Dow Jones said in a statement that its board was prepared to recommend a proposal for News Corp. to acquire Dow Jones for $60 in cash, the price News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch has proposed.
Context: World Bank, Worldwide Governance Indicators
The pilot of an airliner that burst into flames after trying to land on a short, rain-slicked runway apparently tried to take off again, barely clearing rush-hour traffic on a major highway. The death toll rose Wednesday to 189 and could climb higher.
Context: Libya, death penalty, life imprisonment
A freight train derailed in Ukraine, releasing a cloud of toxic gas and that poisoned at least 20 people, authorities said Tuesday — an accident that touched nerves still raw more than two decades after the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster.
Context: Omar al-Bashir, Sudan, Umma Reform and Renewal Party, United States, coup
Context: Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry
Context: Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf
All three men charged with supporting Sri Lanka's Tamil Tigers rebel group have been granted bail.
Context: Beijing, China, Japan, North Korea, Russia, South Korea, United States, six-party talks
Context: 2007 Chuetsu offshore earthquake, Japan, Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Plant, The Tokyo Electric Power Company, earthquake
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