top two teams to just one game, with athletics pitcher sonny gray ending a month-long losing streak to steer the hosts to an important victory.
23 August 2014, 6:05 am - two workers were killed and one injured after they were hit by a large steel beam that fell on them at the construction site for an apartment complex in tokyo's edogawa ward on friday.
according to police, the accident occurred shortly before 7 p.m.
23 August 2014, 6:00 am - a police officer in missouri was suspended friday after he used facebook to lash out at protesters condemning the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer.
a second officer in the midwestern state was taken off the beat
23 August 2014, 5:39 am - in this edition of the kong show, we take a little musical adventure with our special multilingual guest born in cuba, daughter of a diplomat who moved to cape verde and now living in paris, miss mayra andrade.
miss andrade is in japan for live
23 August 2014, 5:25 am - three japanese college students were killed and five others injured when a car carrying them veered off a california freeway and struck a power pole, officials said friday.
the eight students were trapped in the 2000 honda prelude after the crash
22 August 2014, 10:05 pm - gunmen attacked a sunni mosque during friday prayers and killed at least 64 people, prompting sunni lawmakers to withdraw from talks on forming a new, more inclusive government capable of confronting the islamic extremists who have overrun large
22 August 2014, 9:55 pm - palestinian militants in gaza city executed 18 men on friday for allegedly helping israel in its six-week assault on the territory, hamas tv reported.
six them were grabbed from among hundreds of worshippers leaving the city's largest mosque, by men
22 August 2014, 9:52 pm - a damaged car is seen friday next to graves at a site where a landslide swept through a residential area in asaminami ward, hiroshima. heavy rain delayed the search on friday for more 47 people still missing. so far, 40 have been confirmed dead.
22 August 2014, 9:50 pm - tensions between russia and ukraine escalated sharply on friday as moscow sent more than 130 trucks rolling across the border in what it said was a mission to deliver humanitarian aid. ukraine called it a "direct invasion," and the u.s. and nato
23 August 2014, 7:54 am - militants belonging to the islamic state had reportedly demanded the release of dr aafia siddiqui and others extradited to the united states in exchange for american photojournalist james foley and other western hostages, said a report published on
23 August 2014, 6:47 am - multan: a special anti-terrorism court in multan on saturday granted pre-arrest bail to pakistan muslim league – nawaz district president bilal butt and 18 others who were accused of attacking pakistan tehreek-i-insaf’s (pti) vice
23 August 2014, 6:40 am - lahore: former president and pakistan peoples party (ppp) co-chairman asif ali zardari on saturday reached lahore from karachi and met with prime minister nawaz sharif for lunch at the latter's raiwind residence. the former president reached
23 August 2014, 5:42 am - peshawar: five militants were killed and three others injured saturday in a clash with a tribal lashkar in the orakzai tribal region. official sources said the local peace legion and militants exchanged fire in the dana khola area of lower
23 August 2014, 5:29 am - hambantota: pakistan captain misbah-ul haq won the toss and sent sri lanka in to bat in overcast conditions in the first one-day international in hambantota on saturday.the tourists were without their top spinner saeed ajmal, who has flown to
23 August 2014, 5:11 am - pakistan tehreek-i-insaf (pti) and the government have again begun talks although it is hard to predict if the latest round of dialogue will last long enough to reach a resolution. the latest round of talks between the two
23 August 2014, 4:18 am - sialkot: firing by indian security forces security along the working border on saturday killed at least two people including a woman, and injured four others in sialkot, dawnnews reported.in charwa and chaparral sectors of
23 August 2014, 1:33 am - gaza city: an israeli air strike hit a house in central gaza before dawn on saturday killing five family members, including two women and two children, palestinian medics said.emergency services initially said three people were killed and five
23 August 2014, 1:16 am - landi kotal: lashkar-i-islam militants on friday killed a tribesman in tirah valley for spying.sources said nek mohammad captured in speen drand locality a few days ago was convicted of spying on the banned outfit.they said first, the man was shot
23 August 2014, 1:16 am - mansehra: an alleged rape victim on friday accused a police official of issuing death threats to her and family for not settling the matter out of the court.the 15-year-old girl told reporters here that she had contacted the shinkiari police for
23 August 2014, 2:56 pm - hamas political leader khaled meshal has admitted that the members of his organisation killed three israeli teenagers who were abducted in june this year, as per reports on saturday.
