AMMAN/TOKYO - Jordan said it was still holding an Iraqi would-be suicide bomber as a deadline set by Islamic State militants passed for her release. Full Article
WASHINGTON - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits tumbled last week to its lowest level in nearly 15 years, adding to bullish signals on the labor market.
CARACAS -"If I put a criminal in jail, he'll be out within days, and without doubt, he'll look for me in my house to shoot me dead. And on police salaries, we can't live in luxury mansions but in 'barrios' or lower middle-class zones right next to the gangs." Full Article
NEW YORK - Americans are more likely than ever to favor easing a ban on exporting crude oil, so long as it does not lead to higher gasoline prices that have recently sunk to near $2 a gallon, according to a new Reuters-Ipsos poll. Full Article | Video