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AP sources: Navy SEALs raid Somali town

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. official tells The Associated Press that Navy SEALs have raided a Somali coastal town looking for an al-Qaida suspect in connection with the Nairobi shopping mall attack, but did not get […]

10/05/2013

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Judges weigh whether to toss terror conviction

WASHINGTON (AP) – A rare full appeals court Monday wrestled with whether it should overturn the conviction of an alleged al-Qaida propagandist, who argues the acts he was convicted for were not considered crimes at […]

09/30/2013

A Bahraini police officer sits in a police car at a new checkpoint near the U.S. Embassy in Manama, Bahrain. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

US to reopen 18 diplomatic missions after threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eighteen of the 19 U.S. embassies and consulates that were closed in the Middle East and Africa because of a terrorist threat will reopen on Sunday, the State Department says. The U.S. […]

08/09/2013

This image provided by IntelCenter on Dec. 30, 2009, shows a frame made from video released Jan. 23, 2009 by al-Malahim Media Foundation, the media arm of al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, with a man identified as Nasser al-Wahishi. (AP Photo/IntelCenter)

Yemen terror boss left blueprint for waging jihad

TIMBUKTU, Mali (AP) — A year before he was caught on an intercept discussing the terror plot that prompted this week’s sweeping closure of United States embassies abroad, al-Qaida’s top operative in Yemen laid out […]

08/09/2013

In this Sept. 11, 1970 file photo, Jack Nicholson, right, and co-star Karen Black appear together at New York's Philharmonic Hall to attend the premiere of their new film "Five Easy Pieces." (AP Photo, File)

10 Things to Know for Friday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: 1. DRONE WAR ESCALATES IN YEMEN Three U.S. drones kill 12 suspected al-Qaida militants, military officials in the […]

08/09/2013

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Yemen’s government says it uncovers al-Qaida plots

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Military and intelligence officials in Yemen said Wednesday they uncovered an al-Qaida plot to fire missiles at foreign embassies in the capital and to attack naval forces guarding international shipping in […]

08/07/2013

Travelers make their way to the departure lounge at Sanaa International Airport, Yemen, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

Yemen’s government says it foiled al-Qaida plots

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Authorities foiled plots by al-Qaida to take over key cities in southern Yemen and attack strategic ports and gas facilities, a government spokesman said Wednesday amid a heightened alert that has […]

08/07/2013

Travelers make their way to the departure lounge at Sanaa International Airport, Yemen, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

Westerners evacuated amid terror fears in Yemen

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A suspected U.S. drone killed four alleged al-Qaida members Tuesday in Yemen, as the U.S. and British embassies evacuated staff amid reports of a threatened attack by the terrorist group. As […]

08/06/2013

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez, bottom center, signs autographs at U.S. Cellular Field before a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, in Chicago. Rodriguez was suspended through 2014 and All-Stars Nelson Cruz, Jhonny Peralta and Everth Cabrera were banned 50 games apiece Monday when Major League Baseball disciplined 13 players in a drug case, the most sweeping punishment since the Black Sox scandal nearly a century ago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. INTERCEPTED COMMUNICATION LED US TO SHUT EMBASSIES The secret message between al-Qaida chief al-Zawahri and his deputy […]

08/06/2013

The U.S. Embassy  on the outskirts of Nairobi. (AP Photo/Khalil Senosi)

Al-Qaida chief’s message spurred embassy closures

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two officials say a secret message that was intercepted between al-Qaida chief Ayman al-Zawahri and his deputy in Yemen led to the shutdown of U.S. embassies. A U.S. intelligence official and a […]

08/05/2013

Map shows U.S. embassies and consulates that will close. (AP Photo)

Terror threat: Senator cites increased ‘chatter’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Republican on the Senate Intelligence Committee said the weekend closures of nearly two dozen U.S. embassies and consulates in the Muslim world was “the most serious threat” he’d seen in […]

08/04/2013

Map shows U.S. embassies and consulates that will close. (AP Photo)

Top US officials discuss embassy threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top U.S. officials met Saturday to review the threat of a terrorist attack that led to the weekend closure of 21 U.S. embassies and consulates in the Muslim world and a global […]

08/03/2013

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