Mar 20, 11:05 AM (ET)



ADEN, Yemen (AP) — A group claiming to be a Yemeni branch of the Islamic State group says it carried out a string of suicide bombings in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, that killed a total of 137 people and injured 345 others.

People react after being injured in bomb attack inside a mosque in Sanaa March 20, 2015. (Reuters / Khaled Abdullah)(Reuters / Khaled Abdullah)

The group posted an online statement saying that five suicide bombers carried out what it described as a “blessed operation” against the “dens of the Shiites.” The bombers attacked the Badr and al-Hashoosh mosques, located across town from each other, during midday Friday prayers.

The claim, posted in an online statement, could not immediately be independently confirmed and offered no proof of an IS role. It was posted on the same website in which the Islamic State affiliate in Libya claimed responsibility for Wednesday’s deadly attack on a museum in Tunisia.



Bob Simon’s Death Is Announced By Scott Pelley

by admin on February 12, 2015


Title: CBS News: Veteran Correspondent Bob Simon Has Died
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Williams Suspended, Stewart Retiring

February 11, 2015

The media biz is lit up like a Christmas tree. What a day in NYC for NBC and Comedy Central. Title: Brian Williams Suspended, Jon Stewart Retiring Owner: Jon

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Family of US aid worker, ISIS captive Kayla Mueller confirms her death

February 10, 2015

Published February 10, 2015 Fox News’ Catherine Herridge contributed to this report. DEVELOPING: The parents of Kayla Mueller, the Arizona woman who was taken hostage by ISIS in August 2013, confirmed Tuesday their daughter died while in the hands of the terror group. “We are heartbroken to share that we’ve received confirmation that Kayla […]

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Brian Williams Is On “Temporary” Leave

February 10, 2015

Brian Williams very successful run on the NBC Nightly News program is now in question over alleged lies he told about his experience in Iraq twelve years ago and now in New Orleans during Katrina.   Title: NBC’s Brian Williams announces leave of absence Owner: Live News Now

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Manhunt after 2 New York police officers shot

January 6, 2015

New York (CNN)An armed robbery call nearly turned deadly for two New York police officers, leading to an exchange of gunfire that ended with the officers hospitalized, a manhunt and fresh scrutiny surrounding the United States’ most populated city — specifically, about the safety of police on the street. The wounded officers, both men whose […]

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NYC’s first Ebola patient in isolation amid city jitters

October 24, 2014

Yamiche Alcindor and Doug Stanglin, USA TODAY 9:28 a.m. EDT October 24, 2014 NEW YORK — A New York city doctor, who tested positive as the city’s first case of Ebola, is in isolation at Bellevue Hospital Friday while health officials take precautionary steps by retracing his recent travels around town and quarantining his fiancé […]

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ISIS defector: ‘Other countries’ may be next

September 4, 2014

(CNN) To the outside world, they’re a force of ruthless yet mysterious insurgents bent on terrorizing civilians and expanding Islamist rule. But as one former ISIS fighter tells CNN, the mentality goes much deeper. “The main and principal goal of the Islamic State that they tell their new members is to establish an Islamic state […]

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CDC issues highest-level alert for Ebola

August 7, 2014

USA TODAY August 7, 2014 The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued its highest-level alert for a response to the Ebola crisis in West Africa. “Ops Center moved to Level 1 response to given the extension to Nigeria & potential to affect many lives,” CDC chief Tom Frieden said Wednesday on Twitter. […]

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Algeria passenger plane wreckage found in Mali

July 24, 2014

BBC News Africa The wreck of a plane that disappeared with 116 people on board on a flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has been found in Mali, officials say. The Burkinabe army said the plane, operated by Algeria’s national airline Air Algerie, had crashed about 50km (30 miles) from the Burkina Faso border. BBC […]

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