GM said Monday that interim CEO Ed Whitacre will stay on permanently, and Whitacre laid out a plan to pay back federal bailout money. Both announcements were viewed as positive signs.
01/25/2010 07:16 pm
A new taped message purported to be from Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden vows more attacks and says that it's 'unfair' that the US lives in peace while Palestinians suffer.
01/24/2010 09:27 am
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Briton Paul Chambers says he was only venting when he wrote on Twitter that he might blow an airport "sky-high." He's the first person arrested in Britain for a tweet, and he's banned for life from his local airport.
01/22/2010 09:22 am
Washington has promised to increase development assistance to Yemen to about $63 million this year, but that's dwarfed by Saudi Arabia's pledge of $1.25 billion for its poor, unstable neighbor.
01/21/2010 12:08 pm
At congressional hearings Wednesday on Fort Hood, House Armed Services Committee Republicans said Islamic extremism is the ‘800 pound gorilla’ in the room.
01/20/2010 06:58 pm
The Nigerian who allegedly tried to blow up a Detroit-bound airliner reportedly trained in Yemen with Al Qaeda, but the regional offshoot of Al Qaeda appears to have no ties with rebels and secessionists challenging Yemen’s central government.
01/20/2010 03:04 pm
In President Obama’s discussion of the thwarted attack on Flight 253, ‘systemic’ makes headlines.
01/19/2010 05:57 pm
Ahmed al-Misri, a prominent member of President Saleh’s ruling party, says he doesn’t have enough weapons, soldiers, or aerial support to target Al Qaeda militants in his Abyan province.
01/15/2010 10:49 am
Less ideological than Bush, Barack Obama pursues a more traditional approach to foreign affairs, marked by a narrower definition of US interests.
01/14/2010 01:13 pm