Oil pools in between booms in Barataria Bay near Grand Isle, ...
Jun 21st, 2010
(AFP/Getty Images/File) - Oil pools in between booms in Barataria Bay near Grand Isle, Louisiana, on June 19. Oil firms went to court Monday seeking to lift a six-month freeze on deepwater drilling, as BP documents revealed 100,000 barrels of crude may be spewing into the Gulf of Mexico.(AFP/Getty Images/File/Cheryl Gerber) -
Canadian authorities claim al-Qaida operatives in Iran directed a failed plot to attack a passenger train. Iran denies it has any links to the two suspects. What falls in between is Iran's complicated history with the terror group that has included outright hostility, alliances of convenience and even overtures by Tehran to assist Washington a... [Full Article]
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Members of the Argentine human rights group "Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo" have asked Pope Francis for help finding still-missing children taken from political prisoners during the country's 1979-83 military dictatorship. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By Tom Bergin LONDON (Reuters) - Google Inc faced angry questions on Thursday from British lawmakers investigating its tax affairs and whether it had misled parliament in testimony last year. Google's Northern Europe boss, Matt Brittin, was called back to testify to parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) after a Reuters investigatio... [Full Article]