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Tsarnaevs may have had help in Boston Marathon attack, prosecutors say

Federal prosecutors said Wednesday that the Tsarnaev brothers might have received help in building the two bombs that exploded at last year's<p>Boston Marathon, although they did not identify any potential suspects except to suggest the pair were inspired byAl Qaedaoperatives overseas.<p>In court papers, …

In the Land of Nigeria’s Kidnapped Girls

A journey to the village of Chibok, where insurgents hide in the bush as families mourn the loss of their daughters.<p>On Monday morning, May 12, I sat in the backseat of a Toyota Corolla, headed to Chibok. With a satin abaya draping my body in a sheath of black, and my hair curled underneath a black …

Prosecutors: Christmas lights used in Boston marathon bombs

<b>(CNN)</b> - The accused Boston Marathon bombers used Christmas lights and model-car parts to make the explosives, prosecutors said in court documents obtained by CNN Wednesday.<p>"The Marathon bombs were constructed using improvised fuses made from Christmas lights and improvised, remote-control …

Balkans flood damage to cost billions as clear-up operation begins

Volunteers from a German relief agency have begun pumping flood water away from the Bosnian town of Samac.<p>They are just one of numerous foreign aid teams in the country after the recent unprecedented torrential rain caused what’s been described as a ‘natural cataclysm’.<p>Experts say the damage in the …

Police patrol 'high-risk' polling stations in crackdown on voter intimidation

Police stationed at more than 100 polling stations as part of a crackdown on voter intimidation and fraud<p>Police have been stationed at more than 100 polling stations today as part of a crackdown on voter intimidation and fraud at the local and European elections.<p>Sixteen areas have been identified …

80 U.S. troops now in Chad for schoolgirl search

WASHINGTON — Eighty U.S. troops have deployed to the Central African nation of Chad to assist forces in the international search for the almost 300 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by the Islamist radical group Boko Haram, President Obama said Wednesday in a letter to House Speaker John …

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Thai army takes control of government: army chief | Reuters

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand’s army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha seized control of the government on Thursday, saying the army had to restore order and push through reforms, two days after he declared martial law.<p>Thai Army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha speaks during a news conference at The …

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