Arab Spring

Saudis look to private businesses for youth jobs

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia, the largest Arab economy, urgently needs to create new jobs in the coming years for the millions of young people expected to enter the kingdom’s workforce, Saudi business […]

12/03/2013

Twitter headquarters in San Francisco.  (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Twitter is powerful, but where are the profits?

NEW YORK (AP) — It can help overthrow dictators. But can it make money? Protesters famously used Twitter to organize during the Arab Spring three years ago. President Barack Obama announced his 2012 re-election victory […]

11/05/2013

Firefighters unload the body of a drowned migrant from a Coast Guard boat in the port of Lampedusa, Sicily, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Nino Randazzo, Health Care Service, HO)

Death toll in migrant boat shipwreck rises to 114

ROME (AP) — A ship carrying African migrants to Europe caught fire and capsized Thursday off the southern Italian island of Lampedusa, killing at least 114 people as hundreds were dumped into the sea, officials […]

10/03/2013

In this undated photo provided by the U.S. Army, Pfc. Bradley Manning poses for a photo wearing a wig and lipstick. (AP Photo/U.S. Army)

10 Things to Know for Thursday

(AP) – Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. IN EGYPT, BLOODIEST DAY SINCE START OF ARAB SPRING A crackdown by riot police in […]

08/15/2013

Romney: US can't kill way out of extremist threats

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Republican Mitt Romney says he praises rival President Barack Obama for ordering the raid that killed al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, but adds that the United States “can’t kill our […]

10/22/2012

Key issues in Israeli election early next year

JERUSALEM (AP) – Key campaign issues in Israel’s parliamentary election, set for early next year: * Israel-U.S. relations: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has had a frosty relationship with President Barack Obama. If both are re-elected, […]

10/09/2012

Rudy Maxa's World, Saturday at 3 p.m.

What’s happened to Egypt’s antiquities over the last 17 months of that country’s “Arab Spring?” The collapse of the country’s law enforcement community has meant widespread looting of archeological sites, according to Dr. Aidan Dodson […]

08/04/2012