Democratic U.S senators introduced a resolution on Monday opposing more sanctions on Iran unless nuclear talks fail or Tehran breaks an agreement, countering a push for tougher sanctions backed by Republicans that President Barack Obama has pledged to veto.
CHICAGO - In the underworld of illegal drug trafficking, identical twins Pedro and Margarito Flores rose from middling Chicago dealers to partners of Mexico's most notorious cartel lord, eventually building a nearly $2 billion franchise that spanned much of North America.
NEW YORK - A top New York Police Department official who once worked as a television news correspondent took the witness stand Monday at the trial of an alleged al-Qaida lieutenant accused of helping spread Osama bin Laden's death threat against Americans before the terror network attacked U.S embassies in Africa.
A top aide to President Cristina Kirchner offered assurances Monday that journalists enjoy full security in Argentina after a reporter who revealed the suspicious death of a key prosecutor fled to Israel.
A defense attorney on Monday sought the dismissal of charges against a suspected Iraqi al Qaeda commander, saying the United States was violating international law and the Constitution by prosecuting him for war crimes.
Reuters - Uber, the app-based ride-hailing service that has attracted criticism for jacking up prices at times of high demand, has told New York City customers that it will charge no more than 2.8 times the usual fare for trips during the snowstorm that began hitting the city on Monday.
Wearing a camouflaged flak jacket at a counter shaped like a Chinese aircraft carrier, the manager of Beijing's Diaoyu Islands Malatang Noodle Shop insists nevertheless that Japanese friends are welcome.
As one of America's top forensic scientists, Mohammad Tahir uncovered evidence that helped jail boxer Mike Tyson for rape, convict serial killer John Wayne Gacy and clear doctor Sam Sheppard of murdering his wife.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama waded into a decades-long fight over drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge over the weekend, announcing that his administration would pursue a wilderness designation for 12.28 million acres, barring drilling in most of the South Carolina-sized refuge.