Malaysia Airlines passport holders ID'd
(AP) Interpol has released an image of two Iranians who were traveling with stolen passports on a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner.
The image showed the two Iranian men boarding a plane at the same time. Interpol secretary general Ronald K. Noble...
Aggravated cat terrorizes family
A 22-pound cat named Lux had to be snared by Portland police officers after the owners said the ferocious feline attacked their baby in their Northwest Portland apartment Sunday.
Officers were dispatched to The Yards at Union Station in the 900...
Mayor Eric Garcetti named chair of the United States Conference of Mayors
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said today he hopes to use his recent trip in Mexico as a model for his role as chair of the United States Conference of Mayors' recently created Trade in the Americas Task Force.
As chair of the...
Elevated lead levels found near battery recycling plant
VERNON (CNS) - Elevated levels of lead were found in the soil of 39 residential yards near a Vernon battery recycling plant, state officials said today, prompting authorities to order the company to conduct expanded testing to determine the extent of...
New Senate bill to combat military sexual assaults
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate headed toward an overwhelming vote Monday in favor of big changes in the military justice system to deal with sexual assault, including scrapping the nearly century-old practice of using a "good soldier defense" to r...
Cameron to make 1st visit as UK leader to Israel
LONDON (AP) - Prime Minister David Cameron plans to make his first visit as British leader to Israel and the Palestinian territories this week.
Cameron's Downing Street office says he will meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and deliver...
Mom blames husband after driving kids into ocean
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The first thing a pregnant South Carolina woman said after driving a minivan carrying her three young children into the ocean surf off Florida was that she was abused by her husband, according to a police report rele...
Natural gas industry struggles to keep promises
HOUSTON (AP) — America's plan to use more natural gas to run power plants, make chemicals, drive vehicles and heat homes may not go as smoothly as expected.
There's plenty of natural gas in the ground, everyone seems to agree. But the...
Attorney general promotes bills to reduce truancy
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - School districts and the state would be required to do a better job of tracking students who miss class under proposed legislation designed to lower California's dropout rate.
The package of bills announced Monday would...
California senator pushes utility security bill
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Prompted by last year's sabotage shooting attack of a PG&E substation, a California lawmaker has introduced legislation that would require utilities to beef-up security.
State Sen. Jerry Hill, a Democrat from San Mateo,...
Rubio: US bandwidth better used by cell providers
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pitching himself as an ally to Silicon Valley, presidential hopeful Sen. Marco Rubio proposed giving cellphone companies more access to government-controlled airwaves and other pro-business initiatives he said would ...
Japan: Won't change apology on forced prostitution
TOKYO (AP) — Japan said Monday it is not planning to change its 1993 apology over a system of forced prostitution for its military during World War II, but will continue to re-examine a study on which it was based.
Japan has come under fire ...