Palestinian boys look at a destroyed wall at a house, which ...
Feb 3rd, 2012
(Reuters) - Palestinian boys look at a destroyed wall at a house, which Palestinian sources say was damaged in an Israeli air strike, in the northern Gaza Strip February 3, 2012. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem (GAZA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) -
Israeli Foreign Minister Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman has said Israeli-Palestinian peace talks are unlikely to bear fruit within the envisioned nine-month timeframe but that dialogue should continue. His remarks Friday evening contrasted with those of US Secretary of State John Kerry, who said peace was closer than it had been in years. Speak... [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]
Syria's chemical weapons could be processed and destroyed out at sea, say sources familiar with discussions at the international body in charge of eliminating the toxic arsenal. Four days after Albania rejected a U.S. request that it host a weapons decommissioning plant, Western diplomats and an official of the Organisation for the Prohibition... [Full Article]
Holiday cheer in Texas has become even sweeter thanks to a giant gingerbread house that has broken a world record for confectionary construction. Coming in at 35.8 million calories and covering an area of 2520 square feet, or nearly the size of a tennis court, the 21-foot high gingerbread house in Bryan, Texas, 90 miles northwest of Houston, has be... [Full Article]