May 23rd @ 8:44 AM GMT
Yahoo! Suspected Islamist militants kidnapped a wounded Egyptian soldier then killed him in the restive North Sinai province on Friday, security sources said. Gunmen stopped an ambulance carrying two wounded soldiers south of the provincial capital of Al-Arish, the sources told Reuters. The gunmen shot and wounded the paramedic and took the ambulance and one of the soldiers, the sources said. (Top Stories)
May 22nd @ 7:49 AM GMT
Yahoo! Islamist gunmen raided a village in northeastern Kenya, the interior ministry said Friday, the latest in a string of brazen attacks by the Somali-led, Al-Qaeda affiliated insurgents. There were no casualties reported in the remote village, close to the porous border with Somalia, and some 80 kilometres (50 miles) northeast of regional capital Garissa. ''Security forces on Thursday evening thwarted an attempted attack at Yumbis village,'' interior ministry spokesman Mwenda Njoka said in ... (World)
May 22nd @ 4:34 PM GMT
CBS News New attorney general Loretta Lynch became the top cop in the country and briefed the president on the race riots in Baltimore on her first day in office. A granddaughter of sharecroppers, she grew up in North Carolina surrounded by the issue of race. Lynch sat down with Norah O'Donnell for her first interview in office. (Politics)
May 23rd @ 2:58 PM GMT
Yahoo! A Tuareg-dominated rebel coalition said on Saturday it was holding prisoner 19 Malian government soldiers captured in fighting a day earlier, amid growing violence in the north that threatens to derail U.N.-brokered peace efforts. Army sources confirmed that soldiers were missing following clashes late on Friday that saw the Coordination of Movements of Azawad (CMA) briefly seize the small town of Tessit, in Mali's northern Gao region. A spokesman for the CMA said its fighters had withdraw... (Top Stories)
May 24th @ 10:43 AM GMT
Yahoo! An early morning fire chased three people from their home in North Philadelphia. (U.S. News)
May 22nd @ 11:40 PM GMT
MSNBC The plane went off the runway at Naval Air Station North Island into the San Diego Bay, officials confirmed Friday.<img width='1' height='1' src='http://feeds.nbcnews.com/c/35002/f/663306/s/469214ee/sc/7/mf.gif' border='0'/> (U.S. News)
May 25th @ 11:31 AM GMT (1.6 hr ago)
Yahoo! Northern Ireland's First Minister Peter Robinson was recovering after an emergency operation on Monday, the hospital treating him said, with local media reporting that he had suffered a suspected heart attack. Robinson's British nationalist Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leads a power-sharing regional government with Irish nationalists Sinn Fein under the terms of a 1998 peace deal that ended three decades of sectarian violence in Northern Ireland. The DUP is currently at odds with Sinn ... (Top Stories)
May 22nd @ 10:18 AM GMT
Yahoo! Veterans and European officials are marking 75 years since a huge operation to evacuate 338,000 troops trapped by advancing Nazi troops from the shores of Dunkirk in northern France, one of the most dramatic moments in British military history. (Top Stories)
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