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  • In 180-degree reversal, Berlusconi backs Italian premier

    In 180-degree reversal, Berlusconi backs Italian premier
    ROME -- Italy’s former prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi, has made a last-minute U-turn on plans to bring down the Italian government, backing premier Enrico Letta in a crucial confidence vote after members of his own party threatened to desert him....
  • 14 Greenpeace activists charged with piracy in Russia

    14 Greenpeace activists charged with piracy in Russia
    MOSCOW — Fourteen Greenpeace activists were charged with piracy Wednesday in connection with their protest at a Russian oil platform in the Arctic, an official of the environmental group said. The charges, issued by prosecutors in Murmansk,...
  • Russia charges 16 more in Greenpeace protest

    MOSCOW -- An additional 16 people were charged by Russia with piracy Thursday for their role in a foiled Greenpeace protest against oil drilling in the Arctic, a Russian television network reported. Among the new defendants are Greenpeace activists,...
  • Ben Carson says he was targeted by the IRS over his beliefs

    Ben Carson says he was targeted by the IRS over his beliefs
    Famed Baltimore neurosurgeon Ben Carson said this week he believes he was targeted for an audit by the Internal Revenue Service because of his vocal opposition to the Obama administration. Carson said he had only his suspicions to go on, but this year...
  • Russian investigators say they found drugs on Greenpeace ship

    Russian investigators say they found drugs on Greenpeace ship
    MOSCOW -- Russian investigators said Wednesday that they found drugs and equipment that could be used for spying on board a Greenpeace ship used in a foiled protest against offshore oil and gas drilling in the Arctic. Additional charges are expected...
  • Italy arrests Tunisian in migrant ship tragedy, plans state funeral

    Italy arrests Tunisian in migrant ship tragedy, plans state funeral
    Italian authorities have arrested a 35-year-old Tunisian with a reported history of human smuggling in last week's deadly sinking of a boat packed with some 500 Africans migrants trying to reach Europe, according to media reports. Khaled Ben Salem was...
  • Passenger lands plane in Britain after pilot collapses

    Passenger lands plane in Britain after pilot collapses
    A passenger landed a plane at Humberside Airport in Britain after the pilot collapsed at the controls, according to news reports. The two were the only people on board the four-seater Cessna 172 when the pilot became ill Tuesday evening as they headed...
  • Powerful Cyclone Phailin forces massive evacuations in India

    Powerful Cyclone Phailin forces massive evacuations in India
    NEW DELHI -- India was battered by a massive cyclone Saturday as nearly half a million people evacuated to shelters in vulnerable coastal and low-lying areas amid power outages, large storm surges and canceled trains and flights. Officials said...
  • Cyclone Phailin pounds eastern India

    NEW DELHI — India was battered by a massive cyclone Saturday as more than half a million people in vulnerable coastal and low-lying areas spent a terrifying night in shelters amid power outages, large storm surges and canceled train trips and...
  • Russia charges Greenpeace activists with hooliganism, not piracy

    Russia charges Greenpeace activists with hooliganism, not piracy
    MOSCOW -- Russian officials on Wednesday dropped piracy charges against Greenpeace activists who were jailed last month after protesting oil drilling in the Arctic, charging them instead with hooliganism. An investigation led officials to issue the less...
  • Syria submits 'initial disclosure' of chemical weapons stockpiles

    WASHINGTON -- The Syrian government submitted an “initial disclosure” of its chemical weapons stockpiles to international inspectors Friday, the first step under a deal to eliminate the illicit poison gas program. Experts at the Organization...