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  • Pause in bombardment urged in Yemen for evacuations, aid deliveries

    Pause in bombardment urged in Yemen for evacuations, aid deliveries
    As a Saudi Arabia-led air coalition continued to strike rebel targets across Yemen, Russia and the International Committee of the Red Cross on Saturday called for a pause in the bombardment to enable the evacuation of foreigners and the delivery of aid to...
  • Grieving families in Kenya speak of terrorism rumors before massacre

    Peter Kinuthia’s battered Nokia beeped early Thursday: “Alshabab R killing us goodbye if we won’t make it I loved you all,” read the panicked message from his daughter, Salome. The young student was trapped at Garissa...
  • Families gather in Kenya to mourn victims of terrorist attack

    NAIROBI, Kenya Peter Kinuthia's battered Nokia beeped early Thursday: "Alshabab R killing us goodbye if we won't make it I loved you all," read the panicked message from his daughter, Salome. The young student was trapped inside Garissa University...
  • Kenya mourns 148 dead in university attack by militants

    The 20-year-old student called home from the university besieged by Islamic militants and frantically told her father, "There are gunshots everywhere! Tell Mum to pray for me — I don't know if I will survive." The call by Elizabeth Namarome Musinai...
  • Allentown row house burns; family escapes

    Allentown row house burns; family escapes
    A child playing with a lighter Thursday morning sparked a fire that heavily damaged an Allentown rowhouse, according to fire officials. Fire Capt. John Christopher said the child was playing with the lighter in a rear, second-floor computer room with a...
  • If cross removed, what's next?

    It seems to me a lot of people have nothing to do and a lot of time on their hands. I think groups like the Freedom From Religion Foundation should mind their own business. As for the cross on Lehigh County's seal, I don't believe it's trying to...
  • Firefighter injured, 2 families displaced in duplex fire

    Firefighter injured, 2 families displaced in duplex fire
    A firefighter was injured and two families were displaced from their homes after a duplex caught fire Thursday afternoon in downtown Suffolk, officials said. Suffolk Fire & Rescue was called to the fire in the 100 block of Clay Street just before 4:45...
  • Kenya attack survivor says gunmen scouted campus, targeted Christians

    Kenya attack survivor says gunmen scouted campus, targeted Christians
    The Islamic extremists who slaughtered 148 people at a college in northeast Kenya while shouting "God is great" appeared to have planned extensively, even targeting a site where Christians had gone to pray, survivors said Friday. In the capital of...
  • Deadly Wilmington hotel fire deemed 'suspicious'

    Deadly Wilmington hotel fire deemed 'suspicious'
    A deadly fire that forced residents to leap out of windows as flames swept through a hotel early Thursday in Wilmington is considered suspicious, fire officials said. Arson investigators with the Los Angeles Fire Department were sifting through debris...
  • Kenya university attack: At least 147 killed by Shabab gunmen

    Kenya university attack: At least 147 killed by Shabab gunmen
    At least 147 people were killed after the Somali militant group Shabab attacked a university in eastern Kenya, the country's Interior Ministry said as it announced that the fighting had ended. All four attackers had also been killed, the ministry said....
  • Blow torch caused fire at Lawrence apartment building

    Lawrence officials say an apartment building fire that displaced 31 residents began accidentally when the property owner was soldering pipes in a first-floor bathroom. The blaze began at about 12:30 a.m. Thursday and destroyed the three-story building on...