Topic: Reuters Group plc
02/16/2010 11:17 pm
Gushy cards and all, Valentine's Day has become a $14 billion extravaganza in which Cupid's mark is your wallet. Here are five reasons to assert your independence from the goo of it all.
02/14/2010 04:36 pm
The President in his Saturday address says the country must get ready to go line by line in the federal budget to cut record deficits and make America stronger. But Republicans smell a trap: middle class taxes.
02/13/2010 09:32 am
When it comes to that special Valentine, however, Mexicans have an inner Romeo that puts other nations' residents to shame. Last year, Mexicans broke the Guinness Book of World Records for the most people kissing simultaneously.
02/12/2010 09:22 am
As Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced Thursday that Iran had produced a higher grade of nuclear fuel, opposition protesters clashed with security forces on the 31st anniversary of the Islamic revolution.
02/11/2010 08:25 am
With the prospect for direct peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians bleak, US peace negotiator George Mitchell is pushing for "proximity" talks that would see him or an aide shuttling between the two sides.
02/09/2010 02:01 pm
France's agreement to sell amphibious assault ships to Russia raises concerns from the US and former Soviet satellites, including Georgia.
02/09/2010 08:26 am
Yemen's government – under pressure from the US to focus on Al Qaeda-linked groups operating within its borders – is stepping up efforts to solve a separate pressing issue: five years' worth of fighting with Shiite rebels.
02/07/2010 10:21 am
North Korea has said it will release US missionary Robert Park, who crossed into North Korea on Christmas Eve bearing a message of 'peace and goodwill' for Kim Jong-il. North Korean officials said the young American had retracted his views of the North as a repressive place.
02/05/2010 09:40 am
Romania's decision to host US missile interceptors is not widely seen as a threat to Russian defense capabilities, unlike the scrapped plan for a missile shield in Poland and the Czech Republic.
02/05/2010 08:28 am