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  • 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....
  • 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....
  • Blood on gloves in Boston Marathon bomber's car matched that of dead officer, expert testifies

    Blood on gloves in Boston Marathon bomber's car matched that of dead officer, expert testifies
    The blood of a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer appeared on white gloves found in Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's car, a DNA expert testified Wednesday as prosecutors tried to show he played an active role in that killing...
  • Yemen's Islamic State affiliate claims mosque attacks that killed 137

    Yemen's Islamic State affiliate claims mosque attacks that killed 137
    Suicide bombers attacked a pair of mosques Friday in the Yemeni capital, unleashing monstrous blasts that ripped through worshippers and killed 137 people in the deadliest assault yet targeting Shiite rebels who have taken over large parts of the...
  • 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...
  • Car bombing in southern Afghanistan kills at least seven people

    Car bombing in southern Afghanistan kills at least seven people
    A car bombing Wednesday killed at least seven people and left dozens more injured in southern Afghanistan, officials said. The late-morning bombing targeted the office of the governor of Helmand province. Mohammad Jan Rassoulyar, acting deputy...
  • Naugatuck Teen Charged With Phoning In Bomb Threat To High School

    NAUGATUCK — A 17-year-old resident was arrested Monday and charged with phoning a bomb threat in to the high school in January, police said. The threat, called in to the school on Jan. 29, caused administrators to place Naugatuck High School...
  • Afghan students in limbo after closure of school once funded by U.S.

    Afghan students in limbo after closure of school once funded by U.S.
    When he enrolled five years ago in the International School of Kabul, Faisal Yousufi, now 18, thought he had a bright future. Raised solely by his mother after his father died nine years ago, Yousufi knew he was fortunate to be studying at an...