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Two suicide bombers struck a joint U.S.-Afghan military base in central Afghanistan early Saturday morning, killing six civilians, authorities said.
A Pakistani court resumes its hearing Saturday in the case of a 14-year-old girl accused of burning the Quran . The case has heightened religious tensions and prompted an international outcry.
Clashes were reported in Aleppo and Homs, two Syrian opposition strongholds. The latest key developments in the nearly 18-month crisis.
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Clashes were reported Friday in Aleppo and Homs, two centers of opposition to Syrian government forces. The Local Coordination Committees of Syria, an opposition group, reported 112 deaths throughout the country Friday, including 38 in and around Damascus. Here are the latest key developments in the nearly 18-month crisis:
The runner-up in Mexico's presidential election said Friday he still won't accept a vote count, even after the country's electoral tribunal upheld the legality of the election and officially declared Enrique Pena Nieto as the winner. Leftist candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has not conceded the July 1 election, citing allegations of electoral fraud by the victorious Institutional Revolutionary Party, known as the PRI.
A man alleged to be a senior member of a Tijuana-based drug cartel was extradited from Mexico to the United States on Friday to stand trial. Eduardo Arellano-Felix, 55, faces charges of narcotics trafficking, racketeering and money laundering.
Newly minted Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama will get a closeup view of the flood damage and recovery efforts in Louisiana, punched out and drenched this week by Hurricane Isaac.
A former Navy SEAL did not violate military secrecy agreements or break federal law by writing a book about the raid last year that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, the author's lawyer said Friday. In a letter to Defense Department General Counsel Jeh Charles Johnson, Robert Luskin of Patton Boggs in Washington said "Mark Owen," the pen name of author Matt Bissonnette, "remains confident that he has faithfully fulfilled his duty" not to disclose classified information.
More than 600,000 coffeemakers are being voluntarily recalled in the United States and Canada due to an apparent brewing malfunction that can release a gusher of steaming water and grounds. More than 61 injuries, including facial and hand burns, have been reported, officials said.
A second St. Paul, Minnesota, police officer was on leave Friday in the wake of an arrest video that showed an officer kicking a suspect who was lying on the ground. The officer who kicked the suspect, identified by police as Jesse Zilge, had been put on leave earlier in the week. The name of the second officer was not released; police did not specify what role he played in the incident. An investigation continued into the Tuesday arrest of Eric Hightower, who police had been seeking for suspicion of making terroristic threats.
The JW Marriott Chicago hotel said Friday it has removed its lobby fountain and closed parts of its luxury spa after health authorities determined them to be the likely source of a Legionnaires' disease outbreak that has now killed three people.