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  • Toronto police find video purported to show mayor smoking crack

    Toronto police find video purported to show mayor smoking crack
    A dormant scandal over Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's alleged drug use flared anew Thursday when the city's police chief disclosed that a video purportedly showing Ford smoking crack cocaine had been recovered from a computer seized in a related drug probe.
  • Scores die of starvation, thirst in Niger's desert on smuggling route

    Scores die of starvation, thirst in Niger's desert on smuggling route
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- It's a long, arduous and well-worn route. Hopeful Africans travel north through Niger, Mali and Algeria, crossing the Sahara desert to reach Europe, find work and send money home to their families. The exodus often goes...

    Al Qaeda group is operating on ransom money from the West

    Al Qaeda group is operating on ransom money from the West
    WASHINGTON — Dominik Neubauer stared into the camera, the steel barrel of an assault rifle pointed at his head. A Yemeni "tribe" had taken him hostage, the 26-year-old Austrian student said in English, a tear rolling down his left cheek. If they...

    At least 26 killed in simultaneous car bomb attacks in Niger

    At least 26 killed in simultaneous car bomb attacks in Niger
    NIAMEY, Niger — Suicide bombers in Niger detonated two car bombs simultaneously on Thursday, one inside a military camp in the city of Agadez and another in the remote town of Arlit at a French-operated uranium mine, killing 26 people and injuring...

    As Malala recovers, U.N. marks International Day of the Girl Child

     
    As Malala Yousafzai lay in a Pakistani hospital recovering from gunshot wounds, the United Nations on Thursday marked its first International Day of the Girl Child.