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  • Moroccan police block burial of prominent Islamist's widow

    Thousands of Islamists were in an hours-long standoff in Morocco's capital with hundreds of riot police when they were prevented from burying the widow of their spiritual leader. The Islamist Al Adl wal Ihsan (Justice and Charity) movement — the...
  • Nigeria's military pushes extremists before elections

    Beefed up by new weapons from China, Russia and the Czech Republic, and strengthened by training from foreign advisers, Nigeria's military is forcing Boko Haram extremists from a string of northeastern towns as the country's prepares for elections the...
  • Florida export mission to Morocco set for May

    Florida export mission to Morocco set for May
    Florida is organizing an export mission in May to Morocco, the northwest African nation of 33 million residents across the Mediterranean from Spain. The visit is spearheaded by the state's economic development group, Enterprise Florida. The development...
  • Laguna Beach man to run Tanzania educational foundation

     Laguna Beach man to run Tanzania educational foundation
    From his days at Laguna Beach High School, it wasn't hard to predict that Jake Wheeler might have a positive influence on the world. Wheeler was the school's student body president and male athlete of the year. After graduating in 2004, he went on to...
  • Saudis, Egypt consider intervention in Yemen, likely by air

    With Yemen's president swept out of power by Shiite rebels, neighboring Saudi Arabia and allies such as Egypt are considering whether and how to intervene to stop a takeover of the country by rebels they believe are backed by Shiite Iran. President...
  • Schlumberger Ltd. to pay $232M in sanctions violations case

    The world's largest oil services company, Schlumberger Ltd., has agreed to a penalty of more than $232 million and one of its subsidiaries will plead guilty to trade sanctions violations, the Justice Department announced Wednesday. The criminal case...
  • Official: Boko Haram using civilians as human shields

    Boko Haram is using an unknown number of civilians as human shields as its fighters flee an offensive by multinational forces, a top Nigerian official said Wednesday. Mike Omeri, the director general of the National Orientation Agency would not say how...
  • Helping Egypt: Obama faces a test of principles on military aid

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Wednesday, March 25: A decision being considered in Washington to restore all of Egypt's military aid would constitute abandonment by President Barack Obama of U.S. principles in the...
  • Tunisia: 23 arrested in connection with deadly museum attack

    Tunisia police have arrested 23 people so far from the group behind the attack on the museum that killed 21, but Moroccan and Algerian suspects are still at large, said the country's top security official Thursday. Interior Minister Najem Gharsalli...
  • 2 leading candidates in Nigeria elections commit to peace

    The two leading candidates in this weekend's presidential elections pledged Thursday to accept the outcome as a new report showed that Boko Haram Islamic extremists, who are threatening to disrupt the vote, have killed more than 1,000 civilians this year....
  • Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours

    Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours
    Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices, check websites for details and restrictions: AQUATICA: "Splash and Save" ticket with admission starts at $24 when tickets are purchased online. Aquatica "Any Day" passes start at $37 when...