Mar 21, 2013 11:41 EDT
Former US porn actor Harry Reems, who starred opposite Linda Lovelace in the pioneering 1972 adult film "Deep Throat," has died aged 65, a friend said Wednesday.
Mar 21, 2013 11:38 EDT
An exhibition of 50 paintings by hyperrealist artists whose works depict shop windows, camper vans, street views and other everyday scenes in such painstaking detail that they resemble photographs opens Friday in Madrid.
Mar 21, 2013 11:35 EDT
Syrian rebels have gained ground in the Golan Heights, which is partly occupied by Israel, launching coordinated attacks in the area and in nearby Daraa province, a watchdog said on Thursday.
Mar 21, 2013 11:13 EDT
When Russian actress Evelina Blyodans gave birth to a son with Down's Syndrome, the first question from the doctor at the maternity hospital came as a shock: "Are you going to keep him?"
Mar 21, 2013 11:12 EDT
US President Barack Obama used a major speech in Israel on Thursday to issue a new call on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down so his country's "future can begin."
Mar 21, 2013 11:09 EDT
Iran will "annihilate" the Israeli cities of Tel Aviv and Haifa if it comes under attack by the Jewish state, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned on Thursday.
Mar 21, 2013 10:47 EDT
US existing-home sales and prices pushed higher in February, with sales at their highest rate since November 2009, the National Association of Realtors said Thursday.
Mar 21, 2013 10:40 EDT
US President Barack Obama insisted on Thursday a two-state solution was still viable, but disappointed his Palestinian hosts by failing to take a clear stance on freezing settlement activity.
Mar 21, 2013 10:35 EDT
Sri Lanka announced on Thursday plans to take back part of a strategic oil storage depot from a state-run Indian firm after Delhi supported international calls to probe war crimes on the island.
Mar 21, 2013 10:34 EDT
European stock markets slid Thursday as traders looked past strong Chinese economic data to focus on bleak eurozone news, notably fallout from the Cyprus bailout impasse.
Mar 21, 2013 10:11 EDT
Sudan on Thursday authorised companies to transport oil from South Sudan, in line with a timetable that will release billions of dollars in crucial revenues stalled over security concerns.
Mar 21, 2013 10:03 EDT
Environmental group Sea Shepherd has filed a suit against the crew of Japanese whaling ship Nisshin Maru alleging piracy and attempted manslaughter after they clashed in the Antarctic Ocean in February, their lawyers said on Thursday.
Mar 21, 2013 10:03 EDT
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas on Thursday told US President Barack Obama there could be no talks with Israel without a freeze on settlement construction.
Mar 21, 2013 09:59 EDT
Two rockets fired by militants in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip on Thursday hit southern Israel, police said, sparking a top-level condemnation from visiting US President Barack Obama.
Mar 21, 2013 09:51 EDT
Some 97 percent of British family doctors admit giving patients placebos, and more than three-quarters say they prescribe them at least once a week, a survey released on Thursday found.
Mar 21, 2013 09:46 EDT
The White House hosted award-winning dissident Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez, on her first international trip in years, Wednesday after she met lawmakers on Capitol Hill.
Mar 21, 2013 09:45 EDT
US coach Jurgen Klinsmann dubbed Friday's World Cup 2014 home qualifying match against Costa Rica a "must-win" a term which might apply to his future as coach as well as to the team's hopes of qualifying.
Mar 21, 2013 09:31 EDT
White House advisors have warned that US spy agencies are too focused on anti-terror operations and pay inadequate attention to China, the Middle East and other flashpoints, a news report said Thursday.
Mar 21, 2013 09:17 EDT
Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Thursday claimed victory in his latest dispute with the US after accusing its special forces of abusing civilians in the key strategic province of Wardak.
Mar 21, 2013 09:10 EDT
New claims for US unemployment benefits rose slightly last week but remained near their lowest level in five years, government data released Thursday showed.