en by winds, the fires were spreading and threatening 150 structures in the area, the Kern County Fire Department said in a statement.? Full story by Matthew Rusling WASHINGTON, J.
red by a magnitude-7.3 earthquake on Jan. 12. Some blue-helmeted UN troops had to guard the re-opening of some local banks and some small commotions erupted. But a desire to get mo.SEE PORTFOLIO
g commitment to the successful delivery of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games during a meeting Tuesday between International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach and Brazilian P.READ MORE
dicate eight to 10 people may be trapped under the debris. Philadelphia rescue crews have responded to the incident. Dozens of firefighters and emergency personnel are at the scen.READ MORE
(Xinhua) - Doctors and health staff in 33 public hospitals in Buenos Aires, capital of Argentina, went on strike Friday to demand security. The strike began on Wednesday in three h.READ MORE
ree of the 10 presidential candidates were involved in acts of proselytism in interviews with local media earlier on Sunday. The group identified the three candidate as Aejandro .READ MORE
itude and 166.4116 degrees east longitude. HONG KONG, May 17 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale jolted Santa Cruz Islands at 06:43:17 GMT on Friday, the .READ MORE
th a brass lock, he officially kicked off the 2012 U.S. presidential elections pitting Democratic President Barack Obama against his Republican challenger Mitt Romney. FIRST TIE I.READ MORE
off the light "maybe an hour a day, maybe several hours a day." "All those things connect in very, very simple ways to make a big difference in our environment," McKenna stressed. M.READ MORE
ising pressure on energy giant BP to capture more of the leaking crude. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo) HOUSTON, May 19 (Xinhua) -- British oil giant BP said Wednesday it hopes to start a t.
or a leader whose administration was rocked by massive anti-government protests during the summer. The number of those who disapprove of Rousseff's handling of national affairs fel.
captured, two of them injured," Colombia's military general command said in a statement, adding the operation was to prevent the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) fro .
ay to rein in crime in gang-plagued districts of the capital Port-au-Prince, according to reports monitored here. The UN Stabilization Mission for Haiti (Minustah) personnel were .