r federal employees, in an effort to respond to Republicans political pressure and growing budget concerns. The freeze applies to all U.S. federal employees--including civilian em.
he presidential palace, buildings of the finance and public works ministries, the parliament building and a cathedral in Port-au-Prince were also damaged. The earthquake struck a.SEE PORTFOLIO
ongoing government review of Canada's aviation security regulations. The review is expected to include aviation security programs for other industry sectors, including air carrie.READ MORE
of strengthening relation between the two countries. During the meeting on Thursday night, "they talked about the good relations between the two countries, expressed their willin.READ MORE
people at the scene. Some threw stones and insulted police officers, demanding more information. Firemen and dozens of volunteers were battling the flames, while ambulances rushed.READ MORE
sday. Thefts and drug-related crimes apparently accounted for most of the arrests, though property crimes declined nine percent to 850, down from 938 in 2008, airport police said. .READ MORE
e Sarney (R) after the opening of the legislative year in Brasilia, capital of Brazil, on Feb. 2, 2011. (Xinhua/Agencia Estado) BRASILIA, Feb. 2 (Xinhua) -- Brazilian President Dil.READ MORE
iles Wednesday in a massive dragnet against child pornography, Brazilian news portal G1 news reported. Some 500 police officers took part in the operation, called Darknet, which l.READ MORE
American Airlines "requested a ground stop for all of their traffic in and out of DFW/ORD/MIA due to their computer issue," the FAA said on its Twitter account. In a response, the .READ MORE
with the Chinese market helped to lighten the crisis, the increased recession on a global level will reduce China's demand for raw materials in the region. STEPS WITH CAUTION Afte.
ave run tests, but still haven't nailed down a cause. HOUSTON, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- Former U.S. President George W. Bush has been discharged from a hospital in the state of Texas We.
he tourism industry and helping to bring Canada to the forefront in the minds of travelers. Through the Economic Action Plan, the government is investing in the National Trails Co .
n's efforts "to bring an immediate end to all violence and human rights violations, secure humanitarian access, and facilitate a Syrian-led political transition" in Syria. Li Baod.