Rain hampers rescue work after mudslide kills several, destroys homes in southern Mexico

Rain hampers rescue efforts in Mexican mudslide

New twist in case against Maharashtra minister’s son

MUMBAI - The case of an alleged murder attempt on a party activist by Maharashtra Revenue Minister Narayan Rane’s son Nitesh took another twist Friday with the medical report of the victim not showing a bullet injury.

Bridge collapse, construction woes, disease fears put New Delhi’s Commonwealth Games at risk

Commonwealth Games at risk with under 2 weeks left

Optimism grows in Chile as drills advance and capsule is prepared for October miner rescue

Chileans optimistic for early October miner rescue

Does Vogue Italia’s eery oil spill-inspired fashion spread cross the line?

Viva Vogue Italia? Oil-inspired spread stirs muck

Gov’t says preliminary investigation has found no new safety defects in runaway Toyotas

Gov’t: Initial probe finds no new Toyota issues

Plane accident or just a drill? Zimbabwe officials fool public and media with airport exercise

Zimbabwe fools media with plane accident report

Oil causes more than 2,200 Gulf beach closings or warnings, 10 times more than last year

Oil causes 2,200 Gulf beach closings, warnings

Ousted Thai leader Thaksin marks birthday with tweets from exile amid new political tensions

Divisive ex-Thai leader marks birthday on Twitter

Gulf oil spill affects seafood restaurants nationwide; diners ask if their meal is safe

Diners grilling restaurants over seafood sourcing

Beware! Burglars have an eye on your Facebook status

LONDON - Think twice before updating your status on social networking site Facebook as burglars now see it before breaking-in, a survey by a British insurance firm has found.

BP says fishermen getting 90 percent of $49M in spill compensation rendered so far

BP: Fishermen getting bulk of compensation checks

Verdict on Bhopal gas tragedy a shame: Bollywood

MUMBAI - The Indian film fraternity has slammed the judgement on the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, calling it “irrelevant”, “unfair” and “a shame”, a day after a court held seven people guilty of criminal negligence in the world’s worst industrial disaster.

Twitter spoof on BP public relations yields $10,000 donation for Gulf environmental nonprofit

BP Twitter spoof generates $10K for Gulf helpers

Now, get traffic updates online

NEW DELHI - Traffic updates and advisories in the capital can now be accessed online on popular social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter, a police official said Monday.

NASCAR plans Sunday doubleheader after severe-weather threat wipes out Saturday at Talladega

Weather woes cancel Saturday action at Talladega

Iranian cleric says alms, prayer prevent earthquakes; sermon followed by 4 moderate temblors

Iranian cleric: Alms and prayer prevent quakes

Winds blow volcanic ash back over Britain; passengers cheer as some flights resume in Europe

Some EU flights resume but travel chaos not over

Passengers cheer with relief as limited flights resume over Europe; volcanic ash still a worry

Whoops of joy as some flights resume over Europe

French scupper Dunkirk-style effort to bring home Britons

LONDON - A rescue mission, inspired by Second World War’s Dunkirk evacuation, to bring home Britons stranded due to flight cancellations was thwarted by the French authorities.

Feilhaber returns to training; Holden cast removed; Davies set to rejoin Sochaux

Feilhaber, Holden, Davies progress

American midfielders Benny Feilhaber and Stuart Holden have taken steps forward as they try to get healthy in time for the World Cup, and forward Charlie Davies is set to resume training with Sochaux as he recovers from injuries sustained in a car crash.

American forward Charlie Davies to rejoin Sochaux next week

Davies to rejoin Sochaux next week

SOCHAUX, France — American forward Charlie Davies has left a rehabilitation facility and is ready to resume training with Sochaux as he recovers from injuries sustained in a car crash last October.

