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  • Hagel says Russian military exercises up tensions

    Updated: Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says Russian military exercises on its border with Ukraine increase tensions and run counter to a diplomatic agreement it signed just last week. Hagel spoke with reporters in Mexico City after he was informed of the Russian military...

  • Gunman kills 3 Americans at Kabul hospital

    Updated: Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Three Americans — a pediatrician and a father and son — were killed by an Afghan government security officer at a hospital Thursday, the latest in a series of attacks on foreign civilians that has rattled aid workers, contractors and journalists....

  • Explosion targets journalist's car in Cameroon

    Updated: Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    DOUALA, Cameroon (AP) — The Committee to Project Journalists says an explosion destroyed the car of a journalist in Cameroon who had been warned by the government to be careful over his coverage of security forces. The group said Thursday that Denis Nkwebo, editor of the daily...

  • UN Yemen envoy says rebel group agrees to talks

    Updated: Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy to Yemen says the country's president and a rebel group have agreed to discuss disarming. Jamal Benomar told reporters Thursday that the Hawthis agreed to the initiative by President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi. The Shiite Hawthis led a six-year...

  • Bolivia fires hundreds of protesting soldiers

    Updated: Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivia's military leaders have ordered the dismissal for sedition of 702 low-ranking soldiers who had been protesting for equal treatment in the country's armed forces. The army, navy and air force said in a statement that they have ordered the dismissal of...

  • US threatens to pull aid to Haiti over late vote

    Updated: Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The U.S. government has warned Haiti that it risks losing aid if it doesn't hold elections that are more than two years overdue. The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince said Thursday that none of the money set aside for the Haitian government by the State...

  • Pellet gun firing causes Navy base lockdown

    Updated: Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The commander of Naval Base Point Loma says a report of an armed man on the San Diego base led to detention of a sailor who had fired a gun that shoots soft plastic pellets. Capt. Scott Adams says a second serviceman was also taken into custody. The Thursday...

  • Gas supplies interrupted by Wyoming plant blast

    Updated: Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — It remains to be seen just how much of a lasting natural gas-price spike people in the West will feel after a dramatic explosion and fire at a major gas processing plant in western Wyoming. Luck will insulate consumers from a price spike at least somewhat: The...

  • Gang leader gets life in US consulate slayings

    Updated: Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A Mexican gang leader has been sentenced to life in prison for his role in the 2010 slayings in the border city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, of a U.S. consulate employee, her husband and the husband of another employee. Prosecutors said Arturo Gallegos Castrellon...

  • After court drama, Oklahoma to have 2 executions

    Updated: Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma plans to hold its first double execution in nearly 80 years, Gov. Mary Fallin said Thursday. The move comes a day after the state Supreme Court removed one of the final obstacles, ruling late Wednesday that Clayton Lockett and Charles Warner are not...

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