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Blast at Yemen Air Base Temporarily Shuts Sana’a Airport

Several large explosions shook an air base outside the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, prompting authorities to temporarily close the city’s nearby international airport Sunday. Yemeni authorities said mortar shells landed at the al-Daylami air force base, a few kilometers from the airport, causing a massive blast and sending up huge plumes of smoke. Flights were temporarily […]

Kabul suicide bomber kills thirteen Americans

US forces in Afghanistan have suffered their deadliest insurgent attack in months after a car bomb filled with explosives rammed into the side of an armoured bus shuttling troops between Nato bases in Kabul. The International Security Assistance Force (Isaf) initially said 13 of their troops died in the attack but, after further identification, it […]

Georgia sheriff’s deputy killed with assault rifle, sheriff says

(CNN) — A sheriff’s deputy in Georgia was shot and killed Sunday morning while investigating a domestic dispute, the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office in Augusta said. At about 1:18 a.m., Deputy James D. Paugh approached a vehicle in a grassy area, Sheriff Ronnie Strength said in a statement. “It appears, at this point, that Paugh […]

San Antonio court break-in may have been a prank

Five foreign nationals travelling the country in a rented recreational vehicle broke into a San Antonio, Texas courthouse early Wednesday, authorities said, triggering a heavy police response that closed downtown streets and summoned the FBI. Later, officials said it could just have been a harmless prank. Some of the men, all in their 20s, wore […]

Militants attack US base in Afghanistan

October 15, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Militants attack US base in Afghanistan 15 Oct 2011 Militants have attacked a US base in Afghanistan’s northeastern province of Panjshir, killing two Afghan drivers and injuring two Afghan security forces, Press TV reports. On Saturday, militants hit a security tower using a rocket-propelled grenade and detonated an explosives-laden […]

Police investigate California salon shooting

Los Angeles (CNN) — A custody battle may have provided the motive for a deadly shooting at a Southern California hair salon that left eight people dead, according to affiliate reports. A ninth person, a woman, was critically injured in the incident about 1:21 p.m. Wednesday at Salon Meritage in Seal Beach, California, police said. […]

Probe urged as OnStar is watching even former users

September 26, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Probe urged as OnStar is watching even former users 26 Sep 2011 Your OnStar-equipped car can share an awful lot about your driving habits — even if you’re no longer an OnStar customer. A senator from New York has asked the Federal Trade Commission to open an investigation into […]