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  • U.S. launches drone strikes against Al Qaeda targets in Yemen

    U.S. launches drone strikes against Al Qaeda targets in Yemen
    WASHINGTON — Prompted in part by a recent video that showed Al Qaeda leaders in Yemen openly taunting the United States, the CIA launched lethal drone strikes over the last three days that marked a sharp acceleration of the Obama administration’s shadow war against the terrorist group.
  • Obama recognizes human rights advocate before leaving Saudi Arabia

    Obama recognizes human rights advocate before leaving Saudi Arabia
    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- President Obama honored a domestic-violence and child-abuse advocate here Saturday, giving attention to human rights struggles in Saudi Arabia before bringing to a close an overseas trip to Europe and the desert kingdom that was...

    Yemeni militants attack elite paratroopers, killing 20

    Yemeni militants attack elite paratroopers, killing 20
    SANA, Yemen -- Militants believed linked to Al Qaeda staged a deadly dawn strike Monday on a remote checkpoint in southern Yemen, killing 20 elite paramilitary troops and wounding eight others in the latest blow to government forces at the hands of...

    Enhanced airport security may waste money, study says

    Enhanced airport security may waste money, study says
    Months after an airport screener was killed in a shooting rampage at Los Angeles International Airport, a new report concludes that adding more security measures at the nation's airports may not be worth the cost. The study goes on to suggest that it...

    Bin Laden bodyguard: Worthy of release or still a terror threat?

    Bin Laden bodyguard: Worthy of release or still a terror threat?
    ARLINGTON, Va. — Dressed in a white T-shirt, the former bodyguard of Osama bin Laden sat at the center of a long table Tuesday in the Guantanamo Bay prison, his beard dark and long, listening to two sides argue his fate. On one side, his...