BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Appearing on NBC's "Tonight Show," President Barack Obama says the threat of an imminent terrorist attack is "significant enough" that every precaution is being taken. That was his first comment about what officials say is a threat from al-Qaida. Non-essential diplomatic personnel were ordered out of the U.S. embassy in Yemen on Tuesday. Nineteen American diplomatic facilities in 16 countries are temporarily closed.
WASHINGTON (AP) — They're aren't saying much, but officials have confirmed the first criminal charges have been filed by the Justice Department in last year's attack that killed four Americans at the diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya. An unspecified number of suspects are said to be listed in a sealed complaint filed in federal court in Washington.
DALLAS (AP) — Former President George W. Bush is expected to leave a Dallas hospital on Wednesday, a day after a successful heart procedure. A spokesman says doctors discovered a blockage during Bush's annual physical and he agreed to their recommendation that a stent be inserted to open the clog. Bush is said to be in high spirits and is expected to resume his normal schedule on Thursday.
CLEVELAND (AP) — A group in Cleveland behind Wednesday's scheduled demolition of a house where three women were held captive for a decade says it will take precautions to keep rubble out of the hands of curiosity seekers. The group hasn't said what if anything will replace the house. Its owner, Ariel Castro, has been sentenced to life without parole plus 1,000 years.
CLARKSTON, Mich. (AP) — Performer Kid Rock says it's a good thing he wasn't at his Michigan home on Saturday when police say a man tried to use a car to force open the gated driveway. Authorities say security video shows the suspect, who walks with the aid of crutches, attempting a break-in. Rock says on his website that he might have used deadly force.
Created: Wed, 07 Aug 2013 01:14:48 EST
Updated: Wed, 07 Aug 2013 01:14:48 EST