l, located some 335 km northeast of the capital Bogota. In a second operation, five rebels belonging to the 27th Front of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) insurge
the body. Most states, excluding Maine and Nebraska, employ the "winner-takes-all" system, meaning whichever ticket wins the popular vote wins all of the state's electoral votes. A
stries are occupied by members of the opposition party. Rousseff kept seven cabinet members from President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's administration. The ministers of Finance, Lab
for the Palestinians and Israelis within one year, clearing all the sticking points in the process which include the Israeli settlements in the West Bank, the refugees, the fate o
. Officials said a possible cause of the problem might be the presence of untreated nitrate salts in some of the containers, which could result in an "energetic chemical reaction"
ey. Still, it's far from clear whether Gingrich's momentum is sustainable and could translate into real votes. Despite the strong momentum Gingrich enjoys now, he is likely to fin
es extended the length and scope of a curfew to maintain social order. Chilean President Michelle Bachelet said that the death toll from the devastating earthquake had reached 795.
two great oceans could in time become the emporium of the world. Its canals will shorten distances throughout the world; strengthen commercial ties with Europe, America and Asia
Brazil's Rio de Janeiro state registered a significant fall in violent deaths but rising criminal numbers in April, official sources said on Monday. According to Public Security In
t ages of homes (old, typical and new) in 10 U.S. cities for a total of 30 different test simulations to determine what combination of energy efficiency and renewable generation
ted States, the Netherlands is Canada's second biggest source of foreign investment. And after the UK, the Netherlands is the European Union (EU)'s biggest importer of Canadian p
sday called for "strong follow-up" after European leaders adopted a plan to tackle the euro zone sovereign debt crisis. "There's no doubt that it's progress," Obama told reporters
rance companies will be banned from denying coverage to children based on pre-existing medical conditions; insurers will be prohibited from dropping coverage to people who get si
k and is currently on a tour to Colombia, Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina to seek support for his re-election. "The priorities that the Secretary-General has defined for the future,
d it sold 4.89 million Macs during the quarter, a 26 percent unit increase year-over-year, and 6.62 million iPods, a 27 percent unit decline compared with the same period last yea