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Torre, La Russa, Cox Elected to Baseball Hall

December 9, 2013 9:55 am

Retired managers Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox have been unanimously elected to the baseball Hall of Fame by the expansion era committee. (Dec. 9)

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Analyst Says Election Won´t Solve Thai Crisis

December 9, 2013 9:46 am

Thai Premier Yingluck Shinawatra’s call for fresh elections isn’t likely to appease her opponents, according to Siam University’s Jate Donovanick.

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Ukrainian Anti-Government Protesters Topple Statue Of Lenin

December 9, 2013 9:46 am

Ukrainian protesters tore down a statue of communist icon Vladimir Lenin in a symbolic rejection of Russian influence.

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Can WTO Deliver on Its Trade Deal?

December 9, 2013 9:45 am

Rare – and for the euro zone, welcome – news. A drop in the German trade surplus – taking it to 16.8 billion euros, where 18 billion had been expected. The lower number means Germany is buying a bit more from European neighbours – doing a bit more to boost their struggling economies. International trade […]

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Greece Seeks Financial Freedom

December 9, 2013 9:45 am

It's become depressingly familiar for Greeks, a budget packed with austerity cuts, this one passed early on Sunday morning, bringing with it 3 billion euros of new austerity measures. But according to Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, there's light at the end of the tunnel.

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TSA Raked in Half a Million Dollars in Forgotten Change

December 9, 2013 9:43 am

Last year, the Transportation Security Administration, commonly known as the TSA, raked in over a half a million dollars in forgotten change.

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Adored Chinese Princess Is Really a Prince

December 9, 2013 9:42 am

A beautiful young woman in China, who has become an Internet sensation capturing the hearts of many, is actually a 21-year old guy.

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Scientists Say 120,000 Cubic Miles Of Fresh Water Under Sea

December 9, 2013 9:41 am

Scientists in Australia believe there are about 120,000 cubic miles of water underneath the ocean floor — 100 times more than we have used since 1900.

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New American Airlines Emerges As Deal Closes

December 9, 2013 9:40 am

American Airlines has emerged from bankruptcy protection and US Airways culminated its long pursuit of a merger partner after the two completed their deal Monday to create the world's biggest airline. (Dec. 9)

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World´s Largest Ship ´Prelude´ Floats for First Time

December 9, 2013 9:39 am

When construction is complete, the 'Prelude-FLNG' will be the largest ship in the world. It was recently hauled out of the ship yard and floated for the very first time. When construction is finished, Shell Oil Company will use the ship for production of natural gas. Completion is expected in 2014. Andrew Dymburt has more.

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