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  • Secret base U.S. special forces used to train Libyans now under terrorist control: report

    By Douglas Ernst - The Washington Times

    A secret U.S. base in Libya that was originally created by special operations forces to train authorities to hunt down terrorists has been converted into a terrorist training camp. Published April 23, 2014

  • U.S. clears sale of $680 million in Black Hawk helicopters to Mexico

    By Jessica Chasmar - The Washington Times

    The Obama administration has approved the sale of 18 UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters to Mexico in efforts to combat drug trafficking organizations, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Monday. Published April 23, 2014

  • Tragedy rocks the royal family

    By Jessica Chasmar - The Washington Times

    The Duchess of Cornwall's brother, Mark Shand, died Wednesday in New York after falling and hitting his head the night before. He was 62. Published April 23, 2014

  • Obama visit to Asia seen as counterweight to China

    By ELAINE KURTENBACH - Associated Press

    President Barack Obama's travels through Asia aim to reassure partners about the renewed U.S. commitment to the region, with an eye both to China's rising assertiveness and the fast-growing markets that are the center of gravity for global growth. Published April 23, 2014

  • Syrian activists accuse Assad of new gas attacks

    By ZEINA KARAM and DIAA HADID - Associated Press

    Syrian government forces have attacked rebel-held areas with poisonous chlorine gas in recent weeks and months, leaving men, women and children coughing, choking and gasping for breath, according to Associated Press interviews with more than a dozen activists, medics and residents on the opposition side. Published April 23, 2014

  • SD tribe invokes treaties against new uranium mine

    By Associated Press

    The Oglala Sioux Tribe in southwestern South Dakota is invoking federal treaties and international agreements in protest of a proposed uranium mine in the western part of the state. Published April 23, 2014

  • Cries of anguish as South Korea ferry toll tops 100

    By Gillian Wong and Hyung-jin Kim - Associated Press

    For a moment there is silence in the tent where bodies from the ferry disaster are brought for identification. Then the anguished cries begin. Published April 22, 2014

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