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Woman at center of alleged Naval Academy gang rape testifies for first time

WASHINGTON — The female U.S. Naval Academy midshipman at the center of a sexual assault case testified for the first time Wednesday, describing the events that led to three of her fellow midshipmen allegedly attacking her.<p>The three men — Tra'ves Bush, Eric Graham and Joshua Tate —are accused of …

India Nabs Top Terrorism Suspect

India says it has nabbed the co-founder of the Indian Mujahideen, a terrorist organization that has been blamed for attacks throughout the country.<p>NPR's Julie McCarthy reports from New Delhi that Yasin Bhatkal was arrested near India's border with Nepal. He's wanted in connection with several …

Thousands of nervous Israelis queue for gas masks

As tension mounts in Israel over the prospect of Syria retaliating against it following a possible military strike by the US and Britain, edgy residents of the the coastal city of Haifa jostle one another as gas marks are distributed.<p>Thousands of <b>Israelis</b> were crowding gas-mask distribution …

Doctor who hunted Osama bin Laden in Pakistan wins appeal against conviction

The Pakistani doctor imprisoned after helping the CIA hunt for Osama bin Laden has won an appeal against a 33-year sentence.<p>A senior government officer on Thursday ordered a retrial after concluding that another official in the country’s lawless tribal areas had no authority to act as magistrate in …

Mike Tyson: 'I don't know if I want to be around no more'

In his first interview since declaring himself a "vicious alcoholic" on the "verge of dying," former heavyweight champion boxer Mike Tyson opened up about his battles staying sober.<p>"I won't survive if I don't get help," Tyson told Matt Lauer on the <i>TODAY</i> show during a sit-down interview in Las Vegas …

Sudan Groups Hope New Envoy Will Reverse Obama’s ‘Disastrous’ Approach

On Wednesday, President Obama appointed his administration's third special envoy for Sudan and South Sudan. The advocacy community is hoping that the …

Colombian president seeks calm amid protests

Thousands of Colombian farmers and state workers have marched through Bogota, banging pots and pans after 11 days of increasingly violent protests against agricultural and trade policies they say have left them impoverished.<p>Students wearing balaclavas pelted shop windows with rocks near the …

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