A man rides past Kandahar's main jail in Kandahar April ...
Apr 25th, 2011
(Reuters) - A man rides past Kandahar's main jail in Kandahar April 25, 2011. Insurgents tunnelled into the main jail in Afghanistan's volatile Kandahar province on Monday, freeing hundreds of prisoners, including many Taliban commanders, a serious setback for U.S. forces who hope to start withdrawing in coming months. REUTERS/Stringer (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW) -
By Natasha Baker TORONTO (Reuters) - Wealthy travelers wanting to fly in style can book empty seats on private planes with a new app for a jet-sharing service. Although there are dozens of apps for buying seats on commercial flights, BlackJet is a new iPhone app that connects travelers with private jets that have extra room on their planes. Flights... [Full Article]
By Todd Cunningham LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - "Iron Man 3" was soaring past $1 billion at the worldwide box office Thursday, in a display of world domination that would make one of Marvel's super villains proud. The box-office bounty - roughly $700 million from abroad and $300 million domestically - is a major triumph for Disney, wh... [Full Article]
LONDON (AP) - Financial markets were subdued Thursday despite encouraging growth figures out of Japan, as investors digested a mixed batch a U.S. economic data a day after Wall Street indexes hit record highs. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By Li-mei Hoang LONDON (Reuters) - A group of British hackers who "ran riot" causing millions of dollars of damage to computer networks run by Sony, the CIA and other agencies were sentenced to jail terms on Thursday. Police said four men, members of the hacking collective known as "LulzSec", put thousands of internet users'... [Full Article]
LONDON (Reuters) - The number of Britons claiming unemployment benefit fell much more than expected in April, official data showed on Wednesday, in the latest sign that the economy is starting to find its feet. The Office for National Statistics said the number of people claiming jobless benefit dropped by 7,300 last month, compared with analysts... [Full Article]