Tag Archives: United States

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Report: Trial of US reporter held in Iran to start next week

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The trial of a Washington Post reporter detained in Iran for months will commence next week, a defense lawyer said Tuesday. State TV & other news…

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Cuba's Elian Gonzalez, former castaway, wants to visit US

HAVANA (AP) — Elian Gonzalez, who spent months with his Florida relatives as a Cuban child at the center of an international custody dispute, said in an interview broadcast Monday…

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Yemen army welcomes UN envoy appeal for truce extension – SABA

CAIRO (Reuters) – Yemen's army welcomed a request by the country's United Nations envoy to extend a humanitarian truce to allow more aid to be delivered to the country, an…

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Senate under pressure after House votes to end NSA program

WASHINGTON (AP) — After the House's lopsided bipartisan vote to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' phone records, the Senate is under considerable pressure to pass a…

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Britons beat ice cap journey record

A British adventurer & his team of polar explorers have smashed the record for the fastest crossing of Greenland's ice cap. A "worn out yet absolutely ecstatic" Tom Avery, along…