By The Associated Press

Sandra Bullock arrives for the Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 16. The powder shade she wore was also favoured by Scarlett Johansoon

Stars take fashion risks at Golden Globes

Fashion risk-takers helped the red carpet at Sunday’s Golden Globes live up to its reputation as the liveliest of the awards season, with Helena Bonham Carter leading the way in mismatched — one red, one green — shoes.

Sandra Bullock arrives for the Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 16. The powder shade she wore was also favoured by Scarlett Johansoon
In this picture released by the Mehr news agency

Plane with 106 on board crashes in Iran, 35 survive

An IranAir passenger jet carrying 106 people crashed as it was making an emergency landing Sunday in a snowstorm in the country’s northwest and broke into several pieces, killing 71 of those on board, Iranian media reported. The others survived with light injuries.

  • Jan 10, 2011
In this picture released by the Mehr news agency
A New Jersey state trooper arrives to assist people after their cars collided in a heavy snowfall Sunday

Emergency declared as monster storm rolls into US

A band of frigid weather snaking its way up the East Coast on Sunday threatened to bring blizzards and at least 30 centimetres of snow to New York City and New England, while several states to the South made emergency declarations as the storm caused crashes on slick roads.

A New Jersey state trooper arrives to assist people after their cars collided in a heavy snowfall Sunday

Thousands rally in Moscow to protest recent surge in ethnic violence

Several thousand people rallied Sunday in Moscow to protest the ethnic clashes that have rocked Russia, holding posters reading “Fascists disgrace Russia” and chanting “No to Fascism!”

Airport security measures will not change anytime soon: Napolitano

The use of full-body scanners and invasive pat-downs at airports around the country will not change for the “foreseeable future,” Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said on Sunday.

  • Dec 27, 2010
Opposition supporters shout slogans during a rally in Minsk

Thousands of protesters try to storm Belarus government building

Thousands of opposition supporters in Belarus tried to storm the main government building to protest what they claim was large-scale vote-rigging in Sunday’s presidential election, but they were driven back and beaten by riot police.

Opposition supporters shout slogans during a rally in Minsk
A supporter of opposition leader Alassane Ouattara protest in burning tires in the street of Treichville neighborhood of Abidjan

International mediators try to intervene in Ivory Coast’s crisis

International mediators tried to intervene Sunday in Ivory Coast’s growing political crisis after both candidates in the disputed election said they were now president, raising fears the country could again be divided in two.

A supporter of opposition leader Alassane Ouattara protest in burning tires in the street of Treichville neighborhood of Abidjan

Pearl Harbor attack remembered

The morning of Dec. 7, 1941, Yeoman 2nd Class Durrell Conner was wrapping Christmas presents aboard the USS California when he heard a commotion. Peering through a porthole of the battleship, the 23-year-old saw an airplane approaching low.

  • Dec 6, 2010

Document released by WikiLeaks unveil U.S. foreign policy concerns from Iran to NKorea

Hundreds of thousands of State Department documents leaked Sunday revealed a hidden world of backstage international diplomacy, divulging candid comments from world leaders and detailing occasional U.S. pressure tactics aimed at hot spots in Afghanistan, Iran and North Korea.

James Leape

Experts say wild tigers on verge of extinction

Wild tigers could become extinct in 12 years if countries where they still roam fail to take quick action to protect their habitats and step up the fight against poaching, global wildlife experts told a “tiger summit” Sunday.

  • Nov 22, 2010
James Leape
The bodies of dozens killed by Indonesia's most volatile volcano _ some too charred to ever be identified _ have been placed into a mass grave

Volcano victims buried in mass grave

One by one the bodies of dozens killed by Indonesia’s most volatile volcano — some too charred to ever be identified — were placed into a mass grave Sunday, as people terrified that another eruption was coming fled the city at the foot of Mount Merapi.

The bodies of dozens killed by Indonesia's most volatile volcano _ some too charred to ever be identified _ have been placed into a mass grave
A Hungarian rescue man searches for missing bodies possibly washed away by flooding toxic mud near the village of Kolontar

Toxic sludge reaches Danube River

The toxic red sludge that burst out of a Hungarian factory’s reservoir reached the mighty Danube on Thursday after wreaking havoc on smaller rivers and creeks, and downstream nations rushed to test their waters.

A Hungarian rescue man searches for missing bodies possibly washed away by flooding toxic mud near the village of Kolontar
Tourists visit the Horse Guards Parade in London

Canadians, Americans urged to be vigilant while travelling in Europe

The Canadian and U.S. governments have warned their citizens living or travelling in Europe to be aware of potential terrorist threats, but tourism officials worried that it could deter would-be visitors from moving ahead with plans to cross the Atlantic.

Tourists visit the Horse Guards Parade in London
Nigerians look at the burnt shells of cars after a car bomb exploded in Abuja

Suspects named in Nigeria car bombing

Nigeria’s federal police force named two men Sunday night as the “masterminds” behind the bombings that struck the West African nation’s capital during its independence celebrations.

Nigerians look at the burnt shells of cars after a car bomb exploded in Abuja