Tag Archives: Libya

Failing Children's Services Face Takeover, Says PM

Local authority children's services that are putting the lives of young people at risk will be taken over by other councils & charities, David Cameron has announced. The Prime Minister…

Ex-UK PM Blair says he urged Gadhafi to quit Libya in 2011

LONDON (AP) — Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair says he telephoned Moammar Gadhafi & tried to persuade him to leave Libya as the Arab Spring erupted in 2011. Blair…

Islamic extremists ignored contact attempts by wife in California shooting -sources

By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Islamic militant groups ignored contact attempts from Pakistan-born Tashfeen Malik in the months before she & her husband killed 14 people at a California…

The Latest: New climate draft shows headway on key issues

LE BOURGET, France (AP) — The latest news related to the U.N. climate conference outside Paris, which runs through Dec. 11. All times local: 10:30 p.m. French Foreign Minister Laurent…

Could Saudi oil obstruct a Paris climate deal?

Saudi Arabia, the world's biggest crude oil exporter, has a lot to lose if the global economy shifts to clean energy. So at 195-nation UN talks in Paris aimed at…

First litter of in vitro puppies born in US

The first litter of puppies conceived through in vitro fertilization has been born, in a scientific breakthrough decades in the making, US researchers announced. A female dog into which 19…

U.N. calls for rapid Libya accord after lawmakers propose rival deal

ALGIERS (Reuters) – The United Nations urged Libyan lawmakers who signed a separate peace proposal to back a U.N.-sponsored deal between the country's warring factions, saying remaining differences could be…

U.S. confirms death of top Islamic State leader in Libya

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Monday confirmed the death of the Islamic State's senior leader in Libya, known as Abu Nabil, who was targeted in a Nov. 13…

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No. 15 Duke women roll over Texas State 85-34 in Cancun

CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Azura Stevens scored 19 points & No. 15 Duke dominated Texas State 85-34 at the Cancun Challenge on Saturday. Haley Gorecki hit all four of her…

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Legal battle over health of media billionaire Redstone

An ex-girlfriend has set in motion a legal battle over whether 92-year-old billionaire Sumner Redstone, who controls Viacom & CBS, is able to make his own health care decisions. Manuela…