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Egypt calls for Gaza ceasefire as fighting rages

GAZA/CAIRO - Egypt called on Israel and the Palestinians on Saturday to halt fire and resume peace talks, but violence continued unabated with Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip and Hamas militants firing rockets at the Jewish state. | Video

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Unidentified war planes attack Tripoli again

TRIPOLI - Unidentified war planes attacked positions of an armed faction in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Saturday, residents and local media said.

World, Libya 8:46am EDT

U.S. undercover investigators among those exposed in data breach

BOSTON/WASHINGTON - A cyber attack at a firm that performs background checks for U.S. government employees compromised data of at least 25,000 workers, including some undercover investigators, and that number could rise, agency officials said on Friday.

U.S., Tech, Cyber Crime 10:25am EDT

Restraint marks Ferguson, Missouri protests for third straight night

FERGUSON Mo. - For a third consecutive night, restraint prevailed at protests on Friday in Ferguson, Missouri, as the National Guard began withdrawing from the St. Louis suburb racked by turmoil after a white police officer shot dead an unarmed black teenager. | Video

U.S., World 4:16am EDT

Yemen government offers to resign to end Houthi protests: source

SANAA - Yemen's government offered on Saturday to resign within a month and to review an unpopular decision to cut fuel subsidies, in an attempt to end protests by the Shi'ite Houthi movement, a government source told Reuters.

World, Yemen 11:08am EDT
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Canada's intelligence head says returning Islamist militants pose threat

TORONTO - Canadians who go abroad to join militant groups such as Islamic State pose a threat on their return home and could use their foreign contacts to set up networks in Canada, the country's intelligence director said on Saturday.