- No mas: Principal bans Spanish language in intercom announcement
- Hacking software could put ‘zombie drone army’ in user’s hands
- Support for stricter gun laws drops: poll
- 10 whales dead, 41 others stranded in Everglades
- John Boehner faces bipartisan pressure to allow gay-rights vote
- Martin Bashir resigns from MSNBC over ‘ill-judged’ comments about Sarah Palin
- Rep. Duncan Hunter: While Obama prays for Iranian change, U.S. should ready its nukes
- Best company ever? Veteran Beer Co. exists to employ vets, provide quality beer
- Iran official: Sanctions ‘utterly failed’ to stop nuclear program
- ‘Black Santa’ display at IU sparks student outrage
U.N. races to get food to starving refugees
The foray into the famine zone is a desperate attempt to reach at least 175,000 of the 2.2 million Somalis whom aid workers have not yet been able to help.
Restarting the aid effort is a huge challenge for the World Food Program, whose workers were previously banned from the region by the al-Qaeda-linked militant group al-Shabab. Fourteen WFP employees have been killed in Somalia since 2008.
Rights group claims authorities blocked website
CAIRO — Amnesty International said Saudi authorities on Monday blocked the group’s website inside the kingdom, following criticism of a controversial new anti-terrorism draft law.
The London-based group said the bill, which was reviewed by a Saudi government committee in June and has yet to be passed, allows authorities to prosecute peaceful dissent as a terrorist crime.
Amnesty on Friday posted on its website the full Arabic text of the anti-terrorism draft law, along with an internal review of the law by a Saudi security committee.
Islamist terrorist warns of ‘blood and tears’ campaign
GROZNY — Russia will be the target of new terrorist attacks by a newly strengthened Islamic insurgency, Moscow’s most wanted Muslim militant, Doku Umarov, warned in a video posted on an Islamist-affiliated website on Monday.
A decade after Russian forces drove a separatist government from Chechnya, Moscow is struggling to contain an insurgency that wants an Islamic state in Russia’s North Caucasus.
- Angry NTSB ousts railroad union from N.Y. train crash site
- Xbox One, Playstation 4 games penalize users for cursing in their own homes
- Apple wins facial recognition patent for iPhone 6
- Puerto Rico caravan honoring Paul Walker ends in 6 drunken-driving arrests, 72 speeding tickets
- Hola: Boehner prepares to push amnesty bill through House
- Inside China: Nuclear submarines capable of widespread attack on U.S.
- Kill team: Obama war chiefs widen drone death zones
- U.S. pilot scares off Iranians with 'Top Gun'-worthy stunt: 'You really ought to go home'
- Wingate University on lockdown after 2 shot dead
- First Dog Sunny knocks down Ashtyn Gardner; Michelle Obama yanks leash
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