Police raid home of gunman in Mohammad cartoon attack in Texas

GARLAND, Texas/PHOENIX - Police and FBI on Monday searched the Arizona apartment of one of two gunmen shot dead on Sunday after they allegedly opened fire with assault rifles outside a Texas exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad. | Video

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U.S. warships accompany British commercial vessels in Strait of Hormuz: Pentagon

WASHINGTON - U.S. Navy warships have begun accompanying British-flagged commercial vessels through the Strait of Hormuz as a result of Iran's detention of a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo ship last week, the Pentagon said on Monday.

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Britain's new princess named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

LONDON - Britain's Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge have named their newborn daughter Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, a choice that honors the baby's late grandmother Princess Diana and her great-grandmother Queen Elizabeth. | Video

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Saudi-led alliance mulls partial truces in Yemen: statement

RIYADH - A Saudi-led Arab alliance conducting air strikes against Houthi fighters in Yemen is considering calling truces in specific areas in Yemen to allow humanitarian supplies to reach the country, the Saudi foreign minister said on Monday.

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John Chambers steps down as Cisco's CEO

- Cisco Systems Inc Chief Executive John Chambers will step down in July after 20 years at the helm of the network equipment maker, a symbol of the stock boom 15 years ago now struggling to boost its bottom line in the era of cloud computing.

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Afghan talks agree on reopening Taliban political office

AL-KHOR, Qatar/PESHAWAR, Pakistan - Representatives at preliminary talks aiming to end Afghanistan's long war have agreed that Taliban insurgents should open a political office for negotiations, but disagreement over foreign troops is still hampering prospects for a ceasefire.

World, Afghanistan 1:31pm EDT

New York jury resumes deliberating case of boy missing since 1979

NEW YORK - Jury deliberations resumed for a 14th day on Monday in the trial of a former deli worker who confessed to the 1979 killing of Etan Patz, a New York boy whose disappearance brought national attention to the issue of missing and abducted children.


NATO starts anti submarine exercise in North Sea as tension with Russia rise

ABOARD THE USS VICKSBURG, North Sea - NATO launched one of its biggest-ever anti-submarine exercises in the North Sea on Monday, inviting non-member Sweden for the first time, amid increasing tensions between Russia and its northern neighbors.