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By By TATAN SYUFLANA | April 28, 2015 1:01 pm
Philippine woman drug convict execution delayed
  • State dinner offers new chef _ and chopsticks for the brave
    Associated Press | April 28, 2015 1:00 pm
    There was a new chef and new china on the menu for Tuesday's big White House dinner for Japan -- and chopsticks at the ready for guests brave enough to go there.
  • After historic arguments, court to rule on same-sex marriage
    Associated Press | April 28, 2015 12:50 pm
    Pivotal Justice Anthony Kennedy, whose vote could decide the same-sex marriage issue for the nation, did not tip his hand Tuesday in historic arguments at the Supreme Court. But Kennedy's record on the issue could give encouragement to gay and lesbian couples.
  • Obama criticizes black deaths by police, rioters and society
    Associated Press | April 28, 2015 12:37 pm
    Urging Americans to "do some soul-searching," President Barack Obama expressed deep frustration Tuesday over recurring black deaths at the hands of police, rioters responding with senseless violence and a society that will only "feign concern" without addressing the root causes.
  • Algerian army kills 6 Islamic militants in ambush
    Associated Press | April 28, 2015 12:24 pm
    Algeria's defense ministry says the country's army has killed six armed Islamic militants in the Hendu area, 120 kilometers east of the capital Algiers.
  • What they said: Supreme Court quotes on gay marriage
    Associated Press | April 28, 2015 12:19 pm
    Excerpts from arguments before the Supreme Court on Tuesday about whether states must allow same-sex couples to marry and whether states must recognize gay marriages performed in other states:
  • Iran seizes cargo ship after firing warning shots
    Associated Press | April 28, 2015 12:18 pm
    Iranian forces fired warning shots across the bridge of a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo vessel as it was traversing the Strait of Hormuz, boarded the ship and directed it toward the Iranian mainland, a Pentagon official said Tuesday.
  • Madeleine McCann's parents win Portuguese libel case
    Associated Press | April 28, 2015 12:13 pm
    The parents of missing British girl Madeleine McCann have won 500,000 euros ($549,000) in a libel action against a former Portuguese detective who published a book alleging they were involved in their daughter's disappearance, according to a Lisbon court ruling published Tuesday.
  • Biden implores Ukraine to do more to fight corruption
    Associated Press | April 28, 2015 12:07 pm
    Vice President Joe Biden is imploring Ukraine's leaders to investigate and prosecute corruption that is rampant throughout the government.
  • Hopes for Greek deal rise as prime minister, EU see progress
    Associated Press | April 28, 2015 12:07 pm
    Hopes for a deal on Greece's bailout rose on Tuesday after the prime minister said he expected an agreement could be reached within two weeks and the European Union reported a pick-up in the negotiations.
  • Liberians appeal to international community on trafficking
    Associated Press | April 28, 2015 12:01 pm
    Protesters gathered Tuesday in front of the U.S. Embassy in Liberia's capital, asking the American government to put pressure on Liberian officials to bring back some 60 Liberian young women allegedly trafficked into Lebanon between 2011 and 2012.
  • Sri Lanka's Parliament clips presidential powers
    Associated Press | April 28, 2015 11:43 am
    Sri Lanka's Parliament on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to clip the extensive powers of the president, making him answerable to Parliament, in the biggest moderation of the system introduced 37 years ago.
  • UN Security Council extends mission in Western Sahara
    Associated Press | April 28, 2015 11:43 am
    A small U.N. peacekeeping force in Western Sahara has been extended for another year but without the human rights monitoring mandate that residents have long demanded. The territory held by Morocco is called Africa's last remnant of a colonial past.
  • Seeking answers to getting recalled cars fixed quickly
    Associated Press | April 28, 2015 11:43 am
    Robo calls, social media ads, personal letters from the CEO and even a smartphone app are among ways auto companies are trying to convince more customers to get repairs done on cars recalled for serious safety defects.
  • Spain: Mediterranean ferry catches fire, passengers evacuate
    Associated Press | April 28, 2015 11:29 am
    A ferry heading from the Mediterranean island city of Palma de Mallorca to the southern coastal city of Valencia caught fire at sea Tuesday, forcing 152 passengers to abandon the ship in lifeboats and injuring four crew members, Spanish officials said.
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