h she swam protected by an anti-shark cage. Another lady who tried crossing the Straits was American Diana Nyad, 69, last year, but she abandoned the attempt affected by the jelly.
mp heavy rain on the Mexican coast. The Mexican government has issued a hurricane warning for resort regions stretching from La Fortuna in Michoacan state toward Puerto Vallarta. .SEE PORTFOLIO
ant Islamic party in Egypt, said it decided so to express the rejection of the U.S. intervention in Egypt's domestic affairs. Meanwhile, Tamarud's founder Mahmoud Badr said "they.READ MORE
eb. 28 and March 3, will feature over 900 candidates, 99 deputies and 11 senators. So far, authorities have confirmed the death of one legislative election candidate in the 7.3-ma.READ MORE
ergency. The city said at the time a bankruptcy filing would give the city "the time it needs to correct its cash flow situation and set it on a sound financial course moving for.READ MORE
hose will be closed to smoking, despite protests by bar owners who say they will lose business. City councilor Bob Monette voted against the new law, saying smoking is a "disgusti.READ MORE
eek, a FARC delegate also said the talks were "making good progress." BOGOTA, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced Monday that he had been diagnose.READ MORE
said at a joint news conference. Rousseff chose Argentina as the first foreign country to visit since taking office, showing the new government had high regard for the traditional.READ MORE
d later in the major towns. The offensive of these forces in Abidjan was more bloody because of the resistance put up by Gbagbo's special forces. THE PEOPLE PAID A HEAVY PRICE Altho.READ MORE
last Thursday's summit failed to win over Republicans, Obama told lawmakers that he would move ahead on health care reform with or without Republicans. One of the few options Dem.
k, when South Korean chief nuclear envoy Wi Sung-lac met his DPRK counterpart Ri Yong-ho in Bali, Indonesia, where the two sides agreed to work to resume the talks. The developmen.
rt transferring responsibility for security to Afghan forces. The President also reiterated the pledge to drawdown troops level in July, "starting this summer, we'll begin reducin .
oughest sanctions" on Iran and to garner international support to further isolate the Islamist state in the wake of the revelation of an alleged plot to assassinate Saudi ambassa.