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North Africa

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  • Man Accused Of Sending Explicit Photos To Missing Girl

    Man Accused Of Sending Explicit Photos To Missing Girl
    A 30-year-old man from the Bronx is in police custody for allegedly sending inappropriate photos of himself to an 11-year-old girl who vanished Tuesday morning, according to New York City police. Sahara Boyd was last spotted leaving her Throgs Neck...
  • Police Report

    The following were taken from daily booking reports from the Glendale Police Department. AREA 1 South Glendale Avenue and East Maple Street Abraham Bernal, 43, was arrested Sept. 18 on a warrant for failing to appear in court or pay a fine. 1200...
  • Dozens Feared Dead as Troops Open Fire on Protesters Across Syria

    Dozens Feared Dead as Troops Open Fire on Protesters Across Syria
    DARAA, Syria -- Violent protests erupted Friday in Syria, with dozens of people people killed in and around the restive city of Daraa and a boy slain in the coastal town of Latakia, reports said. "The situation in Syria has worsened considerably over the...
  • Reps talk of aiding Mideast

    While the role of the United States in Libya is dominating the news, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) are also keeping an eye on foreign policy elsewhere. Sherman has zeroed in on what he perceives as significant holes in...
  • Text of President Obama's Address on Libya

    As Prepared for Delivery—  Good evening. Tonight, I’d like to update the American people on the international effort that we have led in Libya – what we have done, what we plan to do, and why this matters to us. I want to begin by...
  • Former Northwestern grad student detained in Libya

    A former graduate student at Northwestern University reporting on the unrest in Libya is believed to be a captive of authorities in the North African country and has not been seen or heard from in nearly two weeks. Friends of James Foley, 37, a New...
  • Closed Sahara sells off doorknobs, camel lamps

    If you wanted to own a piece of the shuttered Sahara casino, you're too late. Owners of the Rat Pack-era resort where the Beatles once stayed have announced that their months-long, everything-must-go sale of more than 600,000 items has ended. The...
  • Protesters: Today's 'rioters,' tomorrow's righteous

    Protesters: Today's 'rioters,' tomorrow's righteous
    The first recorded use of the phrase "protest march" was in 1913 to describe a demonstration organized by Mohandas Gandhi against the South African government's restrictions on Indian nationals. After Gandhi was arrested and the protests grew more...
  • Welcome Migrants Fleeing Strife: Pope

    Welcome Migrants Fleeing Strife: Pope
    Pope Benedict, in his Easter message to the world, on Sunday lamented that the day's joy was marred by war in Libya and urged Europe to welcome desperate migrants fleeing strife in north Africa. The 84-year-old pope, marking his sixth Easter as Roman...
  • Bulls & Seger get it done, Emanuel getting inaugural speech tips from his 14-year-old son, Miss Wisconsin in hot water, Legendary Sahara closing in Vegas and Navy reaching out to gamers for help w/security

    Here's what happened.  What's happening.  And what's going to happen. Sam Smith on Bulls 103-82 win over the Heat; Bulls up 1-0, Game 2 Wed nite at U.C. (‘…by game’s end Heat players were arguing with one another, Chalmers and James...
  • Obama Announces 'New Chapter' in Mideast Policy Speech

    Obama Announces 'New Chapter' in Mideast Policy Speech
    WASHINGTON -- The United States will support efforts for reform across the Middle East and North Africa, including "transitions toward democracy," President Barack Obama said Thursday in what the White House billed as a major speech laying out U.S. policy...
  • 'Expedition Impossible' goes off the road to Morocco

    ABC's latest venture into reality programming, "Expedition Impossible," premiering Thursday, June 23, has the hallmarks of a Mark Burnett hit: an exotic locale, demanding challenges and teams viewers will root for. "What I was trying to set out to do...