Three die after huge Italian cruise ship runs aground
Reuters - At least three people were killed and rescuers were looking for other victims on Saturday after a large Italian cruise ship carrying more than 4,000 people ran aground overnight, the coast guard said.
Sat Jan 14 01:33:21 UTC 2012
Marines inch toward charges over desecration video
Reuters - The Marine Corps took a first, formal step on Friday toward possible charges against four troops who, in a video widely circulated on television and the Internet, appear to be urinating on the bodies of dead Taliban fighters.
Fri Jan 13 12:24:41 UTC 2012
Suicide bomber kills 15 in attack on Iraqi Shi'ite pilgrims
Reuters - A suicide bomber disguised as a policeman killed at least 15 people in an attack that targeted Shi'ite Muslim pilgrims passing through a checkpoint in Iraq's southern city of Basra on Saturday, police said.
Sat Jan 14 01:22:07 UTC 2012
Taiwan goes to the polls as China, U.S. look on
Reuters - Taiwanese voted on Saturday for their next president and parliament, an election being closely monitored by China and the United States as they look for stability in the region at a time of political transition for both superpowers.