Exxon has 3 deepwater Gulf of Mexico discoveries
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Exxon has 3 deepwater Gulf of Mexico discoveries

HOUSTON – Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) has made two big new oil discoveries and a…

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High unemployment claims, food prices slow economy
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High unemployment claims, food prices slow economy

WASHINGTON – Jobs are scarce and food prices are likely to stay high through next…

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Designer L’Wren Scott launches handbag line
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Designer L’Wren Scott launches handbag line

NEW YORK – It turns out that tall-drink-of-water L’Wren Scott is self-conscious about being so…

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Study finds why smokers gain weight when they quit
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Study finds why smokers gain weight when they quit

WASHINGTON – Scientists say they’ve finally discovered why smokers tend to gain some weight when…

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5 favorite Steven Spielberg movies
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5 favorite Steven Spielberg movies

LOS ANGELES – This is perhaps the most daunting Five Most challenge I’ve thrust upon…

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100 detainees riot at Australia immigration centre
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100 detainees riot at Australia immigration centre

SYDNEY – Police used pepper spray and “bean bag” rounds Friday to quell up to…

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Expanded “O Brother” soundtrack arriving August 16
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Expanded “O Brother” soundtrack arriving August 16

LOS ANGELES – An expanded edition of “O Brother, Where Art Thou?,” the biggest-selling soundtrack…

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Syrians flee as troops mass, West concern grows
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Syrians flee as troops mass, West concern grows

AMMAN – Thousands of Syrians fled into Turkey fearing a military assault, officials said, as…

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Citi confirms data breach at Citi Account Online
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Citi confirms data breach at Citi Account Online

Bangalore – Citigroup Inc confirmed a computer breach at Citi Account Online, giving hackers access…

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Unarmed boy Killed by Rangers in Karachi Pakistan
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Unarmed boy Killed by Rangers in Karachi Pakistan

Karachi a young boy named as “Sarfraz” was killed when he was in custody on…

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Exclusive: Clinton in talks about possible move to World Bank
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Exclusive: Clinton in talks about possible move to World Bank

WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been in discussions with the White House…

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‘Dramatic’ solar flare could disrupt Earth communications
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‘Dramatic’ solar flare could disrupt Earth communications

An unusual solar flare observed by a NASA space observatory on Tuesday could cause some…

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Punjab govt to unveil Rs 220 billion development budget today
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Punjab govt to unveil Rs 220 billion development budget today

LAHORE: Punjab budget for the financial year 2011-12 stands with total outlay of Rs 220…

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Taliban likely focus for Karzai Pakistan visit
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Taliban likely focus for Karzai Pakistan visit

ISLAMABAD – Afghan President Hamid Karzai is to hold talks in Pakistan on Friday likely…

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Gingrich campaign in tatters as top aides resign
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Gingrich campaign in tatters as top aides resign

WASHINGTON – The entire top echelon of Newt Gingrich’s presidential campaign resigned on Thursday, a…

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