Tuesday September 02, 2014

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UK prosecutors withdrawing arrest warrant in case of boy ill with brain tumour

LONDON - British prosecutors are dropping the case against a couple who ended up in a Spanish jail after they tried to get treatment abroad for their son's severe brain tumour, authorities said Tuesday....

posted: September 2,2014

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Doctors Without Borders: World is 'losing' Ebola fight; UN implores all countries to help

The international group Doctor Without Borders warned Tuesday that the world is 'losing the battle' against Ebola, while U.N. officials implored all countries to quickly step up their response by contributing health experts and other help....

Saudi Arabia says it arrests 88 men suspected of being in al-Qaida cell plotting attacks

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - A top Saudi security official said Tuesday that police had arrested 88 men suspected of being part of an al-Qaida cell that was plotting attacks inside and outside of the kingdom....

32 teens escape from US detention centre through fence; 9 at large, official says

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Thirty-two teens escaped from a youth detention centre in Nashville by crawling under a weak spot in a fence late Monday, and nine of them were still on the run Tuesday, a spokesman said....

6 militants reported killed in US Somalia strike; al-Shabab leader was present, fate unclear

MOGADISHU, Somalia - Al-Shabab's top leader was in one of two vehicles hit Monday night by a U.S. military strike, a member of the Somali Islamic extremist group said Tuesday....

Yemeni president dismisses Cabinet in bid to end standoff with Shiite rebels

SANAA, Yemen - The Yemeni president on Tuesday dismissed the Cabinet including the prime minister who led it for two years, while partially reversing an earlier decision to lift fuel subsidies in a bid to end a standoff with Shiite rebels...

Change of plea hearing set Tuesday for Colts owner Irsay following March traffic stop arrest

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. - Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is scheduled to appear in court for a change-of-plea hearing on drug-related charges he faces from a traffic stop in March....

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