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  • Suspected U.S. drone strike kills 4 alleged Al Qaeda members in Yemen

    Suspected U.S. drone strike kills 4 alleged Al Qaeda members in Yemen
    WASHINGTON – A suspected U.S. drone strike in Yemen — the fourth reported in the last 10 days — killed four alleged Al Qaeda members Tuesday, as the U.S. and British governments evacuated their embassies because of intelligence...
  • Al-Qaida returns to its roots

    Al-Qaida returns to its roots
    Last year, in the heat of his campaign, President Barack Obama boasted that he had put al-Qaida "on the path to defeat." This year, with 19 U.S. consulates and embassies closed and the State Department issuing vague warnings against travel anywhere in the...
  • Extreme security in Yemen after Al Qaeda terror plot is foiled

    SANA, Yemen -- The Yemeni government deployed tanks and troops to guard its airports, oil terminals and foreign embassies Wednesday after claiming to have foiled an Al Qaeda plot to seize two ports and blow up pipelines. Yemen’s Supreme Security...
  • U.S. cites specific threat for decision to close consulate in Lahore

    U.S. cites specific threat for decision to close consulate in Lahore
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – The decision to close the American consulate in Pakistan’s cultural capital of Lahore was made in response to a specific threat, a U.S. spokeswoman said Friday, without disclosing any details. A statement Thursday...
  • Have the terrorists won?

    Have the terrorists won?
    Last year, in the heat of his campaign, President Obama boasted that he had put Al Qaeda "on the path to defeat." This year, with 19 U.S. consulates and embassies closed and the State Department issuing vague warnings against travel anywhere in the world,...
  • Does Nick Mosby have nothing better to do?

    Does Nick Mosby have nothing better to do?
    Seeking 15 minutes of fame, if all of your primary obligations are met, is fine. Does not Baltimore Council member Nick Mosby have any serious problems in his district to solve ("Councilman wants Baltimore to boycott Florida after Zimmerman trial," Aug....
  • London tosses out recycling bin technology that tracks people

    LONDON — The testing of futuristic recycling bins that can track people walking through London's financial district has been, well, trashed for now. Pressed by local officials, the Renew advertising firm called off using technology embedded in a...
  • Travelers, traders among potential foreign victims of U.S. shutdown

    Travelers, traders among potential foreign victims of U.S. shutdown
    The German government issued a travel warning for the United States on Tuesday, not to raise an alarm over a threat of terrorism or a natural disaster but to alert German tourists to the Verwaltungsstillstand: the U.S. government shutdown. Berlin's...
  • 5 Freeway lanes reopen after brush fire at Newhall Pass

    5 Freeway lanes reopen after brush fire at Newhall Pass
    At least two lanes in each direction of the 5 Freeway at the Newhall Pass have been reopened after a fast-moving brush fire, whipped by strong Santa Ana winds gusting to 63 mph, briefly blocked traffic at the 14 Freeway interchange, authorities said....
  • Brush fire at Camp Pendleton forces housing evacuation

    Brush fire at Camp Pendleton forces housing evacuation
    A brush fire Saturday afternoon at Camp Pendleton burned more than 250 acres, damaged three buildings and forced evacuation from an housing area, officials said. The fire broke out about 12:45 p.m. in the Lake O'Neil area of the sprawling base....
  • Why 'Gravity' Could Be the World's Biggest Avant-Garde Movie

    If success has many fathers, then surely the record-breaking October opening of "Gravity" has touched off a lively paternity battle in the Warner Bros. executive suite. But has anyone bothered to send Jeff Robinov (who exhumed the project from development...