Articles by Eric Linton
Kenyatta Declared Winner In Kenya; Odinga Won't Concede
March 09 2013 9:43 AM
Uhuru Kenyatta was declared winner of Kenya's presidential election with just enough votes to avoid a runoff.
Sen. Carl Levin Of Michigan Won't Run In 2014
March 07 2013 5:44 PM
Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., chairman of the Armed Services Committee, announced Thursday afternoon that he will not seek re-election in 2014.
US Officers Under Petraeus Advised Iraqi Torturers: Report
March 06 2013 2:51 PM
U.S. officers oversaw Iraqi police units that ran secret detention and torture centers while Gen. David Petraeus was in charge, a report states.
South Korea Says It's Prepared After War Threat
March 06 2013 2:00 AM
South Korea's military said it was fully prepared to strike back at the North, a day after Pyongyang threatened to scrap the 1953 armistice.
IKEA Wants You To Stay The Night
March 05 2013 1:24 AM
Marriott unveiled its designs for Moxy, a European budget hotel brand it is developing with a subsidiary of Inter IKEA Group, on Tuesday.
US, China Agree On North Korea Sanctions
March 05 2013 12:31 AM
The United States and China have a tentative deal on a sanctions resolution to punish North Korea for its third nuclear test, U.N. diplomats say.
Chavez Condition Worsening, Venezuela Says
March 04 2013 10:33 PM
President Hugo Chavez's breathing problems have worsened and he is suffering from a new, severe respiratory infection, Venezuela said on Monday.
Senators Introduce Federal Ban On 'Straw' Gun Purchases
March 04 2013 9:45 PM
A bipartisan group of senators is backing a bill to create specific federal prohibitions on gun trafficking and the straw purchasing of firearms.
Syrian Rebels Take Provincial Capital; Ambush Spreads War To Iraq
March 04 2013 9:15 PM
Opposition fighters said they have taken their first provincial capital, and crowds toppled a statue of President Bashar al-Assad's father.
- Sylvia Mathews Burwell Of Wal-Mart To Head OMB: Report
March 03 2013 4:07 PM
President Barack Obama plans to nominate Walmart Foundation head Sylvia Mathews Burwell to head the White House Office of Management and Budget on Monday, Reuters reported Sunday.
Dozens Killed In Karachi Bombing Targeting Shiites
March 03 2013 3:14 PM
A suspected suicide bomber attacked Shi'ite Muslims as they were leaving a mosque in Karachi, Pakistan, Sunday, killing scores of people.
Swiss Vote To Curb CEO Pay, Corporate Power
March 03 2013 12:04 PM
The Swiss have voted to curb the pay of top executives and dramatically shift power away from corporate boards toward shareholders.