n't afford to take anything for granted." Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour has asked the National Guard to help with emergency response as a disaster loomed. Special Report: Gulf
over a police shooting of a black teen that has rocked a town in the U.S. state of Missouri and sparked riots and ongoing protests, showed a poll released Monday. Most blacks have .
sitive U.S. diplomatic cables, President Barack Obama stressed on Monday that building partnerships of "mutual interest and mutual respect" remains a fundamental cornerstone of U.
percent compared with the previous four-quarter period. The figures were the worst registered among BRICS countries in the first quarter of 2012. While Brazil grew 0.8 percent yea.
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rt on joint actions to solve the problem of thousands of Colombian refugees. The deal was made during a meeting between UNHCR High Commissioner Antonio Guterres, Ecuadorian Presid.Read more
tant to hurt its booming oil sands industry. Related: Canada withdraws from Kyoto Protocol Chinese delegation hails progress made at Durban climate conference ?Activists protest in .
ike cell phones or computers. Fernandez said the fire at the West Fertilizer plant was extinguished Thursday afternoon. Sky over the plant appeared clean on Friday. Authorities said.