23 August 2014, 1:40 pm - parts of a mammoth aid convoy from moscow on saturday crossed back from rebel-held east ukraine to russian territory, as german chancellor angela merkel jetted into kiev for crisis talks.
23 August 2014, 1:27 pm - the death toll from devastating landslides in western japan rose to 46 on saturday, as rescuers worked around the clock to comb through destroyed houses searching for survivors.
23 August 2014, 11:50 am - steven sotloff, the 31-year-old american freelance journalist facing threat of execution by islamic state militants, has covered conflict in muslim countries for years with care and respect, colleagues said.
23 August 2014, 10:37 am - un chief ban ki-moon has expressed deep concern over a russian aid convoy crossing the border into ukraine without permission, asking all sides to exercise restraint and avoid escalation as any unilateral action could exacerbate an "already dangerous
23 August 2014, 10:32 am - thailand`s junta has pledged leniency in the cases of babies born to surrogate mothers, as it looks to toughen rules in the lucrative but largely unregulated industry following a series of scandals.
23 August 2014, 10:31 am - us president barack obama and german chancellor angela merkel have warned that the presence of russian military personnel and its shelling in ukraine`s territory was triggering a "dangerous escalation" of the conflict in the region.
23 August 2014, 9:08 am - donetsk-izvarino border crossing russia (reuters) - trucks from a russian aid convoy started crossing back into russia on saturday after igniting a storm of anger in western capitals a day earlier by driving into ukraine without the permission of the
23 August 2014, 8:16 am - ferguson mo. (reuters) - for a third consecutive night, restraint prevailed at protests on friday in ferguson, missouri, as the national guard began withdrawing from the st. louis suburb racked by turmoil after a white police officer shot dead an
23 August 2014, 7:42 am - gaza/jerusalem (reuters) - israeli aircraft bombed the gaza strip on saturday and palestinian militants fired rockets at the jewish state, the military said, with no end in sight to the deadliest violence between the sides in years.(image) (image)
23 August 2014, 1:06 am - boston/washington (reuters) - a cyber attack at a firm that performs background checks for u.s. government employees compromised data of at least 25,000 workers, including some undercover investigators, and that number could rise, agency officials
23 August 2014, 12:45 am - baghdad (reuters) - iraqi shi'ite militiamen machine gunned minority sunni muslims in a village mosque on friday, killing dozens just as baghdad was trying to build a cross-community government to fight sunni militants whose rise has alarmed western
22 August 2014, 11:27 pm - baghdad (reuters) - iraqi shi'ite militiamen machine gunned minority sunni muslims in a village mosque on friday, killing dozens just as baghdad was trying to build a cross-community government to fight sunni militants whose rise has alarmed western
22 August 2014, 10:37 pm - (reuters) - goldman sachs group inc has agreed to a settlement worth $1.2 billion to resolve a u.s. regulator's claims the bank sold fannie mae and freddie mac faulty mortgage bonds, the regulator announced friday.(image)
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22 August 2014, 10:35 pm - boston/washington (reuters) - a cyber attack at a firm that performs background checks for u.s. government employees compromised data of at least 25,000 workers, including some undercover investigators, and that number could rise, agency officials
22 August 2014, 9:49 pm - kiev/donetsk-izvarino border crossing russia (reuters) - the united states demanded moscow remove an aid convoy it sent into rebel-held eastern ukraine without permission on friday, accusing russia of a flagrant violation of the sovereignty of its
22 August 2014, 9:45 pm - jackson hole wyo. (reuters) - the federal reserve should move cautiously in deciding when to raise interest rates given the u.s. labor market remains bruised from the great recession, fed chair janet yellen said on friday amid calls from policy hawks