Tag Archives: WASHINGTON

Spain and Germany may presage steeper than expected inflation fall

LONDON (Reuters) – The European Central Bank has been saying for some time that the current rise in consumer inflation is based primarily on energy & commodities & won't last….

Surviving Beijing's first ever red alert for air pollution

Well, I have survived Beijing’s first ever pollution “red alert” day, & frankly, after several years of inhaling noxious smog, I am wondering what all the fuss is about.  The fuss,…

Germany carries out raids linked to planned attack in Berlin

BERLIN (Reuters) – German police searched several locations in Berlin & the eastern state of Saxony on Tuesday for three people accused of planning an attack with explosives in the…

Emotion and defiance as Eagles of Death Metal go back on stage in Paris

Eagles of Death Metal, the American rock band who survived a jihadist attack on their concert in Paris last month, made an emotional return to the stage in the French…

Liberia releases last known Ebola patients

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia has discharged its last two known Ebola patients from a treatment center, beginning its third countdown to become free from transmission of the deadly virus,…

Michael Douglas says cancer survival led to resurgence

NEW YORK (AP) — An emotional Michael Douglas said surviving his cancer scare several years ago gave him new vitality as he settles into his senior years. Douglas, 71, spoke…

5 kidnapped Poles are 'safe and sound,' contacted families

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The captain & four other Polish seamen abducted from a ship off Nigeria's coast last week are fine & called their families at home, Poland's Foreign…

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AP Exclusive: Colorado disputes key part of EPA mine report

DENVER (AP) — Colorado officials say they didn't endorse an Environmental Protection Agency cleanup operation that caused a massive spill of toxic wastewater from an inactive mine, disputing a key…

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'Wheel of Fortune,' 'Jeopardy!' salute US veterans

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Jeopardy!" & "Wheel of Fortune" aren't playing around when it comes to marking Veterans Day. The game shows, in cooperation with the veterans' support campaign Got…

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Alice Ripley joins Broadway cast of 'American Psycho' show

NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Award-winner Alice Ripley will be helping out a complete psycho onstage this spring. Ripley, along with her former "Next to Normal" co-star Jennifer Damiano, will…