** ADDS YEAR ** Relatives and friends mourn in front of the ...
Dec 14th, 2011
(AP) - ** ADDS YEAR ** Relatives and friends mourn in front of the coffin containing the body of Jorelys Rivera, 7, during her wake in Penuelas, Puerto Rico,Ã‚ Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011. The child, who was buried in a white dress with flowers in her hair, surrounded by some of her favorite toys, was last seen alive Dec. 2 when she left the playground at the apartment complex where the family was living in Canton, Georgia. Her body was found three days later in a trash bin. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo) -
LONDON (Reuters) - British retailer Marks & Spencer posted its lowest annual profit since 2009 on Tuesday as a struggling general merchandise division dragged on growth in food sales. The 129-year-old firm, which serves 21 million shoppers a week from over 700 UK stores, said it made a profit before tax and one-off items of 665.2 million pounds... [Full Article]
BASRA, Iraq (AP) - Hundreds of Iraqis attended the Friday funeral in a southern city of two Shiite fighters killed in Syria. Several such funerals have been held in recent months, the latest sign that the conflict has taken on a sectarian regional dimension. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
CANNES, France (AP) - Before "Fruitvale Station," Michael B. Jordan was glimpsed sporadically in supporting roles on TV shows like "The Wire" and "Friday Night Lights," and in films like "Chronicle" and "Red Tails." (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]