BEIJING (AP):Rescue workers cleared roads yesterday so they could search for survivors and rush aid to a remote mountainous area of south-western China after twin earthquakes killed at least 80 people.
MEXICO CITY (AP):Mothers rushed to pull their kids out of school, shopkeepers slammed down their metal gates, and bus drivers radioed one another about streets to avoid after rumours of shoot-outs and gunmen travelling in a caravan in a Mexico City...
KABUL, (AP):A teenage suicide bomber blew himself up outside NATO headquarters in the Afghan capital yesterday, killing at least six civilians in a strike that targeted the heart of the United States (US)-led military operation in the country.
HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP):Tropical Storm Leslie moved slowly northward yesterday after pausing to spin in place over the Atlantic, and forecasters expected it would regain strength and become a hurricane before passing to the east of Bermuda.
WASHINGTON (AP):Finally, the fall season offers the matchup sure to attract the biggest audience of the campaign: President Barack Obama goes one-on-one with Republican rival Mitt Romney in three prime-time debates.
DENVER (AP):Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan says the federal government shouldn't interfere with states that have legalised medical marijuana.The Wisconsin congressman said while he personally doesn't approve of medical marijuana laws...
The television advertising war for the 2012 presidential contest is now well and truly on with its total spending expected to swell to US$1.1 billion (more than J$90 billion).