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Diplomats and U.N. staff flee Yemen as Houthis target Aden

ADEN - Saudi Arabia's navy evacuated dozens of diplomats from Yemen and the United Nations pulled out international staff on Saturday after a third night of Saudi-led air strikes trying to stem advances by Iranian-allied Houthi fighters. | Video

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Torn-up sick notes show crash pilot should have been grounded

DUESSELDORF, Germany - German authorities said on Friday they had found torn-up sick notes showing that the pilot who crashed a plane into the French Alps was suffering from an illness that should have grounded him on the day of the tragedy. | Video

Somalia hotel siege ends, 14 dead: government

MOGADISHU - A hotel siege by al Shabaab militants in the Somali capital has ended and the final death toll from the attack stands at 14, a senior government official said on Saturday.

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Amanda Knox acquitted of murder by Italy's top court

ROME/SEATTLE - Italy's top court on Friday annulled the conviction of American Amanda Knox for the 2007 murder of her British flatmate and fully acquitted her in a surprise verdict capping nearly a decade of courtroom drama. | Video

World, Italy 6:00am EDT

Crowds swell to bid farewell to Singapore's founder Lee ahead of funeral

SINGAPORE - Thousands of people gathered in Singapore on Saturday to bid farewell to former leader Lee Kuan Yew in an unprecedented wave of sympathy after authorities had to temporarily suspend queues overnight to manage surging crowds.

World, Tony Abbott 2:06am EDT

Republican lawmaker says Clinton wiped clean email server

WASHINGTON - The Republican chairman of a House of Representatives committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks said on Friday that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had failed to respond to the panel's subpoena for documents in the case.

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Jury clears top Silicon Valley firm of gender bias, retaliation

SAN FRANCISCO - Silicon Valley powerhouse venture capital firm Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers was cleared on Friday of claims it short-circuited the career of a former partner because she is a woman, in a gender discrimination trial that shook the tech world. | Video

At least 8 killed by gunmen in northeast Nigeria: APC spokesman

ABUJA - At least eight people including opposition house of assembly candidate for Dukku in northeastern Nigeria's Gombe state were killed by unidentified gunmen, a spokesman for the All Progressives Congress (APC) told Reuters on Saturday.