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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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Terror threat prompts weekend US embassy closings

WASHINGTON (AP) – The threat of a terrorist attack led to the weekend closure of 21 U.S. embassies and consulates in the Muslim world and a global travel warning to Americans, the first such alert […]

08/03/2013

Barack Obama, over Detainee behind fence at Camp 4, Guantanamo Bay US Naval Base, Cuba. (AP Photo)

Al-Qaida: We will try to free Guantanamo inmates

BAGHDAD (AP) — Al-Qaida’s leader said in remarks posted Wednesday that a prisoners’ hunger strike in Guantanamo Bay has revealed the “odious” face of America and claims that the terror network will spare no effort […]

07/31/2013

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, left, is escorted to a security vehicle outside of a courthouse in Fort Meade, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Manning acquitted of most serious charge, but still faces up to 136 years in prison

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Former U.S. Army intelligence analyst Bradley Manning has been acquitted of the most serious charge against him — aiding the enemy — a charge that carried a potential life sentence. […]

07/30/2013

In this undated frame grab from video posted on a militant-leaning Web site provided by the SITE Intelligence Group, shows Saeed al-Shihri, deputy leader of al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula. (AP Photo/SITE Intelligence Group)

Al-Qaida branch confirms its No. 2 killed in Yemen

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Yemen-based branch of al-Qaida confirmed on Wednesday that the group’s No. 2 figure, a former Guantanamo Bay prisoner, was killed in a U.S. drone strike. The announcement, posted on militant […]

07/17/2013

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Feds: NY student wanted to join al-Qaida

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York high school student secretly pleaded guilty to federal charges accusing him of trying to join an offshoot of al-Qaida in Yemen so he could die fighting jihad, authorities […]

06/26/2013

Feds: Traditional probe used in Ill. terror case

CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors haven’t denied that an expanded U.S. phone and internet surveillance program triggered an investigation that led to terrorism charges against a Chicago-area teenager, a defense attorney said Thursday. Thomas Durkin told […]

06/13/2013

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