PESHAWAR, Pakistan - A mortar shell hit a house in a valley where Pakistani security forces are battling Islamic militants, killing a family of seven, and militants torched a nearby girls school, police said Thursday.
KHARTOUM, Sudan - Sudan's president said he will never deal with the International Criminal Court where he faces charges of genocide in Darfur, according to a newspaper interview published Thursday.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - A former nurse surrendered Thursday on a murder charge in the death of her husband, a district attorney who authorities originally believed was killed when he was trampled by cattle in a farming accident.
WASHINGTON - New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg went to Congress Thursday seeking long-term care for sick Ground Zero workers and was challenged to justify its cost.
WASHINGTON - President Bush's top advisers are not immune from congressional subpoenas, a federal judge ruled Thursday in an unprecedented dispute between the two political branches.
BOSTON - Massachusetts on Thursday began allowing any gay couple to get married there as Gov. Deval Patrick signed a bill repealing a 1913 law that had blocked most out-of-state same-sex couples from tying the knot.
PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, Manitoba - A man aboard a Greyhound bus repeatedly stabbed and then decapitated a fellow passenger, witnesses said Thursday.
JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's decision to leave office has dealt a serious setback to delicate peace negotiations with both the Palestinians and Syria.
WASHINGTON - One menu item could soon disappear from foreign dinner tables: meat from slaughtered American horses.
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WASHINGTON - Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges he lied about accepting more than a quarter of a million dollars worth of gifts. He asked for a trial before he stands for re-election in November.
(Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.)
WASHINGTON - The military's top priority is to defeat al-Qaida and other extremists, but winning the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan alone will not achieve that, Defense Secretary Robert Gates says in a new defense policy document.
OWATONNA, Minn. - A small jet crashed in strong thunderstorms Thursday while preparing to land at a regional airport in Minnesota, killing at least seven people who were traveling to do business with a glass company.
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