WASHINGTON (AP) - A U.S. official says an elite Marine rapid response team has arrived in Yemen in the wake of violence and protests in the capital of Sanaa. The deployment comes as Yemeni security forces were firing live rounds and tear gas into the crowd of about 2,000
By PETE YOST and STEPHEN BRAUNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal probation officials are investigating the activities of a southern California filmmaker convicted of financial crimes who has been linked to an anti-Islamic movie inflaming protests across the Middle East, a spokesman for
UPDATE: Britain's royal family says it is suing the French magazine that has published topless photos of Prince William's wife Kate. St James's Palace said Friday that "legal proceedings for breach of privacy have been commenced today in France" by the royal couple.
BEIRUT (AP) - Lebanese security officials say one person has been killed and 25 wounded after clashes between police and protesters over a film that denigrates the Prophet Muhammad. The officials said a crowd angry over the film set fire Friday to a KFC and an Arby's
BISHOPVILLE, S.C. (AP) - Inmates at a maximum security prison in South Carolina used illegal cell phones to guide rescuers to a guard who was being held hostage in the facility.
A guard at the Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville was rescued shortly before 10 p.m. Thursday, nearly five hours
By VICTOR L. SIMPSONAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Pope Benedict XVI appealed for peace Friday at a time of deep turmoil in the Middle East, calling the flow of weapons into Syria a "grave sin" as the country endures a bloody civil war.
The pope arrived in Lebanon for a three-day visit despite
By AYA BATRAWY and LEE KEATHAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Fury over an anti-Islam film spread across the Muslim world Friday, with deadly clashes near Western embassies in Tunisia and Sudan, an American fast-food restaurant set ablaze in Lebanon, and international peacekeepers attacked in the
By GREGORY KATZAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Paparazzi, French media and a British royal: The publication of topless photos of Prince William's wife Kate has reunited the same players whose clash ended with the untimely death of his mother, Princess Diana, in a Parisian car crash.
By The Associated Press
Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed during an attack on the Benghazi consulate in Libya on Tuesday.
A look at the victims:
-Chris Stevens: The career diplomat spoke Arabic and French and had served two tours in Libya, including running the
By CONNIE CASSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Septembers shock, Octobers surprise, early Novembers can knock a campaign sideways. In a presidential race's waning weeks, almost anything can happen - bedlam in the Middle East, financial panic at home, a scandal in the headlines. And