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This post has been corrected. See the note below for details.MADRID -- Accused of embezzling millions of dollars in public funds, the king of Spain's son-in-law told a judge Saturday that the royal family had nothing to do with his financial dealings. Hundreds of protesters chanted "Down with the monarchy!" and...
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BEIJING — Could Google drag North Korea kicking and screaming into the 21st century? Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of the world’s most popular search engine, on Thursday urged the world’s most Internet-shy nation to open up or...
Email Sia: firstname.lastname@example.org Like Sia on Facebook: Sia Nyorkor Facebook Follow Sia on Twitter: @SiaKWCH12 Sia joined KWCH in October 2012 as a Multimedia Reporter and is thrilled to be back in the Mighty Midwest! Born and raised in Indianapolis,...
For priding itself as an organization that teaches gun safety, why does the National Rifle Assn. keep shooting itself in the foot? In its latest attempt to drive home the point that President Obama’s plans for tighter gun control are off target,...
MEXICO CITY — On the eve of Mexico's Day of the Dead this year, authorities in Veracruz declared triumphantly that they had solved one of the decade's most notorious slayings of a journalist in Mexico. They trotted before reporters a sad-sack...
[caption id="attachment_7247" align="alignnone" width="575" caption="Mardi Gras costumes and props currently are spotlighted in an area of the exhibit that will rotate out with the seasons."]Tags: Holidays, Haunted Houses (attractions), Politics, Mardi Gras, Islands of AdventureJan 13, 2013 |Story| Chicago TribuneIn a bombed-out cinder block shelter in Kabul, Afghanistan, in the cruel cold of January, Connie Duckworth found the road map for the rest of her life. "I view life as a journey," she says. "Sometimes you're going around a curve and you really don't...Jan 17, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-SentinelPresidential staffing is where symbolism and pragmatism collide. It’s also where the dual nature of the presidency—as head of state and head of government—becomes most problematic for the occupant. On the one hand, as chief...
Tags: Politics, Barack Obama, Government, U.S. CabinetFeb 12, 2013 |Story| Petoskey NewsThe world seems surprised that an 85-year-old globe-trotting pope who just started tweeting wants to resign, but should it be? Maybe what should be surprising is that more leaders his age do not, considering the toll aging takes on bodies and minds amid a...Feb 10, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles TimesGUATEMALA CITY — When a judge ruled to admit all the prosecution documents and expert witnesses in the genocide trial here of Gen. Efraín Ríos Montt last week — ensuring that Guatemala will be the first country in history to try one of its own...
Tags: Wars and Interventions, Trials, Judges, Hate Crimes, GovernmentJan 18, 2013 |Story| Vacation StarterSpecial CorrespondentRoughly the size of New York’s Central Park at three miles long and one-and-a-half mile wide, Monaco not only enjoys an incredible setting between the Mediterranean and the Alps and between the French and Italian Rivieras, but could be said to be...Jan 28, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles TimesMEXICO CITY – Former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt will stand trial on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity, a Guatemalan judge ruled Monday, in incidents that took place during the height of the Central American nation's brutal...Original site for Heads of State topic gallery.
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