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  • Prosecutors: Capsized boat captain and crew member arrested
    Prosecutors: Capsized boat captain and crew member arrested

    CATANIA, Sicily (AP) — Prosecutors said Tuesday that they arrested the captain and a crew member of the boat in which as many as 900 people are feared to have drowned in the unremitting waves of migrants seeking to escape from war-torn Libya.

  • Bombs shatter houses in Yemen capital, hit near Iran Embassy
    Bombs shatter houses in Yemen capital, hit near Iran Embassy

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Saudi-led airstrikes hit weapons caches held by Iran-backed Shiite rebels, touching off massive explosions Monday in Yemen's capital that killed at least 19 people and buried scores of others under the rubble of flattened homes.

  • US warship heads to Yemeni waters; could block Iran weapons
    US warship heads to Yemeni waters; could block Iran weapons

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a stepped-up response to Iranian backing of Shiite rebels in Yemen, the Navy aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt is steaming toward the waters off Yemen to beef up security and join other American ships that are prepared to intercept any Iranian vessels carrying weapons to he Houthi rebels.

  • Baltimore on edge after arrestee's fatal spine injury
    Baltimore on edge after arrestee's fatal spine injury

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's top police officials, mayor and prosecutor sought to calm a "community on edge" Monday while investigating how a man suffered a fatal spine injury while under arrest. Six officers have been suspended, but investigators say they still don't know how it happened.

  • Questions, answers about police officers who confuse weapons
    Questions, answers about police officers who confuse weapons

    Robert Bates, the volunteer sheriff's deputy who killed an unarmed suspect in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on April 2, says he accidentally fired his handgun when he meant to deploy his stun gun. Bates apologized for killing Eric Harris last week but described his deadly mistake as a common problem in law enfocement, saying: "This has happened a number of times around the country.

  • Minnesota men charged with trying to join Islamic militants
    Minnesota men charged with trying to join Islamic militants

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — When Guled Ali Omar made up his mind to join the Islamic State group, authorities said, he wasn't easily deterred.

  • Replacing carpet at Jerusalem shrine reveals religious rift
    Replacing carpet at Jerusalem shrine reveals religious rift

    JERUSALEM (AP) — It began as a routine remodeling project: Muslim authorities replacing an old carpet worn thin by masses of worshippers at the Dome of the Rock, the iconic, gold-topped shrine that overlooks the Old City of Jerusalem.

  • South Korea's prime minister offers to resign amid scandal
    South Korea's prime minister offers to resign amid scandal

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's prime minister has offered to resign amid a bribery scandal just two months after he took up the country's No. 2 post, officials said Tuesday, in the latest political crisis to hit President Park Geun-hye.

  • Defiant Hong Kongers resist embrace of mainland China
    Defiant Hong Kongers resist embrace of mainland China

    HONG KONG (AP) — All around Chow Tak-yee's neighborhood in the working-class edges of Hong Kong, the 26-year-old can feel the spreading influence of nearby mainland China on the prosperous, open-minded city she's always called home.

  • S. Carolina paper's domestic killings series wins Pulitzer
    S. Carolina paper's domestic killings series wins Pulitzer

    NEW YORK (AP) — It was a list no state wanted to top. And when South Carolina was ranked as having the highest rate of women being killed by men, The Post and Courier of Charleston set out to explore why.

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