Tag Archives: Soviet Union

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Spieth back in Sydney to defend title that sparked golden year

By Nick Mulvenney SYDNEY (Reuters) – World number one Jordan Spieth returns to the course where he rediscovered the art of winning last year to defend the Australian Open title…

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Colombia rebel pleads guilty in U.S. to hostage taking

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A member of the Colombian FARC rebel group pleaded guilty in U.S. federal court to hostage-taking charges stemming from the 2003 kidnappings of three U.S. citizens in…

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Quadruplets born to 65-year-old German woman leave hospital

BERLIN (AP) — Doctors in Germany say the quadruplets born prematurely to a 65-year-old woman three months ago have been allowed to leave the hospital. Berlin's Charite hospital said Thursday…

What Made This Man Betray His Country?

His family & friends called him Adik. His eyes were the color of ash, under a broad forehead & thick brown hair, with a crook in the bridge of his…

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Endangered Mexican gray wolves born at suburban Chicago zoo

BROOKFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Officials of a suburban Chicago zoo say the birth of a litter of Mexican gray wolves marks a major milestone in the conservation of an endangered…

Spanish market keeps the brakes on Telefonica's turnaround

By Julien Toyer & Andrés González MADRID (Reuters) – Spanish telecoms group Telefonica posted higher first-quarter sales & core profits on Thursday, despite a disappointing performance in its home market,…