BEIRUT (AP) — A government rocket attack killed at least 12 people in a village in central Syria Wednesday, while rebels battled regime forces over two key military bases in the northwest where government troops broke an opposition
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s government says it is setting up a committee that will create a way to offer an amnesty program to Islamic extremists in hopes of ending an insurgency across its north.
A statement Wednesday
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Senate has joined the House in passing a bill that would require cities and counties to sell guns turned in at community buyback events instead of destroying them.
The bill doesn’t have any
WASHINGTON (AP) — Police have a suspect in mind as they investigate a letter mailed to Sen. Roger Wicker that tested positive for poisonous ricin, a Senate colleague said.
“The person that is a suspect writes a lot
KIROV, Russia (AP) — Alexei Navalny, an obscure adviser to a provincial governor just four years ago, shot up to become the Kremlin’s public enemy No.1. The web-savvy 36-year old lawyer overcame a state-imposed national media blackout and
The price of crude oil dropped to near $87 a barrel Wednesday amid concerns over the outlook for global economic growth.
By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark oil for May delivery was down $1.51 to $87.21 a barrel
VIENNA (AP) — Technicians upgrading Iran’s main uranium enrichment facility have tripled their installations of high-tech machines that could be used in a nuclear weapons program to more than 600 in the last three months, diplomats said Wednesday.
WALAWEYN, Somalia (AP) — Outside a dilapidated two-story building, Abdi Ali says goodbye to his veiled girlfriend Anisa and they take two separate streets to avoid attention. Soon they’re aboard a minibus heading outside Mogadishu, pretending they don’t
BOSTON (AP) — The father of one of the three people who died in the Boston Marathon bombings was at first told that his daughter had survived, but was in surgery and could lose a leg.
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