ISLAMABAD (AP) — U.S. officials are telling Americans to get out of Pakistan because of the presence of several terror groups. Nonessential U.S. government personnel are being evacuated out of the country and the consulate in Lahore is being closed. U.S. officials say the warning is not related to al-Qaida threats that have resulted in U.S. missions in 16 countries being temporarily closed.
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Civilians in Yemen are worried that they'll get caught in the cross-fire of an escalating number of suspected U.S. drone attacks in the country. Yemen says some 34 suspected al-Qaida militants have been killed by drones in less than two weeks. Drones have even been seen and heard buzzing over the capital Sanaa.
BEAUMONT, Calif. (AP) — Fire officials say a 22-square-mile wildfire in Southern California's San Jacinto Mountains has destroyed at least 26 homes and other structures, and the fire is still growing. The blaze broke out Wednesday afternoon, and fire officials say it's been advancing with incredible speed. More than 1,400 firefighters are battling the blaze 90 miles east of Los Angeles.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Rescuers in Argentina are working to pull out three bodies in the rubble of an apartment building following a huge gas explosion. More than 60 people were injured when Tuesday's blast rocked Argentina's third-largest city of Rosario, and 11 people remain missing.
NEW YORK (AP) — It's been nine months since Superstorm Sandy tore through the East Coast, and one section of New York City still remains in ruins. In the neighborhood of tightly-packed homes in Breezy Point, only one home is under construction. Nearly 130 homes were reduced to blackened rubble when fire swept unchecked through the area as it was flooded.
Created: Fri, 09 Aug 2013 03:14:56 EST
Updated: Fri, 09 Aug 2013 03:14:56 EST