New Jersey: The mother and grandmother of two boys intervened to stop a New Jersey man from grabbing the children and throwing them in front of an oncoming train, MyFoxNY.com reported.
French Alps: A four-year-old girl has been found alive hidden in a car under the bodies of three British tourist gunned down in the French Alps.
Phoenix: US District Judge Susan Bolton ruled that the authorities at the Arizona state can enforce the most contentious section of its immigration law which allows police question the immigration status of those they suspect are in the country illegally.
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina: The health of the US economy is set to dominate the second day of the Democratic convention in Charlotte, North Carolina Wednesday, offering a rejoinder to Republican attacks over President Barack Obama’s economic management.
Cairo: At least three Palestinians were killed and four others injured after an Israeli air strike on the Gaza Strip, media reported on Wednesday.
San Jose, Costa Rica: A powerful 7.6-magnitude earthquake jolted Costa Rica on Wednesday, killing at least two people and injuring 22 others. A brief tsunami warning was also issued following the quake.
Washington: The United States is keeping up pressure on the Pakistan-linked Haqqani network, acting US State Department deputy spokesman said on Wednesday, just days ahead of a congressional deadline on whether to designate it a terrorist group.
Washington: The US Justice Department has accused oil giant BP of “gross negligence and willful misconduct” in the massive 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, in court documents obtained Wednesday.
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina: Bill Clinton, the last two-term Democratic president, has the tricky task Wednesday of convincing a struggling America that a vote for Barack Obama is a ticket back to prosperity.
Cairo: Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi Wednesday stressed the need of full United Nations (UN) membership for Palestine and said that the issue is pivotal for the Arabs’ progress.