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  • AP PHOTOS: Iraqi forces struggle to take back Tikrit

    The Iraqi offensive aimed at driving the Islamic State group out of the northern city of Tikrit has been slowed by booby traps, snipers and suicide bombers, but received a powerful boost last week when a U.S.-led coalition began launching airstrikes in...
  • Latest on Boston bombing trial: Brother's role showcased

    5 P.M. Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) have started their case by attempting to show that his older brother bought the components used to build two bombs used in the 2013 attack. A cellphone analyst...
  • Official: Al-Shabab siege at Somali hotel ends, 24 dead

    Blood spattered utensils, bullet-pocked walls and overturned chairs mark the reception area of a prominent hotel in the Somali capital following an attack by Islamic extremists that killed at least 24, including six attackers. Somali special forces stood...
  • Nigerian election extended to Sunday after glitches hobble voters

    Nigerian election extended to Sunday after glitches hobble voters
    After widespread failures of a new electronic voter ID system aimed at preventing ballot-rigging, Nigerian election officials extended voting through Sunday in a tightly contested presidential race that some worry will prove a prelude to violence....
  • At least 9 dead as militants attack hotel in Somali capital

    Al-Shabab militants blasted their way into a Mogadishu hotel on Friday and took up positions inside, killing at least nine people and exchanging fire with security forces seeking to recapture the facility, a Somali police official said. One survivor...
  • Nigerians vote; terrorist attacks kill 25

    ABUJA, Nigeria Millions of Nigerians voted Saturday in presidential and parliamentary elections despite a climate of tension and fear, fueled by attacks that killed 25 people and were blamed on the Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram. Fourteen...
  • Day before critical election, Nigerian military claims to destroy Boko Haram HQ

    Nigeria's military claims it has destroyed the headquarters of Boko Haram in northeastern Gwoza town and driven the insurgents from all three northeastern states that had been an extremist stronghold. It was not possible to verify Friday's victory that...
  • Stetson University buildings evacuated because of bomb threat

    Stetson University buildings evacuated because of bomb threat
    Three buildings at Stetson University in DeLand were evacuated Tuesday night because of a bomb threat, according to the school's Facebook page. McMahan, Elizabeth, Presser halls were evacuated, the post said. The school asked students to stay in...
  • UN envoy: Yemen is being pushed 'to the edge of civil war'

    UN envoy: Yemen is being pushed 'to the edge of civil war'
    The U.N. special envoy for Yemen warned an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council on Sunday that events appear to be leading the Arab country "to the edge of civil war" and urged all parties to step back from the brink and resolve the conflict...
  • Shiite rebels call for Yemen offensive; U.S. troops evacuate

    Shiite rebels call for Yemen offensive; U.S. troops evacuate
    Yemen's Shiite rebels issued a call to arms Saturday to battle forces loyal to the country's embattled president, as U.S. troops were evacuating a southern air base crucial to America's drone strike program after al-Qaida militants seized a nearby city....
  • Death toll in Yemen mosque bombings rises to 137

    Death toll in Yemen mosque bombings rises to 137
    Bombs tore through two crowded mosques here in Yemen’s capital on Friday, and state television reported at least 137 people dead. The mosques were frequented by members of the Shiite Muslim Zaidi sect, from which the Houthi rebels, who seized...