Colombia seizes more than 3 tons of marijuana

2011-04-19 11:29:25

The Colombian National Police on Monday said it had seized more than three tons of marijuana in the central department of Caldas.

Yemen seeks int'l help to deal with piracy

2011-04-19 11:23:31

Yemen Monday urged international aid for its efforts to combat piracy in the Gulf of Aden and control continuous influx of African refugees.

Japan stores highly radioactive water

2011-04-19 11:19:03

Operator of the Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant began Tuesday to move the highly radioactive water to a storage facility.

Yahoo plans to keep search records for 18 months

2011-04-19 11:11:39

Yahoo plans to extend the amount of time it retains records on what its users search for online.

40 Mediterranean fish species could vanish

2011-04-19 11:03:43

A new study suggests that more than 40 fish species in the Mediterranean could vanish in the next few years.

US suspends 2 for movie watching while on duty

2011-04-19 11:01:12

The United States Federal aviation officials say another air traffic controller has been suspended.

S.Korean, Mongolian defense ministers to hold talks

2011-04-19 10:48:14

South Korean and Mongolian defense ministers will meet later this week in Seoul to seek further defense cooperation, Seoul officials said Tuesday.

NASA hands $269m to spacecraft developers

2011-04-19 10:40:18

NASA announced Monday it has handed more than $269 million to four companies vying to develop a commercial spacecraft that could replace its aging space shuttle fleet.

Obamas' income has a big drop in 2010

2011-04-19 10:35:07

President Barack Obama and wife Michelle made significantly less money last year than in 2009, with book sales their main source of income.

Asia nuclear reactors face tsunami risk

2011-04-19 10:30:29

Experts hope Japan has taught the world an important lesson: When it comes to nuclear safety, it's essential to imagine the unimaginable.

Highly radioactive water moved to storage facility

2011-04-19 10:26:06

Operator of the Fukushima No1 nuclear power plant, devastated by the March 11 quake and tsunami, began Tuesday to move the highly radioactive water to a storage facility.

Cuba approves landmark reforms

2011-04-19 10:16:07

Cuba's Communist Party approved landmark economic reforms on Monday and voted for new leaders in a key party congress to chart Cuba's future.
Fidel Castro reminds revolution principles