NEW YORK - Crude prices spiked above $102 a barrel for the first time Wednesday but retreated after the government said stockpiles of crude oil and gasoline rose far more than expected last week.
CAIRO, Egypt - Al-Qaida's deputy leader has issued a new video message praising the terrorist organization's slain commander in Afghanistan, a U.S. group that monitors militant messages said Wednesday.
SAN JOSE DEL GUAVIARE, Colombia - Colombian rebels freed four lawmakers on Wednesday after holding them for at least six years each, the guerrillas' second hostage release this year as they seek to persuade the international community to strike them from lists of terrorist organizations.
SDEROT, Israel - A Palestinian rocket slammed into a college campus in this southern Israeli town, killing a student and raising the likelihood of a new wave of heavy fighting between the Israeli army and militants in the Gaza Strip.
WASHINGTON - A House committee on Wednesday voted to more than triple spending for a global AIDS program that has proven to be one of the Bush administration's most successful and popular foreign policy initiatives.
WASHINGTON - An investigation into allegations the Marine Corps delayed sending blast-resistant trucks to Iraq also will examine whether the Marines were negligent in delivering a laser to divert drivers and people from checkpoints and convoys, according to a memo obtained by The Associated Press.
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve is ready to lower interest rates again to brace the wobbly economy even as zooming oil prices spread inflation, Chairman Ben Bernanke signaled to Congress on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON - President Bush, acknowledging that the U.S. needs to burnish its image in the Islamic world, named a Texas entrepreneur as liaison to The Organization of the Islamic Conference.
BRIGHTON, England - The FBI said Wednesday the men accused of trying to blow up U.S.-bound airliners had no obvious links to support networks in the United States, but warned that the greatest terror threat for Americans still may lurk within their own borders.
MOSCOW - Dmitry Medvedev has faced little public criticism as he coasts toward Russia's presidency. But a fringe extremist group is trying to stir up voters to turn against him in Sunday's election with claims the candidate might have Jewish roots.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Empty classrooms, educators clashing with police, anxious students - a weeklong teachers strike in Puerto Rico is dealing a blow to a public school system already struggling to reach U.S. benchmarks and reduce the highest dropout rate in America.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan's election victors vowed Wednesday to drastically reduce the powers of President Pervez Musharraf - even if they lack the strength in the new Parliament to drive him out of office.
BRISBANE, Australia - A 16-foot python stalked a family dog for days before swallowing the pet whole in front of horrified children in the Australian tropics, animal experts said Wednesday.
TYLER, Texas - Republican presidential hopeful John McCain mocked Barack Obama's view of al-Qaida in Iraq, and Democratic contender responded that GOP policies brought the terrorist group there.
Georgia Southern heads back out on the road and return to their Southern Conference schedule Thursday with a clash against the College of Charleston.
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Brooklet welcomes their newest store, Bohemia Jewelry & Beads, which is located at 105 Parker Avenue, beside the Old Post Office Café in downtown Brooklet.
U.S. stocks slid again Monday, with the Dow Jones industrial average briefly plunging more than 1,000 points in a sell-off that sent a ...
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Farmers & Merchants Bank announces the appointment of Robert M. Benson III as vice president, business banker and manager of the Brannen Street branch in Statesboro.
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