In this Dec. 2011 handout photo released by Amada de Chile, ...
Jan 4th, 2012
(AP) - In this Dec. 2011 handout photo released by Amada de Chile, U.S. sailor Thomas Louis Corogin is seen on deck of his boat days before sail, in the bay of Easter Island, Chile. The 84-year American making his seventh attempt to sail alone around the tip of South America was found tired but alive by the Chilean Navy on Wednesday after his mast broke. The Chilean Navy located Corogin on his 32-foot sailboat more than 520 miles or 850 kilometers, south of Easter Island, stranded but in relatively stable weather, with ocean swells of about 15 feet or 5 meters. (AP Photo/Armada de Chile) -
CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's highest appeals court on Wednesday upheld the acquittals of 24 loyalists of Hosni Mubarak who were tried for having organized a medieval-style attack in which the ex-president's supporters riding camels and horses attacked anti-government demonstrators, a pivotal moment in the country's 2011 uprising. (Source: As... [Full Article]
GEZIRAT AL-FADEL, Egypt (AP) - In 1948, Suleiman Mamoudi fled by foot with his parents and other families from their village of Bir el-Sabae in Palestine. The 28-year-old and his family walked west for several hundred miles, crossing the Sinai Peninsula before settling in an area around 90 miles (145 kilometers) north of Cairo. (Source: Associated ... [Full Article]
BANGKOK (AP) - Enthusiasm on Wall Street sparked by another positive report on the U.S. economy helped push most Asian stock markets higher Wednesday. But lower-than-expected German economic growth disappointed investors elsewhere. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]