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Yemen president 'in safety' as rebels advance

Aides deny Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi has fled country as Shia forces backed by troops allied to former leader take control of airbase after US evacuation<p>Yemen’s leader has been rushed to a secure location as rebel forces bore down on his southern stronghold following clashes that sparked warnings of …

Uneasy alliance of Kurds, Shiites formed in northern Iraq

KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) — Shiite militiamen shuttle back and forth to the nearby front lines from a sprawling military base near the northern oil-rich city of Kirkuk. They hoist billboards of their commander, bellow Shiite prayers from mosque loudspeakers and chant the name of their spiritual leader.<p>All …

Middle East

Got Battery? Lots of low battery hacks but no quick fix

NEW YORK (AP) — At a cozy watering hole in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, bartender Kathy Conway counted four different phone chargers behind the bar. Call it the scourge of the red zone, call it battery anxiety. Smartphone users are tired of begging to charge devices behind bars or …

Gear & Gadgets

Egypt warns Amal Clooney she risks arrest over al-Jazeera three

Human rights barrister warned after exposing flaws in judicial system<p>Egyptian experts warned human rights barrister Amal Clooney that she risked arrest in February 2014 after identifying serious flaws in its judicial system.<p>The same flaws subsequently contributed to the conviction of three …

Most cancer types 'just bad luck'

<b>Most types of cancer can be put down to bad luck rather than risk factors such as smoking, a study has suggested.</b><p>A US team were trying to explain why some tissues were millions of times more vulnerable to cancer than others.<p>The results, in the journal Science, showed two thirds of the cancer types …

Wall Street Sees Red Amid Collapse in Oil Prices

<b>FOX Business: Capitalism Lives Here</b><p>Wall Street posted heavy losses Friday in response to an ongoing oil slump that is pressuring energy stocks.<p><b>Today’s Markets</b><p>The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 315 points, or 1.8%, to 17280. The S&P 500 fell 33 points, or 1.6%, to 2002. The Nasdaq lost 54.6 …