Urbanathletes scale an eight-foot wall obstacle during the Men's ...
Nov 14th, 2011
(AP) - Urbanathletes scale an eight-foot wall obstacle during the Men's Health Urbanathlon, Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011 in San Francisco. The Men's Health Urbanathlon is a rigorous 9 mile course, packed with challenging urban obstacles set against the backdrop of iconic city landmarks. (Tony Avelar/AP Images for Men's Health) -
By Manuel Mogato MANILA (Reuters) - The U.S. military has began scaling back its emergency relief operations in the Philippines as work shifts to recovery and rehabilitation in typhoon-hit areas, a U.S. aid agency official said on Saturday. Typhoon Haiyan, the most powerful storm to make landfall this year, struck the central Philippines on Novembe... [Full Article]
By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. companies are sounding the alarm on fourth-quarter earnings, lowering profit estimates just as the stock market is poised to end its best year since 1998. The ratio of profit warnings to positive outlooks for the current quarter is shaping up to be the worst since at least 1996, based on Thomson Re... [Full Article]
UNITED NATIONS (United States) (AFP) - The January 22 start of landmark Syria peace talks in Geneva will be difficult to keep to as the war worsens and fallout spreads across the Middle East, analysts say. "At long last and for the first time, the Syrian government and opposition will meet at the negotiating table instead of the battlefield,&q... [Full Article]