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192 arrested after Waco biker gang shooting leaves 9 dead, 18 wounded

About 170 members of rival motorcycle gangs were charged with engaging in organized crime Monday, a day after a shootout at a Texas restaurant that killed nine people and wounded 18.<p>The crowd of suspects was so large that authorities opened a convention center to hold them all before they were …

Crime

White House steps up warnings about terrorism on U.S. soil

Alarmed about the growing threat from<p>Islamic State, the Obama administration has dramatically stepped up warnings of potential terrorist attacks on American soil after several years of relative calm.<p>Behind the scenes, U.S. authorities have raised defenses at U.S. military bases, put local police …

2 dead, dozens injured as tornadoes slam Texas, Arkansas

Emergency workers sifted through debris in parts of the Midwest on Monday after tornadoes slammed the region, killing four people and leaving dozens injured.<p>Two people died after a tornado pummeled the small city of Van, Texas, on Sunday night. To the north in Nashville, Ark., a couple died inside …

Two inmates dead in Nebraska maximum-security prison uprising

Two inmates were found dead at a maximum security prison in southeast Nebraska on Monday, after officers regained control from prisoners who seized at least part of the facility a day earlier.<p>Prison guards in riot gear were seen around 8 a.m. leading groups of inmates with their arms behind their …

Most buildings in Kathmandu deemed uninhabitable or unsafe following quake

More than three-quarters of the buildings in Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu, are uninhabitable or unsafe following the 7.9-magnitude earthquake nine days ago, a new survey has revealed.<p>Assessments of 2,500 buildings carried out by more than 1,000 local engineers during the last four days have revealed …

Natural Disasters

Pace of death sentences, executions slows in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A prosecutor's decision not to seek a death penalty for the man accused of abducting and killing a University of Virginia …

At least 30 graves found in southern Thailand, and a lone survivor

<b>Bangkok (CNN) —</b> At least 30 graves containing human remains have been found in a "detention camp" in southern Thailand, along with a lone male survivor, Thai authorities said.<p>The survivor is "very sick" and has been hospitalized, said Thai police spokesman Lt. General Prawut Thavornsiri. Police …

Women taken hostage by Boko Haram 'forced by the terror sect into acting as conscripts'

The women rescued from a mountain hideout shot at soldiers during the operation to rescue them from north-east Nigeria last week, killing seven soldiers and a dozen of the women, officials say<p>Women taken hostage by <b>Boko Haram militants</b> in <b>Nigeria</b> opened fire on soldiers who tried to <b>rescue them from a</b> …

Al Qaeda in Yemen using chaos of war to carve out terrorism haven

A brazen territorial grab by<p>Al Qaedamilitants in Yemen — together with a $1-million bank heist, a prison break and capture of a military base — has given the terrorist group fundraising and recruitment tools that suggest it is following the brutal path blazed byIslamic Statemilitants in Syria and …

Obama to push climate change for Earth Day

President Obama plans to spotlight his climate change plans next week, saying Saturday that "there's no greater threat to our planet" than ever-rising temperatures.<p>The week will be built around a presidential trip to the Florida Everglades on Wednesday, which is Earth Day.<p>"The Everglades is one of …