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Syria regime unleashes artillery barrage on Qusair
BEIRUT (AP) — Forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad shelled a strategic western town on Saturday in their heaviest barrage of a week-long battle to dislodge rebels from the opposition stronghold, activists said.
Sat, 25 May 2013 10:53:47 -0400
Hagel: Cadets must stamp out sex assault scourge
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told cadets at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on Saturday that they must stamp out the scourge of sexual assault in the military.
Sat, 25 May 2013 10:51:32 -0400
Thousands of bridges at risk of freak collapse
SEATTLE (AP) — Thousands of bridges around the U.S. may be one freak accident or mistake away from collapse, even if the spans are deemed structurally sound.
Sat, 25 May 2013 10:51:29 -0400
Friend of alleged soldier killer arrested at BBC
LONDON (AP) — Counterterrorism police on Saturday questioned a friend of Michael Adebolajo, one of two suspects in the killing of an unarmed British soldier, a savage attack that has horrified Britain.
Sat, 25 May 2013 10:50:25 -0400
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