JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Nelson Mandela, who became one of the world's most beloved statesmen and a colossus of the 20th century when he emerged from 27 years in prison to negotiate an end to white minority rule in South Africa, has died. He was 95.
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ATLANTA - A $400 million lawsuit claiming New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg libeled a Georgia sporting goods store by calling it one of several "rogue gun dealers" must be returned to the state court where it originated, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.
SAN DIEGO - An F-18 military jet approaching a Marine base crashed near a busy highway in a densely populated San Diego neighborhood Monday, sparking at least one house fire.
Commandos who stormed the Mumbai headquarters of an ultra-orthodox Jewish group found the bodies of five hostages inside, an Israeli emergency medical crew said, as a fresh battle raged at the luxury Taj Mahal hotel and other Indian forces ended a siege at another five-star hotel. More than 150 people have been killed since gunmen attacked 10 sites across India's financial capital starting Wednesday night, including 22 foreigners - two of them Americans, officials said.
More than 150 people were reportedly killed after gunmen attacked 10 sites across India's financial capital starting Wednesday night. - American Rabbi Gavriel Noach Holtzberg, 29, found dead at the Mumbai Chabad-Lubavitch center, also known as Nariman House, which he ran with his wife. Americans Alan Scherr, 58, and daughter Naomi, 13, killed at Oberoi hotel cafe. - Israeli Rivkah Holtzberg, 28, was found dead at Nariman House with her American husband. It ...
ST. LOUIS - The mother of a girl who committed suicide at age 13 after being subjected to an Internet hoax says a woman's conviction in the case shows that people who bully others online will face consequences.
NEW YORK - A Wal-Mart worker was killed Friday after an "out of control" throng of shoppers eager for post-Thanksgiving bargains broke down the doors at a suburban store and knocked him to the ground, police said.
MUMBAI, India -- Police have taken at least seven people out of the luxury Oberoi hotel in Mumbai, one of three buildings where gunmen are still holding hostages in India's financial capital. One of the rescued hostages told reporters he had seen many bodies inside the hotel. He did not give his name.
MUMBAI, India -- Teams of gunmen stormed luxury hotels, a popular restaurant, hospitals and a crowded train station in coordinated attacks across India's financial capital Wednesday night, killing at least 82 people and taking Westerners hostage, police said. A group of suspected Muslim militants claimed responsibility. Parts of the city remained under siege as dawn approached Thursday, with police and gunmen exchanging occasional gunfire at two hotels and an unknown number of people still held ...
WASHINGTON - President George W. Bush has granted pardons to 14 individuals and commuted the prison sentences of two others, The Associated Press learned Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Wall Street stormed back from last week's devastating losses Monday, sending the Dow Jones industrials soaring a nearly inconceivable 936 points after major governments' plans to support the global banking system reassured distraught investors. All the major indexes rose more than 11 percent. The market was likely to rebound after eight days of precipitous losses that took the Dow down nearly 2,400 points, but no one expected this kind of advance, ...