Jets players travel to Haiti to assist recovery efforts following earthquake

3 Jets players travel to Haiti to assist efforts

Carl Edwards put on probation for 3 races by NASCAR for wrecking Keselowski’s car in Atlanta

NASCAR puts Carl Edwards on probation for 3 races

Nine deaths in Bangalore fire shock city

BANGALORE - When the first flashes came on Kannada TV channels of a fire in the seven-storey office and commercial complex in Bangalore central business district, not many viewers thought it would end in nine deaths.

Christina Kim shaken up by bus crash on way to LPGA Tour event in Thailand

Golfer Kim shaken by Thai traffic accident

Bode Miller gets silver, fellow American Weibrecht bronze in super-G; US medal count hits 20

Bode Miller leads US to silver, bronze in super-G

Wreck ruins Danica’s NASCAR debut, but Earnhardt Jr. praises IndyCar star’s potential

Wreck ruins Danica’s NASCAR debut

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Even as her mangled race car belched steam from its radiator in the background, Danica Patrick remained confident she would have good days in NASCAR.

Georgian luger dies after crash; IOC president says death ‘casts a shadow’ over games

Olympic luger from Georgia dies after crash

IOC says Georgian luger dies after crash, casting pall over games

IOC confirms Olympic luger dies after crash

‘Snowmageddon’ blankets Mid-Atlantic region in wet, heavy snow, buries nation’s capital

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Tharoor visits Haiti, meets president and Indian peacekeepers

NEW DELHI - Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor visited quake devastated Haiti and met President Rene Garcia Preval at his temporary home as well as Indian peacekeepers aiding the survivors in the Caribbean nation.

World’s animal welfare groups help Haiti maintain livestock, battle rabies from stray dogs

Group tackles animal welfare in Haiti after quake

Techie volunteers develop new social Web tools in Haiti relief marathon

New tech tools help Haiti quake relief

Hundreds of tech volunteers spurred to action by Haiti’s killer quake are adding a new dimension to disaster relief, developing new tools and services for first responders and the public in an unprecedented effort.

Techie volunteers take advantage of social Web tools in Haiti relief marathon

New Web-based relief tools emerging to help Haiti

Plane carrying 53 orphans from earthquake-ravaged Haiti lands at Pittsburgh airport

53 Haitian orphans arrive at Pittsburgh airport

Filled with orphans before quake, Haiti likely to have thousands more after latest disaster

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Haitian relief fund founded by Mourning, Wade already raises over $800K for earthquake victims

Mourning-Wade fund raises over $800K for Haiti

Obama, first lady pay visit to American Red Cross headquarters, disaster operations center

US President Barack Obama welcomes Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak
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Obama embarks on rescue mission to save Massachusetts Senate seat, health care vote

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Teams, players, personnel pledge money, energy to help earthquake-ravaged Haiti recover

Sports world comes together for Haiti relief

Woods plans to help Haiti relief effort by supporting groups providing youth programs

Woods looking to help Haiti relief effort

IRVINE, Calif. — Tiger Woods plans to help with relief efforts in earthquake-ravaged Haiti by supporting groups that provide resources to children.

UN will hand out 6,000 tons of food in Haiti immediately, calls reports of looting overblown

UN: 6,000 tons of food to be handed out in Haiti

UN says looting of its Haiti warehouses was limited; will hand out 6,000 tons of food

UN: Looting limited in Haiti, most food aid found

UN food agency: Looters break into UN warehouses in Haiti, unclear how much aid was stolen

UN: Looters break into UN warehouses in Haiti

Athletes of Haitian descent anxiously await word on relatives after devastating earthquake

Haitian athletes anxiously await word on relatives

Haiti Earthquake Pictures, Update

HAITI, (GaeaTimes.com) - The picture updates of Haiti Earthquake gives us a glimpse of the devastation that has threatened the Caribbean nation. Most of the information and pictures that we get of this incident is through social networking sites. Twitters and Facebook are widely publishing pictures of this tragic occurrence. This unfortunate incident has partly blurred communication with Haiti. Web has now formed the primary source of sharing the news and giving new updates.

7.0 earthquake hits Haiti; buildings collapse and bodies in the streets