By HYUNG-JIN KIMAssociated Press
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un convened top security and foreign affairs officials and ordered them to take "substantial and high-profile important state measures," state media said Sunday, fueling speculation that he plans to push forward
By SANDY COHENAP Entertainment Writer
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) - The dramatic film "Fruitvale" and the documentary "Blood Brother" won over audiences and Sundance Film Festival judges.
Both American films won audience awards and grand jury prizes Saturday at the Sundance Awards.
"Fruitvale" is based on
By JOCELYN GECKERAssociated Press
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Novak Djokovic remembers when he was about 11 and meeting a boy his age named Andy Murray.
The young Murray from Dunblane, Scotland, was "quite pale," recalled the Serbian, known as "The Joker" for his wisecracks.
Back then, they were pla
By MICHAEL KUNZELMANAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Police on Saturday arrested a man suspected of fatally shooting a police officer and critically wounding two sheriff's deputies after allegedly setting fire to a mobile home in south Louisiana, where an elderly man's body was found.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) - A fire swept through a two-story garment factory in Bangladesh's capital, killing at least seven female workers and injuring five others, police and fire officials said.
The fire Saturday at the Smart factory occurred just two months after a blaze killed 112 workers in a
By JORGE RUEDAAssociated Press
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - The death toll has risen to 61 following fierce gunbattles between inmates and National Guard troops at a Venezuelan prison, a hospital director said Saturday.
By MIKE STOBBEAP Medical Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Faced with the high cost of caring for smokers and overeaters, experts say society must grapple with a blunt question: Instead of trying to penalize them and change their ways, why not just let these health sinners die prematurely from their unhealthy